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Gathered Roots Community Acupuncture

effective & affordable community-style acupuncture in New Westminster

Meet Dr. Marcie (Marzieh) Shirdelan R.Ac

Eastern Medicine Focused, Western Medicine Background

"Through these years of study and work, I have gained an in-depth knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, and psychology. I have learned how the human body works according to both Western and Eastern medicine philosophies. Combining these two systems has given me the best tool to provide an individually customized treatment for my patients which goes beyond treating symptoms in order to address the root cause of the disease."

Why Acupuncture?

What it can help with


acid reflux, GERD, abdominal pain, IBS, constipation, gas, bloating, Crohn's disease, hemorrhoids, ulcers, weight loss


arthritis, neck pain, back pain, headaches, migraines, tendonitis, chronic, acute, musculoskeletal, fibromyalgia, neuropathic, sciatica


immune system, asthma, allergies, hayfever, sinusitis

Women's Health

hormone regulation, PMS, heavy periods, menorrhagia, painful periods, dysmenorrhea, irregular periods, PCOS, endometriosis, fertility support, prenatal/postnatal care, menopause


acne, itching, eczema, psoriasis, scars

Mental Health

anxiety, depression, PTSD, irritability, anger, insomnia, stress, relaxation

& more...

 "When you walk through the door of Gathered Roots Acupuncture, you’re immediately immersed in a calm, soft, gentle space and when you meet Marzieh you know the reason why. Meeting Marzieh for the first time as my practitioner, I was immediately drawn to her calmness, her gentle aura and her caring ways as we talked for a short time about the treatment I need. As she gently places the acupuncture needles, she takes her time and quietly lets me know what is going to happen. Before she’s finished placing the needles, I’m usually asleep. Every time I walk through the door, I’m immediately drawn into Marzieh’s quiet place, a place of mental and physical refuge where I spend an hour under the care of this amazing, kind healer. The music and atmosphere relax me as I get ready for my treatment and then I’m in acupuncture dreamland.
I’ve been seeing Marzieh once a week for a month and with each treatment Marzieh learns more about me and what my body needs. Each treatment erases more of the unrelentless arthritis and fibromyalgia pain I was living with before my first session. I’m looking forward to an ongoing relationship with his wonderful healer, a woman whose extensive medical background has brought her to us, her Gathered Roots Patients. I can’t begin to thank Marzieh for the pain free hours and sometimes days I’m having, but I can say I won’t chance letting the pain return so that means many hours on a Gathered Roots Acupuncture bed – see you soon Marzieh."

- Frances B, June 2021

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Contact Info



328 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1A6

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