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Dr. Michelle Wendt

About Dr. Michelle Wendt, L.Ac., DACM

The Acupuncurist & Herbalist

Dr. Michelle Wendt, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM), DACM, MSOM, MCP, PMP

Dr. Michelle Wendt, L.Ac., DACM is the founder & owner of Indigo Healing Acupuncture, PLLC.

Michelle completed her Master of Science Degree at the Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the State of Hawaii and the State of Texas. She is a certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.) by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Michelle completed her Doctoral studies in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She also holds a double-major Bachelors degree and two Masters degrees.

During her doctoral program, Michelle completed a clinical rotation at Dripping Springs Pediatrics and built a bridge to integrative medicine.

Michelle uses combinations of acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, laser acupuncture, dry needling, moxibustion, fire cupping, BioMat infrared therapy, ozone (O3) therapy, Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM) Therapy, PEMF Therapy, and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine to improve the health and well-being of her patients.

Michelle specializes in treating Chronic Pain/Illness, Fertility & Pregnancy Support, Pediatric Conditions, Migraine, Headaches, Insomnia, Anxiety, and Grief.

Michelle is a local business leader in Austin and Dripping Springs. As a community outreach project of Indigo Healing Acupuncture and Massage, Michelle is the owner and Creator of Opportunities (COO) of MPOWER Dripping Springs, a collaborative networking group of over 800 female entrepreneurs. In January 2022, she was elected to a 3-year term on the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. In January 2023, she was elected to the Board for the Dripping Springs Education Foundation (DSEF).

Michelle has been a featured guest on episodes of the DigitalMarketer Podcast and Mallett and Michelle on Dripping Springs.

She offers private business mentoring services here.

Photo of Dr. Michelle Wendt L.Ac, DACM for Hays County Women in Leadership 2022

Recent Accolades Include:

  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Pain Management Physician
  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Massage Therapist (Faith Charfauros, LMT)
  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Alternative Medicine
  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Acupuncturist
  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Civic Leader
  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Civic/Social Club (MPOWER DSTX)
  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Overall Company
  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Boss
  • 2024 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Place to Work
  • 2024 Dripping Springs Star Award Winner for Businessperson of the Year
  • 2024 Dripping Springs Star Award Finalist for Business of the Year
  • 2024 Best of Hays County Winner for Best Acupuncturist
  • 2023 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Pain Management Doctor
  • 2023 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Alternative Medicine
  • 2023 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Boss
  • 2023 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Place to Work
  • 2023 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Civic Leader
  • 2023 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Acupuncturist
  • 2023 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Overall Company
  • 2023 Dripping Springs Star Award Finalist for Businessperson of the Year
  • 2023 Dripping Springs Star Award Finalist for Business of the Year
  • 2023 Best of Hays Top 3 Finalist for Best Acupuncturist
  • 2022 Hays County Women in Leadership Award Winner
  • 2022 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Acupuncturist
  • 2022 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Pain Management Doctor
  • 2022 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Alternative Medicine
  • 2022 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Place to Work
  • 2022 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Boss
  • 2022 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Overall Company
  • 2021 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Acupuncturist
  • 2021 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Pain Management Doctor
  • 2021 Best of Dripping Springs Winner for Best Alternative Medicine
  • 2020 Dripping Springs Star Award Finalist for Businessperson of the Year
  • 2020 Dripping Springs Star Award Finalist for Up & Coming Business
  • 2020 Best of Dripping Springs Top 3 Finalist for Best Acupuncturist
  • 2019 Dripping Springs Star Award Winner for Outstanding Customer Service
  • 2019 Dripping Springs Star Award Finalist for Best Up & Coming Business
  • 2019 Austin Birth Awards Finalist for Best Acupuncturist
  • 2019 Austin Birth Awards Finalist for Best Herbalist

    As Seen On

    Michelle Has Advanced Training In:

    • Aroma AcuPoint Therapy™ (2015)
    • Pediatric Chinese Medicine (2017)
    • Integrative Fertility (2017)
    • Advanced Integrative Diagnosis (2017)
    • Master Tung Balance Method for Pain Relief (2017)
    • Dry Needling (2018)
    • Holistic Fertility (2018)
    • Spinal Stenosis and Peripheral Neuropathy (2019)
    • Cosmetic Rejuvenation Acupuncture (2019)
    • BioActive Microcurrent Therapy (2019)
    • Ozone (O3) Therapy (2019)
    • Advanced Dry Needling (2020)
    • Acupuncture Injection Therapy (2021)
    • Oncology Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (2022)
    • Insomnia (2022)
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    Diplomate of Oriental Medicine

    A Diplomate of Oriental Medicine is a practitioner who is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®) and has met the certification requirements for both acupuncture and Chinese herbology. It is a considerable professional achievement to earn the designation Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). NCCAOM certification indicates to employers, patients, and peers that one has met national standards for the safe and competent practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbology as defined by the acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) profession. For additional information, about the Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, please visit the NCCAOM Website.

    Holistic Business Coaching

    Dr. Michelle Wendt, L.Ac., DACM, PMP® is an accomplished business leader and offers one-on-one mentorships and coaching to business owners in the Dripping Springs area.

    With over 20 years of corporate management experience and numerous awards as a business owner, Michelle is uniquely qualified to holistically optimize your business for heart-led growth, success, and impact. 

    To learn more, please visit https://indigohealingacupuncture.com/holistic-business-mentoring/