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


Subject to availability, our practitioners hours are as follows:

Monday: 10-1 Heather, 1-4 Katy
Tuesday: 12-3 Katy, 3-6 Carly
Wednesday: 10-2 Kate, 2-6 Courtney
Thursday: 12-3 Katy, 3-6 Courtney
Friday: 10-1 Abby 1-4 Courtney
Saturday: 10-2 Heather


Kathryn Ater, DOM

Dr. Ater se habla español fluido para su comodidad. A New Mexico native, she earned her Masters of Oriental Medicine degree in 2001 from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine and has national and state licensure. In her healing work, she may incorporate acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy, nutritional guidance, Chinese massage (Tui Na), cupping, craniosacral therapy, CORE synchronism, gentle Japanese body work for children (Sho Ni Shen), emotional work (EFT), and neurological muscle testing (kinesiology). During her training, she worked in hospitals in Beijing and Chengdu, China. She worked in an integrative medicine training program at Health South Rehabilitation Hospital in Albuquerque. She has lived and worked in Oaxaca, Mexico, and trained in Bali, Indonesia. Through her experiences in different parts of the world, Dr. Ater brings a love of diverse cultures and healing modalities to her work.


Heather Kahn, DOM

A graduate of SWAC, Heather has lived in Santa Fe for over thirty years.

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Courtney Marin, DOM

Courtney Marin has a 20-year relationship with Chinese Medicine, yoga and somatic body therapies as a teacher, practitioner and student. She graduated from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, CA (2013) and is licensed to practice Chinese Medicine in CA,OR,NM and nationally. Palpation-based Japanese acupuncture is her area of specialization. Courtney’s other interests are rooted in nature, medicine, culture, and travel. 


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, North Carolina.  She holds a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

Carly finds combining both massage and acupuncture achieves lasting results. She regularly employs Chinese herbal medicine, essential oils, fire cups, guasha, and hot stones therapy in treatments.


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.