At an early age, Heather Lounsbury, L.Ac., discovered her love of travel, foreign language and learning about different cultures. By the time she was fifteen, she was learning three languages and had been abroad several times. These interests led her to graduate Magna cum Laude from University of Maryland with degrees in Russian linguistics and German literature. It was also during these years that Heather took being a vegetarian much more seriously and in fact worked part-time as a vegetarian chef.
Heather then moved to Los Angeles, graduating Summa cum Laude from Emperor’s College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Prior to graduation, Heather held an internship at the Daniel Freeman Hospital in the Chemical Dependency (AKA Exodus), Psychiatric, and Trauma units. Heather Lounsbury, L.Ac. has been in private practice for over 15 years as an acupuncturist, herbalist, nutritionist, and Reiki master. At her clinic in Santa Monica she treats a variety of ailments, specializing in pain management, gynecology, mental health and addiction, digestive disorders and has developed protocols for those in the performing arts to maximize their bodies’ health and to minimize illness. Her patients range from newborns to the elderly, celebrities to college students. Because of her expertise, Heather is a frequent invited guest speaker on television and radio shows, at local colleges, and even Whole Foods. Her weekly radio show "Live Natural Live Well" covers a wide variety of health topics, as well as how you can get more involved in your community and saving the planet. She has been published as well as featured in several magazines. As a well-respected physician and vegan spokesperson, Heather’s unique holistic approach to healing encompasses all aspects of her patients’ needs, allowing for the best possible results.
Heather Lounsbury, L.Ac. is a leading healthcare advisor and acupuncturist who has worked with many award-winning celebrities over the past decade including Rainn Wilson, Coldplay, Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott, Korn, Carmen Electra, Carmit of The Pussy Cat Dolls and Dave Navarro.
She was featured as Best of the Best in Elite Traveler's 2006 Black Book.