About Nikol

About Nikol Angel

Nikol Angel

"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease."


Nikol lives and practices acupuncture with a strong belief in the above quote, which stands by the principal that every human body has its own true self-healing potential. Nikol works with you to invoke your inner wisdom for mindful life changes while supporting your healing journey amid potentially challenging transitions. Along the way, Nikol acknowledges your unique body's responses and its patterns of disease, which enables her to implement and integrate your personal preferences and physiological responses with ancient wisdom as well as modern medicine. 

Nikol Angel Clark is an Oregon State licensed, and national board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist serving patients throughout the Columbia River Gorge. Nikol Angel  LAc. is a new private practice endeavor for Nikol, and the practice is located in a beautiful new space at the Laughing Mountain building in the Heights of Hood River, OR. Leading Nikol to this step forward are over 10 years of clinical experience in East Asian Medicine. Gathering this experience has taken Nikol from Alaska to Mexico and from New York to the Caribbean as she has continuously extended her herbal and acupuncture skills through apprenticeships, workshops, acupuncture program development, and lead roles in clinics of top practitioners across the country.

Medical Education

In 2004, Nikol received a Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches Institute in Santa Cruz, CA. She holds certificates in:

  • Acupuncture
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Massage Therapy
  • Yoga
  • Reiki.

Treated Conditions

Combining these therapeutic tools, Nikol provides unique treatments for all manner of medical conditions including:

  • Acute and chronic pain management
  • Internal  illness
  • Heart health
  • Cancer treatment support
  • Women’s health with a focus on hormonal imbalances, fertility, and prenatal health

Referring Institutions

In addition to seeing patients in her private practice, Nikol is a resident acupuncturist in the Mind/Body department at Water’s Edge, Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s premiere outpatient facility and clinic in The Dalles, OR. Treatment at Water’s Edge emphasizes holistic collaboration between western medical practitioners and alternative healing modalities with Nikol receiving referrals from all departments of MCMC such as:

  • Orthopedics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • The Celilo Cancer Center

Related Endeavors

Nikol is also the founder and director of Good Medicine Enterprise, an organic tea company based out of Hood River, OR.

Nikol sits as the chief herbalist at Good Medicine, blending unique combinations of western, Chinese, and Ayurvedic medicinal herbal teas.

Her blends also extend to specialty items such as:

  • medicinal elixirs
  • exotic conserves
  • oils and vinegars
  • spice blends