At Rain and Shine Holistic Healthcare we are passionate about what we do. We change people’s lives by helping them unlock their own healing potential, whether you need help with pain issues or injury recovery, fertility and pregnancy support, adjunctive support for cancer care and chemotherapy, natural hormone balancing, natural treatments for chronic and acute disease, or natural primary care. We work with patients of all genders and across the age spectrum from children, to teens, to adults and elders.


Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Taking appointments at Blackbird Natural Health

4425 SW Corbett Ave, Portland OR 97239

Call (503)227-8700 or text (503)850-8484

Elizabeth Rowan seeks to empower those in her care to reclaim their own vitality. She uses a holistic framework to understand the root of all dysfunction and provides opportunities for transformative healing. She moves fluidly between the following modalities: acupuncture, classical Chinese herbal medicine, diet and lifestyle optimization, and a variety of manual techniques including Myofascial Release, Shiatsu, and Craniosacral Therapy.


Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist

Dr Melinda Nickels combines the best of traditional medicine and modern knowledge, in the interest of minimized side-effects and enhanced quality of life for patients. As a Naturopathic physician, she is trained for general practice including physical exams, labs and medical imaging. She can speak the same language as other health care providers and work with them to coordinate your treatment. She uses homeopathy and herbal medicine, mind-body counseling, and advice on  healthy eating, exercise, and home remedies such as hydrotherapy in order to give you more control over your health and well being.  As a practitioner of Chinese medicine, she integrates acupuncture, Chinese herbal formulas, and Qigong exercises to do at home.


Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Professional Coach

Katrin is an experienced and skilled massage therapist who is passionate about helping people heal and improve the quality of their lives. She continues to take classes that deepen her knowledge and experience in helping others heal. She offers Craniosacral Therapy, Bowen Therapy, Neuromuscular Massage Therapy, Pregnancy Massage, and Oncology Massage. 


Katrin also offers life coaching for those looking to ease life transitions, gain greater clarity and direction, explore strengths, move through fear, and develop greater self esteem.


For more information, check out her website:


Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach and Licensed Massage Therapist

Daria Howell combines her passion for natural foods cooking, knowledge of functional nutrition, holistic lifestyle approaches, and biodynamic cranial therapy to help women create a personalized path to sustainable wellness and shift the way the body ages.

She partners with clients to get to the root cause of symptoms like weight gain, unstable blood sugar, chronic pain, or menopause concerns - so those issues can finally be solved and they can enjoy the energy and freedom to do whatever they choose to do. A former dance fitness instructor and beauty consultant, Daria loves ecstatic dance, cooking wonderful food, and musing on spiritual topics.

Schedule a complimentary 20-minute Strategy Session to learn more.


Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncturist and Certified Qigong Instructor

Lita provides gentle, compassionate care to patients, helping to enable their own self-healing and empowerment.  She utilizes both traditional Chinese acupuncture and non-invasive Japanese-style approaches, combined with gentle bodywork, moxibustion and Chinese herbal medicine.  Lita is also a certified Wild Goose Qigong instructor, providing individual and group instruction.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please visit

(503) 227-8700