Meet The Team
MBA, MS, ORT/L, CHT,
Michelle has been the Director of Advanced Therapy Center since late 2020. She is originally from the Hudson Valley, New York, and relocated to California in 2019. Michelle was mentored and trained by both surgeons and advanced therapists to become a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) in 2018. Michelle believes in quality patient care and is dedicated to the advancement of the field of hand therapy. This is demonstrated by her volunteer work as a mentor with the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) and serving as Treasurer for the Hand Therapy Society of the Greater Los Angeles Area (HTSGLA). In her spare time, Michelle can be found playing with her two beagles or looking for the best pizza parlor in LA!
Front Office Administrator
Kendra is the Front Office Administrator at Advanced Therapy Center.
She has worked for the company for over 17 years. She serves as the primary contact and is happy to help with any of your questions or concerns.
Pediatric Occupational Therapist
Lily received her Master degree from USC in Occupational Therapy in 2011. She is certified in the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT), and has received advanced practice certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation, and intervention (SWC) from the California board of Occupational Therapy. She has been an OT in pediatric field for 9 years. Lily joined Advanced Therapy Center in 2022.
In her free time, Lily enjoys going to Disneyland, traveling and spending time with her family. She loves playing with her kids just like how she likes working with her young clients.
Kayla is aspiring to become an occupational therapist. She is currently applying for occupational therapy graduate programs. Kayla has been working for Advanced Therapy Center since June of 2021.
Alongside the occupational therapists, she works in the back in the main treatment room. Under the therapists’ training, she sets up patients for treatment, prepares and demonstrates exercises, as well as observes and learns about modalities and the field of hand therapy.
If you're looking for a new career we'd love to speak to you about employment opportunities. We also do take on students for clinical credit. Please check out our Careers Page to see our current list of available positions!