Offers Online Therapy

Dr. Zhongping

Acupuncturist and Chinese Herb Consultant

In the past decades, numerous randomized controlled trials demonstrate the efficacy of acupuncture-psychotherapy in the treatment of mental disorders including anxiety, depression, PTSD. Acupuncture is unique in balancing the sympathetic-parasympathetic nervous system, the mental and physical health, as well as their related symptoms such as insomnia, palpitation, short of breath, and irritable bowel disorder.

Dr. Zhongping Lu is a professor of George Washington University with a broad background of western medicine, molecular medicine and oriental medicine. He is an anesthesiologist, scientist and licensed acupuncturist by training. His vision is to dissect diseases in a way crossing different medical systems. Dr. Lu has been practicing for more than 15 years with expertise in mental disorder treatment using acupuncture and herbal medicine.

Preferred Pronouns



  • Anxiety

  • Asthma and Seasonal Allergy

  • Cancer Support 

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Chronic Pain

  • Concentration Issues

  • Depression 

  • Digestive Issues

  • Dyspepsia

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Gastrointestinal Issues

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Insomnia

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Joint and Muscle Pain

  • Menstrual Cramps

  • Migraine

  • Tension & Cluster Headache

  • Pain Management

  • Panic Attacks

  • Postpartum Depression

  • Relaxation

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia



  • Acupuncture (Traditional Chinese Medicine/TCM)

  • Chinese Herbs Consultation

  • Cupping

  • Muxibution



  • Cost Per Session:
    $145 For Acupuncture Intake
    $95 For Acupuncture Sessions

  • Insurance: BCBS/CareFirst, Cigna, Aetna, United Healthcare, Veterans Affairs Community Care Plans

  • Sliding Scale: Unavailable



To make an appointment with the provider, please do one of the following:

(301) 941-7009