Tara YG Welty, licensed and nationally certified acupuncturist in Parkersburg, West Virginia

My name is Tara Welty and I am a nationally certified acupuncture practitioner. Licensed by the West Virginia Board of Acupuncture and the Ohio Medical Board, I opened my practice in Parkersburg, WV in October of 2013. I have over 4,000 hours of training in acupuncture and more than 17 years of experience of working with people of all ages, backgrounds and health conditions, using Oriental healing therapies.

Acupuncture Education
I received my undergraduate degree from Ongiara College of Acupuncture in Ontario, Canada in September of 2012. I am also a NADA (National Auricular Detoxification Association) specialist and trained at the Lincoln Recovery Center in the Bronx in June of 2009.

Other Education

  • B.S.F.S. in Diplomacy and International Security, Georgetown University, 1990
  • Plant Spirit Medicine practitioner training, 1999
  • Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner training, 2001
  • Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help Instructor training, 2008

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Practitioner Member, AOBTA (American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia), 9/08 to present
  • Licensed acupuncture practitioner, West Virginia Board of Acupuncture, 6/13 to present
  • Licensed acupuncture practitioner, Ohio Medical Board, 1/16 to present
  • Diploma of Acupuncture NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), 1/15 to present
  • Board member, West Virginia Board of Acupuncture 3/16 to present

Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct faculty, Ongiara College of Acupuncture 2009-2012
  • Workshop facilitator, Healthy Living through the Seasons
  • Herbal Beer Brewing teacher and maven