Meet Our Staff

Dr. Nicole McCauley

Dr. Nicole McCauley is an energetic and passionate speaker who has been a chiropractor and powerhouse within the profession for over twelve years. A graduate from Palmer College of Chiropractic, her passion for chiropractic care, community wellness, and global sustainability is far-reaching and her influence is international.

Along with heading two innovative pediatric and perinatal focused practices that educate and strengthen her communities in both Oregon and Missouri, Dr. McCauley is pursuing a Diplomate in her field. She hosts a Pathways Connect group quarterly which is a wellness minded community based group interested in creating a healthier future for our children.

Dr. McCauley is also the founder of Planting Seeds, a corporation that offers all public schools the opportunity to sustainably grow their own produce, utilizing Tower Garden Farms to meet their cafeteria needs while teaching the children how to be producers not just consumers.

She has practiced on four continents and currently volunteers with an orphanage in Sierra Leone, West Africa, providing nutrition and healthcare to the children, employees and community of Freetown. The Covering is a 24/7 orphan care facility, home to roughly 100 children and 75 staff members. It serves as a safe haven where where the goal is restoration for each child and building a secure hope for the future. Her mission is to educate, empower and engage.

Dr. Nicole McCauley

Dr. Katie Donovan

Dr. Katie Donovan is the newest addition to Breath of Life Wellness Center. She is a 2017 graduate from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. She has a special interest in prenatal and pediatric chiropractic and specializes in several additional adjusting techniques that she is bringing back with her to the Ozarks including: Activator, Diversified, Gonstead, and Thompson. Dr. Katie also has certifications in acupuncture and Active Release Techniques (ART), a technique working with soft tissues of muscle, fascia, and ligaments. She is actively learning SOT (sacro occipital technique) as practiced by Dr. McCauley to maintain continuity of care.

Before pursuing chiropractic as a career, Dr. Katie worked in technology as well as business and sales.

Although she has lived many different places (Texas, China, Virginia, and Iowa), Dr. Katie calls Springfield home. She is a proud aunt to four nieces and nephews. She lives here with her sister and niece. In her spare time, Dr. Katie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and swimming for both fun and for exercise.

Dr. Katie Donovan

Terrah Harper

Our Office Manager, Terrah, has been with Breath of Life since 2017. She is a proud wife to her husband Jeremy of 13 years, and mother of two very energetic boys. She now lives in Republic, Mo but grew up in Thayer, Mo. She and her family attend church at James River. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, watching St. Louis Cardinal baseball, reading, and watching movies.

Terrah Harper, Office Manager

Mission Statement

Breath of Life exists to provide quality care while creating sustainable lifestyle changes allowing the fullest expression of health.