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OFFICE STAFF AND THERAPISTS
Robin Merrill is our office manager and receptionist, and also fills in as needed as the chiropractic assistant. Her friendly personality and positive attitude create a great energy within our office. Robin goes beyond her responsibilities and assures daily that all of the patients get the personal attention and service that they deserve.
Cathy Emmons takes care of our medical records. She also does Chiropractic Assistant and front desk duties.
Nicole is originally from Rochester, NY, has been enjoying living and working on the coast of Maine since September 2011. Here at NCWC, Nicole works as a Chiropractic Assistant, and teaches Pilates classes. She received her B.S. in Sports Medicine, Exercise Science from Belhaven University. Her experience and training also includes: dance, sports, Pilates, personal training, and art. In her spare time Nicole likes to travel, hike, and hang out at the beach.
Holly Elkins, one of the massage therapists, brings her wonderful energy to our office. For 13 years she has been working with each client’s specific needs. Holly blends deeply relaxing energy with massage therapy techniques to create a uniquely healing session every time. Deep tissue massage, myofascial release, acupressure, cranio-sacral balancing, Swedish style (Kriya) massage and La Stone therapy are all modalities available during a body work session with Holly. She is also a Reiki Master Teacher and is available for Reiki energy healing sessions. During Reiki you will relax and reconnect with your inner calm self while your body and mind are healing.
Clay King graduated from Atlanta School of Massage in their clinical program, and has been practicing for 14 years. He and his wife recently moved from the Mid-Coast area where they owned Camden Massage Therapy and Midcoast Medical Massage. His focus has always been on rehabilitative work and comprehensive health care. He looks forward to meeting you.
John Martineck is a graduate of Seacoast Career School in Sanford ME. He has always lived a full and active life, and came to massage after realizing the extent massage has supported his overall health and lifestyle. He enjoys working with people of all ages who might be recovering from a sprain/strain, broken bones, surgery or who just want to get the creaks or stiffness out! He is also an Advanced Reiki Practitioner, and a skilled and committed Craniosacral Practitioner. His vision is to combine many methods into a highly effective healing modality. He is deeply interested in healthcare that focuses on and supports a “whole body” perspective, and his commitment is to help others achieve and enjoy an active life free of pain.
Victoria Lombardi. Tori has a true empathetic desire to help others and loves that she makes a positive impact on someone's well being; physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. She is a natural healer with her kind empathetic nature and strong sense of intuition. She began practicing energy work in 2011 and received her Reiki master certification in 2015. She graduated from Seacoast Career Schools for massage therapy in 2015. Although she is young, she is knowledgeable in her work as an LMT. Her interest in human anatomy is shown in her integrative massage approach using modalities such as Amma Therapy Myofascial release, Trigger point therapy, Acupressure, and Myoskeletal rehabilitation. She's very passionate about health and wellness, and continues to educate herself in hopes of sharing her knowledge with others.
Nathalie Lawrence-Taylor, Reiki Master, LMT, and Certified Herbalist. Nathalie felt the calling of healing early on in her life. It was around 2003 that Reiki opened its door to her and she began a self-study. From the beginning of her journey, she was immediately intrigued and quickly realized that it would not be a passing interest, but something infinitely more profound. Nathalie found that Reiki does not reveal itself all at once, but is to be discovered as you live it, one day at a time. Massage came into the picture in 2009 and complimented her Reiki practice. She added reflexology, then Herbal Studies to become a well-rounded holistic practitioner. Her passion is people and helping them learn to heal themselves, from every day aches and pains to deep, traumatic wounds and scars. Nathalie is a truly gifted healer. Her ability to work at every stage with her clients, however they need, is what makes her stand out in the community.
Recently relocated from Connecticut and a graduate of Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Natalie continued her journey for more knowledge in Maine where her focus is to see how regular massage benefits the way of life for her clients. She works with acupressure points, aromatherapy, myofascial work, as well as trigger point therapy. She is skilled in deep tissue, sports massage, pregnancy massage, and relaxation massage. She was trained in common pathologies that are directly related to the average person's way of life, and she uses this knowledge to enhance each session plan.
In her spare time, Alexandria's passion for hula hooping keeps her moving, and her art is her true self care. She strives for nutritional harmony, so most cooking and baking is from scratch. Her reset button is hiking and connecting with nature.
The massage therapists work independently for your relaxation as well as assist the chiropractors to aid in your therapeutic recovery.
Marcia Adair is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and a Nutrition Practitioner. She enjoys working with her clients and helps them achieve their physical and nutrition goals. As Nutrition Response Testing Practitioner, she brings an added level of service to her clients by providing them the knowledge of how to zero in on their nutrition needs, and works with them to develop a personal nutrition program. She loves being able to provide the community with a natural way of becoming happy and healthier. She is also an owner of Natural Fitness Solutions, a local gym in Eliot that offers strength programs, bootcamps, kickboxing and more for all fitness levels. The combination of both these services allows her to work with her client’s full range of needs. Marcia grew up in Eliot and now lives here with her husband, Gano, and her two boys. On the weekends you can typically find her on the go participating in half marathons, mud runs, or working towards her next goal.
Chantal Brousseau is the Colon hydrotherapist. Chantal and her family have been dedicated members of NCWC's family since 2004. Over the years, her personal and professional transformation and life evolving experience have lead her back to her passion. Her passion is to support, educate, and motivate individuals to live with and better understand the benefits of Optimal Health. Her spirited personality and go get 'em attitude will jump-start your way to a more balanced lifestyle. In her spare time she enjoys spending various leisure activities outdoors. She enjoys paddle-boarding, walking the beach, gardening, downhill skiing, and ice skating with friends and family.
After 27 years in the corporate world, where the value of the customer was asserted but not practiced, Kim sought a career in healing where the patient is truly valued and which focuses on the mind, body, spirit connection. Her own journey to true health brought her to Dr. Scott and Dr. Jody before they were in Eliot! Natural Care Wellness Center has been integral in bringing about positive changes for herself and several family members. Specifically, Kim experienced profound changes with NET as a patient, and is now a practicing NET practitioner. Her joy in helping others with a technique that goes beyond “talk therapy”, is only matched by her passion for providing energy healing to others through volunteerism at Wentworth Douglass Hospital, as well as for friends and family and as a complement to NET upon request. You may also find her behind the check-in/check-out desk assisting Robin, Cathy and Nicole and getting to know the NCWC extended family!