L. Cindy Theroux-Jette, PhD, OT/L, LAc became Board Certified in Occupational Therapy in 1992 by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and in 2002 was additionally Board Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a registered Occupational Therapist, NCCAOM National Board-Certified Acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, licensed to practice in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Her formal education includes a Doctoral degree in Health Psychology, a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.
Dr. Theroux-Jette was appointed by Governor Lynch to the New Hampshire Board of Acupuncture Licensing in 2012 and was reappointed to the Board in 2013 by Governor Hassan, and she currently serves as Chair of the Board. She is President Emeritus of the New Hampshire Acupuncture and Asian Medicine Association (2005-2012).
As a dually Board Certified clinician, Dr. Theroux-Jette enjoys utilizing an integrative approach in treating adult and pediatric patients from the Greater Nashua community. Pain of all types and psychological stress are the most common ailments she sees in her practice. Other interests and areas of practice include healthy aging, physical rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, immunological disorders and gastro-intestinal disorders.
Dr. Theroux-Jette is a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturist, and was the first licensed acupuncturist in the state of New Hampshire to earn this specialty certification from the National Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturists. To date, she is the only licensed acupuncturist in New Hampshire currently holding this certification.
Dr. Theroux-Jette honorably served her country in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1989 – 1997 at Naval Air Station South Weymouth, Massachusetts. Presently, she enjoys giving back to the local and global community as a member of the Rotary Club of Nashua.
In her personal life, Dr. Theroux-Jette enjoys singing as a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish choir, and for hospice patients and their families as a volunteer with the Wellspring Chorus of Home Health and Hospice Care. She follows a pescetarian diet, enjoys nature, and outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, and bicycling with her spouse, Ernie Jette.