About Karen Adams, L.Ac. Founder

 Karen Adams

Karen Adams, Acupuncturist and Herbalist, is an experienced and highly trained healthcare practitioner. She became licensed to practice Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2001. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and received her Master’s Degree in Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese (ACTCM) in San Francisco. While completing the rigorous curriculum and four-year clinical training program at ACTCM, Karen also participated in a two year internship in the private practice of her mentor who specializes in fertility and breast cancer.


Karen became interested in Chinese Medicine while addressing her own injuries having been an active dancer and athlete. She noticed a decrease in pain and overall increase in her health and welling. Now through her education, experience and compassionate nature, Karen connects directly with her patients and their needs. After graduating in 2001, Karen returned to her home town of Santa Monica to share her knowledge and work within her community for better health and quality of life. She runs a general medicine practice with an emphasis on women’s health, fertility and pregnancy, injuries and chronic pain.


"I enjoy helping people and with acupuncture I am able to see results right away which is gratifying."   - Karen Adams, LAc



About Andrea Winchester-Chang, DAOM, L.Ac

 ndrea Winchester-Chang

Andrea Winchester-Chang, DAOM, L.Ac., is a licensed acupuncturist and certified massage therapist. She completed her Master’s degree of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at Dongguk University in Los Angeles, California in 2016. Continuing her education she completed her Doctorate degree from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco, California in 2019 while working in private practice. As a practitioner of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and an instructor of Body Work/Medical Massage, she has developed an integrated, patient centered approach to treat a broad range of health issues, such as Musculoskeletal Injury and Chronic Pain, Headache/Migraines, Stress Management and Emotional Health, Digestive Issues, and Women’s Health.