Lydia Au, Acupuncturist & Herbalist
Lydia is a heart-centered healer and a music-loving mother of two adventurous boys. After taking some time off to fully nurture the loves of her life, she came back to the workforce and discovered POCA. People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA)’s mission of increasing accessibility and availability of acupuncture treatments and in turn improving the health and lives of our community totally resonated with her.
Lydia received her BS in Health Science at Purdue University and studied Naturopathic Medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ. She graduated summa cum laude at South Baylo University with a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2009.
Lydia has been working as a licensed acupuncturist since 2010 in various clinic settings and no other clinic has given her so much happiness and fulfillment. She’s extremely grateful to be a part of each patient’s healing journey and assisting their progress. She also specializes in cosmetic acupuncture and holistic facial rejuvenation at The Beauty Within. Outside the clinic, she loves spending time with her hubby, her Lego master grade-schooler and her dinosaur-loving kindergartener.
Kim Le-Nguyen, Acupuncturist & Herbalist
Kim was born in Vietnam but raised in Sunny California. She has years of business experience under her belt as a successful salon owner and operator in Minnesota. Due to her own battle with an autoimmune condition, she opened her eyes to holistic approach to medicine and decided to pursue a career in Chinese Medicine. She obtained her Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at South Baylo University. During her time at South Baylo, she has received numerous awards for clinical and academic excellence.
Kim combines her expertise in Chinese medicine, acupuncture, and nutrition to help her patients reach their optimal state of well-being. She finds immeasurable pleasure in helping others and regularly volunteers in various community wellness events, health fairs, and outreach programs. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her hubby enjoying the sights of beautiful Southern California.