Dr. Erin Lee, DACM, L.Ac.

Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist


  • Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
  • Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine


  • NY State Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Board Certified in Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Chinese Herbology & Biomedicine
  • NCCAOM Diplomate of Oriental Medicine


  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Integrative Oncology Center (Cancer)
  • NYU Lutheran Neurological & Orthopedic Rehabilitation (Acute Stroke & Long-term Rehabilitative Care)
  • NYU Lutheran Labor & Delivery
  • Housing Works (HIV/AIDS)
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center (Family Medicine)
  • Columbia Health Medical Services


  • Neurofunctional acupuncture for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction
  • Stress, Anxiety & Depression
  • Sleep disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Migraines
  • Allergies

About Dr. Erin Lee

Director of Health & Happiness

Dr. Erin Lee, DACM is the founding clinic director of Work In Progress Acupuncture Studio. She specializes in neurofunctional acupuncture for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, incorporating the release of active trigger and motor points. She also specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress and sleep disorders.

Dr. Lee prides herself in always going the extra mile when it comes to her patient’s health care, and incorporates not only acupuncture but a combination of different healing modalities for the most effective outcome. Treatment therapies may include a combination of acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, tui na, e-STIM and herbal medicine. She also specializes in the use of vibroacoustic therapy to activate acupuncture points and meridians and to clear and reset the energy centers of the body.

All healing has a spiritual and psycho-emotional component that must be addressed with the physical in order to obtain the most effective outcome. Dr. Lee utilizes her working knowledge of the body to approach healing with both a scientific and energetic mindset to achieve optimal results.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Interest in alternative remedies for mental health issues is on the rise. With so many people suffering from anxiety right now, is there relief to be found in the acupuncture for anxiety NYC clinics offer?

A: One of the main uses for acupuncture is to relieve stress. That stands to reason an experienced acupuncturist for anxiety in New Yorkcan help. Erin Lee, DACM believes acupuncture and other ancient treatments can help with modern problems.

 Q: Mental health issues take many forms in our modern world. What if someone is suffering from depression? How does getting a session of acupuncture for depression NYC clinics offer help?

A: Not only does acupuncture relieve stress, but it also alters the way blood and energy move through your body. A great acupuncturist for depression in New York knows that stress relief can help people with depression.