About

Meet Dr. Emily, Acupuncturist, Craniosacral Therapist, Birth Doula

Dr. Emily Tepper is a Doctor of Acupuncture (D.Ac) Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist and holds a Masters of Science (MS L.Ac) with a specialization in Acupuncture. Dr. Tepper is also a Certified CranioSacral Therapist (CST), and Certified Labor Support Doula (CD).  Their Clinical Doctorate is from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, Masters of Science with a specialization in Acupuncture is from TriState College of Acupuncture, NYC, and Craniosacral Education is with the Upledger Institute  Dr. Tepper is an active labor support Doula certified by Manhattan Birth. They have completed both a Biomedical Internship with Central Park Midwives, NYC, and a live-in Residency in Cap-Haitien Haiti with Mama Baby Haiti. She has active mentorships with Tanya Wills, Founder of Manhattan Birth, and Yiska Obadia, Founder of Comforting Touch Birth. She is an active labor support Doula for births at home births, hospital births, and birthing centers. Dr. Tepper provides Craniosacral therapy for both infants and adults. For newborns, Craniosacral therapy is tremendously helpful for resolving tongue ties, restrictions, latching issues, and head trauma due to vacuums or forceps use during birth.

In her free time, when she is not flipping breeched babies and supporting pregnant and laboring people, Emily enjoys life uptown by the Cloisters, loves to go camping, and cooks Indian food together with her life partner and two Siamese cats. This Autumn, they will be welcoming their firstborn child into their home. Emily conceived naturally and easily at age 43 and is a huge advocate that bodywork and Acupuncture are crucial for maintaining a healthy pregnancy and having a positive birth experience. She is also a Kabbalist and can be found reading books about Kabbalist and Jungian Dream Therapy. 
I practice 5 Element Acupuncture, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Japanese (Kiiko Matsumoto) Style Acupuncture, and have advanced training in Trigger Point Therapy and Pain Management. I pride myself on going to the root of your issue together with you. Whether the pain is Physical, Mental, Emotional or Spiritual, I treat the Body, Mind, and Spirit together as
one.

  • I provide:
  • E-Stim, Micro Current techniques
  • Fire Cupping,
  • Gua Sha
  • Moxibustion Therapies (burning warming herbs on the Acupuncture points)