Dr. Lucas's education gives her unique credibility in today's healthcare world. She holds a doctorate degree in Research Psychology as well as her national certification and Colorado license to practice Traditional Chinese Medicine.
In addition to her formal training at The Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, she considers herself blessed to have been mentored in Pulse Diagnosis by the late Jim Ramholz, O.M.D. and bases her treatments and classes on knowledge gained while working with Jim. Additionally Dr. Lucas interned in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs with Timothy McGee, L.Ac. and QiGong Medical Massage with Master/Dr. Zhengao Yao.
Lucas has more than 20 years of teaching experience including at the graduate school level at the University of Louisville. She has been described as "a dynamic speaker who keeps her classes engaged and who can explain complex information in an understandable form."
In addition to teaching the Mei Zen System of Cosmetic Acupuncture she teaches Pulse Diagnosis courses that integrate classical pulse models for use in contemporary clinical applications. For more information please go to www.PulseSeminars.com.
Her private practice is based in Denver, Colorado where she specializes in treating serious chronic illness, couples who are experiencing fertility challenges, and in Cosmetic Acupuncture.
Dr. Lucas has been interviewed as an Acupuncture expert by USAToday, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. She has also been interviewed about Cosmetic Acupuncture by Allure, Flare, DaySpa, WebMD, Paula Begoun, First for Women, RealSelf.com, and the Colorado Springs Gazette.