Chichio Hand, R.N., L.Ac.


Chichio, a registered nurse, received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and her masters degree in Acupuncture from Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly Tai Sophia) in Laurel, Maryland, the oldest accredited acupuncture school in the United States. She is also certified in Chinese dietetics, nutrition and in facial rejuvenation acupuncture.

Chichio continues her studies with world renowned acupuncturist and 88th generation Daoist priest, Jeffrey Yuen. She regularly attends seminars to expand her knowledge of Chinese traditional healing, concentrating on weight loss, preventive care for cancer, fertility and other chronic diseases like insomnia, depression, anxiety, joint pains etc.

Patricia Guay-Berry, RD/LDN, CSO

Patricia (Patty) attended the University of Maryland with aNutritionistBS in Dietetics and completed her dietetic internship at Hood College.  She has been a board certified Registered Dietitian (RD) for 26 years, became a board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO) in 2015 and has completed training in Integrative & Functional Nutrition in 2016.  She has worked in several area hospitals counseling people with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.  Currently, she works as an outpatient oncology dietitian helping patients undergoing cancer treatment with proper nutrition and counseling on recurrence prevention.  She enjoys yoga, running, swimming, and has participated in triathlons and marathons. In addition, she is a swimming instructor for children. Patty’s passion for a healthy lifestyle through nutrition and physical activity will inspire and motivate you to set and meet your health goals! 

Office Location

10605 Concord Street, Suite 300, Kensington, MD 20895 Google map

Telephone: 301-942-9833

Fax: 301-942-9837

“A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.”  — Paul Dudley White