Weiss provides therapies within the framework of Traditional Chinese Medicine including: acupuncture, acupressure, external QiGong healing and Tui Na. Weiss is certified in Esoteric Healing, Therapeutic Touch and Chinese Energetic Healing. In addition to her acupuncture practice, Weiss was a public health nurse for Hennepin County and Human Services and an associate professor of nursing at a local college. In addition, she has taught residents in the Department of Family Practice at the University of Minnesota and was also on the original faculty team of the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the university. Weiss has an earned doctorate in Adult, Continuing and Community Education and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. Her bachelor degree in nursing is from the University Of Nebraska College Of Nursing. Weiss earned the certificate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the Northern School of Chinese Medicine in 1992 and is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Weiss was instrumental in the legislative process that secured licensure for acupuncturists in 1995.
Weiss has been a member of the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing inpatient team since 2006. Weiss has lectured extensively on integrative therapies and traditional Chinese medicine throughout Minnesota and other parts of the United States to professional and lay audiences. She has authored several articles and currently is completing the chapter on acupressure in Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Nursing. (Snyder & Lindquist, 2010).