All of our practitioners are experts in their field and bring together over 75 collective years of clinical experience.

And they are not only excellent clinicians in their respective practices, but they are also extremely warm, friendly and cheerful people.

We could not be more proud of our AWESOME team!

Acupuncturists

Jennifer Caron, Lic. Ac., MAc.
Licensed Acupuncturist, Founder

Jennifer is a Licensed Acupuncturist, and the founder of Body Therapeutics. She is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Board of Registration in Medicine and is a graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture – the oldest acupuncture school in the US, which is now part of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) in Worcester. She is trained in both Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture, as well as many adjunct therapies including moxibustion, cupping, electro-stim and tuina. Jen’s particular specialties and interests lie in the treatment of chronic and acute pain, stress and anxiety, infertility and women’s issues, and migraine headache.

Jen spends most of her other time with her husband and their three children. As a family they enjoy skiing, hiking and playing sports. Jen is also an avid runner and triathlete, and has done many half marathons, marathons and triathlons. Jen enjoys learning new ways to provide a healthy upbringing for her children, and she is a strong home birth advocate. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist and opening Body Therapeutics, Jennifer was a Certified Public Accountant and also taught Aikido and Zen meditation for many years. It was the combination of martial arts and meditation training, her business background, along with her Chinese Medicine education that inspired the creation of Body Therapeutics.

Alexandra Buzzeo., Lic. Ac.
Licensed Acupuncturist

Alexandra (Ali) Buzzeo is a Licensed Acupuncturist, and received her Master of Acupuncture from the New England School of Acupuncture. She is nationally board certified in acupuncture through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

Ali previously worked as a therapist with neurodiverse children and their families after studying Psychology at New York University’s Psychology graduate program.

She has a particular interest in facilitating emotional healing through acupuncture. Other areas of interest include women’s health and chronic pain conditions.  

When she is not working, Ali practices and enjoys meditation, breath work, yin yoga and hoop dancing.

Michele Recore-Bollar, Lic. Ac., MSTOM
Licensed Acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist

Michele is licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine to practice Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She is also a nationally certified Diplomate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Michele graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York with a Masters of Science Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM). Her specialties include (but are not limited to) Women’s Health, Family Medicine, Cancer support and Acute/Chronic Pain. In addition to acupuncture, she incorporates many adjunct therapies into her treatments including moxibustion, pediatric Shoni Shin, cupping, electro-stim and tuina. 

Michele is a Worcester native and received her BA from the New College of Hofstra University. Prior to her Traditional Oriental Medicine studies, she worked for many years in the Media Design and Technology field in New York City. When not in clinic she can be found out in the woods Geocaching with her family or chasing their dog around town.

Chiropractors

Sean Thornton, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Thornton is a licensed chiropractic physician with over 1​7​ years of experience and has been with Body Therapeutics since its opening in 2009. He is a graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College in Overland Park, Kansas, where he focused on sports injuries and played hockey, softball, volleyball and lacrosse. Dr. Thornton has continued his education in areas of strength & conditioning, ​Sports injuries, ​nutrition, chiropractic and golf, extremity adjusting and maternity and pediatric care.

Dr. Thornton earned his bachelors in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Sports Medicine / Athletic Training from Pfeiffer University in North Carolina. Dr. Thornton is also certified to prescribe custom orthotics ​from Sole Supports ​and often uses a multitude of techniques and tools ​including Diversified, Thompson and Activator, ​to help his clients feel better and maintain their health and well being for the long haul. Dr. Thornton is a full-time chiropractor at Body Therapeutics and accepts most major insurance carriers.

​Dr. Thornton continues to be active coaching and playing lacrosse in the ​local community. Other hobbies include exercise, skiing and spending time with his wife and son.

Massage Therapists

Alison Burney, LMT, NCTMB
Licensed Massage Therapist

Alison is a Licensed and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist with over 16 years experience, and has been with Body Therapeutics since our opening in 2009. She is a graduate of the Massage Institute of New England where she studied many different styles of massage including Classic Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Healing Stone Therapy. She has also been a Usui Reiki practitioner since 1999. Alison enjoys using a variety of techniques to create a personal treatment to fit each person’s individual needs.

The people she typically serves are seeking treatment for a variety of issues including chronic pain, fibromyalgia, rotator cuff restriction, stress, anxiety and sleep disorders. Alison has continued her development with classes in deep tissue, prenatal, and infant massage. She has been trained by Tracy Walton to provide massage to people experiencing cancer treatment and with a history of cancer. Alison strongly believes that massage helps people to reconnect with their own body and bring them to a place of profound health and healing.

Bree Marion, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist

Bree is a Licensed Massage Therapist and graduate of The Bancroft School of Massage Therapy. Drawing from Swedish, Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release, she uses an integrative approach during sessions to best suit individual needs. She believes in the value that massage and bodywork can bring to a person’s overall health and well-being.  She enjoys that her work allows her to treat people as a whole: affecting mind, body and spirit.

Before working as a Massage Therapist, Bree worked in the human service field for nearly 15 years. It was from this experience and point of view that she became interested in massage therapy and the role it can play in emotional and mental health. Outside of work Bree enjoys connecting with nature, gardening and growing things.

Mike Rogan, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist

Mike is a Licensed Massage Therapist and a graduate of Spa Tech Institute. Mike uses a tailored approach to massage for each client, utilizing a combination of Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular techniques, as well as Sports Massage, Swedish Massage or Hot Stone as requested. The clients he typically works on are seeking everything from chronic pain relief and injury treatment to stress and anxiety relief.

Before working as a Massage Therapist, Mike worked in the human service field with vulnerable populations of children for years. He enjoys seeing the benefit that massage therapy brings to his patients’ emotional and physical wellbeing.