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Kelley Toms

Kelley Kolinsky Toms, LAc, OTR/L is a National Board Certified and State Licensed Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Nationally Registered and State Licensed Occupational Therapist. As a Diplomate of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and National Certification Board for Occupational Therapy (NCBOT), Kelley has met nationally recognized standards of board competence, safety and continuing education for both of these disciplines.

Kelley graduated Summa Cum Laude from East Carolina University(1998) with a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. As a licensed OTR/L for the past 18 years, she practiced in a variety of clinical settings: All Children’s Hospital(St. Petersburg,FL), Hillsborough County School System(Tampa, FL), Children’s Choice for Therapy(Tampa, FL), and her own private practice for years before relocating to NC in 2008. Her training specialization is in multiple modalities that include: Sensory Integration, Handwriting Without Tears, Neuro-net, Therapeutic Listening, CranioSacral Therapy and the Alert (How Does Your Engine Run) Program.

Kelley significantly broadened her scope of practice when she graduated Summa Cum Laude(2007) from the East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, Florida. Kelley also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Professional Health Sciences, and a Master's Degree in Oriental Medicine. She provides professional services in the field of Oriental Medicine within the specialties of: Acupuncture, Herbal and Tui Na therapies, Japanese non-needle Sho Ni Shin treatment for pediatrics, NeuroEmotional Technique (NET), Neurological Integration (NIS), a proprietary treatment to re-balance allergies and sensitivities (TRAS), Dr. Tan’s Balance Method, External QI Healing, Internal Alchemy Qi Gong, and Auricular Therapy. She also has over 20 years of experience as an Upledger trained CranioSacral, Lymphatic Drainage and Visceral Therapy practitioner.  Kelley attended and completed the BioEnergetic College curriculum in 2013 and this has become another great addition to her assessment and treatment in practice.

Kelley has studied at a myriad of seminars in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese medicinal food & nutrition, hormonal and fertility balancing and CAM/Holistic Medicine, NIS, NET,  and she is committed to continuing education in her professional interests.
Neurological Integration (NIS) has become Kelley’s primary area of specialty and focus. Based on neuroscience and neurophysiological principles, NIS was developed by Dr. Alan Philips of New Zealand. In 2006, Kelley began studying with Dr. Phillips at the Module A and B introductory seminars in Europe and received her first master-level training at the Masters Seminar 2007 in New Zealand. In 2010 the Masters Seminar was held in San Francisco, CA where Kelley attended and was featured as a presenter on select pediatric cases.  She is currently one of three proficiency certified and one of two masters level trained practitioners in the state of North Carolina. Click here to learn more about NIS.

Blending eastern and western modalities, Kelley uses a very unique, holistic, and integrated approach in assisting and inspiring clients to find their optimal health as well as personal healing from the inside out.  This is the true nature and design of the body and empowers  health and wellness!