Meet our Therapists
Center of Balance massage therapists are all professionally trained, experienced, and licensed by the State of Tennessee to practice massage therapy. Each has his/her own unique style of massage, including variances in the amount of pressure used, the rhythm and cadence of a session, and particular areas of extra training and expertise. You may request a specific therapist when you schedule, or, if you're not sure, just let us know what your therapy goals are, and we'll place you with the therapist who will best fit your needs and schedule.
Our therapists include:
Donna Hudson, LMT and business owner (License # 00759)
Over 25 years accumulated knowledge and skill as a massage therapist. Fixing chronic aches and pains a specialty.
Nan Dowis Scarlett, LMT (License # 10468)
28 years a Licensed Massage Therapist. Specializing in therapeutic and Swedish massage. "Aromatherapy is part of my massage".
Daniel Lee, L.Ac., licensed acupuncturist (TN # 8).
Over 30 years as an acupuncture practitioner, nationally certified, trained in China,
Korea, and USA. Treatment available for a long list of conditions. Appointments available at Center of Balance on Thursday afternoons, please call to schedule!
More information at:
Kyle Collins, reflexologist.
A member of the Reflexology Association of America. Has practised reflexology and acupressure in the Cookeville area since 2012. He also uses Young Living essential oils in his reflexology sessions. To reach Kyle when he is out of the office, you may call 931-510-9879 between the hours of 10 and 6.
Dr. Marti Merritt, LCP
A Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Merritt is also a certified Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) nutritionist.
More information on GAPS Diet can be found at:
Kieran Fenlon, ADS (TN # 285).
An Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, member of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association. Providing a special ear acupuncture treatment known as the N.A.D.A. Protocol - originally developed for drug and alcohol addiction, also used nationally and worldwide for stress and PTSD. Can also be helpful for smoking and weight loss. Uses 5 acupuncture points in the folds of the outer ear, followed by 20-45 minutes of sitting quietly to let the needles take effect. We can offer this very cheaply, at $10 a session.
We plan to continually update this page with biographies of all our
wonderful therapists. Stay tuned!