Desiree Merulli, L.Ac., EAMP, RYT, has practiced acupuncture in Seattle, WA for over 20 years.

Desiree Merulli has practiced acupuncture in Seattle, WA for over 20 years.

Desiree has extensive education and clinical experience in pain management, stress reduction, microneedling, and cosmetic acupuncture procedures. She holds national board certification by the NCCAOM, and is licensed by the state of Washington for Acupuncture & Eastern Medicine. She holds certification in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, Acupoint Injection Therapy, Microneedling, Reiki, and is a Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher.

Desiree provides gentle treatment procedures in a soothing environment with a focus on patient comfort. During your session, fire cupping, tuning forks and electro acupuncture may be added to enhance the treatment leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

Areas Of Expertise

Pain Management

  • Sports injuries
  • Neuropathy & Nerve pain
  • Back, Neck, Shoulder, Knee, Ankle, Hand, Foot, Sciatica, Tendonitis, Arthritis, Hip, & Jaw Pain.
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Post Surgical Healing
  • Car Accident Injury Recovery
  • L&I Back Pain Acupuncture program

Microneedling, Cosmetic Acupuncture & Facial Rejuvenation

  • Facial Rejuvenation & Cosmetic Acupuncture Specialist
  • Microneedling
  • Nanoneedling
  • Microcurrent

Emotional Wellness & Lifestyle Balance

  • Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Emotional balancing
  • Wellness & Preventative Medicine
  • Smoking Cessation

Professional Associations

  • Washington Acupuncture & Eastern Medicine Association-Board of Directors 2012-2015
  • Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200)


  • Microneedling Certification, Acumicro; 2020
  • Advanced Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy, FHC Continuing Education Seminars; 2019
  • Functional Nutrition For The TCM Practitioner, FHC Continuing Education Seminars; 2019
  • Craniosacral 1, Seattle Manual Therapy; 2019
  • Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy Certification, FHC Continuing Education Seminars; 2018
  • Thai Yoga Massage, Soaring Crane; 2016
  • Next Level Teacher Training, Urban Yoga Spa; 2015
  • Tibetan Shirodhara, Diamond Way Ayurveda; 2015
  • Yoga Instructor Certification, Urban Yoga Spa; 2015
  • Neck, Head, Jaw & Intraoral Treatment Endorsement; 2011
  • Qi Gong 5 Needle Scalp Acupuncture for Cancer/Tumor; 2011
  • Qi Gong Exercise and Qi Gong Needling methods; 2011
  • Meizen Cosmetic Acupuncture; 2009
  • Advanced Constitutional Facial Renewal Acupuncture; 2007
  • Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture Certification; 2002
  • Masters of Acupuncture, Northwest Institute of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine; 2001
  • Reiki Level I certified; 1998
  • Touch for Health I certified; 1998
  • Massage Practitioner Certificate, Bellevue Massage School; 1998
  • B.S. Portland State University, Zoology, Physiology and General Science; 1994


  • NCCAOM National Board Certified Acupuncturist; 2001
  • L.Ac., EAMP Licensed Acupuncturist, East Asian Medicine Practitioner WA state; 2001
  • LMP Licensed Massage Therapist WA State; 1998
  • Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT 200 Yoga Alliance; 2015

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Desiree Merulli has practiced acupuncture in Seattle, WA for over 20 years.