Welcome to Living Room

The Living Room is an affordable acupuncture clinic providing high quality health and wellness treatments conveniently located in the Central Business District of Downtown Miami.

We are excited to bring acupuncture to Downtown Miami. The acupuncture movement is spreading worldwide, fueled by the desire to for the health and wellness you get from acupuncture and Chinese medicine.  At the clinic, you will receive your treatment in our comfortable treatment rooms with a licensed and experienced acupuncturist.

Meet Our Acupuncturists

Dr. Rafael Perez, AP, FABORM, CBP
Dr. Rafael Perez, AP, FABORM, CBPNCCAOM National Board-Certified Acupuncturist™, Fellow American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine, Certified BodyTalk Practitioner
At Living Room all of our Acupuncturists are professional Board Certified Acupuncture Physicians (A.P.) having passed stringent exams from the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Dr. Rafael is a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (FABORM). Dr. Rafael Perez has a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) and a bachelors in Health Science. He has performed over 10,000 treatments addressing many different conditions. Rafael was always very interested in natural healing and the ability of the body-mind complex to improve health.

In 1999 Rafael began formally exploring alternative health and wellness modalities.  For the last 15 years Rafael has received formal training from various renowned teachers in Yoga, Philosophy, energetic healing and other health and wellness modalities.   He is also a Reiki practitioner attuned and trained by Master Reiki Trainer Sangeet Kaur of The Healing Source in Phoenix, AZ.   Rafael has as received additional training in Japanese Meridian Therapy and Dr. Tan Balance Method.  In order to better help his clients, Rafael studies and practices The BodyTalk System and is a Certified Bodytalk Practitioner.

Before entering the healing profession Rafael worked as a business professional and entrepreneur in the US and Europe.  Rafael holds a bachelors in Finance and a Masters in Business Administration from Florida International University.  His previous work allowed him to experience travel and interactions with people from all walks of life.  He worked with organizations ranging Fortune 1000 to smaller family owned and operated companies.  The experienced gained throughout his business life gives Rafael the ability to understand the stresses and issues that arise in everyday life and the ability to better help clients during their treatments.

Meet our Acupuncturists

Lisette Molina, Acupuncture Physician, L.AC, Dipl. OM, RN-BSN
Lisette Molina, Acupuncture Physician, L.AC, Dipl. OM, RN-BSNNCCAOM National Board-Certified Acupuncturist™
Lisette is a fully accredited Acupuncture Physician. She is Board Certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®️), Board Certified Herbalist, Injection Therapy Certified, Clean Needle Technique Certified, and Florida State Licensed.

In 2009, Lisette held her first healthcare license as a Licensed Practical Nurse after graduating from Florida National University. During this time her career and expertise was focused on home health management, senior care and end of life care.  Simultaneously, she explored her passion for Alternative Medicine working under Reiki Master, Sarahor Elizabeth Galvis at Reiki Enlightenment Healing Center for 3 years and later became a Level 1 Certified Reiki practitioner.

Lisette continued her undergraduate studies at Miami Dade College, graduating with Phi Theta Kappa Honors with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nursing.  She is a Florida State Licensed Registered Nurse, and also holds licenses in several other states. She has worked for the past six years at Jackson Memorial Hospital and Ryder Trauma Center as a perioperative nurse, gaining experience in numerous surgical procedures including but not limited to trauma, multiple organ transplant, general surgery and orthopedic surgery. 

After more than a decade of experience working in the healthcare system, Lisette was witness to the strengths and weaknesses of conventional western medicine. She knew her patients needed more options than the overzealous prescription of highly addictive opioids for pain management or the heavily relied on pharmaceutical treatments for chronic conditions. Her quest for knowledge and dedication to better healthcare lead her to Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine and a second Bachelor’s degree in Health Science.

Shortly after completing her Masters, Lisette ventured to Shanghai, China where she expanded and refined her skills in Acupuncture and Herbology by completing an educational rotation through Shuguang Hospital, Yueyang Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, herbal farms in Taxing city and Tianjiang Pharmaceuticals (one of the largest and most renowned herbal companies in China).

Meet Our Patient Care Coordinator

Shannon Bell
Shannon BellPatient Care Coordinator
Shannon’s career life has been varied. While she focused most of her attention on her 4 beautiful children and preferred to be a stay at home mom most of the time, she followed some very interesting jobs.
Being a photographer for Olan Mills was a rewarding way to use her skills with children to create portrait memories for other families.
Shannon graduated 2nd in her class as a Chiropractic Technician from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. She then went on to help her parents open their first Chiropractic office.
Just for fun Shannon worked for three years as a Black Jack Pit Boss.
After her children were grown, Shannon decided to try her hand at the law. Graduating Paralegal Studies from University of Miami and loved the exciting world of criminal defense law.
Shannon came to Living room Acupuncture to help out for a little while as a favor to a friend. But, she quickly fell in love with the peaceful tranquillity. She loves working with the patients and watching them get strong and well. Shannon struggled with infertility herself as she was growing her family so working with the fertility patients is her favorite part of her job. Every new baby is celebration!

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