Barbara Burns, L.Ac.
Voted “Best Acupuncturist” by San Gabriel Valley Core Media Group weekly newspaper readership three years in a row and Pasadena Weekly in 2011 and 2013-2015, Barbara Burns was graduated with a Master's of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) from SAMRA University in Los Angeles with a perfect 4.0 academic average. In practice in Sierra Madre and Arcadia since l997, Barbara is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
Since graduation in l996, she has specialized studies in Fertility, Musculoskeletal conditions- including a year-long course in orthopedic acupuncture, is a certified specialist in NADA addiction cessation protocol, and is a trained provider of Transformations 360: Weight Loss & Pre-diabetes program.
Barbara has given presentations on acupuncture's wide-ranging medical applications for the Los Angeles Diabetic Association, Methodist Hospital's Mended Hearts Cardiac Support Group and
many counseling centers, service clubs and women's groups in the area.
Before returning to acupuncture school, Barbara enjoyed a career in hospitality and tourism marketing and public relations as national media manager for a Beverly Hills-based hotel chain, then as vice-president of a high-end hotel and restaurant public relations firm, and, before moving to Beverly Hills, as director of public relations for the Seattle-King County Visitor and Convention Bureau. She is a graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle and currently resides in San Gabriel with her husband Jim.
Lynette Lee, Office Manager
Lynette Lee serves as Office Manager, taking care of scheduling, most business and herbal and product inventory here at the clinic.
With Barbara since '05, she is very comfortable in continuing to be a steady helping aspect in a healing/health environment & loves providing excellent patient service. She is a Yoga teacher in the Kripalu tradition, teaching classes to adults and youth as well as private sessions and retreats since 2003.