The Doctors & Therapists

Matthew Schrier, M.S., D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Matthew Schrier graduated from St. Peter's College (NJ) in 1975. He attended Palmer College of Chiropractic (IA) graduating in 1978 and opened his first practice in New Jersey. He earned a M.S. in Human Biology and Applied Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport (CT) in 1983. He has served as Assistant Director of Education and Chair of Health Sciences at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy from 1996-2007 where he also taught Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. In 2003 he co-authored an article published in the journal Techniques In Orthopaedics titled: "The Application of Therapeutic Massage for Low Back Pain". Dr. Matt believes that it is important to have the right chiropractic technique to match the patient in order to respect the uniqueness of each person. The doctor is Certified in Impulse IQ Instrument Adjusting and, although it is his primary approach, he is skilled in more than 10 specific techniques. This broad array of methods allows Dr. Matt to fulfill his philosophy. He is a Premier Member of the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association, UVCA District Director Region 4W, Chair of the UVCA Membership and Website Committees and member of the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Matt is married to Diane Schrier, CMT and has 3 incredible children (adults): Joshua, Rebecca and Daniel.

Michael Payton, D.C.

Chiropractic Physician
Emergency Medical Support Tactical Physician

Dr. Michael Payton comes to our office as an experienced, board certified Doctor of Chiropractic. He graduated from Fordham University, Bronx, NY in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. Dr. Payton attended the University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College graduating in 2003. He successfully completed the International School of Tactical Medicine, Palm Springs, CA in 2012. Dr. Payton joined the military and served as a paratrooper and Fire Team Leader in the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. He was recognized for Leadership and Valor and is a Purple Heart recipient. Dr. Payton has owned private practices in Wells River, VT and Woodsville, NH. and he brings many techniques to our community including: Diversified, Thompson, Activator and is certified in Impulse IQ Instrument Adjusting. He is a caring doctor who enjoys spending the necessary time with his patients to accurately assess their health needs. His philosophy is based on not only treating symptoms but also getting to the root cause. Dr. Payton is a member of the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association. When not working with patients, he enjoys outdoor adventure activities with his wife Ewa and their yellow lab, Ketchee.

Bethany Carilli, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Bethany Carilli is a 2012 graduate of the University of Mount Union, Ohio, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She later attended Life University, Georgia, where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, in 2017, with Summa Cum Laude honors. She was inducted into Phi Tau Delta, the International Chiropractic Honor Society. Dr. Bethany cares for individuals of all ages and has found her passion caring for children, especially those with special needs. She strives daily to uphold her philosophy by serving the pediatic community so that they can grow to be healthy, well-adjusted adults. She has additional pediatric training and is working to further her education in this area. Dr. Bethany comes to Community Chiropractic PLC with training in several, diverse techniques to provide exceptional care to her adult and pediatric patients, including: Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson, Activator Methods, and Hearon extremity protocols. She will soon be certified in Impulse IQ Instrument Adjusting. In addition, she works alongside the Foundation for Vertebral Subluxation to further scientific research in the Chiropractic profession. Dr. Bethany is member of the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association. When away from the office, she loves to spend time with her husband, Stuart, and their dog and cat, Bella and Smokey.

Diane Schrier, C.M.T.

Certified Massage Therapist

Diane Schrier, CMT, is a 1989 graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. She has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1989 and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. As a faculty member at CCMT from 1991-2007, Diane has taught massage therapy techniques with a heart-felt emphasis upon the benefits and ethics of touch. Diane has received advanced training in caring for clients with cancer, myofascial release techniques, orthopedic massage, hot stone therapy, European spa certification, and aromatherapy. Diane is also a coach for Ideal Protein Weight-loss Method; a muscle sparing, fat burning approach to improved health.

Amy Mowery, C.M.T.

Certified Massage Therapist

Amy Montemayor-Mowery, CMT, is a 2006 graduate of the Virginia School of Massage in Charlottesville, VA, and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She has more than 6 years experience serving clients in Southside Virginia as a certified Massage Therapist. With the ability to offer a variety of massage treatments, she specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Therapeutic, Myofascial Release, Chair Massage, Side Lying, Hot Stone Massage, Stress Reduction and Relaxation. She also has knowledge of Pre-Natal massage, Rehabilitation Massage, Stretching, and use of Essential Oils. Amy provides massage services to clients using safe, appropriate and effective techniques. She is dedicated to providing quality Therapeutic Massage and educating people on overall health and wellness.