We create a gathering place for improving lives.
Our words and actions are congruent with our values and principles.
We strive to develop ourselves through feedback, education and experience.
We set the highest standard for others to follow. We are present and bring respect to each of our interactions.
We are excited and passionate about our work and our time spent together.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Ryan Macedo
Dr. Ryan Macedo has been dedicated to serving the health and wellness needs of his community since 2007, when he graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland. Starting in Vancouver for nearly a decade, Dr. Ryan and his wife made the exciting move to Kitsap County in 2017, where he became a valuable member of the CLC team.
Dr. Ryan firmly believes that taking care of your body is the key to it taking care of you in return. His philosophy revolves around three core principles: eating well, moving well, and thinking well.
“I am excited to leave my mark on this community. I love empowering people to take responsibility for their health and to help them achieve their very best out of life.”
Dr. Dave Powell
Dr. Dave has been a dedicated member of the CLC team since 2010. Dr. Dave is renowned for his exceptional care and commitment to the health and well-being of his patients. When he's not at the office, you'll often find him tending to his garden or providing chiropractic house calls for dogs, cats, and horses.
In addition to his stellar career in chiropractic care, Dr. Dave is a proud veteran of the US Navy, bringing a strong sense of discipline and service to his practice.
Dr. Morgan Kinnear
Dr. Morgan Kinnear is a highly trained professional with a deep passion for sports kinesiology and chiropractic care. His journey began at Clark Community College and Washington State University, where he focused on Sports Kinesiology. Following his undergraduate education, he embarked on a path that led him to Portland, OR, where he pursued chiropractic studies at the University of Western States.
During his time at the University of Western States, Dr. Kinnear achieved significant milestones, earning a Bachelor's degree in Human Biology, a Master's in Sports Medicine, and ultimately, a Doctorate in Chiropractic. His approach to care emphasizes controlled stress on the body, allowing it to adapt and build in the most appropriate way.
Meet Our Acupuncturist
Linda McManus, MS, EAMP
Linda McManus, MS, EAMP is a Licensed Acupuncturist/East Asian Medical
Practitioner and a graduate of Bastyr University and has been practicing in Kitsap
County since 2001.
Meet Our Licensed Massage therapists
James embarked on his journey as a massage therapist in 2007, and it proved to be a life-changing experience. He fondly recalls it as a 'welcome home moment,' saying, 'If I'd known how fulfilling being a bodyworker is, my career would have started sooner.'
James utilizes various modalities and treatments to help patients feel their best. His techniques span a wide spectrum, ranging from the intense pressures of Structural Integration and Trigger Point Therapy to the gentle touch of Reiki and Cranial Sacral techniques. With confidence and expertise, he tailors each massage to discover what works best for every patient.
Ruth Ann Saunders
Meet Ruthie, a valued member of the CLC team since 2019.
Ruth Ann embarked on her journey in the world of massage therapy by graduating from the Everest College Massage Therapy Program in 2015. She has continued to pursue continuing education in cupping therapy, active isolated stretching, and specialized neck work.
Ruthie's passion for massage therapy shines through her work. Her goal is to provide you with the utmost muscle relief and equip you with the knowledge and tools for effective self-care. She is thrilled to be a part of the CLC team, where she can make a positive impact on your well-being.
Jacque's journey in the field of healing and bodywork began with her graduation from the NW Academy of the Healing Arts in West Seattle in 2020. Over the past two years, she has honed her skills in a chiropractic setting, specializing in pain relief, rehabilitation, and recovery from injuries, while also offering relaxation and emotional restoration.
Beyond her professional dedication, Jacque is a nature enthusiast who enjoys gardening, attending live music events, and spending quality time with her beloved cat, Fenway. She brings her holistic approach to your well-being, making her an invaluable addition to our team.
Pista is a seasoned Licensed Massage Therapist, bringing 18 years of expertise and a warm touch to specialties like myofascial release, pressure-release trigger point, and prenatal massage. Committed to enhancing client well-being, Pista strives to always develop a better understanding of chronic pain.
Beyond the massage room, Pista's dedication extends to continuous professional growth and a passion for contributing through writing. Currently immersed in the rewarding journey of house remodeling, Pista's story reflects a heartfelt commitment to growth and excellence in the diverse world of massage therapy.
Meet Our Administrative Team
Jackie has been a valued member of the CLC team since October 2011. She started as part of our administrative team and, due to her dedication and skills, was appointed as office manager in 2016.
Hailing from Kitsap County, Jackie has strong roots in the community, and her values reflect her love for family and the outdoors. When she's not contributing her expertise to the CLC family, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones, hiking, and indulging in her passion for cooking.
Jackie firmly believes in the power of expectations. She subscribes to the belief that you get what you expect out of life, and for her, that means health, happiness, and joy. Her positive outlook shines through her work and makes her a valuable asset to our team.
Meet Emily, a native of the Puget Sound region with a deep-rooted connection to her community and a profound love for the outdoors. After dedicating years to the mortgage industry, Emily made a pivotal career change driven by her passion for making a difference in people's lives.
Her experience in the financial sector has honed her eye for detail and instilled a strong sense of organization, attributes she now channels into her work in healthcare. When she's not immersed in her professional role, Emily can be found exploring the great outdoors with her husband and beloved dog. Whether it's hiking, fishing, or camping, she revels in the natural wonders of the region and strives to share them with others.
Emily's affection for the Puget Sound area is paralleled only by her unwavering commitment to helping others. She brings that same passion and dedication to her work every day, making her a valuable asset to our team.
Meet Mariah, a recent addition to our community. She and her husband relocated to the area at the beginning of 2023, bringing with her a wealth of experience in fundraising for communities and charitable projects, including initiatives like beach clean-ups during her time in Hawaii. Mariah's keen organizational skills and eye for detail have made her an asset in planning these activities.
Outside of her community involvement, Mariah enjoys spending time with her puppy, exploring the great outdoors through camping adventures, and indulging in her love for reading a good book. Her life's goal is simple yet profound: to have fun, forge genuine connections, and always surround herself with passionately good people.
We're delighted to have Mariah as part of our community and look forward to her contributions to our shared goals.