Kin Health &Wellness originated in Los Angeles county by Jerry Lee, DC, LAc, MAOM.
"Kin" is short for the term "Kinesiology," which is the study of human movement, anatomy, physiology, and their roles in promoting health and reducing disease. The word "Kin" represents "family," (Kindred or Kinfolk) which is the foundation that helped create the vision of a family wellness model. To take it one step further, Kin is referred to how we treat our patients – like family
Dr. Barrera has spent thousands of hours training in hands on manipulation in both the clinical and surgical setting. She brings to the community a unique perspective in understanding the anatomy, the pathophysiology, and clinical knowledge that can help heal even the most stubborn ailments.
Dr. Beth Barrera is the director of Kin Health & Wellness, SPC, whose purpose is to promote natural healing using the innate healing mechanisms of the body and mind to minimize negative effects of stress, toxicity and body dysfunction through biochemical, structural and emotional healing.
Beth graduated from the University of CA, Los Angeles with B.A. in Psychology and specialization in Computer Programming.
Beth completed one year of service in Teach for America. She taught calculus, english and life skills at Dorsey High School in South Central LA.
Dr. Barrera graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. She completed a Pre-Doctoral Osteopathic Teaching Fellowship extending med school to five years.
Dr. Barrera completed a 3 year residency in Family Practice with Obstetrics from PIH Health Hospital in Downey, CA. She completed a one year fellowship in Addiction Medicine with am emphasis in high risk Obstetrics from Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
Dr. Barrera was nominated and elected to be the resident board member to the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California. She served for two years on the board before moving to WA.
American Academy of Osteopathy (AOA)
American Board of Family Physicians (ABFM)
American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ABOFP)
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
The Osteopathic Cranial Academy (OCA)
American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO)