Meet the Practitioners

Our office is Nature’s Touch Healing Center, a busy integrated clinic that offers acupuncture, Chinese herbs, counseling, energy balancing, hypnotherapy, massage, nutritional counseling and aromatherapy.

Our Practitioners

Cindy Conlin, L.Ac.

cindy2Cindy Conlin, Licensed Acupuncturist, offers Acupuncture, Electric Stimulation Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Tui Na Massage, Cupping, Moxibustion, Gua Sha, and Medical Essential Oil Therapy.   She also offers lifestyle and nutritional recommendations to aid in the healing process.

Cindy graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA with a Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine. She is board certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology and holds a Diplomate in both, from the NCCAOM. She completed an internship working with Survivors of Torture and has worked with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety. She has done extensive continuing education specializing in pain management.

Cindy was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She moved to Oregon after graduation in 2004. She and her husband live in the woods, on the Sandy river with their dog.


Jess Gardner-Raaf, LMT


Jess Gardner-Raaf, LMT studied 1001 hours of Advanced Massage therapy at East West College of Healing Arts in Portland, OR finishing in September 2005.

She specialized her studies in Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue / Sports massage, & Traditional Thai massage modalities.
Jess continued course work in Thai massage under the guidance of D’vorah Swarzman. And also, received a Pregnancy Massage Certification from San Francisco School of Massage in 2011.
It’s Jess’ goal to create a space where openness & self-awareness can aid in each individual’s own unique healing process.
When Jess is not working as a Massage Therapist she enjoys; Yoga, River & Nature Hikes, Rock collecting, Reading & spending quality time with her husband Clint & their two funny cats!



Barbara Solomon, RN (retired) LAc


Barbara Solomon completed nursing school in 1985 and acupuncture school in 2003. She recently retired her nursing license in Oregon to concentrate on healing in other areas including acupuncture and energy (vibrational) healing. She also facilitates workshops and offers classes.

Barbara holds a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAcOM) degree from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and is a Diplomate of the NCCAOM. In addition to acupuncture and needle free, laser treatments, she does Reflexology, is a Reiki Master/Teacher, certified Qi Gong instructor, and practitioner of Reconnective Healing and The Reconnection, a Holistic Coach and is a certified facilitator of Conscious Aging workshops, developed by the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS).

Barbara is excited to be at Nature’s Touch Healing Center, where she offers acupuncture services, including gua sha, tui na, cupping, moxa, auricular (ear) treatments, needle free laser acupuncture; medical essential oil therapy; lifestyle and nutritional recommendations and coaching; reflexology; energy balancing/healing sessions; and, periodically, classes and workshops.  Click here to access her website.