Doctor of Acupuncture and
Oriental Medicine

Karen Chang is a Holistic Therapist with interest in the metaphysical aspects of the human body and she is combining bio-cybernetics with energy medicine.  She joined Lifetree Clinic in 2017 and founded Lifetree Integrative Medicine in 2019.  For the last decade, Karen developed a strong background in:

Manual therapies from

- Traditional Chinese Medical Tuina

- Ayurveda Massage

- Ortho-bionomy, and 

Biofield therapies in

- Acupuncture

- Medical Reiki

- Medical Qi Gong

- Cinnabar Field Activation. 

Additionally, Karen followed her preceptor Kyu Hong Tae, LAc, for Korean Medicine & Juheng Acupuncture in 2018.  She is licensed in the State of Maryland for Acupuncture, and is currently preparing to be licensed in Minnesota. Karen incorporated Reiki in Juheng Acupuncture in a clinical study for Anxiety and Depression at Lifetree Clinic.  Their case report can be accessed here.  She received her DAOM degree from Five Branches University, San Jose, CA, and is a recipient of the Society for Acupuncture Research Award.

Karen is a member of Acupuncturists Without Borders.  She is also a volunteer for American Cancer Society Look Good Feel Better and The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.


Karen raised three children with Traditional Chinese Medicine in Minnesota.  She moved from Tokyo in 2010.