William Duarte, D.A.O.M., L.Ac., E.A.M.P.
Dr. William Duarte relocated to Kirkland from Portland, Oregon, where he maintained a holistic health practice for 25 years.
He is a nationally certified and state Licensed Acupuncturist, as well as a Certified Homeopath from National College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Duarte holds a BA in Chemical and Biological Sciences from the National University of Mexico, an MA in Psycho-physical Therapies from the Mexican Institute of Human Improvement and a PhD and MA in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine; where he subsequently served as a faculty member for many years.
In his youth, Dr. Duarte studied Native Traditional Medicine with several renowned healers in the jungles of Mexico, and is fluent in Spanish. As a professional healer, he has made numerous educational trips to China, and Central and South America. In more than 30 years of clinical practice, with a broad array of tools and experiences at his disposal, Dr. Duarte strives to educate and empower his patients with new choices and perspectives, and encourages them to be responsible for their own healing process.
Sonia Weirich, 500 E-RYT
Sonia Weirich is a 500 E-RYT yoga instructor and educator with 15yrs of experience. She participates in a renunciate study program with her non-dual Guru and she holds a black belt in Shotokan Karate. These combined experiences provide the unique energy and perspective that Sonia brings to her clients.
As part of the team at Kirkland Whole Life Clinic, Sonia has integrated the philosophy of whole body health to her naturally intuitive sense of form, motion and breath to assist patients in rebalancing their being. Inspired by the transformation she has seen in her clients on all levels (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) Sonia is currently working to obtain her Yoga Therapy certification so that she can better serve the community.