After completing a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Wellness Management and Psychology from the University of New York, Oswego, Kara attended Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) where she completed two programs, earning a Massage Therapy certification and her Master’s Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine.
Kara completed internships at the PCOM Clinic, the Senior Clinic at First Lutheran Church and the Hematology/Oncology and Chronic Pain Departments at Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego. While at PCOM, she received advanced training in dermatology and cosmetic acupuncture.
With her knowledge of anatomy and massage, acupuncture and Chinese herbology, Kara is passionate about educating her patients on how to be involved in their healing process and empowers them on their journey toward optimal health and wellness.
She takes great pleasure in letting her creative side flourish within the context of her career. She has created her own line of healing liniments and poultices, grows herbs with great passion and has helped to develop several new classes such as Wellness Yoga Therapy in an effort to share her passions and offer a means of healing to the community at large.