We the People Community Acupuncture has been serving Santa Fe, New Mexico since 2009.

Meet our Practitioners


Katy Whitcomb, DOM

Katy Whitcomb has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese Medicine since 2002.  She is a native Santa Fean who has a deep love for her community, and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experiences with people. She is an avid traveler and has spent time in China, Southeast Asia, and Belize, but her favorite place to be is in the mountains of northern NM and Southern CO with her husband and 2 young children.

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Christopher Neal, DOM

Christopher is a practicing acupuncturist in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Christopher's gentle and effective approach to acupuncture is influenced by Japanese Meridian Therapy. His focus is on finding the root imbalance in the body and balancing the flow of energy with the goal of relieving current and chronic discomforts, and promoting better overall health and happiness. He is excited to practice at We The People, and is grateful for the opportunity to serve the community of Santa Fe.
When he's not practicing acupuncture, he enjoys silversmithing, gardening, beekeeping, cooking, and spending time with his wife and dog.

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Thomas Hodge, DOM

Thomas Hodge is a licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine practicing in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Thomas has a wide range of integrative clinical experiences including work at both St. Vincent’s Cancer Center and Inpatient Rehabilitation Center as well as work at the Indian Hospital in Santa Fe.  Over the years he has treated people of all ages for a variety of health issues,  including pain, the side effects of  conventional cancer treatment and neurological disorders.

Outside of the clinic he enjoys cultivating himself through Qigong exercises and immersing himself in the wonder of the New Mexican landscape. He lives in Tesuque, NM with his wife and cat.

The following is a link to an essay he wrote for the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine titled "Metaphor in Chinese Medicine: A Patient Narrative"

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Carly Mohler, DOM

Originally from the East Coast, Carly began her studies of Social Policy at Northwestern University in Chicago, followed by Massage Therapy at the Swedish Institute in Manhattan, the country’s oldest Massage Therapy School. Carly then headed South to the mountains of Western North Carolina, to learn Classical Chinese Medicine from Taoist priest Jeffrey Yuen at Daoist Traditions in Asheville, NC. She holds a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

A newly certified Doctor of Oriental Medicine in NM, Carly enjoys combining both massage and acupuncture to achieve lasting results. She regularly includes Chinese herbal medicine, essential oils, fire cups, guasha, and hot stones in her treatments.

Outside of the healing arts, Carly challenges herself with solo backpacking adventures to Asia and South America, hoping to inspire women to travel. She enjoys cooking, weight lifting, and exploring her new home in New Mexico with her 2 cats.

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Anne Richardson, DOM

Dr. Anne Richardson graduated from the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, in 2002. She has been in private practice in Santa Fe since 2004. She is a knowledgable herbalist, and enjoys incorporating bodywork, essential oils and tuning forks into her acupuncture treatments. Anne's goal is to achieve optimal health for all of her patients.

Dr. Anne is an avid animal lover, and regularly volunteers for a local animal rescue shelter. She and her husband have a number of pets and foster animals, and enjoy caring for them and seeing them into good homes. She is excited to be able to support her community by working with the wonderful folks here at We the People.

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Charlie Newberry, DOM

Charlie Newberry is an acupuncturist specializing in Japanese Meridian Therapy. As a graduate from Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, Charlie studied Meridian Therapy intensely as a student, including a six month series with T. Koei Kuwahara and 262.5 hours of clinical training. In addition, Charlie has been a Meridian Therapy patient for 12 years and has studied with a number of masters of Japanese acupuncture, including Shudo Denmei's protege, Murata-Sensei. Before becoming an acupuncturist, Charlie spent 14 years in the camera department on several major films and television on East Coast and in New Mexico. Charlie balances his life as a clinician with his wife and kids, spending as much time as possible biking and camping in the beautiful landscapes of New Mexico. Charlie is board certified by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and licensed by the State Board of NM as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM).

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