About

Marjorie Ruth O’Connor, L.Ac.,MSW

Education and Credentials

* Licensed Master of Acupuncture, New York State
* Certified Watsu and Water Release Therapy Practitioner
* Tri-State College of Acupuncture | Master of Acupuncture
* Columbia University | Master of Social Work
* Boston College | Bachelor of Arts, English

Professional Experience

* Owner at Sea Cliff Acupuncture in Sea Cliff, New York 2012-Present
* Acupuncture Fellowship at Beth Israel Integrative Medicine Center, NYC 2010-2011
* Social Worker at St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Room, NYC 2004-2008
* Social Work Intern at Sanctuary for Families, Domestic Violence Center, NYC 2003-2004
* Social Work Intern at Glen Cove Hospital, Glen Cove, NY 2002-2003
* Counselor at Florence Crittenton Home for Pregnant Teens, SF, CA 2001-2002
* Americorps Volunteer at St. Paul the Shipwreck Elementary School, SF, CA 2000-2001
* Americorps Volunteer at Children’s Playground, Tenderloin District, SF, CA 2001

Trainings and Continuing Education

* Watsu, Water Release Therapy, Waterdance, Aquatherics, and Healing Dance Certified
* Integrative Aquatic Therapy, Somatic Healing Series with David Sawyer
* Reiki Certified at Maha Rose, NYC
* Breathe Work Training with Erin Telford
* Trauma Informed Thai Yoga Therapy trained with Sarah Seely at Thai Brooklyn
* Access Bars with Josa Goodlife
* Shiatsu Training with Shinzo Fujimaki
* Integrative Institute of Nutrition, NYC
* Shambhala Meditation Center of NYC

Community Involvement and Hobbies

* Rosie’s Place, Women’s Shelter Overnights and Kitchen, Boston, MA 1997-2000
* New York Cares, Swimming with Disabled Children, NYC 2010-2012
* AIDS/Lifecycle, Cycling from SF to LA 2011-2012
* Cold Water Swimming, Cycling, Yoga, Pilates, Meditation, Snowboarding, My dogs