Open Circle Acupuncture & Healing welcomes new acupuncturist/herbalist

Ariel Stimson is an acupuncturist and an herbalist. (Submitted photo)

NORTHBOROUGH – Open Circle Acupuncture & Healing in Northborough recently welcomed a new acupuncturist and herbalist to its practice. 

Ariel Stimson is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist. She is board certified with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. 

She received her master’s degree in Oriental medicine from the Oregon School of Oriental Medicine. It was her desire to deepen her herbal knowledge that drew her to study Chinese medicine. 

Stimson has practiced traditional Chinese medicine-style acupuncture and Japanese acupuncture as well as tuina and shiatsu massage. 

Her areas of focus include emotional/mental/spiritual health and wellbeing, including addiction and trauma support as well as orthopedics and pain relief. She also works in neurological health and elder care. 

Open Circle notes that Stimson loves offering gentle compassionate care and holding space for others to experience deep healing. 

To schedule an appointment with Stimson please call the office at 508.393.1212. 

Open Circle Acupuncture & Healing is located at 411 West Main St. in Northborough. Visit them online at