Meet the Staff

Whitney Herb, J.D.

Co-Owner / Chief of Finance and Operations

Whitney is an Oregon native, having grown up on a farm in Florence, OR. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Psychology from the Robert D. Clarks Honors College at the University of Oregon, and then graduated cum laude with a law degree from the Willamette University College of Law in Salem, OR, with special training and certification in Alternative Dispute Resolution. After developing a career in business, finance, and real estate in Portland, OR, she and her husband (Dr. Herb) moved to Eugene to own and operate Absolute Wellness Center. Whitney wears all hats at the clinic, happy to serve as clinic bookkeeper, marketer, IT specialist, legal and business consultant, and office comedian. With Dr. Herb spending most of his day in with patients, Whitney is always happy and available to deal with any questions or concerns that come up. In her off hours, Whitney is very athletic and enjoys spending time with friends, family, and Cleo the Wonder Pug.


Office Manager

Katie is a true local having lived in Springfield/Eugene her entire life. She brings a fantastic 15+ years of experience in medical and chiropractic billing. She is always happy to make herself available to patients to help them with any and all issues that come up with insurance and billing, ensuring their time can be spent on their health and wellness instead of their insurance company. Katie has a passion for small local businesses. She has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Entrepreneurship from Western Oregon University. Katie is an avid Duck fan who spends her off hours enjoying life with her loving husband and two adorable children.


Assistant Office Manager

Michele is originally from Washington State but has called Oregon home for over 20 years. She has a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Washington and is also a licensed Medical Office Assistant with 12 years of experience, including small clinic management.  She is passionate about making sure each patient has a great experience and that they feel comfortable coming to her with any questions that may arise. When not at work, Michele enjoys time with her husband and three children, and is excited to have her three grandsons living close by. She loves hiking to all of the waterfalls that the great Northwest has to offer, and never passes up a chance to try out new local restaurants.


Clinical Assistant

Originally hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, Kyra has been proud to call herself an Oregonian for years now. Kyra has a Bachelor’s of Science with a Major in Dance performance from the University of Oregon, which fostered her continued interest in blending physical science and performance art. She is also a licensed Chiropractic Assistant. Kyra incorporates her professional dance training with the medical field in order to fully understand and facilitate what it takes to recover from injury, and maintain an active lifestyle. When not performing or choreographing for local dance projects, Kyra enjoys spending time with her fur baby Ben (a chubby, lovable domestic shorthair cat), wine tasting at Oregon’s beautiful array of vineyards, and watching food & cuisine documentaries.

ShivaniShivani, Absolute Wellness Center Reception

Medical Receptionist

Shivani is the friendly face keeping the chaos at bay in our busy reception area. Shivani brings to the team both a Bachelor’s of Science and Art from the University of Oregon, an Associate’s of Science in Nursing from Umpqua Community College, and an Associate’s of Medical Assisting from Lane Community College.  Her love of education and people has brought her to healthcare where she can use her skills and passion to help people. She has more than 10 years of experience with customer service and office administration, and her attention to detail helps her advocate for patients by preventing the hiccups that so often slow people down on their healing path. Shivani is often found at local events in the community, helping friends with wedding and event planning, or visiting her parents in Germany.

JaedenJaeden of Absolute Wellness Center

Medical Receptionist

Jaeden is a native of the beautiful state of Oregon. Her passion for excellent customer service on the phone or while assisting patients is second only to her contagious laugh and continuous positive outlook on life. She is passionate about assisting each patient with their individual health care needs. When not working at Absolute Wellness, Jaeden stays busy hiking, traveling, and going on adventures with her boyfriend and their two husky wolves.

Chiropractic & Physical Therapy Team in Eugene, OR

Cleopatra (“Cleo”)

The Office Wonder Dog

Cleo is our resident greeter, ensuring every patient gets a warm welcome (whenever she isn’t sleeping on the job). She is currently pursuing a challenging dual career as office comedian and guest star of the clinic Facebook page.