Lisa Christina Smith
L.Ac. Dipl. (NCCAOM) DOM
Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Herbology
Lisa Christina Smith, founder of Health Offerings, Inc., LLC, in Richmond,
Virginia, is a licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.), practicing Traditional Chinese
Medicine (TCM), as well as a clinical, western herbology. She has more than 26
years of clinical experience working in pain management, cancer care,
gastrointestinal disorders, immune system dysfunction, allergies, whole family
health including children, gynecological conditions, and fertility.
Lisa has one of the longest held acupuncture licenses in Virginia, granted by the
Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Medicine, and is a Diplomate of the National
Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She is a
Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM) in New Mexico and is also licensed to
practice in Oregon. She received her Masters of Oriental Medicine from the
International Institute of Chinese Medicine in 1998.
Lisa's experience includes a 5-year apprenticeship with 2 naturopaths in Arizona
before she began her acupuncture education. After earning her degrees, she
practiced at a cancer care center for 3 years while maintaining a private practice
in Ashland, Oregon. Since 2001, Lisa has been in private practice in Richmond,
Virginia working by professional referral and word of mouth exclusively, treating
her patients through diet & food therapy, herbal consultation, and acupuncture.
Lisa’s intention as a healer is to encourage her patients to reach their health
goals. Her intention as an acupuncturist is to educate her patients about their Qi.
The body has innate intelligence, and wants to be healthy and pain free.
Acupuncture alleviates pain & provides deep relaxation. Herbs assist inner
balance. Food therapy reduces inflammation so the body becomes healthy
again. By collaborating with other healthcare providers, Lisa strives to bring the
best of eastern and western healing modalities together for the benefit of her
patients’ wellbeing and health.
Her other lifelong passions are Tibetan Buddhism, being outside, art history,
swimming, gardening, travel, and raising her daughter.