Dalit Waller, L.Ac., OTR/L
Acupuncturist and Harvard Square Community Acupuncture Clinic Founder
Dalit first heard about community acupuncture while she was an acupuncture student and she knew that she wanted to practice this way to make acupuncture accessible and affordable to most people. Dalit is a graduate of The New England School of Acupuncture, licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine, and nationally certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine(NCCAOM).
Dalit has studied both Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture. She has practiced community style acupuncture since 2010 at Roxbury Community Acupuncture (no longer open) and at Open Space Acupuncture in Somerville, MA.
Dalit has travelled to Mexico and Uganda with The Global Acupuncture Project to teach acupuncture. She continues to work with this international organization to increase access to acupuncture for those with limited access to health care.
Dalit worked with adults for 25 years years as an Occupational Therapist. She worked at the West Roxbury VA Medical Center, McLean Hospital, Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital, Youville Hospital, Neville Manor, The Cambridge VNA, the Cambridge Somerville Health Alliance, and Mount Auburn Home Care.
When she is not sticking people with needles, Dalit loves to ride her bike, cook yummy food, hang out with friends, and howl at the moon. She is no stranger to downward facing dog.
Nate Langford, Lic.Ac. M.Ac., Dipl. Ac.
Nate is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Massachusetts and certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Nate is a graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA), now part of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University (MCPHSU). There he completed a Master’s in Chinese and Japanese acupuncture styles. During his program, Nate completed various clinical internships at health centers and clinics around Greater Boston, including Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health, The Dimock Center, and the NESA student clinic.
Since graduating, Nate has been a faculty member at NESA/MCPHSU teaching in the Chinese and Japanese Acupuncture Styles programs. He also serves as a clinical supervisor for student interns in their clinical rotations. Nate has extensive experience working with both urban and suburban populations dealing with substance abuse and psycho-emotional complaints such as anxiety and depression. Nate has maintained a varied practice treating a wide variety of conditions such as: digestive complaints, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, headaches, low back pain, allergies, menstrual complaints, and men’s health, amongst others.
In his personal life, Nate has been a traveler since he could first walk. When he’s not treating patients or teaching students, you’ll find Nate out in the world, exploring on the open road.
Mira T. Stanchak, L.Ac.
Mira has been interested in a natural approach to health and living since she was a young adult. After completing a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University in Environmental Science, she moved to California where she attended the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, and fell in love with acupuncture and herbal medicine. She graduated with a Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2010 and has since been working in both private and community acupuncture settings.
She strongly believes that any health condition, whether it be mental, physical, spiritual or emotional, can be improved or completely resolved with acupuncture, herbs and/or other natural health modalities that address the person as a whole.
In addition to her work at HSQCA, Mira also practices acupuncture at South Shore Community Acupuncture in Quincy.
Outside of work, Mira enjoys spending time outdoors, with friends, traveling, seeing live music, doing yoga, trying new recipes and reading research articles on various health conditions and acupuncture studies.