Our Staff

AM 1 smaller Anne Marie LaFrance-Watts LMBT 04023

Anne LaFrance is the owner and founder of LaFrance Wellness. LaFrance Wellness has been established specifically in its uniqueness as a facility in the area focusing on Pain Management.

Pain Management modalities used, but not limited to, are Orthopedic Assessment,Ergonomic Assessments, Movement Therapy, Personal Movement Training, Orthopedic Yoga Therapy,Active Isolated Stretching Therapy, Total Motion Release Therapy, Myofascial Release, Therapy,Structural Thai Therapy, Structual Ashiatsu Therapy, Structural Integrative Therapy Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques, Trigger Point, Neuromuscular Therapy.
Anne has certifications and multiple hours of continuous education in all these area and more.

Anne has developed programs thru LaFrance Wellness like Corporate Wellness Education, WorkPlace Ergonomics,Furniture Factory Safety and Ergonomics /Wellness, Total Quality Management, Workers Compensation Prevention. For fun Anne works with Facial Massage,Facial Reflexology,Foot Reflexology, and Body Treatments for specific issues and has in house Med Spa for clients.

Anne graduated top in her class in 2003 from Southeastern School of Neuromuscular Therapy and was instructed by the founder of Southeastern and NC School of Advanced Bodywork in Charlotte and Asheville NC. Anne continued after graduation from Southeastern to training in Beijing China at The Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Orthopedics and Traumolgy in 2004. Anne continued further in Costa Rica in the Advanced Training in Structural Alignment,Neuromuscular,and Myoskeletal Alignment Training with David Kent and Erik Dalton.

In the past 15 plus years, Anne has focused where the massage industry has been slow to develop. Massage Therapy, Pain Management and Movement Therapy as well as Whole Body Health has always been the main concern for our LaFrance Wellness Clients.
Anne has built an amazing relationship and recommendations from Orthopedist at Duke, UNC Chapel Hill, local Orthopedist, Local Pain Clinics, Workers Compensation Companies, Physical Therapist, MD’S, DO’S, and Surgeons.
Anne’s relationship with her clientele has also been amazing serving clients from across the United States and International.

Anne continues to contribute to the industry with Teaching classes for her clients in Health and Wellness, Ergonomics, Massage classes, Rock Tape Therapy, Orthopedic Yoga tips, Personal Therapy tips as well as currently working on her book for Customer Service.
Anne has continued to stay ahead of the curve in Pain Management and Customer Service for her clients, just recently, she became certified in Telehealth Medicine and Movement Therapy.  Since March 2020 when the world was hit with the COVID-19, this certification as well as the Movement Therapy has been accepted by some of the Workers Compensation Companies as a legitimate form of therapy for home bound patients.

Anne’s type of Therapy and Facility is for Patients that want to take control of their issues and become an active part of their care as well as becoming independent and positive moving forward.

Darrell Watson Photo sized Darrell Watson

Darrell Watson Lmbt #17397 is an Orthopedic Manual Therapist, specializing in soft tissue manipulation, a RYT200 Yoga Teacher, and a certified Human Movement Specialist. He received his bodywork licensing requirements from North Carolina School of Advanced Bodywork in Charlotte NC, his yoga teacher certification through Subtle Yoga in Asheville NC, and HMS through the Brookbush Institute of Human Movement Science. Darrell’s goal is to improve clients Posture which alleviates Pain and improves Performance. He uses Orthopedic Assessments to identify common causes of muscle pain and movement disfunction in the body. Using Myofascial and Neuromuscular release techniques, carefully sequenced yoga postures, and muscle activation drills he can help you Manage Pain and guide you toward a Pain Free life.

Madison Madison Ramsey, Esthetician

Madison has recently joined the LaFrance Wellness team bringing her expertise in facial reflexology. Madison uses Young Living Products during her 90 minutes sessions, where she offers a variety of services, including facial reflexology, high-frequency facials, microdermabrasion, lymphatic drainage, Seaflora Skincare products and many others.

Madison customizes the services to the individual, defined by her belief that everyone’s skin is a little different and therefore deserves special attention. Not only is a session with her extremely relaxing, but it can drastically improve your understanding of your own skin and aid in the care of your skin over the long term. If you start early taking care of your skin, it will help long term.

Starting from the inside out, Madison focuses on the skin issues that are caused by internal problems with an individuals body. This is a holistic and natural approach to facial reflexology that is a highly effective method of taking care of your skin.

A session with Madison can help you understand how to heal your skin naturally from the inside out.

Visit Madison’s website at www.madisonmramsey.com

holly johnson Dr. Holly Johnson, LPC, NCC

Holly is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Regent University, a M.B.A. from Western Governors University, a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University.
Holly is a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina. She stays abreast of current research in the field and teaches both general and adolescent psychology for Liberty University. She provides counseling services to individuals, couples, youth, and adults in the areas of bereavement, depression/anxiety, life transitions, and personal and/or spiritual growth. Areas of experience include personal growth, anxiety and depression, inner healing and trauma, grief and bereavement, sex abuse/sex offender treatment, and life and career transitions.

Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.