Meet Our Staff
At Wilson Family Chiropractic it is our mission to improve the quality of life of our patients, their families and our community. We provide a relaxing environment to facilitate healing through chiropractic care and education on health and wellness. Wislon Family Chiropractic’s experienced and friendly staff is always on hand to provide you with the best possible care and answer your questions.
Dr. Katie Wilson
Dr. Katie Wilson opened Wilson Family Chiropractic in 2006. She is a 2004 Life University, Doctor of Chiropractic, graduate and a 1992 graduate of University of Northern Colorado in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting. She enjoys providing chiropractic care to all ages and is certified in prenatal and pediatrics. Dr. Wilson believes in the intelligence of the body and its ability to heal naturally and drug-free.
Prior to moving to Sylva, Dr. Wilson and her husband Erik grew up in a small rural farming community in Northeast Colorado. She then spent her twenties traveling and living in South Africa. In her thirties, Dr. Wilson worked for Ribley Family Chiropractic in Woodstock, Georgia throughout her schooling and joined as one of the doctors until the opening of her own practice. With their love of small town living, a sense of community and family values, Erik and Dr. Katie felt Sylva was the perfect place to raise their two children, Eden and Kavan.
Dr. Jeffery Goldwasser
Dr. Jeffrey Goldwasser graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in 1984 and has been in practice for 30 years. He opened his Sylva practice, Mountain Community Chiropractic in June of 2002. After twelve years of private practice in Sylva, Dr. Goldwasser joined Wilson Family Chiropractic in February of 2014.
In addition to his chiropractic services, Dr.Goldwasser is trained in functional medicine, nutritional therapy, weight loss,de-tox programs and exercise rehabilitation.
Mary joined Wilson Family Chiropractic in 2009 as a Chiropractic Assistant. She can help answer questions you may have regarding insurance, nutritional supplements and is certified to take x-rays in our office. Mary is a 2001 graduate of Western Carolina University in Parks & Recreation and a 2006 graduate of Clayton College of Natural Health in Holistic Nutrition. In her free time she enjoys canoeing, gardening, baking, playing cribbage and spending time with her husband, Adam and their son Seth and daughter Wren.
Valerie is a 2008 graduate from the Center of Massage & Natural Health of Asheville. She is a licensed massage and bodywork therapist through the state of NC and also holds a National Certification. She joined Wilson Family Chiropractic in 2010 and quickly became an active part of our practice.
She has a wide variety of experiences and techniques that has been gained throughout her years as a therapist. With a main focus on Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Therapy she can incorporate sports massage, Thai yoga stretching, Oriental medical cupping, targeting myofacial release and aromatherapy using pure essential oils.
Valerie’s focus is to create a professional and comfortable environment to her clients. It is important for her to find a blended balance that provides the most muscle release and relaxation possible which better prepares the body for a chiropractic adjustment. Liscense number: #7890.
Kadie is a 2014 graduate of Southwestern Community college with degrees in Business Administration and Massage Therapy. After graduating she began her career at Fusions’s Spa and massage quickly became her passion. She spent her time learning new modalities and gaining experience before joining the Wilson Family Chiropractic team in October 2017.
Her approach to massage is one of combining relaxation with therapeutic techniques to release physical and mental tension. She specializes in tight neck/shoulders, headaches and sciatica. She integrates a variety of modalities into her massage and has training in swedish, deep tissue, pregnancy, hot stone, Ashiatsu, positional release, Thai, Gua Sha and trigger point. License #14697 LMBT.
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“Kristin graduated from the Massage Institute of Cleveland in 2010. Living in Tennessee at the time, she started her career at the Bradley Wellness Center. After seeing the benefits of massage and experiencing the change that it can have on the human body and overall wellness, Kristin‘s passion for massage grew. She has since devoted her time and knowledge to helping clients; to encourage balance with the body, spirit, and mind as well as take away current pains and provide relaxation.
Kristin moved to North Carolina in 2012, and previously worked at Mandara Spa at Harris Cherokee casino, Massage Envy, and Fusion’s Spa before proudly joining Wilson Family Chiropractic in February 2018. Her calming energy and smooth flowing massage style allows clients to feel at ease and relax quickly. In order to provide each client with an individualized and personal massage experience, she is continually looking for new modalities and techniques to add to her skills. She is currently trained in swedish, deep tissue, pregnancy, hot stone, trigger point, Thai massage, Ashiatsu, cupping and Gua Sha.” License #12566 LMBT.