About Us

Sadie Minkoff L.Ac., FABORM
Licenses / Credentials

  • American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine Fellow
  • Texas Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomate
  • Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
  • Ohio State University, Bachelor of Art in Performance and Education
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine Member
  • RESOLVE fertility advocacy organization Member
  • Austin Birth Awards: 2013 Finalist Best Acupuncture Clinic, Best Acupuncturist, Best Herbalist, 2012 Nominated Best Acupuncturist, 2011 Best Acupuncture Clinic

Sadie is passionate about her work and dedicated to helping her patients. As co-founder of Sage Acupuncture, she takes a comprehensive approach to optimizing fertility by tailoring treatments to each person's unique situation. Sadie is known for her compassion and great depth of knowledge in this area of specialization.

An inaugural fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine, Sadie also maintains the highest credentials in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. She is licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, Nationally Certified by the NCCAOM and holds a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. Sadie is a professional member of RESOLVE, the largest fertility advocacy organization in the US, as well as The American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

In addition to private practice, Sadie has worked in many interdisciplinary settings including The Genetics & IVF Institute of Virginia and the Carl Vogel Center of Washington, DC. Sadie has lectured on reproductive acupuncture at The Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin and The Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Additionally, she participated in a peer review of  "Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology," by the Art of Medicine Press.


Michelle Schreiber L.Ac.
Licenses / Credentials :

  • Texas Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomate
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center's Integrative Medicine Program for Acupuncture Oncology
  • Certification in Nutrition from American Association of Nutritional Consultants
  • Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
  • Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Art in Sociology
  • PhD candidate, American University of Complementary Medicine, Classical Acupuncture
  • Austin Birth Awards - Best Acupuncture Clinic 2011, Nominated Best Acupuncturist 2013

Michelle has been practicing in the complementary health care field since 1997, including thirteen years in Austin, Texas.

Before co-founding Sage Acupuncture in Austin, Michelle spent several years practicing in Washington D.C. at Tulsi Holistic Living - an integrated health center, and at the Carl Vogel Center - a multi-disciplinary HIV clinic. In 2005, she co-authored a study on acupuncture and pain management with HIV patients. In 2006, she participated in a peer review of “Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology,” by the Art of Medicine Press.

Michelle received her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin in 2003. She has since pursued advanced training in Women’s Health and fertility, and holds a certification in occupational acupuncture, a practice which aims at help heal musculo-skeletal injury. Currently, Michelle is working toward her PhD in Classical Chinese Medicine at the American University of Complementary Medicine.

A passion for food and nutrition, rooted in a lifetime of study led Michelle has complete nutritional training in “Food as Medicine” through the Center for Mind Body Medicine and Georgetown University Medical School. She is also certified by the American Association of Nutritional Consultants.

Michelle is a graduate of The Shiatsu Institute and Therapy Center in San Francisco, The Lauterstein-Conway School of Massage in Austin, and the Asian bodywork program at the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, where she went on to assist in the Tuina department.

Michelle is licensed in Acupuncture by the Texas Board of Medical Examiners and holds Diplomate status in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Further, Michelle is a Reiki Master, and a meditation guide at the Austin Shambhala Meditation Center.  Outside of the office, Michelle can be found practicing yoga, cycling, running, volunteering, and playing the drums.

 


Charlotte Sobeck L.Ac.
Licenses / Credentials :

  • Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine
  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomate
  • University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Journalism
  • Austin Birth Awards Nominated Best Acupuncturist 2012, 2013
  • Certified Detox Specialist, Standard Process

Charlotte’s passion is Traditional Chinese Medicine pediatrics and women's health - from menarche through menopause. While helping women navigate their journey to begin or expand their family, she utilizes all aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine including Acupuncture, Acupressure, Diet, Nutrition and Herbal Medicine.

Becoming a first time mother at an advanced maternal age, with the support of Traditional Chinese Medicine, led Charlotte to specializing in Women and Children's health. She brings over 10 years experience in these fields to Sage.

Charlotte's work in the Acupuncture field is a career of the heart. A fifth generation Austinite, she first worked as a local and state government consultant for an Austin law firm, McGinnis, Lochridge and Kilgore. Concurrently, Charlotte completed her bachelor’s degree with the University of Texas in Photojournalism.

When Charlotte received acupuncture for allergies and asthma, that had troubled her since childhood, she was impressed by the quick positive results and began attending AOMA School of Integrative Medicine. She graduated with a Master's of Science in Oriental Medicine in 2002.

Outside of Sage Charlotte can be found enjoying the great outdoors with her son, practicing her fiddle, riding her bike, gardening and basking in the sunshine of her Austin friends.


Kendall Ash McAnally, L.Ac., M.Ac.OM
Licenses / Credentials :

  • Texas Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • NCCAOM Board Certified in Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Texas Association for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Member
  • Certified by the Traditional Hari Japanese Society in Hari Acupuncture
  • US-China Cultural & Education Exchange Center Certification
  • Texas State University, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Cum Laude
  • Certification from Jules Verne University, Amiens France

 

Kendall earned her Master's of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine. During her studies at AOMA, she pursued her focus in women's health and fertility. She further holds a post graduate certificate from the Traditional Hari Japanese Society, a technique that she incorporates to provide effective and relaxing treatments.

Prior to practicing acupuncture, Kendall earned a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Texas State University. Her studies have shaped her interest in reproductive endocrinology, and alternative medicine. She was introduced to Chinese medicine after a volunteer teaching trip to China. This experience profoundly moved her to pursue an education and career in helping others through Chinese medicine. After her graduate studies, Kendall went on to complete an internship in women's health.

Kendall has devoted her work to alternative healthcare, reproductive medicine, and women's health. She is a compassionate practitioner who provides gentle, safe, and natural treatments. She believes that acupuncture is a mild yet powerful treatment modality that provides health through restoring the body's natural balance.

Kendall believes that Chinese medicine is a marvelous gift that allows the body to heal itself, naturally.  She feels blessed to provide this form of medicine to the community as a safe and gentle healthcare option.  Kendall's interests include: hiking, playing guitar, painting, practicing qigong and yoga.

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Katie Burke L.Ac.
Licenses / Credentials :

  • Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, AOMA Graduate School of IntegrativeMedicine
  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomate
  • University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation

After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a nursing degree in 2006, Katie began work as an obstetrical nurse at St. David’s Medical Center in downtown Austin as a labor and delivery nurse. Working in a high acuity environment, she has had many years of clinical experience assisting women with diverse social and medical needs during their pregnancies. Being a labor and delivery nurse furthered her passion and desire to assist women to achieve optimal reproductive health at all stages of life.

Being a long time advocate of natural healing modalities, Katie graduated from the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin with a Master’s degree in Acupuncture. She believes the best healing occurs when it happens in a safe and caring environment with a practitioner that is knowledgeable and compassionate. Katie is devoted to assisting clients in reaching their reproductive goals.

When she is not in the office she enjoys playing the violin, making jewelry, traveling to new places, and jogging at Town Lake.

Abigail Karp Photo copyAbigail Karp L.Ac.
Licenses / Credentials :

  • Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine
  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomat
  • Clinical Resident at AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine
  • Texas Association for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Member
  • Wild Medicinal Plants herbal training at Eagle Hill Institute
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration
  • Certified Reiki Master Teacher, RMT

Abigail earned her Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, where she now serves as a Clinical Resident, supervising acupuncture student interns.

She has extensive post graduate studies in women’s health and has trained in Frank Cook's intensive herbal program on the Northern Coast of Maine and in the cloud forests of Costa Rica. Additionally, she has had the privilege to study medical Qigong under the famous Master Li Junfeng, the principal founder of Sheng Zhen Qigong.

In addition to her education in the world of integrative medicine Abigail is a painter/illustrator with her BA in Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design. As both a health care practitioner and an artist, her treatments are influenced by a sense of intuition and sensitivity.

Abigail’s fascination with the transformative effects of acupuncture began many years ago through her personal experience of healing the complications of Celiac disease.