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.
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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.


  • Non-Inserting Needles

    There are many ways to deliver an acupuncture treatment without penetrating the skin at all. Using tools or massage...

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  • Facial Cupping

    Facial cupping is a relaxing and gentle treatment for facial rejuvenation and the relief of jaw and facial pain. By...

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  • Cupping

    Cupping uses specialized glass or rubber cups that painlessly separate stuck muscle and connective-tissue layers. The pressure can be strong to provide...

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  • Acupuncture Needles

    Acupuncture needles are hair-thin, flexible, and designed to glide into points that are empty of nerve, bone, organs, and...

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  • On Breathing

    Relaxed abdominal breathing is fundamental for health and wellness Along with bringing the body into a parasympathetic “rest and...

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