Carly Samish, LAc

Acupuncture Sessions

Individualized treatments for relaxation and wellness integrating gentle needling, bodywork, cupping, gua sha, and essential oils.
Acupuncture sessions are safe and comfortable for all ages.
Schedule an appointment.


Continuing education for massage therapists. Workshops emphasize hands-on learning and mastering the skills. Register for a workshop.

Acupuncture + Palliative Medicine

Acupuncture treatments can provide symptom relief and comfort at the end of life, without interfering with medications or causing side effects.
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carly samish acupunctureCarly Samish, MAcOM, LAc, LMT

Carly is an acupuncturist, massage therapist, and educator based in Olympia, WA. She holds a Masters degree in Acupuncture from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine with a focus in Japanese Meridian therapy and shiatsu. She has worked in hospice facilities, acute detox centers, and integrative healthcare clinics, treating patients from all walks of life and collaborating with dedicated practitioners. Professional overview can be found here.

Carly provides clinical acupuncture sessions in Olympia for the whole family. She teaches continuing education workshops for massage therapists in Oregon and Washington. She has a project to bring acupuncture into hospice and palliative medicine. Articles and updates are on her blog.


  • Lung in Chinese Medicine

    The Lung, like all the organs of Chinese medicine, is much more than a physical apparatus. It is a...

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  • An Understanding of Qi

    Qi is foundational in the theory and practice of Chinese medicine. Qi as a concept is generally accepted in East-Asian...

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  • Chinese Medicine with Essential Oils

    Essential oils are naturally occurring aromatic compounds found within plants and are a potent and versatile therapy. Essential oils are...

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  • About Acupuncture

    Acupuncture is a safe and relaxing treatment that allows the body to reach a state of balance, without adverse side...

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  • The Yin-Yang Structure of the Body

    Yin-Yang is the fundamental duality of everything in the universe Yin means the shadow of the mountain, Yang means...

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