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Who I Am and What I Do

Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine/Chinese Herbs
Marco Leclerc, DAc., LAc., MAOM


Marco was introduced into the exciting field of East-Asian and Holistic medicine through his exploration into personal health and wellness. He originally developed an interest in the healing arts through learning and practicing Reiki and Yoga, as well as learning about lifestyle, diet, and various herbal therapies. Deeper interest developed with how Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help the body overcome or manage chronic health and pain issues. This prevents an individual from achieving a sense of well being in life. Marco believes healing can arrive for a patient in a myriad of forms. Various avenues and combinations of traditional, holistic, and modern medical therapies can work in tandem to improve the quality of life for an individual. Marco strives to become aware of each patient’s individual needs, working to achieve the highest potential for healing.

Marco is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and hold an active license in both Vermont, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Marco received a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) at the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA). During graduate studies, Marco completed clinical internship as an Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine practitioner at New England School of Acupuncture (Newton,MA), Pathways to Wellness (Boston, MA), and Shattuck Hospital (Jamaica Plain, MA). Marco worked in the NESA herbal dispensary, gaining an in-depth knowledge of Chinese herbs, formula writing, compounding and managing operations in an herbal pharmacy. From 2014-2017, Marco co-owned, managed, and practiced at Friends and Family Acupuncture, LLC formerly located in Wrentham, MA. From 2018-2021 he owned and practiced Wandering Goose Acupuncture in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. In the new year of 2022, Marco moved up to Newport, Vermont to practice acupuncture for New England Wellness Solutions, INC. Marco has since relocated to Rhode Island to restart his practice in his home state. Marco graduated from Cumberland High School and completed undergraduate studies at Community College of Rhode Island (A.F.A. Jazz Studies) and Rhode Island College (B.A. Music). Marco enjoy passing time playing music, drawing, biking, hiking, camping, and exploring the outdoors.

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