Professional Overview

Carly Samish, MAcOM, LAc, LMT


  • Kiiko Matsumoto-style acupuncture training: Monika Kobylecka LAc 2017
  • Japanese Meridian Therapy training: Tracy Thorne LAc 2016; Mark Parzynski LAc 2017
  • Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: Oregon College of Oriental Medicine  2016
  • Associates Degree: Portland Community College 2011
  • Massage Therapy training: East-West College of the Healing Arts 2003

Professional Credentials & Associations

  • Diplomate of Acupuncture: National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • East Asian Medicine Practitioner: Washington State Department of Health
  • Licensed Massage Therapist #11022: Oregon Board of Massage Therapists
  • Certified: National Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturists
  • Certified: National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Member: Washington State Hospice and Palliative Care Organization


  • Continuing Education Provider: Blue Fire Healing Arts Workshops 2014-Present
  • Continuing Education Provider: East-West College of the Healing Arts 2017-Present
  • Continuing Education Provider: American Massage Therapy Association Oregon Convention 2017
  • Teaching Assistant: Oregon College of Oriental Medicine 2016-17

Clinical Experience

  • Acupuncturist: Watershed Wellness, Olympia, WA 2017-Present
  • Acupuncture Clinical Intern: Hooper Detox Center, Portland, OR 2016
  • Acupuncture Clinical Intern: Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR 2015-16
  • Shiatsu Clinical Intern: Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR 2014-15
  • Massage Therapist: Blue Fire Healing Arts, Portland, OR  2012-2017
  • Massage Therapist: Hawthorne Wellness Center, Portland, OR 2006-2012
  • Certified Nurses Assistant: Our House, Portland, OR 2004-2006