Dr. Rebecca Jackson
Dr. Jackson and her team have been recognized for numerous awards including six consecutive years of being a “top five” center nationally, Mission, Leadership, Community Outreach, Franchisee of the Year, Advisory Board, and more.
Dr. Jackson graduated from Life University as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2001. She continued her studies with extensive post-graduate education in the areas of chiropractic pediatrics, nutrition, functional neurology as well as neuro-behavioral disorders of children. Her learning continued with the extensive training process to become a center owner and director. 10 years of clinical work, the experience of being a mom, and the desire to help each child maximize their potential led her to open North Carolina’s first Brain Balance center in 2010 and later acquire Midlothian, which was Virginia’s first center. Years later she is incredibly proud to have been a part of the growth of Brain Balance, and the transformation of the lives impacted by the incredible mission of Brain Balance.
Wendy Amadee has always had a deep interest in helping struggling children, which lead her to receive her B.S. in Pre-K and Elementary Education with a concentration in Special Education from Grove City College in Pennsylvania. While receiving her degree, Wendy managed a therapeutic riding organization whose mission and activities positively contributed to the cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being of individuals with special needs. In May of 2013, with her passion to further provide struggling children with the necessary tools to grow and be successful, Wendy began her career with Brain Balance. Since that time, she has gained a deeper working knowledge of neurobehavioral disorders from her extensive training and through her many roles in the center; Lead Sensory Motor Coach, Assistant Director, Program Director, and now Center Director. Wendy feels blessed and honored to play a role in improving the lives of children in the Richmond area.
Rene’ Carlberg is a licensed School Psychologist with 19 years of experience working with families and children. She has provided services for diverse populations of students in preschool through high school. Rene’ has done extensive assessments of children with neurological disorders including Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), Aspergers/Autism, learning and processing disorders as well as emotional and behavioral disorders. She has developed numerous Individual Education Plans and has provided direct services to children through counseling, study and social skills training, and behavior management. Rene’ has done extensive consulting with teachers and parents to assist them in dealing with challenging behaviors in children. Rene’ spent eight years working mainly with children diagnosed with AD/HD and Aspergers/Autism. She has an education undergraduate degree in Family Life and Child Development from Mankato State University, a masters’ in Education and a specialist degree in School Psychology from the University of Wisconsin. In 2002 Rene’ was awarded the Lynn Mielke Educator of the year award for her work with children and families. While she no longer works directly in the center, Rene’ acts as a consultant and a resource on special issues.