Michael Dunbar is a nationally certified  (NCCAOM #157287) and North Carolina Licensed (NCALB #1060) Acupuncturist, NC licensed massage therapist (#19359), and holds a Naturopathic Doctorate from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

He is native to Raleigh, North Carolina and studied public health with a concentration in nutrition at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

With his extensive knowledge of nutrition, Michael counsels patients on meeting their weight and health goals through lifestyle and dietary modification while doing acupuncture and acupressure work to help patients reduce stress and manage pain.

Michael has a passion for mindfulness meditation and has been reading about and practicing such techniques for over 15 years, and can instruct patients on these invaluable techniques for managing both day to day and trauma-related stress.

In his personal life, Michael enjoys contra and blues dancing, weight lifting, and travel.