Want a therapeutic massage session tailored to your needs?

All of the massage therapists at the Therapeutic Massage Center of Middleton are certified by NCBTMB, licensed in the state of Wisconsin and insured.  

Because all of our massage therapists are trained in different types of massage techniques, you may want to take our online quiz to determine which therapist would be the best match for your needs.  CLICK HERE TO TAKE OUR QUIZ!

  • Carmela Wiese
    Carmela Wiese LMT/CMLDT - Founder

    Carmela Wiese, LMT founded the Therapeutic Massage Center of Middleton in 2009.  In 2001 Carmela started studying Traditional Chinese Medicine and TuiNa (Chinese massage) at the East-West Healing Arts Institute of Madison, Wisconsin. After graduation, she continued studying Eastern techniques as well as Myofascial Release, orthobionomy, and NMT.   In 2016, Carmela received a certification in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (CMLDT) from the Klose Institute in Boulder, Colorado and specializes in post-surgical lymphatic drainage and chronic illnesses.

    Over the last 16 years as a massage therapist, Carmela has treated thousands of clients.  Because of this, she has extensive experience treating a multitude of chronic pain disorders, injuries, and stress-related conditions.

    Carmela is available at the clinic Mondays through Fridays 9-7.  To schedule an appointment with Carmela Wiese, LMT/CMLDT click here!  

    Pressure Depth:  Light to Medium

  • Robin Wirsta
    Robin Wirsta LMT

    Robin Wirsta, LMT graduated from the Canadian Therapeutic College in Ontartio in 2008.  She practices Swedish relaxation massage techniques and specializes in deep tissue therapy.

    Robin has worked closely with health practitioners including chiropractors, physical therapists, and kinesiologists.  Because of this, Robin is able to incorporate a comprehensive approach to therapeutic treatment.  It has also afforded her the opportunity to treat a variety of  patients and conditions.   Commonly resolved issues include headaches, frozen shoulder, and sciatica as well as providing pain relief from various systemic conditions.

    Robin is available Mondays through Fridays 9-7.  To schedule an appointment with Robin click here!

    Pressure Depth:  Medium to Deep 

  • Shelly Shivy
    Shelly Shivy LMT

    Shelly Shivy, LMT, is a 2016 graduate from The East-West Healing Arts Institute in Madison, WI.  During her training, Shelly excelled at Tui Na, Chinese massage which translates to “push and grasp”.  Her treatment approach is a balance of Tui Na, acupressure, and Western massage modalities such as Swedish and deep tissue.  This unique combination of modalities is both relaxing and energizing at the same time.  Shelly also likes to utilize cupping therapy, as it can be an effective tool treating connective tissue dysfunctions and fascial tension.  Her specialties are treating clients with chronic shoulder pain, tension headaches, migraines, and chronic pain syndromes such as fibromyalgia.

    Shelly believes that movement is a key element to wellness and that massage therapy can help people get moving again by reducing pain and tension as well as stress.  Being a “people person”, she enjoys connecting with her clients and helping them through massage therapy.  Shelly is committed to assisting her clients in their path to wellness.

    Shelly is available for appointments on Wednesdays 6-9 pm, Thursdays 6-9 pm Fridays from 4 pm – 7 pm and Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm.  Click here for easy, online booking!

    Pressure Depth:  Medium to Deep

  • Laura Nehs, LMT
    Laura Nehs, LMT LMT

    Laura Nehs, LMT, graduated from the East-West Healing Arts Institute in 2017.  Here she gained a vast knowledge of various chronic pain disorders and the experience with how to treat them.  Some of the modalities that Laura may use include deep tissue massage, trigger point work, acupressure, and Gua Sha.

    As a “problem solver”, Laura brings a wide variety of modalities to the table and utilizes multiple techniques to find the treatment plan that is suitable to each individual.  Her belief that “every body is different” produces a massage session that is developed for the unique needs of the patient.

    Laura is currently working to continue her education to become a certified Gua Sha practitioner, as well as taking classes in Orthopedic Massage and to become a Doula.

    Laura is available Mondays 3pm-7pm.  To book an appointment with Laura click here!

    Pressure Depth:  Very Light to Very Deep 


  • Mary Moyer, LMT
    Mary Moyer, LMT

    Mary is a recent graduate from the Therapeutic Massage program at Madison College and holds a Wisconsin license in Massage Therapy and Bodywork.  Mary is motivated in her practice by the significant health benefits and sense of well being resulting from regular massage.  She sees each massage as a rare opportunity, for both giver and receiver, to become more aware and tuned-in to the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of ourselves.

    Mary primarily practices Swedish/Relaxation massage and while her approach is primarily gentle and flowing, she integrates various techniques according to what each individual needs.  She likes working with individuals who suffer from chronic conditions, such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or arthritis.

    Pressure Depth:  Very Light to Medium

    **Unfortunately, due to a broken wrist, Mary will be away from the office while she recouperates.  We will update the site when she has returned to seeing clients.**

  • Merritt Maham, LMT
    Merritt Maham, LMT

    Merritt Maham is new to Wisconsin; however, she has nearly 20 years of experience as a
    licensed massage therapist (LMT). She graduated from the American Academy of Healing Arts,
    Little Rock, Arkansas, in May 2000. Proudly, Merritt also taught Anatomy & Physiology and
    Kinesiology at Radiance School of Massage in Hot Springs, Arkansas prior to relocating to
    Wisconsin in January 2019.
    Professionally, before becoming an LMT, Merritt was both a nurse and a paramedic. Her scope
    of practice as a massage therapist has primarily included work in chiropractic and physical
    therapy clinics. Modalities of practice Merritt has been trained in over the years include Cranio-
    Sacral, Gua Sha, myofascial release, and trigger point. Additionally, stretching is commonly
    incorporated into her practice when appropriate.
    In Merritt’s personal life physical activity and positive health behaviors are important. Over the
    years, she has completed several half-marathons, as well as shorter distance races. This led her
    to become a Certified Fitness Trainer and has a keen interest (and certification) in Functional
    Merritt’s style of massage has been described as comprehensive as she draws upon her diverse
    experiences and is able to customize the care for each client to meet their personal needs.
    As a life-long learner, Merritt seeks to expand her knowledge and skills. Currently, she is
    working to include Bowenwork into her skillset. Additionally, Merritt is interested in providing
    massage for persons with cancer and those in hospice care.

    Merritt is available Tuesdays 10-4 and Saturdays 10-3.