Our Team

All of our Chiropractors are highly trained and licensed chiropractors and are registered with SNRC, DCF, CCA, NZ government register and / or the US NBCE.

Team Rotterdam

Matthew Carstens

CHIROPRACTOR

Born and raised in sunny South Africa, Carstens loves exercise, the outdoors, and all things sports. Matthew is an enthusiastic and hard-working chiropractor with a great interest in postural improvement and sports chiropractic. He graduated from the Chiropractic School at the University of Johannesburg. With a long history of education, Matthew has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Physiology from the University of Witwatersrand Cum Laude in addition to his Mtech (chiro). His thesis focused on posture correction, which he believes is a contemporary problem. His client-specific approach to treatment bears witness to his ideals: “everyone is different and needs a specific approach to treat them best”.

Ludovica Distefano

CHIROPRACTOR

Ludovica was born and raised in Rome, Italy. With a surgeon as a mother, she has shown an interest in how the human body works since childhood and wanted a career in healthcare. Because her brother is chiropractor as well, she was introduced to chiropractic early on and appreciated the positive impact that it has on people. She completed most of her education in Italy, graduating from a prestigious European secondary school with a double degree in French and Italian. She then moved to the UK to study chiropractic at AECC University College. Ludovica also developed a special interest in nutrition and weightlifting. She is very outgoing and positive person. She recently moved to the Netherlands, where she takes on her next challenge and takes herself out of her comfort zone, learning a fourth language and discover more of what this amazing country and culture has to offer.

Jack

Jack Warburton

CHIROPRACTOR

Jack was born and raised in a small town on the south coast of England, where throughout his childhood he enjoyed being in the outdoors and playing various sports. Due to this, Jack loves being in nature especially by the beach and in the water. He is a keen traveler and enjoys exploring new places! Jack was always fascinated by the human body and optimal health and after experiencing chiropractic at 16 years old he knew it was what he wanted to do! Jack graduated with First Class Honors from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic and is committed to helping people get the best out of their life through Chiropractic. He believes that regular chiropractic care allows the person to better connect to their internal and external environments. Jack aims to empower people to take control of their health.

Shae Chapman

CHIROPRACTOR

Shae traveled extensively as a child, having lived in England, Ireland, and Texas, and then completing high school in Australia. Like most chiropractors, she was quite active as a child. During her childhood, a chiropractor helped her with her knee pain that allowed her to run again. This experience, and with the support and encouragement of a good family friend, she decided to become a chiropractor. Shae graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Chiropractic from AECC University College in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. Shae is highly experienced in treating pregnant women and offers advice during the prenatal phase regarding chiropractic care. She has a functional and holistic approach to treating people, she likes to fix the pain and problems and goes on to tackle the “bigger picture” to address the root cause.

Troy Mansfield

CHIROPRACTOR

Troy grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a big sports fan and practiced almost every sport during his youth. Still, his greatest passion is field hockey. At the moment he also practices this at a high level, which is also one of the main reasons why he came to the Netherlands. A true hockey culture reigns here. Troy was always curious about how the human body works and how he could better help people and that’s how he discovered Chiropractic. He graduated from the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. He gets a lot of satisfaction in helping everyone get back into top shape, especially athletes. He is looking forward to exploring the Netherlands and Europe and enjoying what it has to offer.

Walter Jubber

CLINICAL SPECIALIST

Walter is originally from South Africa and came to the Netherlands with his fiancée to build a life among the tulips. After completing his university studies, he received his master’s degree in Homeopathy. In the Rotterdam office you will mainly encounter him as the Clinical Chiropractic Specialist. He also supports the Front Desk Team when necessary. Walter sincerely believes in a holistic approach, which means that he values ​​all aspects of a person: their emotional, physical, and mental aspects. He also has a passion for volunteering and has been a volunteer at the non-profit organization Khula Natural Health Center in rural Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. In his spare time, Walter likes to keep fit and healthy, photography and reading.

Diana de Visser

FRONT DESK SUPERVISOR

Diana was born and raised in Rotterdam. She studied Horeca and Entertainment and started immediately after graduating in the service industry. She has extensive experience in the service industry, having worked as a manager in hotels as well as special events. Diana is very service-oriented and enjoys interacting with customers. In practice in Rotterdam, you will find her as a Front Desk Supervisor where she coaches and guides the Front Desk Administrators. In her spare time, Diana enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Renata Botis

FRONT DESK ADMINISTRATOR

Renata was born in Romania and when she was 13 years old, she moved to the Netherlands with her mother. She lives with her mother and her two great loves, Bono and Shiby, her cats. She is now used to the Netherlands and feels completely at home. Peanut-mayo fries are one of her favorite snacks. Renata has a lot of work experience in various areas, but still enjoys working in healthcare the most. She loves communicating with our clients and helping where she can. Her cheerful positive energy is infectious and she always greets all our clients with a genuine and radiant smile. In her spare time she likes to play games, read and draw. She draws digitally as well as traditionally.

Rahma

Rahma Tsouli

FRONT DESK ADMINISTRATOR

Rahma studied at the secondary hotel school in The Hague, which she then completed with an internship in London where she gained even more affinity with the hospitality industry! After this, worked for a number of years in the hospitality industry of Scheveningen, including as a restaurant manager. “Connecting with people makes me happy! Hospitality is in my blood, both during work and in my spare time,” says Rahma. Due to her multicultural background (Moroccan and Indonesian) she has a lot of love for cooking and eating together in big groups; she thoroughly enjoys it. She prefers to spend her free time with her family and likes to go on vacation. Preferably somewhere where the sun shines and the food is delicious!

Deb Molly Rae

FRONT DESK ADMINISTATOR

Deb was born and raised in Rotterdam. After years of working in the fitness industry, she still gets a lot of satisfaction from helping people on their way to a better and healthy lifestyle. Additionally, working in an environment with good and positive energy is extremely important to her. In her spare time she likes to work out, travel the world but also really enjoys gaming.

Mathijs van Sutphen

Mathijs van Sutphen

FRONT DESK ADMINISTATOR

Mathijs was born in the Netherlands and raised in Belgium, where he lived from ages 6 to 18 years old. After 12 wonderful years in Belgium, Mathijs moved back to the Netherlands with his mother to complete his ICT diploma and to start his hobby in Esports.
He started out as a player himself and has grown into becoming a co-owner of his own Esports organization where he enjoys training and mentoring new players.
Mathijs grew up in a dentistry household. His mother and sister are both managers of their own practices in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium. He himself also worked in dentistry as a desk employee before he started working at Chiropractie Centraal.
He spends most of his free time going to the cinema to see all the new movies (except the horror genre). He also enjoys to traveling to Belgium to see his childhood friends again.

Team Gouda

George Ellis

CHIROPRACTOR & CO-FOUNDER

George grew up in New Zealand where he, like most New Zealanders, was heavily involved in the outdoors and sports. There he enjoyed white water kayaking, skiing, water skiing, diving, free diving, fishing, hiking, rugby, canoe polo, surfing and exploring the everything the New Zealand outdoors had to offer.
When he was 14, he paddled off an 8-meter waterfall and immediately felt that something in his lower back wasn’t quite right. “I then did what most people do and ignored it until it was so bad, I had to stop all my sports and even school. After several months of trying everything that I could think of and being very frustrated about all the things I couldn’t do anymore my friend suggested I see his Chiropractor. I was so astonished by the results and getting my life back I knew from then on what I wanted to become: a Chiropractor! I understand first-hand what it is like when your health stops you from doing what you love.
George studied Health Science and Biochemistry at Otago University before being accepted into the four-year full-time program at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. He graduated in 2009 with distinction attaining both the John Nolan Imagining Award for excellence in diagnostic imaging and the Adjustor Award. He has since completed several post-graduate courses and has a special interest in spinal disc problems.

Charlotte Hildreth

CHIROPRACTOR

Charlotte is from Dunedin, a small town on New Zealand’s South Island. She has many passions including art, yoga, being outdoors, traveling, spending time on the beach and spending time with her family and friends. She was 12 years old when she decided she wanted to become a chiropractor. Charlotte feels blessed to be born into a family of chiropractors where they all received regular treatment. Because she was born into such a family, her chiropractic journey began at birth. She graduated from the New Zealand College of Chiropractic and has now ended up in the Netherlands. She absolutely loves seeing families live their best lives being happy and healthy. At Chiropractie Centraal, Charlotte is highly skilled in prenatal and postnatal chiropractic care, as well as treating infants and young children.

Don Chatham

PRACTICE MANAGER

Don grew up in Southern California, USA and moved from New York City to the Netherlands. He first came into contact with chiropractic in New York, where he received regular treatment. Chiropractic helped him cope with the stress, pressure, and lifestyle of a big city. Before he decided to move to the Netherlands, Don worked as a manager in major hotel chains in New York and Los Angeles. Now Don lives in Breukelen and uses his extensive knowledge in administration, customer service and chiropractic to improve the experience of our customers here at Chiropractie Centraal. In his spare time, Don likes to explore his new hometown, learn Dutch, go on culinary discoveries and discover new art.

Rahma

Rahma Tsouli

FRONT DESK ADMINISTRATOR

Rahma studied at the secondary hotel school in The Hague, which she then completed with an internship in London where she gained even more affinity with the hospitality industry! After this, worked for a number of years in the hospitality industry of Scheveningen, including as a restaurant manager. “Connecting with people makes me happy! Hospitality is in my blood, both during work and in my spare time,” says Rahma. Due to her multicultural background (Moroccan and Indonesian) she has a lot of love for cooking and eating together in big groups; she thoroughly enjoys it. She prefers to spend her free time with her family and likes to go on vacation. Preferably somewhere where the sun shines and the food is delicious!

Mathijs van Sutphen

Mathijs van Sutphen

FRONT DESK ADMINISTATOR

Mathijs was born in the Netherlands and raised in Belgium, where he lived from ages 6 to 18 years old. After 12 wonderful years in Belgium, Mathijs moved back to the Netherlands with his mother to complete his ICT diploma and to start his hobby in Esports.
He started out as a player himself and has grown into becoming a co-owner of his own Esports organization where he enjoys training and mentoring new players.
Mathijs grew up in a dentistry household. His mother and sister are both managers of their own practices in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium. He himself also worked in dentistry as a desk employee before he started working at Chiropractie Centraal.
He spends most of his free time going to the cinema to see all the new movies (except the horror genre). He also enjoys to traveling to Belgium to see his childhood friends again.

Team Den Haag

Joseph Coletta

CHIROPRACTOR & CO-FOUNDER

Joseph was born and raised in Southern California, U.S.A. His first experience with chiropractic began as a child playing hockey with multiple back injuries. Treatment by his local chiropractor allowed Joseph to stay active throughout his youth and into adulthood.
As an adult, Joseph worked as an ambulance paramedic where he specialized in emergency medicine. As a paramedic, patient care and transport caused frequent back pains. Joseph combined chiropractic care with pain medication to relieve the pain, but he realized that the medication only treated the pain and not the cause. He decided to pursue chiropractic as his career to deepen his knowledge about health and the human body.
Joseph graduated from the Southern California University of Health Sciences with his Doctorate in Chiropractic.
He moved to the Netherlands to provide meaningful care to those in need. As a practitioner in the Netherlands, Joseph founded Chiropractie Centraal with his business partner, George Ellis, in 2017. He also volunteers and mentors new chiropractors and students interested in chiropractic. In 2019, Joseph was one of three professionals nominated Chiropractor of the Year in the Netherlands. In his spare time Joseph enjoys reading and spending time with his family.

Nicole

Nicole Wagener

CHIROPRACTOR

Nicole was born and raised in the land of The Lion King (South Africa). She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Johannesburg in South Africa and was also awarded Best Achiever at the end of her studies. She has always had a passion for chiropractic and the effect it has on people’s lives and the way it ultimately changes their lives for the better. Nicole is also currently taking a Chiropractic Philosophy course organized by Sherman College of Chiropractic and plans to study animal chiropractic in the future. She’s always wanted to work with horses: what better way than to become an animal chiropractor? She has always had a passion for chiropractic and the effect it has on people’s lives and the way it ultimately changes their lives for the better.

Renata Botis

FRONT DESK ADMINISTRATOR

Renata was born in Romania and when she was 13 years old, she moved to the Netherlands with her mother. She lives with her mother and her two great loves, Bono and Shiby, her cats. She is now used to the Netherlands and feels completely at home. Peanut-mayo fries are one of her favorite snacks. Renata has a lot of work experience in various areas, but still enjoys working in healthcare the most. She loves communicating with our clients and helping where she can. Her cheerful positive energy is infectious and she always greets all our clients with a genuine and radiant smile. In her spare time she likes to play games, read and draw. She draws digitally as well as traditionally.

Rahma

Rahma Tsouli

FRONT DESK ADMINISTRATOR

Rahma studied at the secondary hotel school in The Hague, which she then completed with an internship in London where she gained even more affinity with the hospitality industry! After this, worked for a number of years in the hospitality industry of Scheveningen, including as a restaurant manager. “Connecting with people makes me happy! Hospitality is in my blood, both during work and in my spare time,” says Rahma. Due to her multicultural background (Moroccan and Indonesian) she has a lot of love for cooking and eating together in big groups; she thoroughly enjoys it. She prefers to spend her free time with her family and likes to go on vacation. Preferably somewhere where the sun shines and the food is delicious!

Team Utrecht

Shae Chapman

CHIROPRACTOR

Shae traveled extensively as a child, having lived in England, Ireland, and Texas, and then completing high school in Australia. Like most chiropractors, she was quite active as a child. During her childhood, a chiropractor helped her with her knee pain that allowed her to run again. This experience, and with the support and encouragement of a good family friend, she decided to become a chiropractor. Shae graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Chiropractic from AECC University College in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. Shae is highly experienced in treating pregnant women and offers advice during the prenatal phase regarding chiropractic care. She has a functional and holistic approach to treating people, she likes to fix the pain and problems and goes on to tackle the “bigger picture” to address the root cause.

Troy Mansfield

CHIROPRACTOR

Troy grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a big sports fan and practiced almost every sport during his youth. Still, his greatest passion is field hockey. At the moment he also practices this at a high level, which is also one of the main reasons why he came to the Netherlands. A true hockey culture reigns here. Troy was always curious about how the human body works and how he could better help people and that’s how he discovered Chiropractic. He graduated from the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. He gets a lot of satisfaction in helping everyone get back into top shape, especially athletes. He is looking forward to exploring the Netherlands and Europe and enjoying what it has to offer.

Don Chatham

PRACTICE MANAGER

Don grew up in Southern California, USA and moved from New York City to the Netherlands. He first came into contact with chiropractic in New York, where he received regular treatment. Chiropractic helped him cope with the stress, pressure, and lifestyle of a big city. Before he decided to move to the Netherlands, Don worked as a manager in major hotel chains in New York and Los Angeles. Now Don lives in Breukelen and uses his extensive knowledge in administration, customer service and chiropractic to improve the experience of our customers here at Chiropractie Centraal. In his spare time, Don likes to explore his new hometown, learn Dutch, go on culinary discoveries and discover new art.

Surakshana Ramdutt

FRONT DESK ADMINISTRATOR

Surakshana was born and raised in Utrecht and has lived there with her mother and brother for 27 years. In addition to her study Marketing & Sales, she really enjoys being in contact with people. Helping people gives her a satisfied feeling. Her current position at Chiropractie Centraal makes her very happy, especially because of the nice and friendly people she sees passing by. In her spare time, she really enjoys dancing, going out and / or being with family or just binge-watching her favorite series on Netflix.

Sam Bonouvrie

FRONT DESK ADMINISTRATOR

Sam is Dutch with Spanish roots. During her international studies in media and entertainment, she studied for a semester at a University in Madrid where she discovered her passion for creating beautiful images and her creativity took a clear direction. Since then, Sam has been expanding her photo and video portfolio with, among other things, colorful portraits. She also enjoys listening to and making music. Self-development and gaining knowledge, experience and inspiration is very important to Sam and because of her eagerness to learn, she has gained work experience in various support, service, and creative functions. As Front Desk Administrator she hopes to contribute with her kindness, empathy, and enthusiasm to a pleasant experience for the clients of Chiropractie Centraal.

Steven Morales Aguiar

FRONT DESK ADMINISTRATOR

Steven was born in Colombia and raised in Curacao. After graduating from high school, he moved to the Netherlands to attend the Codarts University for the Arts with a focus on circus studies. Due to a shoulder injury, he was unfortunately forced to stop with his circus studies and decide to switch to the International Creative Business in Haarlem. Due to the city’s multicultural environment, its architecture, and its coziness, Steven decided to move to Amsterdam. When Steven is not busy with his studies, you can find him in the Box where he enjoys practicing Cross-fit. He also enjoys good food, long distance walks and going to the cinema.

Team Almere

Nadia Cloete

CHIROPRACTOR

Nadia was born and raised on the east coast of South Africa and has lived in New Zealand and Namibia. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She then studied chiropractic in South Africa at the Durban University of Technology and the University of Johannesburg. Her background in pharmacology has led to successful careers in the pharmaceutical industry, but her passion is chiropractic. That passion has led Nadia to open several practices with her husband in Swakopmund, Namibia and Cape Town, South Africa. She is a family chiropractor and is currently enrolled in a postgraduate pediatric program to expand her vast knowledge and expertise even further.