Hello! I hope you’re doing well and enjoying your summer. I am writing with some exciting news that I can’t wait to share!

As many of you may have noticed, things have been busy around here lately. So that I can better serve your needs, I’ve decided to bring on an additional acupuncturist in Carlsbad to support the practice and to support you – and can I just say – we hit the jackpot. I’m so excited to introduce you to our newest team member, I know you’re going to love her as much as I do.

Join Me in Welcoming Our New Acupuncturist, Kim Dela Cruz, L.Ac, MS, RYT! Carlsbad Acupuncturist Kim Dela Cruz

Kim has been in practice since 2002 and brings years of valuable experience with her. She is a California Board Licensed Acupuncturist and Oriental Medicine practitioner and National Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.

With a passion for supporting people in succeeding in their wellness goals, Kim specializes in treating hormone imbalances and fertility, stress and mental/emotional conditions, allergies and immune system imbalances, soft tissue and joint pain.

She received her Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Pre-Medicine with a minor in Philosophy from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.

Kim’s deep love for wellness and movement brought her to study and teach yoga, which she has practiced for over 25 years. She is a registered yoga teacher and teaches right here in San Diego.

With a caring, gentle, and intuitive nature, Kim uses Healing Touch therapy and Essential Oil acu-point therapy to enhance her acupuncture and loves educating patients on how these goodies can serve them on their wellness journey.

Kim’s mission is to help people live the life they have always wanted to live by facilitating healing through Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Diet and Nutrition, Exercise and Meditation.


I am so grateful that you’ve chosen me to be a part of your health care team. I have no doubt that you are going to love having another fabulous care provider on your team now. As always, thank you for your loyalty, and I look forward to continuing to support you on your journey to better health and wellness.

Yours in good health,

Merritt Jones, LAc, MS, CNC


Merritt Jones Family Acupuncture