Centennial Chiropractor: Dr. Jeffrey McWhorter

Dr. Jeffrey McWhorter, D.C., M.S.R., A.R.T.

Founder, Owner, and Operator

Dr. Jeffrey McWhorter is the founder, owner, and operator of McWhorter Chiropractic and Neurological Rehab (CNR). After first receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Miami University, Dr. McWhorter went on to receive both his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Masters of Sports Rehabilitation from Logan University in Chesterfield, Missouri. After graduating and moving to the Denver metro area, Dr. McWhorter has quickly become an innovative voice and an inspiring leader as a top Centennial chiropractor.

Dr. McWhorter primarily focuses on issues dealing with the spine, shoulders, and knees, but his various specialties encompass much more. As a leading Centennial chiropractor and current student nearing completion of his Diplomat in Functional Neurology, Dr. McWhorter provides a wide variety of services, including Class IV Laser Therapy, GyroStim, Dyna Vision, Infrared Light Therapy, and so much more. Our founder has also had extensive experience dealing with concussions and traumatic brain injuries - more specifically concussion prevention, baseline testing, and cognitive rehabilitation. We are incredibly familiar with a wide variety of neurological conditions, and we strive to treat those conditions effectively with our innovative neurological treatment techniques

Ryan Phillips, ND, MPH, BCB, CHES

Dr. Ryan Phillips, ND, MPH, BCB, CHES

Assistant Clincal Director

Ryan Phillips, ND, MPH, BCB, CHES earned his doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in 2020 and his Master of Public Health in 2021. In addition to 4 years of training in primary care, herbal/botanical medicine, physical medicine, nutrition, and behavioral medicine, he also completed extra rotations and coursework in biofeedback therapy and pediatrics. He earned his BCIA board certification as a biofeedback practitioner in 2021 and is currently undergoing certification in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy.

Dr. Phillips primarily focuses on behavioral medicine working with patients experiencing anxiety, depression, PTSD, neurological dysfunction, ADD/ADHD, and other mental health challenges. He enjoys working with pediatric, adolescent, and adult populations. His integrative ‘mind-body’ approach is especially helpful for those who have not responded well to conventional care. His approach is also effective for physical conditions such IBS, functional digestive disorders, insomnia, chronic pain disorders, etc.

Dr. Phillips earned a B.A. in Global Studies in 2003 which led to over a decade of work in remote corners of the Indian Himalayas. He is fluent in Nepali and loves South Asian culture. During time abroad, he organized underdeveloped communities to establish schools, health centers, and a regional ambulance service. He helped to train village women as health workers and mobilized communities to prevent disease through hygiene, sanitation, and lifestyle. Ryan now lives in the foothills of the Rockies with his wife and four children with whom he enjoys an active lifestyle He also enjoys international travel and has trekked extensively throughout Nepal, India, Tibet, Bhutan, and the Andes. He is most proud of the adventures he has shared with his children which include cycling over the Himalayas, biking across Tibet, and hiking to Everest Base Camp.

Dr. Francis Aubrey Copeland MD

Dr. Francis Aubrey Copeland MD

Medical Director

Aubrey Copeland has been a Board Certified Anesthesiologist in Colorado for the last 30 years.  A graduate of Queens University in Ireland and the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, Dr. Copeland loves the practice of medicine and is honored to be working with local medical clinics and their patients.  He loves his family and enjoys the opera, music, theater, art, movies, books, travel, cruises, walking, golf, good food, good cars, and a good joke.

Sarah Lawson: Practice Coordinator at McWhorter CNR

Sarah Lawson

Practice Coordinator

After moving to Colorado, Sarah left a long history in the service and beverage industry and joined McWhorter CNR in September of 2021. While initially studying nursing at a local college in her hometown of South Carolina, Sarah wanted to explore a more holistic approach to medicine. Sarah’s career aspiration is to be able to combine her love of healing and business and is eager to gain knowledge from McWhorter CNR for all her future endeavors. Sarah welcomes all our patients with a friendly smile and a positive attitude.

Sarah enjoys refinishing furniture, reading, and camping with her family. She is most passionate about working with children and being a mother to her young daughter, Grae.

Victoria Davies: Marketing Director at McWhorter CNR

Victoria Davies

Marketing Director

Victoria has been working at McWhorter Chiropractic and Neurological Rehabilitation since March of 2020. She began working for Dr. McWhorter after graduating from CU Boulder with a degree in Integrative Physiology. Victoria’s goal is to gain as much experience in this field as she can by becoming well versed in clinical business operations, the diagnostic process, and executing the treatments provided by McWhorter CNR. She hopes to be taking this knowledge and experience to her future career as a naturopathic doctor.

Victoria is a Colorado native and loves the outdoors. She also has a strong passion for dance and stays active in the dance world by teaching ballet to students of all ages..

Rachelle Kellogg, SWC: Director of Neurofeedback at McWhorter CNR

Rachelle Kellogg, SWC

Director of Neurofeedback

Rachelle works part-time for McWhorter CNR as a Neurofeedback specialist and full-time as a Clinical Psychotherapist at a Holistic Counseling and Wellness practice. Rachelle came to McWhorter CNR in Summer of 2022 with an eagerness to learn and treat patients with Neurofeedback. Rachelle graduated with a Master’s of Social Work in Health and Wellness from the University of Denver in 2021. Over the years, she has dove her professional life into further studies of interpersonal neurobiology and neuroplasticity, and became fascinated about the relationship between brain health and mental health. Rachelle has a passion and goal to bring holistic treatments like neurofeedback to the community, support patients in rewiring both the physical and psychological impacts of trauma, and help improve the health of our minds.

When Rachelle isn’t treating patients with neurofeedback or providing psychotherapy, she maintains an active lifestyle, enjoys taking adventures with her dog, Kaia, traveling, and seeing live music. Rachelle is originally from Metro Detroit, Michigan, and lived in Washington D.C. for three years prior to moving to Colorado in 2020.

Kristin Shinney: Office Manager at McWhorter CNR

Kristin Shinney, B.A.

Office Manager

Kristin graduated in 2016 from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s in psychology. After growing up in the Boston area, she decided to move to Colorado following graduation. She has worked at an after-school program and a children’s center in the past and is excited for an opportunity to work with patients of all ages.

Since moving, she has enjoyed so much of what Colorado has to offer. In the summer, she enjoys camping, traveling, and attending Red Rocks shows, and the occasional ski trip in the winter. She is very excited to be a part of the hardworking team at McWhorter CNR and is eager for this new opportunity to learn and grow.

Taylor Kruse: Chiropractic Assistant at McWhorter CNR

Taylor Kruse

Chiropractic Assistant

Taylor is a college student with incredibly positive energy and a willingness to bring that energy into every aspect of her life. Taylor grew up playing several different sports including volleyball and dirt biking. She also has a long history as a gymnast. She is a Colorado native with a background in kinesiology and is CNA certified. She previously worked for a physical therapist and was most recently a stretch therapist. She is currently continuing her education in chiropractic care, and she’s excited for the opportunity to help her community. Through her professional and personal experience, she has learned what it means to be a part of a team

In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, swing dancing, ballroom dancing, and loving on her animals!

Taylor West - IV Technician, EMT-P at McWhorter CNR

Taylor West

IV Technician, EMT-P

Taylor is a Texas native that recently moved to Colorado to pursue an active lifestyle in the outdoors. He graduated from Del Mar College as a Paramedic and spent 3 years as a Firefighter/Paramedic in the Corpus Christi Fire Department. He is passionate about providing excellent patient care, alongside quality products that McWhorter CNR offers.

While not practicing paramedicine, Taylor enjoys walking his dog, reading, comedy, and relaxing with loved ones.

Molly DeBerard: Neurofeedback Technician at McWhorter CNR

Molly DeBerard, B. S.

Neurofeedback Technician

Molly is a Colorado native who graduated from University of Colorado Denver with a BS in Psychology and a minor in Cognitive Behavioral Neuroscience. She worked with dogs for over 6 years and loved being able to provide compassionate care for animals. She is equally passionate about helping people and using her knowledge of the brain and psychology to accomplish that. She started out as a neurofeedback technician and fell in love with it because she saw first hand how life changing it can be for a wide variety of psychological and neurological issues. In the future, she would love to be able to provide Neurofeedback along with Animal Assisted Therapy for individuals suffering from addiction, trauma and other mental health or neurological issues. She is also looking forward to going back to school for her Master's degree because she always wants to learn more about the brain and about how to help people get through difficult times in their life.

When she isn't doing neurofeedback, she loves taking her dog Jax adventuring around Colorado or relaxing with a good book. She also enjoys playing in coed soccer and softball leagues with her friends on the weekends.

Yoki Kong: Neurofeedback Technician at McWhorter CNR

Yoki Kong, B.A.

Neurofeedback Technician

Yoki graduated from the University of Colorado Denver in 2021 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience. She is currently working towards a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology. Her experience in healthcare includes being a behavior technician, transcranial magnetic stimulation technician, and now Neurofeedback technician. Her goal is to support our patients and help them reach their full potential!

During her free time, Yoki enjoys playing video games or watching an animated movie or show. When the Colorado sun is out, you can find Yoki hiking or exploring the mountains.