Meet the Therapists

 

Meet the Therapists

Come enjoy your session in a very private and relaxed atmosphere.  All of our therapists are licensed in the state of CT. Each therapists has additional certifications.  For example:  Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Hot Stone Massage, Pre & Post Natal Massage


Denise Drake LMT

Owner | Licensed Massage Therapist


Denise Drake is the proud owner of The Right Touch Massage Therapies LLC, and has been in private practice since her graduation from The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 1998. Denise is a CT Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) she is nationally certified and is a member of The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). Denise is currently certified in Swedish Massage, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone Therapy and Reflexology, with advanced studies in Sports Injuries and Trigger Point Work.  Denise continues her education in massage therapy and enjoys staying current with new techniques and theories for health and wellness.

Denise was born in Stamford, CT raised in Norwalk , and attended Fairfield University and The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. She had a successful career in finance for 15 years before pursuing her passion to help others. Denise has developed a wonderful and rewarding business in her second career as a Licensed Massage Therapist.

Denise raised her two daughters Rebecca and Melissa in Norwalk. She coached them in softball, soccer and high school field hockey. As a proud mother and their #1 fan she supported them through college and beyond. They are now following their dreams, both on islands; Long Island and Aquidneck Island.
In her spare time Denise is an avid golfer, bird watcher and loves to garden. She has a positive outlook on life and believes that that has helped her stay healthy and successful. Denise’s willingness to help others and her passion for massage will help you to reach your wellness goals.

Is massage right for you?

~The best answers will come from experiencing massage first hand!


Camille Garmirian LMT


Camille is well versed in Swedish massage, deep tissue techniques,sports massage and pregnancy massage. She has focused her advanced studies in myofascial release work (targeting the body’s connective tissue), and the orthopedic massage approach to the loco motor system.“I strive to partner with my clients to increase body awareness,encourage healthy shifts in structural patterns, and together, maximize the body’s wellness.” A combination of appropriate methods is used to design a session to meet an individual’s needs. Techniques may range from the deep to the subtle and gentle, in order to decrease pain,improve injury recovery, and promote relaxation. The benefits of massage are far-reaching. Whether your goal is to relax over-used muscles, increase joint flexibility, relieve headache pain, or decrease stress, massage can do you a world of good.

Connecticut Licensed Massage Therapist Camille Garmirian brings compassion and experience to her therapeutic sessions. She holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy and is a 2002 graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. She is both a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association and certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.


Lori Braddock

Licensed Massage Therapis


Lori Braddock is the newest massage therapist at the Right Touch Massage Therapies. She graduated from The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2008. She is a licensed massage therapist (LMT) and is also nationally certified. Additionally she is a member of The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). Lori specializes in Swedish massage, sports injuries, and trigger point theory. She is also certified in Mother Massage ®: Massage During Pregnancy(Prenatal, Labor Support, and Postpartum Massage).

Lori was born and raised in Norwalk, CT. She graduated from Norwalk High School in 2001 and attended Norwalk Community College. She graduated Norwalk Community College as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in 2004, graduated from The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2008. Lori is CPR/First Aid Certified.

In her spare time Lori loves to spend time with her niece, family and dogs. Lori takes pleasure in furthering her education in massage. She enjoys specializing every massage session to lend a hand in empowering every client to reach their personal, emotional, and physical goals


Elaine M Malin MTCM, L.Ac.

Sales Associate


Elaine treats physical and emotional issues in adults, children and infants through the use of acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, acupressure and Tui Na therapeutic massage as well as teaching basic Tai Chi and Qi Gong moving meditation exercises for self-healing. Elaine also uses CranioSacral Therapy.  For more information on these therapies please check Service Offered page.

           Elaine specializes in:
  • Women’s health, including pregnancy & postpartum, fertility, menopause and menstrual issues
  • Stress reduction and emotional issues including anxiety, depression & sleep problems
  • Pain management, digestive and musculo skeletal issues
  • Pediatrics
  • Allergies and Arthritis
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Cancer and Hepatitis C.

Elaine also focuses on preventive health care, smoking cessation, and weight management

Elaine is a Licensed Acupuncturist in California and Connecticut.  Elaine is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM-Dipl.O.M.).  Her four-year Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MTCM) included significant Western medical training.  Elaine is a member of the American Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine  (AAAOM) and Women of Wellness™, a local network of health professionals for prenatal and early family care.

She earned her Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Five Branches University in California, a highly reputable Chinese medicine school founded over 25 years ago.  Elaine also completed an externship at Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in Hangzhou, China, where Chinese and Western medical disciplines are integrated.  Elaine has a B.A. from Dartmouth College.  She was a practicing attorney for 11 years before studying Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Elaine’s goal is to provide each person the unique care they want and need in a way that makes their sessions with me a positive experience, something they look forward to doing.  She especially enjoys the relationships with patients as we observe their progress.  She also strives to give her patients tools and tips they can use for self-care outside of a treatment session.