MEET OUR TEAM

Ownership Team

Dr. Danielle Reghi, She/Her DACM, LAc #AC183536

Dr. Danielle Reghi, DACM, LAc is a practicing acupuncturist, cupping specialist and the co-owner of Zen Space. As a holistic health practitioner, Danielle approaches her work with empathy, inclusivity and individuality at the forefront. A specialist in pain management, digestive issues and supplementation protocols, Danielle works with clients to create an approachable and comprehensive treatment plan together. 

Growing up in Hawaii, Danielle developed a unique perspective around the relationship of ancient medicinal practices and mental, physical and spiritual well-being. Influenced by the beauty of Hawaii, and now the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, she found herself gravitating to healing modalities that have been practiced for centuries. 

Danielle holds a masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, and a Doctorate in Traditional Chinese Medicine with a focus on Integrative Health from Pacific College of Health and Science. She’s also completed clinical internships at Outside In, Nara and Central City Concern and participated in a seven week trip to Nepal where she volunteered as a practitioner for the Nepal Acupuncture Relief Project. During her time in rural Nepal, she treated patients with an array of symptoms from Muscular pain, digestive complaints, Bells Palsy, reproductive health and more.  In a matter of 7 weeks she was able to treat 710 patients, which added to her excitement for holistic health principles. Eventually, Danielle hopes to grow Zen Space and open a charitable arm as well as be able to mentor Small Business owners, particularly Women in Business. 

A deep believer in the power of community and promoting small business, Danielle regularly collaborates with other practitioners to ensure clients receive the best care possible. She believes that by beginning with a whole body approach clients can find relief from physical and mental ailments, foster self-care and experience the ancient wisdom that forms the foundation of Chinese medicine. 

Outside of the office, you can find Danielle practicing yoga, recharging outdoors, and advancing her specialties with continued education.

 

 

Michelle Andrews, She/Her

Michelle is the Owner and founder of Zen Space and Cupping Studio.  A native to Oregon, she began her healing journey with Acupuncture while she was in high school.  She was so astounded by the results she received, that she decided to pursue acupuncture as a career, and graduated from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2016.   She has turned her passion for Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine into a passion for cupping.  She is the genius behind cupping studio.  Michelle believes that cupping is a fast, affordable, and effective means to treat pain, and that everyone deserves to live a pain free life!

Management Team

Latina Cline, She / Her

Latina is our billing manager and insurance expert.  We just don’t know what we would do without her.  You will see Latina in office most days of the week, and sometimes she even moonlights at the front desk, but really she is our behind the scenes rockstar.  If you see her around the office don’t hesitate to say “Hello”!

Samantha Weigandt, She/Her LMT #023498

Sam is our massage team manager.  

Sam believes in the body’s ability to heal itself and utilizes her expertise to assist in this process. Through listening to the body and thoughtful communication, she has a collaborative approach of reaching the specific goals of her clients. She is quickly becoming out go to therapist for prenatal massage, and works well in collaboration with our Chiropractor’s who focus on perinatal care! Sam is a Portland native and East west college graduate. She has an education in deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, Thai, and myofascial release work. She often gives her clients self-care homework including foam rolling and simple stretches. In her free time you can find her exploring the beautiful PNW or curled up with a good book.

Chiropractic Associate Team

Dr. Joshua Cooper, He/Him DC #6019

Dr. Josh Grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii with a nurse mother and psychiatrist father, so healing and the mind / body connection has always been in his blood. On Oahu, he enjoyed ocean swimming, yoga, dancing and being active outdoors. Dr. Josh received a BA in psychology from UW, then next became fascinated with bodywork and started massage school.  His goal has always been to blend the mental component with the physical dimension. For over a decade he did deep tissue massage and trigger-point therapy before deciding to attend the University of Western States, in Oregon to become a chiropractor. Chiropractic and massage go together like peanut butter and jelly and through using these safe and healing modalities, he has witness some amazing improvements in his patients bodies. He has studied Shiatsu in Japan, Zen Trigger Point in Hawaii, and leaned some Thai massage in Chiang Mai. In Portland, he enjoys the beautiful green nature, hiking, yoga, and spending time with his friends out and about. He sometimes gets sad that he cannot swim in the ocean here and the long gray wet days are sometimes a challenge, but he finds joy working with the human body and helping his patients feel and function better. “You don’t know how much better you can feel, until you feel that much better” using his style of some deep tissue work with gentle adjustments, Dr. Josh is excited to assist and learn more from each new body he touches.

Dr. Cassie Moreland, She/Her DC #6132

Dr. Cassie Moreland was raised here in the PNW where she grew up with a passion for sports and various outdoor activities. She graduated with a double major in Health Sciences and Public Health from Carroll College in Helena, Montana, where she also played collegiate soccer. Following graduation, she pursued her love for the outdoors and moved to New Zealand with her husband. While there she enjoyed working on farms, mountain biking, trail running and backpacking. After returning to Oregon, she attended the University of Western States in Portland and received her Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine and Master’s of Science in Sports Medicine.

Through extensive personal experience and extra training in sports medicine, Dr. Cassie developed specialized skills to diagnose and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. She works diligently with each patient, assessing their body as a whole, to create an individualized treatment plan. Dr. Cassie’s goal is to give her patients the tools they need to help themselves get better and back to doing the activities they love most. She focuses on utilizing a variety of soft tissue techniques, rehab, taping, and chiropractic care.

When Dr. Cassie is not at the office, she spends her time outdoors with her husband Andrew and their dog Huckleberry. She enjoys a wide variety of activities from hiking, skiing and mountain biking across the PNW to surfing on the Oregon coast.

 

Acupuncture Associate Team

Jen Conjerti LAc, She/Her AC01039

Jen graduated from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2006. She then went on to do a post graduate program in Nanjing, China where she worked in the acupuncture and oncology departments in local hospitals. Jen has worked extensively with patients that have limited access to acupuncture. She has worked at the Washington County Correction Facility, Outside In, Central City Concern’s Old Town Clinic and Hooper detox center. Jen also worked at Nike as an on campus acupuncturist where she specialized in sports medicine while working with Nike employees and their families. Currently her focus is in sports medicine and reproductive health.

Jen loves the relationships she develops with her patients and the ability to help people feel their  best so they can get back to doing what they enjoy most, whatever that may be!

When Jen isn’t working you can find her up at the barn spending time with her two horses and cattle dog or vacationing on her favorite island Kauai. 

Amanda Finley LAc, She/They AC205167

Amanda is a graduate of the Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine and has been practicing acupuncture since 2011.  Her hands-on approach is rooted in Applied Channel Theory – after palpating the channels, she picks relatively few very specific points to needle.

One specialty is adding a shiatsu-based bodywork as a deep neck release, which can help back and neck pain, as well as headaches, jaw or sinus issues.  Amanda also utilizes herbal medicine, especially for chronic infections and autoimmune conditions.

Outside the clinic, Amanda enjoys spending time with their family – husband, young child, and standard poodle.  Amanda also practices meditation and Bikram yoga, and enjoys hiking and trail running.

Massage Associate Team

McGee, They/Them LMT #24105

McGee holds great compassion and awe for our unique bodies. This passion is what led them to become a massage practitioner with a degree in medical massage. Before that they worked for several years as an assistant at a physical therapy clinic learning and growing a deep respect for the complexities of movement and healing. They believe in and encourage patience and mindful listening as well as conversations with our bodies. Working with McGee can encompass anything from trigger point therapy and myofascial release to gentle and intuitive deep relaxation massage to help bring you back to your center. Show up as you are and together we can plant the seeds of healing.

Kayla Gilbert, She/They LMT #26377

Kayla began seeing the benefits of massage and bodywork a few years ago while working in a holistic clinic as an assistant. Experiencing, from an outside perspective, of what 1 hour of bodywork can do to a person’s attitude, pain levels, and overall energy, was inspiring enough for her to enroll in East West in 2019. Kayla believes that massage is a great way to improve quality of life, break unhealthy patterns and work through trauma that you may not even be aware of. Kayla’s techniques are a mixture of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Tui Na and myofascial release, as well as energetic techniques. In Kayla’s words, “Our bodies are so wise and powerful, they are ever evolving – to support them is to honor them”. 

Amanda Gallegos, She/ Her, LMT #26947

Amanda’s work derives from the understanding that all bodies are unique, as is the journey of healing. She believes in the power of nature and self to heal the mind, body and spirit and hopes to assist clients in their healing journey. She hopes to offer all bodies that she works with a safe space to treat what ails them, including chronic pain, depression, anxiety, nervous system imbalances, injuries and a wide array of other needs. Amanda graduated from East West in Portland in 2022 and specializes in medium pressure, neck work, hot stone, Swedish, and relaxing techniques.

Amanda is from the Pacific Northwest, has a background in environmental studies, enjoys spending time outside, reading, sunny day bicycling, and exploring new food in Portland.

Jamie Shatney, She / Her, LMT #26229

Jamie graduated East West college in 2020 after living in Portland for the last 12 years 

Jamie’s bodywork style is described as focused, intentional and productive while still feeling calm and comforting.  Taking care to warm the body and quiet the nervous system adequately to ready the body for deeper, more therapeutic work. 

She offers a combination of deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point/neuromuscular facilitation, cupping,  trauma informed touch and Swedish relaxation massage to best fit your needs.