Meet the Team
Roberto G. Guerrero, D.A.O.M., L.Ac., specializes in the management of painful chronic conditions, and injuries. He earned, both his Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) and his Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM), degrees at the Texas Health and Science University. Currently, Dr. Guerrero is one of a very few DAOM’s practicing in the San Antonio Area.
Dr. Guerrero was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and together with his parents and siblings immigrated to the United States back in 1978. He first enrolled in college to learn English, and later in the University of Texas in San Antonio to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He graduated in 1985, and just as his father had done before him, he became a small business owner providing wholesale repair services to the jewelry stores in the San Antonio Area.
Dr. Guerrero first became acquainted with Chinese Medicine thru his interest in the martial arts. Read more
Irene Silvernail, RN, MSN, MSOM, L.Ac
Hi, My name is Irene Silvernail. If I told you, ” You can leave your health problems behind would you want to know more?” I have been working in the healthcare profession for 30 years as a Registered Nurse providing holistic patient-centered care. I know from experience health promotion and healing are possible. Read More…
Yi-Chiann Wu, M.S.A.O.M., L.Ac.
M.S.A.O.M., Texas Health and Science University
M.S., Kinesiology, University of Texas at San Antonio
B.S., Physical Therapy, China Medical University, Taiwan
Yi-Chiann (Iris) Wu, M.S.A.O.M., L.Ac., is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the State of Texas and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She earned her Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree at the nationally and regionally accredited Texas Health and Science University in San Antonio, Texas. Read more…
Nikki Turner-Parker is a Massage Therapist and Esthetician with over five years in the industry. She is dedicated to discovering methods of helping people feel better through holistic practices. As a Doctoral student in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nikki goes above and beyond to not only treat her clients using a variety of massage techniques but also gives them guidance on how to stretch and keep the healing momentum going in between appointments. Her passion lies in educating the community on holistic ways to achieve their own optimum performance. Nikki specializes in tension headaches, stress relief, and deep tissue. She loves to create a custom massage that caters to the clients needs, using the knowledge she has gained through her extensive experience.
Patricia Robles, LCSW-S, CHt, CART, CSW-G, C-ASWCM
Hello, my name is Patricia Robles. My mission has been to serve the community by providing comprehensive social work services and adjunctive therapeutic approaches to promote change and empower individuals to achieve their goals, find effective solutions, and overall improve the quality of their lives. I am committed to inspire, empower, offer guidance, and provide the tools to increase quality of life not only for today but for the future. I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Social Work from the University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, Texas; and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. I have been providing social work services for over 20 years. I have additional training & experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Certified Anger Resolution Therapy, and Clinical Hypnotherapy.
Evelyn Gilcrease-Wydra, CH
Hi! My name is Evelyn Gilcrease-Wydra. I am a certified Clinical Hypnotist through the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association. It is my objective to serve, inspire and empower my clients through exploration and education of self. To guide them in their desire to create lasting solutions to the hurdles in their lives and to navigate those complexities to build healthier life experience. I am dedicated to healing mind, body and spirit. I have a wide range of hypnosis experience through study and practice since 1980. I’m certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and spend many additional hours each year on my continuing education to remain currently aware of new data and techniques in the ever-changing field of hypnotherapy. I am a Neurolinguistic Programming Practitioner and Emotion Code student. I earned the Achievement of Excellence Award from the Alaska Career College in Anchorage, Alaska in 1994 and hold Credentials of Ministry through the Universal Life Church in the State of Washington. I moved to the San Antonio area in 2015 and became a part of the Swan team in 2016.
Carmen E. Guerrero, MsAOM
Carmen holds a Masters Science Degree from The Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCTCM). Carmen has over 10 years experience managing and operating Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinics. She brings her managerial skills and her considerable knowledge of Chinese medicine to SWAN Wellness Center.