Our Clinical Team
Our Clinical Team
Dr. Carrie Lachermeier, D.C.
Dr. Carrie Lachermeier was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She earned her bachelor’s degree and Doctorate from Logan College of Chiropractic. Dr. Carrie is also certified in Reiki and craniosacral therapy. She worked for Kaiser Permanente in Colorado in the alternative medicine department for over 11 years as well as having her own wellness practice. Dr. Carrie is passionate about whole body wellness, and she has over 18 years of experience.
Growing tired of the cold and snow, Carrie, her husband and their 5 children decided to move to Florida. In her spare time, Carrie can be found enjoying one of her children’s many extracurricular activities, enjoying a good book, or relaxing on the beach. Dr. Carrie also keeps busy with her 2 dogs, 2 cats and amazingly smart African Gray bird.
Erin Long, CCPA
CA Supervisor, X-Ray Technician, K-Laser
Erin is originally from Florence, New Jersey and has been on the Dr. Mel Team since 2007. After beginning her medical career in the OB/GYN field, Erin decided to make a change. When she first began her journey into the holistic healthcare world, Erin was not fully aware of the benefits of chiropractic care. She quickly discovered that it was her passion, and furthered her education by becoming a Certified Chiropractic Physician’s Assistant through Cleveland College of Chiropractic. When she isn’t working, Erin spends her time with family and three fun-loving dogs!
Jeannette Blaustein, D.C.
Jeannette Blaustein, D.C. was born and raised in Waldorf, Maryland. She attended Parker University in Dallas, Texas, where she completed her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Jeannette was previously a licensed Chiropractor in California, and lived in San Diego for 5 years before making her way to Cape Coral in 2014.
Jeannette has two beautiful children and was a stay-at-home mom until joining the Dr. Mel Family in 2019. She is so excited to be part of the team, and is passionate about helping others to feel their very best through chiropractic care! In her free time, Jeannette loves to spend time with her family and volunteers as the PTO Vice President for her childrens’ school.
Yvonne St. Louis, MA
CA, X-Ray Technician
Yvonne originally hails from Middletown, New York, and joined Dr. Mel’s practice in 2013. Yvonne is a graduate of Heritage Institute and is a Certified X-Ray Technician and Medical Assistant. Yvonne loves being a part of the Dr. Mel Team and having the ability to help people every day. She is truly rewarded by seeing people get well naturally! During her free time, Yvonne cherishes every moment she can with her family.
Dana Byler, LMT, RN
Dana originally hails from Sarasota, FL and has always had a passion for helping others! Dana has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1993, and went on to become a Registered Nurse in 2015 after graduating from Breckinridge School of Nursing. Additionally, Dana is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and K-Laser therapy.
After joining the Dr. Mel Team in 2011 as a massage therapist, Dana left briefly in 2016 to pursue nursing. During that time, Dana gained valuable experience as an RN in both Urgent Care and Neurology settings. However, she never lost sight of the principles of patient care that were instilled in her at Dr. Mel’s and was thrilled to rejoin the practice in 2018. Dana thoroughly believes that her values align perfectly with Dr. Mel’s philosophy! She takes great joy in helping patients achieve optimal health through holistic healthcare.
In her free time, Dana loves to spend time with her family and her three sweet dogs, Hazel, Cashew, and Onyx!
Jill is a true Cape Coral native, born and raised! Jill joined the Dr. Mel Team in 2007, and again in 2018 after a brief hiatus. She thoroughly enjoys interacting with patients and assisting all of our wonderful doctors and they work their magic to relieve pain and improve quality of life for all who walk through our doors!
Additionally, Jill has completed the Certified Chiropractic Physician’s Assistant (CCPA) program. In her spare time, Jill enjoys spending time with her family. She also directs the Cheer/Spirit program for Cape Youth Storms Football Association, a local Pop Warner program.