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Eileen Han, L.Ac.

Board Certified Acupuncturist

Eileen Han, L.Ac. is a board-certified acupuncturist with a lifetime of extensive training and practice in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Born and raised in Taiwan, the heart of TCM, Eileen benefited early on from a working education with the best practitioners. During 15 years of immersion in her family’s acupuncture needle and TCM supplies business, Eileen also received invaluable practical experience that served as the foundation for her work today.

In 1999, Eileen began her medical studies and an apprenticeship with Dr. Richard Tan, the internationally renowned author and leader of the unique Balance Method. As a student, she honed her focus in internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, traumatology, and external medicine. During this time, she also received essential training in Western medicine and practice management.

Now a renowned practitioner of the Balance Method, Eileen delivers reliable and effective treatment for patients with a broad range of healthcare concerns. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Pregnancy and post-partum health
  • Female and male infertility
  • Menopause
  • Acute and chronic pain
  • Relief of side effects from concurrent medical treatments
  • Digestive disorders
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Stress relief
  • Neurologic concern
  • General wellness and health maintenance
In her quest to elevate the quality and results of acupuncture worldwide, Eileen regularly teaches throughout the US and internationally. In the past 2 years, she has taught Balance Method Acupuncture in New York, NY; Chicago, IL; San Francisco, CA; Charlotte, NC; Paris, France; Barcelona, Spain; Antwerp, Belgium; Beijing, China; Shenzhen, China; Hong Kong, China; and Shanghai, China. She has also led seminars in the Four Levels of Three Essentials Ba Zi in Paris, France.

Eileen holds a Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine from the University of East/West Medicine in Sunnyvale, CA. Currently, she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from American Liberty University in Newport Beach, CA.

She supplements her formal and practical education with continuing studies in herbology and Chinese face reading to bring a truly holistic approach to treating patients.


Lindsay Trottier, L.Ac., CMT

Board Certified Acupuncturist

Lindsay Trottier, L.Ac. CMT is a board-certified acupuncturist and massage therapist.

Lindsay first entered the profession of health and wellness as a certified personal trainer and then worked as a receptionist in an acupuncture clinic. Here she was introduced to the Balance Method and Eileen Han. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, she was inspired to begin her training in massage, acupuncture and herbal medicine. In 2015, Lindsay began an apprenticeship with Eileen Han to extend her clinical knowledge and skills.

Lindsay has experience helping patients of all ages with sports injuries, chronic pain syndromes, digestive complaints, women’s health issues, pre- and post-natal care, cancer-treatment side effects, and mental-emotional health. Her training includes working with NCAA athletes at the UCSD RIMAC center in accordance with athletic trainers, supporting patients undergoing treatment for various cancers at the UCSD Cancer Center in Encinitas, and caring for children admitted to the Helen Bernardy Center for Medically Fragile Children. She continues to work with adult patients with congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, and acquired conditions outside of her private practice.

Lindsay completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at San Diego State University and went on to complete her Master of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.