Chiara Francesca
  • Community Builder
  • Eastern Wellness
  • Educator
  • Somatic Practitioner
  • TCM
  • Trauma Focused
  • Seattle
  • Black
  • Immigrant
  • Indigenous
  • NB
  • POC
  • Queer
  • Trans Men
  • Trans Women
  • Trauma Informed
  • Women
Chiara Francesca

Originally from Italy, and currently residing in Chicago, Chiara is an acupuncturist, organizer, artist, immigrant, and former teen mother living with a disability. She completed a 3 year Master in Acupuncture at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, earned an MA in Italian Studies from NYU in 2015, and an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012, where she was a Soros New American Fellow. Her clinical focus is on mental health, trauma, CPTSD and queer/trans health. She is committed to making healthcare accessible and in building collaborative healing spaces. Chiara is involved in the Chicago Healing Justice Network, which aims to promote healing justice from an anti-oppression framework.