Dr. Lauren Parish is an acupuncturist and practitioner of Chinese medicine. Lauren completed their master’s at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, OR after which they had the amazing opportunity to intern at the Nanjing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanjing, China. They recently returned to school where they were awarded their doctorate from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine here in the Bay Area.
Lauren loves nerding out on Chinese medicine with anyone who will listen. Lauren practices acupuncture through a social justice lens and believes in empowering patients to take control of their own health and wellness. They specialize in queer and trans health and they are trained in survivor-centered care and Health At Every Size.
Outside of work, Lauren loves to cook vegan feasts and hang with their sweet little old puppy, Oshi. They can often be found reading sci-fi or trying out a new fermentation project.