Tuesday, October 16 , 2018, 5:37 am | Fair 53º

 
 
 
 

Brink-Tarpening Joins Acupuncture and Herb Clinic of Santa Barbara

The Acupuncture and Herb Clinic of Santa Barbara, 1725 State St., announces the addition of Leslie Brink-Tarpening. The Acupuncture and Herb Clinic has been working with the Santa Barbara community for some 20 years.

Brink-Tarpening, who lives in Santa Barbara, is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist who works with acupuncture, herbs, nutritional supplements and diet.

She specializes in women's health including the various stages of menopause; fertility protocols; pregnancy; hormone balancing/endocrinology; digestive disorders and overall psychological well-being. 

Brink-Tarpening’s journey into the exploration of caring for the well-being of others began in college where she learned how the brain and nervous system affect and guide the human experience. She received a degree in physio-psychology from UCSB.

She expanded her studies at the University for Humanistic Studies in Del Mar, where she earned a master's degree in humanistic psychology, with emphasis in health promotion.

Brink-Tarpening attended the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco and earned a master of science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a doctoral degree in Asian and Oriental Medicine with emphasis in women’s health.

Her doctoral thesis was titled An Integrative Approach to Menopause.

Brink-Tarpening’s love of the outdoors continues to inform her practice. She is a graduate of the Outward Bound School of Colorado in Wilderness Survival and continues to travel the world.

 

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made using a credit card, Apple Pay or Google Pay, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments and a mailing address for checks.

Thank you for your vital support.

Become a Noozhawk Supporter

First name
Last name
Email
Select your monthly membership
Or choose an annual membership
×

Payment Information

Membership Subscription

You are enrolling in . Thank you for joining the Hawks Club.

Payment Method

Pay by Credit Card:

Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover
One click only, please!

Pay with Apple Pay or Google Pay:

Noozhawk partners with Stripe to provide secure invoicing and payments processing.
You may cancel your membership at any time by sending an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click Here to Get Started >

Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >

Meet Your Realtor Sponsored by Village Properties

Photo of Dianne and Brianna Johnson
Dianne and Brianna Johnson
"We are committed to making our clients feel special by providing the concierge level service they deserve."

Full Profile >