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Meet The Team

Owners, Dr. Brian McLaughlin and Dr. Kevin McLaughlin

When you are seeking chiropractic care, you need to know whom you are working with. Take a moment to learn about our chiropractors and wellness team and familiarize yourself with their credentials.

Dr. Brian McLaughlin

Chiropractor

Dr. Brian McLaughlin is from Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia with his younger sister and two brothers, one of which is his identical twin. He graduated from Shepherd University with a B.S. degree in Fitness and Exercise Science. Growing up he was involved in year round athletics; lettering in football, baseball, basketball, and golf in high school. He continued playing golf and baseball throughout his collegiate career, including coaching a local high school baseball team. Dr. McLaughlin had been inspired by the sport medicine field and the holistic approach to healing at a young age as his involvement in the field started when he was a senior in high school. He completed two internships in physical therapy including extensive training in rehabilitation by his sophomore year in college. It wasn’t until his junior year in college when he became aware of the chiropractic profession and engaged in another internship. Intrigued by the fields’ comprehensive approach to healing the body, Dr. McLaughlin decided that chiropractic was his calling. A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida campus, Dr. McLaughlin was involved in sport council, sports club, motion palpation club and was a Teaching Assistant in Palmer’s Clinic. In addition, he was trained extensively in extremity injuries, sports and rehabilitation through the CCEP program organized and founded by Dr. Kevin Hearon. Dr. McLaughlin is currently licensed and certified by the North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Dr. Kevin McLaughlin

Chiropractor

Dr. Kevin McLaughlin was also raised in Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia and is a graduate of Shepherd University and Palmer Chiropractic College. He graduated with a Fitness Exercise Science degree. He completed two chiropractic internships in his undergraduate program. Growing up he was also involved in year round athletics; lettering in football, baseball, basketball, and golf in high school and continued to play football in college. During his clinical experience, Dr. McLaughlin participated in a preceptor ship program with Dr. Donald Murphy in Rhode Island which dramatically increased his knowledge in the profession. He has studied numerous chiropractic techniques and specialties such as Webster’s technique for pregnant women, Gonstead, Activator, Flexion and Distraction, Diversified, Neuromobilization, Muscle Energy, Myofascial Release, Kinesiotaping, Extremities,Thompson Drop, Applied Kinesiology, Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) and Nutrition. He is certified in Graston technique and is also a Rock Tape Certified Doc (Kinesiotape). Dr. McLaughlin stays current in research and uses proven techniques through the literature, seminars, and continuing education known to be effective. As a previous collegiate athlete, he enjoys staying active in his cross-fit community and working with athletes. Kevin looks forward to helping and working with everyone around him.

Dr. Suzanne Fox

Chiropractor | Functional Medicine

Dr. Suzanne Fox graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Delaware Valley College. She went on to pursue her education at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, where she graduated as valedictorian of her class. During her first semester of chiropractic school, she had the opportunity to take a Functional Medicine seminar and realized that she had found her passion in using holistic, advanced biochemical testing and nutritional therapies to facilitate healing. During her last year of school, she also became certified as an Applied Kinesiologist. Upon graduation, Dr. Fox’s drive to better serve her patients and learn as much as possible in the field of Functional Medicine, lead her to numerous hours of post graduate seminars. The culmination of this training resulted in her receiving the highest level of board certification for nutrition in the chiropractic profession, a Diplomat of Clinical Nutrition. As fundamentally important as biochemical health is, Dr. Fox also recognizes that stress plays a major role in overall health and quality of life. Consequently, she pursued training in well researched stress reduction techniques. Dr. Fox primarily uses NET, Neuro-Emotional Technique and EFT, Emotional Freedom Technique, in the office. Additionally, homeopathic and nutritional supplements are used as adjuncts to these therapies when beneficial. Dr. Fox has been practicing complementary and holistic medicine for over a decade. In addition to working with patients one on one in the person, Dr. Fox consults with patients via Skype who are located throughout the United States, and also leads group classes in the office and online. Outside of the office, Dr. Fox loves spending time with her son Evan, family, friends, and dog, Ginger! She enjoys cooking, reading, the beach, and being outdoors…especially with horses!

Dr. David Nicol

Chiropractor

Joining our team late June 2019, Dr. David Nicol is one of the newest providers at Complete Chiropractic Sports and Wellness. Dr. Nicol began his college education at the University of Kentucky, and transferred after 2 years to Loyola University of Chicago. He graduated from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1992 with honors, receiving his doctorate. He began as an associate doctor for a few years, then began a private practice in Torrance and Santa Monica in 1995. He has been happily married for 30 years and has four wonderful children, ages ranging from 10 to 18. Dr. Nicol has a great sense of humor, and often jokes that when he finishes treating his patients, he goes home to start his second job! When you meet him, you will notice he is not only kind and compassionate, but he is able to speak with you and explain what is necessary to help you in both English and Spanish.
Se Habla Español

Joseph Ashburn

Physical Therapist

Joseph Ashburn is one of the newest providers at Complete Chiropractic Sports & Wellness, joining our team in July 2019! He graduated from the University of Dayton in 2002 with a Bachelors of Science. He then went on to obtain a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Walsh University in Canton, Ohio. Joseph has spent his career educating patients on injury prevention strategies and the rehabilitation of the spine, neck, and orthopedic diagnoses. It is his passion to assist individuals in leading healthy and high functioning lives. Although originally from Ohio, Joseph currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina and lives with his wife, daughter, and son.

Teri Varillas

Massage Therapist

Teri has had lifelong experience working with people in the community and has developed an altruistic demeanor that lends to her intuitive practice. Her desire to educate people to help better themselves and provide regular self-care is her priority. Teri is trained in Swedish massage, Deep Tissue or Myofascial Release, Lymph Drainage, Prenatal massage and Acupressure. She also has advanced training in Touch For Health, Aromatherapy and Reflexology. When Teri is not practicing massage therapy, she is spending time with her family and her three dogs. She loves to garden and has many plants and flowers to tend to. She enjoys cooking, being outdoors, reading and relaxing. She likes to practice yoga, listen to music or take a walk in the woods to calm her mind and body.
LMBT #17622
Se Habla Español

Amanda Godwin

Massage Therapist

Amanda Ann Godwin is a nationally certified massage therapist. Her massage style is a combination of Swedish and Ayurvedic massage, often employing the additional tools of warm towels, essential oils and gua sha. She is skillful at “listening” to the body under hands to discern the best way to proceed. Amanda’s background as a yoga teacher informs her treatment of the body in massage. Her ministry of helping the body to heal and thrive has spanned work in massage, 4-handed massage, midwifery, hospice, and as well as teaching, yoga, and quilting. She makes her home with her husband in Carrboro, NC.
LMBT #11808

Aaron Marco

Rolf Therapist

Originally a graduate from Duke University with a B.S. in Economics, in 2006, Aaron Marco embarked upon a life-changing career journey: the pursuit of and an understanding of what he has come to name “integral well-being”. Aaron Marco began his training in Structural Integration at the ROLF Institute of Structural Integration in Boulder, CO, 2008 and completed his studies at IPSB College in San Diego, CA, 2009. He received certification as an Advanced Rolf Structural Integrator from the Guild for Structural Integration in Boulder, CO, 2010 and passed the Certification Exam for Structural Integratorssm, 2010, earning the title Board Certified Structural Integratorcm. Additionally, Aaron Marco is qualified in The Rossiter System. The Rossiter System is an evolutionary approach to structural bodywork and is designed to provide fast relief from physical pain. Aaron Marco’s innovative approach to “integral well-being” is facilitated by the method of Integral Neuro-Fasciology, INF.
LMBT #10917

Jennifer Bell

Yoga Therapist

Jen started on a journey to deepen her practice and knowledge, in 2008, by becoming a yoga teacher. For over 10 years she has been teaching yoga around the world, she is now looking forward to bring the benefits of yoga therapy to the triangle area. Jen has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University. She completed her 200-hr yoga teaching training through Yoga Fit, and her 300-hr with Blue Lotus in Raleigh. Currently Jen is pursuing a masters in Yoga Therapy from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. This is the first and only program of it’s kind in the country and she feels privileged to be part of their program. Jen is also a group fitness instructor and personal trainer certified through AFAA (Aerobic and Fitness Association of America). In her spare time she loves to eat, travel, and spend time with her family.
E-RYT 200, RYT 500, CPT

Laura DeTorres

Billing Specialist

Laura joined the Complete Chiropractic Sports & Wellness team in January 2018. As the Billing Specialist, she is the all-knowing magician when it comes to patient billing. She says her favorite part of the job is the patients. There are many patients who have been coming since the beginning and over time, they become part of the CCSW family. Outside of the office, she enjoys the outdoors, mountain hiking, sailing, practicing hot yoga, reading the next greatest mystery novel and traveling. Laura, in her own time, operates Dal Cuore Music, a professional wedding and event singer group with her husband.

Lillian Suarez

Front Desk Coordinator

Lillian joined the Complete Chiropractic Sports & Wellness team in January 2019. As a Front Desk Coordinator, she enjoys watching our patients’ progress as they come in for treatment. She says her favorite part of the job is working in a fun and caring environment where she learns something new every day. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their four elementary school aged children. Lillian, in her own time, operates Cary’s premier event and wedding planning boutique, Lillian Suarez Weddings & Events.

Leila Thompson

Boot Camp Instructor | Front Desk Assistant

Leila is the newest member of our administration staff, joining the Complete Chiropractic Sports & Wellness team in July 2019. As a Front Desk Assistant, she'll be joining Lillian at the front desk helping with checking patients in and out and answering the phones. On Saturday mornings, she runs our Boot Camp class, helping our patients become more physically fit in a fun and group setting. Outside of the office, she is an IFBB Pro and personal trainer. You may have seen her featured for the Arnold Classic or on NPC News for her bodybuilding awards.
CPT