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About Heather

A graduate of Bastyr University in Seattle, Heather Fairall (nee Falkenbury) received her Masters degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in 2006. Heather has also completed an intensive course study of Chinese Herbal medicine at Chengdu’s College of Traditional Medicine in China. She is nationally certified by the NCCAOM for acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. In 2010, Heather completed course work to become a certified Holistic Doula. 

In recent years, and after having two children, Heather has focused her clinical studies on pediatric acupuncture. She has completed over 50 hours of continuing education in Pediatrics. She has studied pediatric acupuncture and herbology with Robin Green, L.Ac., and Shonishin (non-needle Japanese style) Acupuncture as well.

Heather takes a special interest in the treatment of stress and pain management, women’s health, fertility support, prenatal & postpartum care, gastrointestinal disorders and emotional complaints.

Heather is a preferred provider with Regence, Uniform, HMA, Premera, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lifewise, First Choice, Aetna, and Kaiser of WA/ Group Health PPO and HMO/Core plans. Other health insurance companies may also be billed upon request. As of October 2017, Heather is a participating provider for WA Labor and Industries Acupuncture Pilot Project, and is able to treat claimants with lumbar pain.


Whatcom Family Acupuncture
Heather Fairall (Falkenbury), L.Ac.
(360) 305-9224

5683 2nd Ave
Ferndale, WA 98248


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