Lillian was the founder of The Lotus Institute, Inc., and trained students in her comprehensive Master Face Reading Certification Program and Daoist Design Program, taught for continuing education courses at universities and colleges, and was a renowned, featured speaker at conferences, conventions and symposiums around the world. Lillian learned her skills from a long line of Master Chinese practitioners in her Chen Family Lineage and received her degree in Psychology from UCLA.
She is the author of Face Reading in Chinese Medicine, 2nd Edition, a best seller in the genre. It was released by Churchill Livingstone in August 2012 as a hardback book with all new color photos. The 1st Edition was published in 2003 as a paperback book and has been translated into German and Italian. She has been on numerous radio and television shows and was featured on the Dr. OZ show, “What Your Face Reveals About Your Health" in 2013. She has been profiled in numerous publications on the topics of Face Reading and Feng Shui, such as Newsweek, Natural Health Magazine, the LA Times and the Irish Times. Lillian was a contributor to several books on Chinese Medicine, including TCM Stress and TCM Aging, published by Urban and Fisher in German. She has also been a contributor to numerous national and international magazines and journals.