Our Providers


After graduating with honors as a double major in environmental science and philosophy from Purchase College in New York, Dr. Shawn M. Carney continued to pursue a fusion of these interests by undertaking a career in integrative medicine. He received a doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the University of Bridgeport after having worked for several engineering and environmental science firms and serving as a full-time emergency medical technician. Dr. Carney has studied in a wide array of settings including AIDS Project of Greater Danbury, Casa Hostas Rehabilitation Center of Bridgeport, and with physicians from the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS). Dr. Carney is board certified and a licensed naturopathic physician in both Vermont and Connecticut, where he formerly served on the Board of Directors for The Connecticut Naturopathic Physicians' Association. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine and has been a featured guest on television and radio programs including CPR Dave and The Natural Housecall 89.5WPKN. Dr. Carney employs herbs, nutritional supplements, acupuncture, homeopathy, lifestyle medicine and low level laser therapy in his approach to optimizing health.


Laura is a licensed massage therapist with over thirteen years experience working in medical clinics and her own private practice providing therapeutic massage.   She maintains membership and certification in notable professional organizations including The American Massage Therapy Association and their Sports Massage Team. 


  • oncology-focused massage and lymphatic drainage

  • sports

  • myofascial release

  • pain therapy

  • prenatal

  • swedish

  • deep and soft tissue treatment

  • scar tissue management

  • trigger point massage

  • techniques to reduce pain, fatigue, insomnia, stress, depression and anxiety

Laura maintains a respectful atmosphere attuned to the needs of each client and their safety, security, comfort and privacy.

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