About our center
Health for you and your family. Naturally.
The Suwannee River Community Acupuncture Center was founded in 2014 to offer alternative forms of medicine to residents of Suwannee County. The Center proposes Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, the system created in contemporary China to merge the major systems of traditional medicine into a compact system, Master Tung Acupuncture, which is one of the most highly effective forms of classical acupuncture, and Auricular Acupuncture, a system use to treat disease by using the ear as a microcosm of the whole body. Suwannee RCA is also equipped to provide Homeopathic advice and treatment, using substances in nature to match the properties of human disease, as well as Bach Flower Remedies and Oriental Herbs. The Center also hosts a variety of continuing education and training courses in a variety of fields of alternative medicines – check our calendar for more details.
Gretchen Thévenau, AP, CCH, BFRP
Gretchen Thévenau, AP, CCH, BFRP, is a Homeopath - Certified in Classical Homeopathy by the National Council for Homeopathic Certification - and a Bach Foundation Registered Practitioner. She also has a degree from the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and is a licensed Acupuncture Physician in the State of Florida. She began her education studying the biological sciences and became interested in Homeopathy and healing after the birth of her first child. She has a special interest in pediatric health as well as working with mothers and helping families understand the Bach Flower Remedy system. Gretchen Thévenau has practiced alternative medicine in Houston, Texas since 2002, during which she served as VP of the Texas Complementary and Alternative Medical Association. A regular visitor to Suwannee County since the 1980s, she fulfilled a lifelong dream to move to the area in 2014 where she established the Suwannee River Community Acupuncture Center.
Education & Accreditation
- American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Houston, TX
- Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM)
- Texas Institute for Homeopathy, San Antonio, TX
- Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine (DHOM)
- Phoenix School of Holistic Health, Houston, TX
- Massage Therapist (MT)
- Bach International Education Program, Sayville, NY
- Bach Foundation Registered Practitioner (BFRP)
- British Institute of Homeopathy, Essex, England
- Diploma of Homeopathy (DipHom)
- Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH
- B.S. in Biology