Dr. Lydie Coleman is the owner of Newton Whole Health. She graduated valedictorian of her class with a Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, MO. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Coleman has been working with NWH since she moved to the area in 2002. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and with a variety of health concerns. She has specialized training in low-force and non-force chiropractic techniques to be able to work well with patients whose bodies can’t tolerate deeper bodywork. She likes working with challenging bodies and health conditions. She also especially enjoys working with pregnant and post-partum women, extremity issues, TMJ disorders and athletic injuries.
Dr. Coleman believes in taking a holistic approach to care. She believes in working with a patient’s physician and in working in conjunction with other health care practitioners to achieve the best outcome for every patient. She strongly believes in educating patients and encouraging people to take an active interest in their own health.
Dr. Deborah Wu is the former owner and founder of Newton Whole Health. She received her Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University. She has been practicing chiropractic in the Boston area for over 30 years. Although she stepped away from the day to day operations of NWH and sold the practice, she continues to be a part of the NWH family and sees patients on a limited basis.
She believes that chiropractic care is a science and healing art that encourages good health through a perfectly balanced and functioning nervous system. She feels passionately about spreading her knowledge of chiropractic to practitioners of other health disciplines.
Katie Goldsbury is a licensed massage therapist certified in prenatal and postpartum bodywork and is a certified educator of infant massage. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), graduate of the Cortiva Institute-Muscular Therapy Institute in Watertown, MA and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Business Administration from St. Michael’s College in Vermont.
From 2007-2012 Katie led the massage team at Isis Parenting, working primarily with expecting and new moms. In 2013 she began a private mobile massage practice and in 2015-16 she was part of the Cheng Tsui Integrated Health Center offering massage services at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
Katie blends various modalities including Swedish, neuromuscular, myofascial, and deep tissue for a therapeutic massage that is specific to each client’s individual needs. She believes in a holistic approach to health that includes massage as a means to achieve deeper relaxation, decreased muscle tension, relief from chronic pain and injury, and improvement in overall health and wellbeing. Her goal is to provide the highest quality massage that addresses all systems of the body, including the nervous, muscular, circulatory, fascia and lymphatic, in order to exceed the expectations of clients and maximize the benefit of massage.