Jessica Manson, MAcOM, Dipl.OM, L.Ac.
Jessica Manson is a licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.) who obtained her Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAcOM) from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in 2015 and her Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Her interest in Oriental medicine was sparked in 2006 when she found her own success story as a patient. She has extensive training in pulse diagnosis, nutritional and herbal consultation, and motor point acupuncture. Jessica values an integrative approach to medicine. She has worked under a local physician and encourages open conversation with other healthcare practitioners. Jessica continues to serve as an assistant faculty member at AOMA, with teaching experience in pulse diagnosis, advanced needling techniques, physical assessment, and anatomy and physiology. In addition to her formal teaching experience, she created several study tools that continue to be used by students. Along with a donation from her family and support from the board of directors, she spearheaded the creation of a model-based anatomy laboratory program at her school. While she treats all health conditions, her interests include:
- Pain management
- Stress management
- Neurological health
- Endocrine health
- Digestive health
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys riding horses, practicing tai chi, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
- Licensed Acupuncturist in Texas
- Member Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
- Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOMA, 2015)
- National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomate (2015)
- Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Clean Needle Certified (2012)
Lisa Thompson, RMT
Lisa Thompson, RMT joined IOM in 2018. Lisa has worked as a registered massage therapist (RMT) since her graduation from Castleman School of Massage in 1996. She specializes in Swedish massage, shiatzu massage, orthopedic sports massage, and deep tissue/trigger point release. Her two decades of experience working on both humans and animals allow her to bring a unique and finely tuned set of skills to her clients. Her interest in healing arts developed after returning from a five-year enlistment with the US Army where she received two Army Commendation medals for her excellent service. When she's not in the office, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and animals.
Michelle Manson, Office Manager
Michelle Manson joined IOM in 2017 as office manager and chief administrator. She provides a friendly face at the front desk and helps patients with scheduling and herb and supplement purchases. Michelle also provides a valuable asset behind the scenes at IOM, and her work allows the office to run smoothly and efficiently. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys walking, playing bunco, and spending time with her loved ones.