Giving or receiving some form of healing, or redirection of energies. This may also represent the barbs some people stick into you through their words or deeds.
This might also refer to an awareness of where your emotional and physical energy is blocked or being released – or how to release.
The acupuncturist as a person may represent the self-healing process in yourself, or even introverted anger or pain. But this depends on your personal feelings about acupuncture, and your relationship with an acupuncturist.
The dream may be about learning to better direct your own energy. The acupuncturist is a representation of your own ability to heal and understand your inner condition.
Useful Questions and Hints:
What is being deal with in this dream and how does that apply to me?
Can I learn from what is happening in the dream?
Is there something I would like to have happened in the dream?
It would help if you used Processing Dreams.