About Us

Carmel O’Brien-Kelly, DTCM, R.Ac.
Carmel O’Brien-Kelly is a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Registered Acupuncturist. Carmel’s main interests of practice are pain reduction and stress management. She started practicing acupuncture in 2003 in Calgary and joined the multi-disciplinary wellness team at Anodyne Chiropractic and Sports Therapy in 2008.

Carmel completed a four year program at the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, affiliated with BeiJing University, and a six month internship at ZheJiang Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital and University in HangZhou, China.

Carmel began studying alternative medicine in 1996 at the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing. She has completed additional training in the areas of: Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, Five Element and Esoteric Acupuncture, Korean Hand Therapy, Acutonics, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Total Body Modification, Gokavi Transverse Technique (a form of Intramuscular Stimulation – I.M.S.), Japanese Acupuncture, and a variety of other alternative modalities.

Her interests include travelling, good food and wine, alternative medicine, and staying fit.