Our Wellness Team
Our uniquely designed wellness center provides you with access to practitioners in acupuncture, massage therapy and energy healing. Each practitioner is independent, but can work with you in a tailored program to enhance your wellness. We invite you to read the practitioner and staff bios below.
Health, wellness, and enjoyment of life have long been ingrained in Dr. Custodio since she was young. Growing up in the Philippines, her exposure to simple home remedies instilled in her the belief that health can be promoted naturally. Dr. Custodio’s desire to find alternatives to conventional Western medicine ultimately led her to Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
After completing a Bachelor's Degree in Biological Science and Health Ecology from the University of Nevada, Reno, Dr. Custodio attended Pacific College of Oriental Medicine ("PCOM") where she earned her Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Traditional Oriental Medicine. While at PCOM, Lesley received advanced training in Japanese-style acupuncture (i.e., less invasive techniques). Lesley completed additional training in Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture, Cupping Therapy, and Aroma AcuPoint Therapy (AAT).
Dr. Custodio is a California Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) and is nationally certified as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Dr. Custodio was previously licensed in her home state of Nevada as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (O.M.D.). Nevada and California are known in the industry as the most difficult jurisdictions to gain admission into. Dr. Custodio formerly served as Clinic Manager at the PCOM Acupuncture Clinic, where she supervised key personnel and was responsible for the clinic's day-to-day management of operations.
When Dr. Custodio is not treating her patients she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, as well as cooking, traveling, and yoga.
Dr. Lesley Custodio, D.A.C.M., L.Ac.
Demetrios Sparacino - Administrative Assistant
Demetrios holds an essential role at Feel Well Acu by providing administrative, legal and logistical functions for the clinic. He regularly assists Dr. Custodio to ensure that she has the needed support to run the clinic smoothly and efficiently so she can focus on providing exceptional care to her patients.
Demetrios is a San Diego native and holds degrees from the University of San Diego and Thomas Jefferson School of Law. When he is not assisting Dr. Custodio, he enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time with his family.
Feel Well Acu is happy to have him as part of the team!
TJ Morton, L.Ac. - Morton Acupuncture
TJ Morton, L.Ac, has a BA from Brown University and a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. TJ started his interest in the exchange of energy as a healing force in Seattle,WA. While pursuing a career in acting, he became a certified yoga teacher at Samadhi Yoga in Seattle, WA under Kathleen Hunt and Douglas Ridings. During that time, he became interested in the how the vital force flows through the body, and how that relates to more modern discoveries in anatomy and science. As an actor in theater doing 8 shows a week, he became fascinated with the human body and under what circumstances it reaches peak performance. After a back injury, a visit to an acupuncturist helped him avoid surgery. That experience led him to pursue a 4 year Masters Degree to become an acupuncturist. TJ brings with him energy, creativity, and a desire to connect deeply with each patient, making each treatment an expression of the individual in front of him.
To schedule with TJ, please contact him directly.
TJ Morton, L.Ac.