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About Us









Stephanie LaCarrubba, RN, MS, LAc

With a B.S. in Nursing Science from the University of San Francisco and a Masters in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University Stephanie was a clinical nurse specialist and worked with people with cancer and immune disorders for 20 years. After seeing the wonderful results some of her patients achieved through acupuncture treatments she decided to study Chinese Medicine and received her Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1995. Stephanie has been practicing in the Bay Area for over 26 years.  She is licensed in the State  of California and board certified to practice nationwide.  She has also completed certification in pediatrics, Qi Gong, meditation, and hypnosis.  Stephanie designs individual treatment programs to assist you in achieving your health goals.




BayTree Wellness Center was founded in 2002 by Laureen Fanucchi and Stephanie LaCarrubba. Our team includes some of the Bay Area’s finest practitioners in acupuncture, Chinese medicine, massage, skin care, mind/body, and spiritual services.


Laureen Fanucchi, CN, CMT, CST Laureen has been in practice for over 24 years. Born and raised in the Bay Area and the mother of two children. Former competitive soccer player and runner. Laureen has a degree in Nutrition Science from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. Laureen has worked as a Doula and is a infant massage instructor where she does group classes and private sessions with clients. She has training in the healing arts such as: Reiki Level 1, 2, 3, chakra balancing, AromaTouch and essential oils. She received special training through Upledger Institute in CranioSacral Therapy (CST) and has completed training in pediatrics. Through CST and different healing modalities Laureen has helped many families. Laureen has received additional training in massage in areas including Sports, Deep Tissue, Swedish, ​Aromatherapy, Prenatal,Trigger Point and Acupressure.  She has completed continue education in movement, strectch therapy and completed training as a Mindful Touch Practitoner in Yomassage. 

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