Drea Miller is a nationally certified Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), having completed her graduate studies in Oriental Medicine at the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin, TX in 2011. In addition to TCM, she has studied a variety of modern and traditional acupuncture styles, Asian bodywork therapy (Tui’Na), Chinese herbal medicine, modern and traditional nutrition, and energy medicine. She currently practices in Rapid City, SD, where she works closely with the local Veterans Administration providing acupuncture and Oriental medicine to veterans with chronic pain, neurological conditions, and PTSD.
In addition to clinical work, she has served within the nonprofit sector for a number of years, as a founding member, officer, and general board member for a multitude of AOM and social justice organizations. She currently serves as Vice President and Public Policy Committee member of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), Vice President and Secretary of the South Dakota Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association (SDAOMA), as well as serving as a member of the medical advisory board of VALORS Mission.
Her passion is helping people reach their personal health goals without unnecessary medications and invasive procedures. She fully believes that each body possesses an innate wisdom for self-healing. When not in clinic, she loves yoga, art, fitness, cooking, and spending time with her two children and partner in the Black Hills. She considers herself a life-long student and is always seeking new information and innovations within the ancient healing arts. She is honored to be a part of VALORS Mission.