Carolyn has an extensive background in counseling and community organizing. She also holds an MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego. Carolyn is the president of the Board of Directors of the Karen Organization of San Diego whose mission is working with refugees from Burma.

While she is not out saving the world, she is probably out walking her rescued boxer dog Mabel. Carolyn enjoys hiking, yoga and the Southern California sunshine. 

About Us

Carolyn Smyth, Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, is a licensed acupuncturist and owner of Warrior Within Wellness. Her practice focuses on healing physical and emotional trauma through acupuncture, body work, movement and nutrition. She holds both MS and DACM degrees in the field of Chinese Medicine. In collaboration with San Diego based nonprofits, Carolyn provides acupuncture for post 9/11 veterans through Warriors Live On and women in recovery through Shakti Rising.