Who We Are
All you need to know
Dr. Deborah Ayer – NH Chiropractor, Owner
For over 2 decades, Dr. Deborah Ayer has been at the forefront of cutting edge wellness and transformation, reaching people both locally and globally. For 18 of those years she has devoted much of her time joyfully raising her son Bailey and being the sole owner of Wellspring Center for Wellbeing in Dover, NH. Her keen sense of the innate brilliance inside every human being, along with her tenacious devotion to the science and the art of humanity, makes her both a gifted facilitator and an incredible leader. She captures her audience’s attention as a dynamic speaker with the capacity to passionately deliver a message that launches each attendee into more inspired action. Dr. Ayer leads NSA/SRI events through WWS and through private practice. She sponsors students and doctors’ success by promoting the unique learning style of each individual. She has cared for high profile people such as Tony Robbins and volunteered to care for emergency personnel at Ground Zero after the 9/11 tragedy in NY.
Dr. Deb attended San Diego State University Majoring in Biology where she was introduced to Chiropractic and immediately knew this was her next adventure. She then graduated Valedictorian in 1993 from Palmer College of Chiropractic West. In 1996 she moved back to her roots in NH where she was first introduced to the powerful impact of Network Care.
Dr. Deb has learned from many pioneers of Chiropractic and the Personal growth industry. She was chosen to be the New Hampshire representative for the International Chiropractic Association during 2001-2005 where she sponsored and met with congressmen in Washington DC to promote Chiropractic awareness. In 2003, Deb was voted “Chiropractor of the Month” by the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance’s On-Purpose Series. After being certified at the highest level of NSA in 2002 she was asked by Dr. Donny Epstein, founder, and developer of Network Spinal Analysis, to join the International Transformational Gate staff in 2005.
Her voracious love for nature and thriving sustainably has magically guided her to Costa Rica where she now owns property and is collaborating with other leaders in global sustainability practices.
Dr. Kathleen Costello – NH Chiropractor
Dr. Kathleen Costello is a traveler of the outer and inner world. Her passion for learning and culture has taken her to 25 beautiful countries and allowed her to live in many regions of the US. Originally from Dover, Delaware, Dr. Kathleen has spent the last five years completing her Master of Science in positive psychology and Doctor of Chiropractic degree in South Carolina. Inspired by the life changing results of Network Spinal care, she left a successful career in non-profit business and marketing to pursue the healing arts. She is passionate about uplifting, empowering and inspiring people’s health and life journeys through Network care and positive psychology.
Dr. Kathleen graduated valedictorian of her chiropractic class and received special distinction as a research fellow for the Foundation for Vertebral Subluxation Research. She held numerous leadership roles throughout her time at Sherman College of Chiropractic and loves to educate on the innate healing and reorganizational capacity of the body. She is a life long learner herself and, in addition to her certifications in level 1 and 2 of Network Care, she has additional training and certifications in hatha and restorative yoga, meditation, neuro-emotional technique, applied kinesiology, reiki, functional medicine and integrative nutrition.
Dr. Kathleen is inspired by service and is a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and Women 4 Change. She is excited to get involved in projects in the Seacoast community! In her free time she can be found in nature, meditating, hiking, kayaking, visiting family and friends or planning her next adventure. Dr. Kathleen is grateful to join the beautiful community at Wellspring and call Dover, NH her new home!
Melanie Joy Bruner – NH Outreach Coordinator
Originally from New Hampshire, Melanie returned to the Granite State after spending most of her adult life in Colorado and California. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Colorado and has recently received her graduate certificate in Project Management from Boston University. Melanie’s passion lies in connecting community members by providing a service that enhances our collective consciousness. Acting as Outreach Coordinator for Wellspring has proven to be a perfect match!
Melanie and her husband of 20 years are raising a soccer enthused 10-year boy and a 4-year-old black lab named Pearl. (Yes, they do call her the Black Pearl sometimes.) When not with her family, Melanie can be found gardening, frolicking on the beach with friends, swimming in the ocean, or walking her dog. Wilderness is where she grows spiritually and strengthens physically. When the weather forces her inside, she spends her time meditating, practicing yoga and playing Catan with her family.
Melanie also volunteers her time with Seacoast Soul Models where she is on the Board of Directors and with the NH Make a Difference Coalition.
Crystal Hayes – Practice Coordinator
Crystal is a true southern girl originally from North Carolina. Crystal completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Kansas State University. Crystal is our Practice Coordinator. Every day is an adventure at Wellspring because she is surrounding herself by inspiring souls on a daily journey in this experience we call life. Learning to be her authentic self and to show up because life is a gift – she is blessed by the people and the power of Network Care! Self-care is a top priority. Treating Others with Love and Kindness!! Learning something new every day!!! Forgiveness and Grace!!! Laughing at my mistakes and learning from the moments that make my heart sing!! And sipping honey lattes with extraordinary women like my friend Melanie 😉
When Crystal is not working at Wellspring she is managing her role as CEO for the Hayes Household, Personal Chef, Taxi Driver, Behavioral Therapist, PhD in Reverse Psychology, Sibling Wrestling Coach, Janitor, Fort Engineer, In-Law Mediator, Professional Lullaby Singer, Boo-Boo Fixer, Certified Lactation Consultant, Dramatic Story Teller and Advocate for World Peace! Her family is the love of her life; married for 13 years to her best friend and blessed to have two amazing children who teach her daily that life is a beautiful mess!
Crystal enjoys spending her free time practicing yoga, refurbishing furniture, thrift store shopping, urban exploring, extreme camping, book clubbing, winery touring, shower singing, and competitive board gaming with her kiddos.
“There can be no doubt that we are witnessing the birth of a powerful method of healing, grounded in scientific fact, that will become integral to future systems of healthcare.”
Dr Kim A Jobst – Consultant Physician with specialist accreditation in General Internal Medicine and in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Dementia. He also has Specialist Training as a Medical Homoeopath and is Editor in Chief of THE JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLIMENTARY MEDICINE