Our Team

Judy Gibson, MSOM, Dipl. Acu, LAc, ADS

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Judy founded Seven Directions Acupuncture and has been providing the Nashville community with accessible, sustainable holistic healthcare since 2010.

Judy graduated cum laude from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Racine, Wisconsin, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine.  Judy is nationally board certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is a Tennessee Licensed Acupuncturist. 

Judy has helped thousands of patients return to wellness using acupuncture, and treats all conditions using the mind-body-spirit relationships that are the core of Traditional Chinese Medicine. 

Judy is a general practitioner treating all conditions including chronic pain, metabolic function, digestion, anxiety, insomnia, preventative, wellness and everything in between.  Judy has a professional focus on fertility, including IUI/IVF support.  She loves supporting women through the life phases of reproductive issues, pre and post natal care, and menopause.  In addition, Judy has extensive experience in treating behavioral health issues, emotional disharmonies, trauma and addiction recovery. 

Judy is an educator, offering professional training in Acudetox (auricular acupuncture) and is a Registered Trainer for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA).  She is also a certified Tai Chi Fundamentals instructor.


Anthony M. Giovanniello, MSAC, Dipl. Acu, LAC

Anthony holds a Master's Degree in Science and Acupuncture, is nationally board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and has been in private practice since 2005.

Anthony is extensively trained and experienced in treating the more than 40 illnesses acknowledged by the World Health Organization to be treatable by Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine.  Anthony's practice focus is Men's Health, Stress Related Illnesses, Anxiety, PTSD, Depression, End of Life Issues and Cancer Care.

Anthony is the founder of Acupuncture Ambassadors (ACUAMB), a 501C3 non-profit, charitable organization.  It's mission is to organize sustainable Acupuncture schools, training programs and treatment clinics worldwide for the care of refugees, victims of violence, war, international conflict and the poor.  Anthony is also a founding member and former medical director of Acupuncture for Veterans Community Clinic in Queens, NY.

Holly Macias, MTSOM, Dipl. OM, LAC

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Holly is a Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist. She is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM) as certified by the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is licensed by the state of Tennessee.  She received her Master’s Degree of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2012. 

Acupuncture and herbal medicine have been a part of Holly’s life since she first began receiving acupuncture at age 21.  After experiencing the first hand benefits and having a major shift in her own health, Holly decided to study Chinese Medicine so that she could share it with others.  Holly’s gentle and effective needling style is ideal for treating anything from the common cold to long standing chronic conditions and can help to soothe the everyday stressors of modern life.  

She practices a classical style of Traditional Chinese Medicine that employs a unified consideration of the patient’s mind, body and lifestyle in order to come up with the most effective treatment.  She frequently uses other modalities such as moxabustion and cupping, herbal medicine, and Chinese nutritional therapies.  

Holly is currently pursuing a DAOM (Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.