Lauren Becker is a co-owner and licensed acupuncturist at Blue Heron Acupuncture & Apothecary in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Lauren grew up outside of Washington DC, and received her BA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Maryland. Interested in ethnomusicology and music preservation, she worked for the Smithsonian Institution before moving to Portland, OR. Inspired by Portland’s progressive health care environment and her own experiences with acupuncture, Lauren decided to pursue graduate studies in Chinese Medicine. In her practice, Lauren uses an integrative and patient-centered treatment approach to health care.