meet the team
OWNER, FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE DOCTOR
Monica Jamasi DC, MS, CNS (cand.)
Dr. Jamasi is the owner of Family Chiropractic of Springfield and Family Chiropractic of Alexandria. She grew up in Toronto, Ontario, and revived her Bachelor of Science by completing an honors degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of Toronto in Canada.
She continued her studies in the US and graduated summa cum laude from the Master of Science in Human Nutrition program and magna cum laude from Doctor of Chiropractic program from the University of Bridgeport in 2014. Dr. Jamasi also received advanced training by serving as an intern within the Chase Wellness Community Health Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She has participated in the Sports Outreach Programs providing care to many college athletes in New York City as well. She is currently preparing to take her exam for the Certified Nutrition Specialist Program.
Her interest in holistic healthcare began after she lost her mother to Cancer. That was the start of her journey into functional medicine. She combines her clinical expertise in neuro-musculoskeletal medicine and functional medicine to identify the root causes of your symptoms and treats it naturally using personalized nutrition plans, targeted pharmaceutical-grade supplements, and lifestyle modification to help your body achieve optimal health.
She utilizes many specialized clinical tests to get to the root cause of your ailments. Among her tools of choice are customized blood test panels, urine analysis, advanced hormone testing, and DNA-based stool analysis.
Dr. Jamasi is passionate about helping patients discovering the underlying reasons for their "unexplained symptoms". She helps patients that have digestive problems, thyroid issues, headaches/migraines, fatigue/low energy, chronic pain, PCOS/infertility, hormone imbalances, stubborn weight, anxiety, depression, and much more.
Bedsides a clinician, Dr. Jamasi is also a mother of two lovely boys, a wife, and an entrepreneur. She enjoys strength training, cooking healthy foods and desserts for her family and staying active. Most importantly, she loves spending quality time with her sweet husband and boys.
Allison Pitt DC
Dr. Allison Pitt was born and raised in Wisconsin and recently relocated to Northern Virginia. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. In 2015, she graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa and had been practicing in her home state ever since.
Dr. Pitt enjoys having a family practice treating patients of all ages. Over the past few years, she's focused her continuing education on working with infants, children and pregnant women. She is Webster Technique trained through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Pitt would love the opportunity to work with you throughout your pregnancy to help you have an enjoyable and comfortable experience.
Dr. Pitt has a passion for running and spends a lot of time training for an upcoming marathon. She also loves hiking, traveling and spending time with her fiancé and their little dog, Einstein.
Jane Martinez DC
Dr. Jane Martinez earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, with honors, from New York Chiropractic College in November 2019. Prior to her doctorate, she studied Exercise Science at SUNY Cortland. Throughout her time at SUNY Cortland, she was a pole vaulter on the Track and Field team.
Dr. Martinez's history as a college athlete has made her aware of the stress sports can have on the body, and thus, the integral role chiropractic care has in the recovery of athletes of all forms, as well as the impact that chiropractic care can have in the lives of those suffering from a wide range of ailments. Dr. Martinez started her journey with chiropractic at the age of seven when she decided this was the exact path she wanted to be on. Dr. Martinez loves to treat pediatric patients and pregnant patients; however, she thoroughly enjoys helping people of all ages. Dr. Martinez finds nothing more rewarding than helping people get out of pain and improving their overall quality of life. She is dry needling certified and also has certificates in Whole Foods Nutrition, Sport Science and Human Performance, and RockTape.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Caroline Phan LCSW
Caroline is an LCSW with over 25 years of experience specializing in social services for children, adolescence, and families. Early in her career, Caroline worked with underserved families in Washington, D.C. before transitioning into the public school systems, where she provides care and resources for students and their families throughout the year.
Caroline empowers parents and their children to regain control of their lives by teaching the skill sets necessary to navigate adolescence with the family. These tools include strengthening relationships, managing life-stress responses, optimizing social emotional health, among others.
Stress evokes unique emotional responses in each individual - Fear, anger, and grief can negatively impact health, leaving behind destructive beliefs, phobias and chronic physical illnesses that can plague families for entire lives.
To address these hurdles, Caroline is committed to learning new techniques and maintaining a mastery of classic approaches - No two scenarios are the same, and Caroline is able to customize how she handles every one.
Caroline is licensed in Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), and incorporates NET to identify and release negative mind-body stress patterns.
While prominent, NET is just one of many treatment approaches that Caroline employs when addressing the needs of each individual in her practice.
Above all, Caroline prides herself on offering practical, interactive, and honest support that is catered to her clients' unique scenarios.
Caroline views every case as an opportunity to empower families through tools and strategies that will serve them in present and future challenges. She is trained in multiple therapies including CBT, DBT, MBCT, SFBT, NET, and more.
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