Lis Goldschmidt is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of California and a nationally certified acupuncturist in the US with a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM). Lis excels at treating a variety of conditions, including pain of all types, insomnia, digestive issues, menstrual issues, and addiction. In addition, she has advanced training in the treatment of depression + anxiety, Lyme Disease, transgender health issues, hormone balancing + fertility, and prenatal + postpartum care.
While studying Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lis interned at the ACTCM Community Clinic, the Auricular Clinic, the Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic, and the Jewish Home for the Aged. After earning her license in 2010, Lis worked in several of San Francisco's community acupuncture clinics which allowed her to treat a diverse group of patients experiencing a wide variety of health concerns. Lis' volunteer history includes providing acupuncture to members of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, TGI Justice Project, Punks with Lunch, and patients at the Charlotte Maxwell Complimentary Clinic. She established Five Pins Project in 2013.
Having earned a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education, Lis brings an artist’s sensibility to the practice of Chinese Medicine. Lis’ enthusiasm for holistic health care grows from her interest in the human body, the arts, and her commitment to community.
When not seeing patients, Lis enjoys an overwhelming number of hobbies, including but not limited to ceramics, sewing, stained glass, and baking. She’s also an avid reader, podcast lover, and mother.