Dovetail Acupuncture practices traditional acupuncture, also known as Five Element Acupuncture, a gentle form of complementary medicine. We also offer facial rejuvenation acupuncture, as well as scalp acupuncture.

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Conveniently located in Ellicott City, Maryland, Dovetail’s treatment facility provides respite while one undergoes treatment. Dovetail also offers home visits in the Severna Park area. 

Contact us today to schedule your appointment or to have your questions answered.

To learn more about the conditions acupuncture has been used to successfully treat, please visit Why Acupuncture?.


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Leslie Anderson, M.Ac., L.Ac.


Leslie Anderson, M. Ac., L. Ac., thoughtfully tends those who participate in her acupuncture practice.  A graduate of Tai Sophia, she has been practicing the art of acupuncture since 2003 and has been in private practice since 2005.

As a wellness coach, Leslie helps her clients come to life more fully. By incorporating coaching into her practice, Leslie empowers her clients to discover their own capabilities, identify and achieve goals that will bring them fulfillment, and enjoy the gifts within each experience. Her clients journey with greater happiness and resilience.

Leslie, a social worker for over 30 years, also has a M.S. degree in Human Resource Development, with an emphasis on creating health education programs. She brings to the treatment room compassion, focus, and a unique ability to connect with her clients.

Leslie is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Maryland.

Read what Dovetail Acupuncture’s clients say about their experiences.

Contact Dovetail to book your appointment or to learn more.

“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”

~ Audre Lorde, The Cancer Journals