Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Dr. Jolene Miller, PT, DPT
Owner, Physical Therapist

Dr. Jolene Miller is a Certified Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist. She received extensive training from Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. This certification allows her to treat a wide range of urinary, bowel and sexual dysfunctions.

She also specializes in; Orthopedic, Sports Injuries, Pediatrics and Neurological Injuries. Her patients age range from 4 months to 98 years of age.

She believes that with one-on-one treatment with our extensively trained and focused therapists every individual can be assisted to find the recipe for success and a life without pain and dysfunction.

When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and friends!

Certifications

  • Penn State University – Bachelor of Science
  • Touro College – Bachelor of Science
  • Touro College – Doctor of Physical Therapy.
  • Graduated with Honors & Awards for Excellence in Research.

Dr. Noah Miller, PT, DPT
Owner, Physical Therapist

Dr. Noah Miller is specially certified by The American Institute of Balance. This Institute is lead by the world-renowned Dr. Richard E. Gains. They are the leaders in the most effective examination techniques to treat balance dysfunctions like BPPV.

Dr. Noah Miller believes in staying up to date in the newest and most advanced physical therapy techniques proven to provide optimal outcomes.

He has experience treating patients in various PT setting ranging from acute, sub-acute, and outpatient clinical settings. Dr. Miller believes that manual/hands-on PT coupled with a specialized plan of care is the key element in rehabilitation.

When not in the office, he enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is very excited to be a part of the Garden State Physical Therapy Group.

Certifications

  • The University of Rhode Island – Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Touro College – Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Dr. Bryan Connaughton, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Dr. Bryan was raised in Central, NJ now residing in Eatontown, NJ. Playing baseball and football growing up, he began his intrigue and passion for the human body. While attending Notre Dame Highschool in Lawrenceville, NJ, this spark was further enhanced after completing a Sports Medicine class introducing him to anatomy, sports related injuries, and rehabilitation principles.

He went on to pursue pre-professional studies earning his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY in 2013. Following, he went on to work as an Rehabilitation Aide in a acute care hospital to begin to understand an interdisciplinary care, provided at GSPT. He was then accepted into the inaugural DPT class of Kean University in Union, NJ. During his clinical rotations, he was exposed to various aspects of the profession and gathered invaluable experience in vestibular and concussion rehabilitation. He would go on to receive his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2019.

Dr. Bryan began his career traveling the country, acquiring licenses and working as a Doctor of Physical Therapy in Indiana, Oklahoma, and Maine. During this time, he completed contracts in a multitude of settings including acute, sub-acute, skilled nursing, and outpatient. Ultimately, he returned to NJ to provide care to those in need in their homes to further his patient-centered approach to care . This has brought a unique perspective and skill set to his practice, understanding various approaches to care that he has brought to his new home at Garden State Physical Therapy.

He is dedicated to a lifetime of learning with continuing education focused on understanding Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) principles that include asymmetrical human patterns and the integral role of breath/diaphragm. He has also completed course regarding concussions and vestibular rehabilitation. While not practicing, Dr. Bryan enjoys staying active while hiking, golfing, skiing, and keeping his dog, Luna, throughly entertained. In addition, he thrives playing fantasy football, smoking meats, manicuring his lawn, and being a self-proclaimed expert at backyard games.


Dr. Chelsea Lane, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Dr. Chelsea Lane was born and raised in Staten Island, New York. She attended SUNY Albany, during which time she studied abroad in Europe, and graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and minored in Biology. For graduate school, she attended Kean University for her Master of Science in Exercise Science, where she performed research for Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. Dr. Lane received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Kean University, and has worked in areas such as sports and orthopedics, pediatrics, hippotherapy, acute/trauma, skilled nursing facility, and school-based settings.

Dr. Lane has practiced in various settings during her time as a Travel Physical Therapist. During her hospital work, she was placed on the total joint unit, allowing her to work alongside surgeons for patients pre and post surgery. She traveled the country working in different states including Indiana, Oklahoma, and Maine – picking up her pup Luna along the way! Dr. Lane also has worked heavily with the geriatric community to regain their independence in their own home, as a Home Care Physical Therapist throughout New Jersey. Her continuing education has sparked her interest in Postural Restoration, focusing on the body’s natural asymmetries in order to restore balance, decrease pain, and improve the quality of life of her patients.

When she is not practicing, Dr. Lane enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, and spending time with her family and friends.


Dr. Justin Mairs, DC
Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Justin Mairs is a Board Certified Chiropractic Physician in the State of New Jersey and New York.

Dr. Justin Mairs began his path in healthcare by graduating from Kean University in 2015 with a Bachelors of Arts in Biology. Wanting to further his knowledge of healthcare and his passion to help others, he decided to pursue a career in chiropractic.

Dr. Mairs graduated from the University of Bridgeport School of Chiropractic in 2020. After working in multiple clinical settings, he has had the opportunity to work with the general public and athletes. He takes great pride in helping patients who are in need of becoming free of pain and have goals of restoring any functional limitation to return to their activities of daily living.

Some of his hobbies when he’s not in the office includes working out at the gym, outdoor activities, and cooking. He enjoys learning new information on the latest research in regards to patient care so he can continue to deliver the highest quality of care to his patients.


Dr. Michael Bruno, DC, ATC
Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Michael Bruno is a dual credentialed Chiropractor and Athletic Trainer. His clinical approach incorporates assessing and coaching movement patterns, hands-on techniques and imparting lifestyle habits to support individuals in the pursuit of their goals. No matter where your starting point is, Mike is driven to meet you at your current level and navigate the clinical process with intent to teach you to become resilient and adaptable in your daily life.

Mike graduated from the University of Delaware in 2016 where he majored in Athletic Training and minored in Strength and Conditioning. During his time at UD, Mike was afforded the opportunities to work with a diverse athletic patient population across the high school, collegiate, and outpatient settings. Mike continued to pursue his clinical aspirations post graduate with the University of Louisville and the Philadelphia Eagles sports medicine departments. Following those experiences, Mike returned to school to pursue his Doctorate in Chiropractic where he graduated summa cum laude from the University of Bridgeport School of Chiropractic in 2021.

When he’s not in the office, you can find him snowboarding, attempting to avoid sunburn on the beach or enjoying his favorite foods and music with friends and family.


Dr. Sue “Soula” Disakias, DAc.
Acupuncturist

Dr. Aspasia Disakias, otherwise known as ‘Sue’ or ‘Soula’, is a Licensed Acupuncturist who graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (New York) with a Master’s and a Doctorate in Acupuncture in 2019/2020. The majority of her education was completed at Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York where she learned various styles of acupuncture that adapt to each patient’s needs including Kiiko Matsumoto (KM) Japanese Style, Acupuncture Physical Medicine (APM), and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

From a young child, Sue’s been a lover of nature, science, and the arts; acupuncture served as the perfect balance that fed her passion to help people. She has been interested in holistic healing since she tore her ACL playing lacrosse in high school. She underwent Physical Therapy and experienced the body’s astounding self-healing power. She’s also had severe acne skin concerns in the past that was healed through holistic means and a change of lifestyle rather than the traditional Western approach.

Sue enjoys enhancing the sensory and spiritual experience by incorporating high quality essential oils, CBD topicals, and healing crystals throughout her treatments. Her strengths as a practitioner lies in her intuition, attention to detail, consistency towards finding answers, and her listening ear. She offers her patients a well-rounded, consistent acupuncture experience that they come back for again and again. She loves to incorporate mindfulness and self-awareness techniques that allow for her patients to live their lives differently and more positively. Lastly, in her emphasized approach towards pain conditions, myofascial trigger point release is her best friend as it can ensure an immediate result in reducing pain and discomfort.

Sue is willing to show her patients the way of Eastern Medicine and how it can be an effective complementary method towards healing mental, emotional, and physical ailments.

In her free time, she loves crafting and DIY projects, reading books based on self-love and spirituality, cooking, and spending time outdoors whenever she can


Brooke Newman, OTR/L, MOT
Occupational Therapist

Brooke graduated from Quinnipiac University. Her experience includes working in outpatient as well in the acute hospital setting. She has worked with both adults and children. She is full of energy and brings it to all of her patients.

Brooke has wanted to be an Occupational Therapist for as long as she could remember. She loves to engage with her patients and listens to them to give them the fullest experience. Brooke continues to grow and learn, as well as stay up to date on all of the latest OT trends and techniques

Outside of work you can find brooke working out and kicking around a soccer ball with friends!


Gabrielle Yosuico, OTR/L, MOT
Occupational Therapist

Gabby is an occupational therapist. She believes in using a holistic and individualized treatment approach to help individuals live meaningful lives despite the disability or injury that they have.

Gabby earned her Bachelor of Health Science Studies and her Master of Occupational Therapy from Quinnipiac University. She has experience working with adults with conditions including chronic/acute pain, orthopedic surgeries, cardiopulmonary, neurodegenerative, SCI/CVA/TBI and multi-trauma regaining their strength and independence. She also has experience working with pediatrics with sensory processing disorder, emotional regulation difficulties, visual motor deficits, decreased fine motor and gross motor coordination in an outpatient setting. She loves working with patients of all ages and all backgrounds reach their functional goals.

Gabby is also a certified yoga instructor. She is E-RYT 200 certified by the Yoga Alliance meaning she successfully completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training. She loves to incorporate mindful movement and yoga asanas (postures) into her treatment.
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