helping patients address health concerns that are preventing them from living life to its fullest.

I offer a variety of related services to treat and prevent a wide range of conditions, including pain, digestive issues, women’s health issues, autoimmune conditions, fertility and pregnancy, allergies, headaches, and more.


Acupuncture is one major component of Eastern Medicine in which hair-thin needles are inserted into specific points in the body. Acupuncture points are selected based on their ability to stimulate the body’s own natural healing mechanisms through the physiological response to the insertion of the acupuncture needle. The needle insertion stimulates the nervous system to release chemicals into the brain, spinal cord, and muscles. Acupuncture can be used to enhance immunity and to support both physical and emotional well-being. Acupuncture is a safe and effective way to treat a wide range of medical conditions. Most patients do not feel the needle insertion and find acupuncture deeply relaxing and often fall asleep.

While acupuncture can be extremely helpful for many conditions, we have found that, in our experience, it will not work nearly as well as when it is combined with nutritional therapy. Thus, we will typically combine these therapies to treat the whole system and achieve best results for the patient.


We believe lifelong health and vitality are our birth-right! Diet and lifestyle modifications in combination with acupuncture and dietary supplementation are the first and main tools we use with our patients. We have extensive clinical training to determine nutritional and lifestyle imbalances and to use food as medicine. We are skilled in using nutritional supplements safely and effectively to enhance the healing process for an individual.

Don’t like to cook? Too busy to think about food? Have kids? Have specific health concerns? Don’t worry—we work with each person to create a plan that works for you and your goals. We can also coordinate your care with your other medical providers to develop a comprehensive plan that is most effective.

“I was very impressed with Lauren. In addition to being a first rate acupuncturist, her knowledge of nutrition and supplements is phenomenal. That additional expertise gives her the ability to treat even the most complicated conditions. Go see her. You’ll be happy you did!”


detoxification programs

We are uniquely trained to guide you through properly cleansing and detoxing the body at the cellular level. We work with each individual and guide you through the program step-by-step.

Have you cleansed before, felt great, and then ended up right back where you started? Are you new to the world of cleansing and slightly intimidated? We’ve guided lots of people through cleansing successfully and tailor each cleanse specific to your needs and goals.

10 and 21 Day Cleanse and Detox Programs Available.


  • Weight loss
  • Increased energy and vitality
  • Improved sleep
  • Balanced hormones
  • Reduced sugar cravings
  • Increased sex drive
  • Reduction of anxiety/depression
  • Clearer, brighter skin
  • And so much more…

program includes

  • Initial 60 minute consultation
  • High quality, whole-food supplements
  • Daily email support
  • Recipe book
  • Blender Bottle
  • Weekly follow-up appointments (if desired)

*Group Rates Available

chinese medicine

herbal medicine

Herbal medicine is a great alternative to pharmaceuticals. Traditional Chinese herbal medicine is a powerful system that uses natural medicinals to treat many common complaints, illness, and diseases. Herbs come in many different forms but the most common and convenient methods are tablets or tinctures. Herbal recommendations are included with acupuncture appointments but 30 minute herbal consultations are available.

cupping therapy

Patients usually request this! Cupping is a great way to untangle the knots in your shoulders and de-stress. Glass cups are applied to the surface of your skin with a mild suction in order to draw fresh oxygen-rich circulation into the achy and tired muscles below. Afterwards, you feel like you’ve had a deep tissue massage! Some discoloration may appear on the skin’s surface following this treatment. Cupping is often included during an acupuncture session. For those that wish for cupping therapy alone, 20 minute appointments are available.


Moxibustion is a warming treatment that involves burning an herb called mugwort. It is used to warm regions of the body and acupuncture points in order to stimulate circulation. Moxa is also well known for the ability to help turn a breech fetus (around 34 weeks gestation and in coordination with the Ob/Gyn only).

functional testing

Have you been feeling sick and tired? Have you been running from doctor to doctor with few answers as to what ails you? Do you feel like something is off but can’t figure it out? Perhaps you’ve tried food elimination diets, basic hormone and lab testing, swallowing endless supplements, devouring any information you can get your hands on and you’re left confused and with an endless supply of supplement bottles filling up your shelves?

You are not alone!

If you’re ready to dig deep, test. Don’t guess.

dutch hormone testing

The most comprehensive and innovative testing out there to test adrenal glands, hormones, and their metabolites. This test digs deeper and gives you the full picture of your hormone levels and how they’re being broken down in the body.

gi map stool testing

A comprehensive stool test that screens the body for pathogenic bacteria, parasites, fungi, viruses, and other pathogens that can have a negative impact on your body and cause many illnesses or chronic conditions.

great plains food allergy testing

This test is highly beneficial in structuring elimination diets or determining whether delayed food reactions are causing physical or mental symptoms. Determining what foods you’re reacting to can mitigate your symptoms, reduce stress on your immune system, lower gut inflammation, resolve food cravings, and aid treatment in many chronic health conditions.


Are you planning to try to conceive in the next few months? Have you been trying to conceive on your own and without any luck? Perhaps you just had your third miscarriage or you’re looking at the calendar and planning your next IVF cycle. Whatever stage you find yourself in with family planning, this program is designed for you.

You can improve your chances of not only getting pregnant but staying pregnant and having a healthy baby with the right tools and guidance.

This fertility program uses customized interventions, such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition support and guidance, specific supplementation recommendations, lifestyle recommendations, mindfulness practice, hormone testing, and stress reduction practices to support your body and boost your fertility.Lauren will listen to you and your needs and create a plan unique for you and your goal. Most patients report positive changes in the first 90 days.

Benefits include: improved chance of conception, decreased stress, improved sleep, regular menstrual cycles, reduced or eliminated PMS symptoms, improved uterine lining markers, and more.


austin location

2520 Longview Street, Suite 310
Austin, Texas 78705 (map)