2213 Wealthy Street SE Ste 220
East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Our Team

Gaslight Family Chiropractic believes that health & wellness is owned by each individual and we want to support you in living your best life. Our truly dynamic team is here to offer you holistic care customized to your specific needs and wellness goals.

We provide whole body healing with Chiropractic care, Nutrition Response Testing, Applied Kinesiology, Therapeutic Massage, Allergy Sensitivity Testing & more!

We cannot wait to meet you!


Monica Rasmussen
DC, Owner

Dr. Monica Rasmussen graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in February 2014. Along with having her bachelors of science and doctorate, she is also specialized and certified in Applied Kinesiology. She did her internship and worked for a short period of time in Holland, MI, until she received the great opportunity to begin a career in East Grand Rapids.  Complete bio...

Phaedra Iafano
Dr. Phaedra Iafano grew up in Rockford, Michigan. She attended Michigan State University where she did her undergraduate work. She then attended Life University of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia and graduated from Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX in 2005. Complete bio...
Claire Sheridan

Dr. Claire Sheridan is a native of West Michigan who completed her undergraduate work at Baker College and Grand Valley State University. She then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA and graduated with honors in 2021.  Read more.


Massage Therapists

Alicia Alessandrini
Alicia Alessandrini is a licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from The Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy in Medford, MA in 2009.  Complete bio...
Kristen Doornbos

Kristen graduated from the Blue Heron Academy in 2019. She specializes in medical massage, with experience in acupressure, relaxation, pregnancy massage, and sports massage. She’s passionate about using massage to relieve pain and allow her clients to function and perform better.  Complete bio.

Brandon Riley

Brandon is a licensed massage therapist who graduated from Blue Heron Academy in 2019. He specializes in medical massage with experience in prenatal, deep tissue and sports massage. His passion for massage can be attributed to his love for holistic approaches to prevented medicine.  Complete bio.


Leah graduated from Blue Heron Academy. She specializes in medical massage, deep tissue, and Swedish; she is also interested in expanding her skill sets through other styles of massage, including, reflexology. Leah’s mission is simple: to assist those in pain and suffering to help bring them back to health and wellness.  Complete bio.


Dr. Bridget Chin

Dr. Bridget Chin graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1997 and has been practicing Medical Acupuncture for 15 years. As a physician trained in surgery and acupuncture at Harvard Medical School, she integrates her 22 years of knowledge and experience to provide the best for her patients in eastern and western medicine supported by science. Complete Bio

Jamie VanDam
CranioSacral Therapist

Jamie's career started with working in the Medical Field for a Home IV Therapy Company for 13 years.  She worked with Physicians, Nursing agencies and Insurance Companies setting up and organizing therapies and care for patients at home which is where she learned how Western Medicine works with illnesses. Complete Bio

Office Staff

Carmel Abbgy
Office Manager

Carmel is a native of Grand Rapids, MI and recently moved back to this area after living all over the country for the past two decades.  She has been a leader in the wellness industry for 22 years with a focus in upscale day spa expansions, build-outs and re-branding. Carmel strives to cultivate her team and help reach their full potential and success.  Complete bio...

Chiropractor Assistant

Elise graduated in 2017 from Central Michigan University with a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology. Her passion is to encourage individuals to live a healthy, active life through exercise, nutrition and chiropractic care.  Complete bio.

The Office Dog
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