Huntington 631-423-1969 Ronkonkoma 631-981-7422

HUNTINGTON – RONKONKOMA

Meet Our Staff

Think Acupuncture blends ancient traditional wisdom and modern scientific research to provide the highest level of clinical care possible. Our team is comprised of New York State Licensed Acupuncturists holding the highest training in the state. Additionally, our acupuncturists are nationally board certified in both acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.


Dr. James M. Shinol, DACM, L.Ac., LMT
Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
NYS & NJ Licensed Acupuncturist
NYS Licensed Massage Therapist
Founder, Owner & Director of Think Acupuncture

James M. Shinol holds a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College, San Diego CA. He received his Master’s of Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder CO. Prior to his education in East Asian Medicine, he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Pre-Med from Albright College in Reading PA. James is a Diplomat of Acupuncture, a Diplomat of Chinese Herbology, and a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He served as the President on the Executive Board of The Acupuncture Society of New York for 8 years and was the Dean of the Acupuncture/ Oriental Medicine program at a local acupuncture college. James currently serves on the NYS Acupuncture Board and provides instruction on the topics related to the best acupuncture practices for acupuncture needle safety and related procedures for the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM). He has extensive knowledge and experience in treating infertility (male and female), pain of all types, respiratory and digestive conditions, and much more. With nearly 20 years of experience, he works closely with many western medical doctors and prides himself on blending the two medicines.

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Samantha Moorehead, MSOM, L.Ac., LMT
NYS Licensed Acupuncturist
NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

Samantha Moorehead is a licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist in New York State. Samantha is a Diplomate of Acupuncture and a graduate of New York College of Health Professions in Syosset, NY, where she obtained her Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In addition to her primary focus on fertility and Women’s health, she addresses emotional wellbeing, digestive complaints, pain management, and allergies from a holistic perspective. Samantha’s objective is to offer a safe space to empower clients to attend to their body, mind, and spirit.

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Maria Tancredi-Hogan, MS, L.Ac., LMT
NYS Licensed Acupuncturist
NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

Maria Tancredi Hogan is a licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist in New York State. She graduated with a Master’s degree in acupuncture from New York College of Health Professions where she spent many years as a Professor and Supervisor to students in the Massage Therapy program. Maria is passionate about sharing the healing benefits of Chinese Medicine. Believing the body should be treated as a whole, she uses many modalities to treat various conditions such as sports injuries, pain management, digestive complaints, and stress reduction.  Maria is currently a doctoral candidate at Pacific College of Health and Science.

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Gabrielle Wilson, MS, L.Ac.
NYS Licensed Acupuncturist

Gabrielle (Gabby) Wilson is a Licensed Acupuncturist in New York State. She received her Master’s of Science degree in Acupuncture from New York College of Health Professions. Gabby is passionate in assisting patients to achieve optimal wellness with the use of Chinese Medicine using techniques including gua sha, cupping and electro-acupuncture.. Gabby treats a variety of conditions including digestive, psycho-emotional, fertility and reproductive health as well as musculoskeletal pain. She believes each patient is a unique case that requires understanding, skill and above all else, compassion.


Dr. Dana Adamkiewicz, DAc, L.Ac., LMT
Doctor of Acupuncture
NYS Licensed Acupuncturist
NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

Dana Adamkiewicz is a Board Certified and Licensed Acupuncturist in New York State, as well as, a Licensed Massage Therapist. She received her Doctorate of Acupuncture from Pacific College and her Master of Science degree in Acupuncture from New York College of Health Professions. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Eastern Philosophy from Stony Brook University. Through her prior experience in sports and coaching, Dana has a passion for treating sports injuries with a focus on concussions. She approaches this true holistic medicine by incorporating the mind, body and spirit in her treatments to promote healing.

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Eve Culhane, L.Ac., LMT
NYS Licensed Acupuncturist
NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

Eve is a New York State Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist. Eve earned her Master’s of Science degree in Acupuncture and Associate’s of Occupational Studies degree in Massage Therapy both from New York College of Health Professions. Eve was introduced to complimentary and holistic therapies in the arena of Equine Management where she has spent much of her life in equestrian physical and emotional rehabilitation. She believes strongly in the mind-body connection and practice includes pain management, fertility and mental health.


Erin Scileppi, LMT
NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

Erin is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist specializing in problem-focused medical massage. She Graduated New York College, here on Long Island, in 2007 with an associate’s degree in Occupational Student in Massage Therapy. Erin has spent nearly a decade treating in an array of atmospheres ranging from relaxation techniques in spas, treating athletes in high intensity gyms and healthcare offices improving patients quality of life. With a strong background in deep tissue and medical massage each session is customized to fit the needs of each patient at the time of their treatment.

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