Bridge Community Acupuncture is owned and operated by Melissa Lahmeyer, AP, MSW. Melissa graduated from The Florida Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (previously located in Pinellas Park) in 2002.Over the last 15 years, she has practiced acupuncture in several settings, including a private office, massage and wellness spa,  gastroenterology medical practice, and St Pete Community Acupuncture.


Melissa is a skilled technician who pays special attention to each client's needs. She is open, personable, and down to earth. She takes time to identify root causes of your pain and disease.

Melissa understands the importance of a holistic mindbody approach to health and well being. She believes in working with the mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of health and disease as well as the physical symptoms.

Melissa completed her MSW at USF in May 2017. She is currently a Registered Intern working towards her LCSW (licensed clinical social worker). She has experience in individual, couples, and family counseling. She is passionate about helping each person to become a better communicator with themselves and their loved ones.

Melissa is now Offering:
Private hour long Counseling and/or Acupuncture
Mondays and Fridays 
by appointment only.


           Sliding Fee Scale

          PAY WHAT YOU CAN

Evening hours and possible insurance coverage for therapy are offered from the following practitioners:

Patti Marin, LCSW  is currently accepting new clients! She has over 20 years experience as a trauma informed counselor and currently is employed at the VA. She has recently relocated to the Tampa Bay area from New York. She is accepting insurance.

Dana Beade, LCSW  is currently employed at the VA. She has been a social worker for over 20 years and is excited to be a part of our community. She has experience teaching Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for chronic pain and is looking forward to providing support and groups for interested clients. She is is Melissa's supervisor for the licensure process.



Jessica Geneva is a yoga teacher and Reiki practitioner. She has recently relocated here from New Jersey and is excited to share her healing touch with our community. She will be offering Group Reiki sessions and private instruction upon request.

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