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"Laurie is one of the gentlest, kindest, most healing souls I know—and that’s just her!

Then there is her space, which is gloriously peaceful, and  soothing too. Her attentiveness as

a listener, her way of questioning, her love and enthusiasm for both her clients and her work,

along with her skill in acupuncture and other therapeutic offerings—all are of the highest.

There is considerable healing to be had at her hands, and I do not hesitate to

recommend people to her."


Dr. Mark Butterfield, MD, Santa Barbara, California

"I am so very grateful to have met you, not only are you clearly a lovely person but you really

helped my sensitivity to poison oak! The blisters I had when I came in began to

dry immediately. I have been taking the homeopathic a few times a day since then. I rode last night and was around a lot of PO so I am curious to see how my body reacts.


Thank you also for the tip, after testing, to take a break from coffee & chocolate, I haven't had a sip since and feel like it was a wise shift. 


Love & gratitude, 


“It is hard to find words to describe how grateful I am to have found Laurie to heal my knee and lower back pain. She is so gentle and I just can describe that having a session in her studio is like taking a nap in a fluffy cloud.

 A big Gracias/Thank you Laurie!"

Fernando J Carrillo, Petaluma, CA

"Laurie, you are doing great work! I just came from my fertility appointment and have 6 eggs this time vs only 1 on the first round. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your dedication, sensitivity and understanding through this whole process."

SM, Petaluma, CA

"Thank you for your loving support and kindness. It means a lot to me! And my little girl, now at 21weeks gestation, thanks you too. I can't wait to hold her in my arms. We have worked so hard for this, and there have been many ups and downs. I appreciate you and all of your healing work, which takes place on so many levels. Sending so much love."

HB, Petaluma, CA

"My husband and I, both in our late 30s, had tried to conceive for a couple of years with no

results. Laurie took time with both of us, putting us on a regular routine with acupuncture and herbs while advising on aspects of our diet and lifestyle. My cycle became more regular and we both experienced better health and a greater sense of well being. Within six months I became pregnant,

and we have a beautiful little boy. Thank you!"


CL, Visalia, CA

Laurie is an extraordinary healer. She is constantly studying and updating her knowledge in Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, herbs, nutrition and homeopathy as well as use of new technologies, such as Trinfinity 8 and Biomeridian. I have known her since before she went to acupuncture school over 25 years ago and have had a variety of ailments healed by her magic touch. In addition to her skills, she is a warm, caring and special person devoted to the overall wellness and happiness of her patients. I have been to other acupuncturists when distance from Laurie made that necessary, but none has ever compared.

Susan A, Noe Valley, San Francisco

Laurie is amazing! I brought both of my children in who were suffering from skin issues. I had gone to the MD several times and they never knew what the issue was - they would always just give steroid creams etc...and they never work, they just mask the problem. Laurie patiently tested both of them and got to the root of the problem to figure out what they were allergic to. Both of them have been completely healed and they didn't have to go through a bunch of pain or take pharmaceuticals to get to the bottom of it! I would highly recommend her to anyone suffering from allergy issues or any other issues for that matter. She is a miracle worker!

Kelly V, Petaluma, CA

I developed a severe case of hives for six months after traveling. I have been to several doctors

and taken several medications, including injections, since then with no results. I finally found Laurie, and had the most extraordinary experience on my third visit. When I left the clinic I felt fine, and then became a bit dizzy and felt off balance. I took my blood pressure and it was better than it has been for a long time. Late in the afternoon the hives went away...I had them all over and they just started to fade away and the itching stopped. I could feel some kind of shift in my body...I couldn't tell you where it was...without words. My body temperature was more normal than it has been in a long time...I felt more cool. Every night I would become covered in hives and would itch terribly! After the treatment, nothing! They were all gone.

SDB, Petaluma, CA


I just want to thank you. After having a dental implant I became allergic to everything! After working with you, I’ve been outside most of the day and have not suffered from any allergies whatever, and am thinking, “Thank goodness for her!” Your work has changed my life! I don’t even know what I would have done. I want you to know that I truly appreciate you and the service you provide."


SR, Montecito, CA


"I am an active 92 year old and have been benefiting from regular acupuncture appointments with Laurie for 12 years now… my ongoing 80th birthday present to myself! My fibromyalgia symptoms have been minimized as I keep up my 3 times per week bridge dates and daily walks, as well as regular trips to see family in New York. I know I can always count on her when I need her. Thank you, Laurie!"


Leone Murphy, Montecito, CA


"I just want to tell you how much I enjoy your sessions, and how I still feel the power of them long after I leave the clinic. You are just very masterful with the needles, along with the other modalities we have used. Thank you, and I look forward to working with you in the future."


MW, Ojai, CA

I came to Laurie with debilitating carpal tunnel, and my neck was so 'stove up' I couldn't turn to the left without shooting pain and numbness in two of my fingers. I felt great after the first treatment, and after the second my neck was completely relaxed. And the carpal tunnel was 50% gone! After 5 treatments I 'graduated' with no more carpal tunnel and a brand new neck. It was quite a leap for me to try acupuncture, and I'm so glad I did!

JD, Petaluma, CA

I came in for carpel tunnel~ who would have thought that treatments could take care of my allergies too! No more itchy eyes and runny nose! Most recently I came in with a pulled groin muscle, and it was 60% better after one treatment. This stuff works!

PD, Petaluma, CA

Laurie Schneider is the best acupuncturist I have ever known!  Her knowledge of body and mind is phenomenal.  On several occasions I have went to her in chronic pain only to leave on the fast road to "pain free" recovery.  Within a day I am able to return to my active lifestyle.  Her technique of muscle testing works!  She has never misdiagnosed an issue I have had and her advice has always worked.  I highly recommend Laurie, you cannot go wrong with her!  Thank you Laurie!!!!

Teri G, Petaluma, CA

Laurie is both very personable and professional.  I appreciate the range of modalities that she applies along with her spot on intuition.  At the end of a treatment I feel back in my body and soo, sooo much better than when I walked in the door.  

We are lucky to have her in our community of healers.

Joni M, Novato, CA

Since becoming a client of Laurie's over three years ago, I have been impressed with her wealth of knowledge, her great variety of skills and experience.  Laurie is a kind, gentle, and intuitive guide in all that she does.  She listens to me, responds, and respectfully helps me make informed choices about my health and treatment options.  Based on what we learn together, Laurie offers suggestions, treatments, and insights in our ongoing discoveries and healing.  I have no doubt that this positive learning and support will continue and only get better.   

A Grateful Client,

Nancy S.

Where do I begin to explain how Laurie was and is instrumental in my healing in general and my fertility journey in particular.  I came to Laurie seeking guidance with my fertility.  I have had years of pregnancy losses and heartache related to trying to birth my baby which I knew in my soul was meant to manifest.  As I am writing this I am pregnant and in week 34!  Laurie has walked the path with me and her work has been instrumental in my ability to experience radiant health.  She helped me with fertility acupuncture, adjusting my nutrition, my supplements, decreasing my anxiety related to PTSD and a complicated trauma history and the list goes on! She was/is always there to assist when health issues arise.  Her approach is wholistic, gentle, effective and very soothing.  She met me where I was at, knew what I needed and brought me into optimum health and wellness.  She helped me heal from adrenal fatigue and chronic stress as well.  She is an incredible healer with vast knowledge and she knows how to apply the knowledge to whatever unique situation I bring her.  Her presence is calm and reassuring.  I feel so fortunate to work with her!  And I so look forward to her meeting my daughter which she helped manifest!  Namaste!

HB, Petaluma, CA

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