Staff Directory

James Harvey - Owner
A graduate of Central Michigan University, James has been practicing Physical Therapy, in the Traverse City area, since 2000.
Dan McGoran - Manager
Dan has been with GLTHC from it’s early stages. He has 14+ years in the therapy business. Dan is responsible for the day to day operations for the company, give him a call today!
Patti C. - Billing Manager
One of the original staff members of Great Lakes Physical Therapy and Great Lakes Therapy House Calls, Patti is a key member of our support staff.
Jacque Gibson - Marketing Coordinator
Holding a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, Jacque has been a Traverse City resident for 8 years.
Rachel Smith - SLP
Rachel graduated from Marshall University in 2009 with her Masters of Science degree is Communication Disorders and completed her Bachelors degree at Central Michigan University. She enjoys working in all areas that speech therapist cover along with all age groups. Rachel specializes in treatment of neurological impairments such as aphasia and traumatic brain injury. She moved to the Traverse City areas in 2012.
Katie Fain - DPT
A graduate of Central Michigan University, Katie has been practicing Physical Therapy, in the Traverse City area, since 2011.
Michelle Welch - DPT
A graduate of University of Michigan – Flint, Michelle has been practicing Physical Therapy, in the Traverse City area, since relocating here in 2012.
Kristine Roush - MSPT
A graduate of Central Michigan University, Kristine has been practicing Physical Therapy, in the Traverse City area, since 1998.
Bethany Burns - OTR/L
A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Bethany has been practicing Occupational Therapy, in the Traverse City area, since 2005. In addition, Bethany is SAEBO Certified for Neurological Rehabilitation.
Heidi Hoffman - OTR
Saebo certified for specialized neurological rehabilitation.
Lila Hatch - OTR
Corey Vanderwulp - OTR
Susan Milliman - OT
A graduate of Western Michigan University, Susan has been practicing Occupational Therapy, in the Manistee area, since 2005.
Stacey Walton - LPTA, CMT
A graduate of Delta Community College, Stacey has been practicing as a Physical Therapy Assistant, in the Traverse City area, since 2002. Stacey also holds a BS degree from Central Michigan University in Child Development, and is a Certified Massage Therapist.
Laurie Claerhout - PTA
Laurie grew up in a small town, in the thumb area of Michigan, called Sebewaing. She attended a business college for a secretarial degree. After getting married and having two girls, Laurie attended Delta College, and earned a degree as a Physical Therapist’s Assistant. She began volunteering at Scheurer Hospital in Pigeon, MI. Laurie worked as a Physical Therapist’s Assistant, from 1996-2012 at Scheurer Hospital. She then moved up to Traverse City/Suttons Bay with employment with Great Lakes Therapy House Calls in early 2012. She has enjoyed working with the many people from this area helping them to improve their quality of life.
Matt Arnold - PTA
Matthew Arnold attended Grand Valley State University where he received bachelor of science in physical education in 2004. He continued his education at Baker College where he received an associate of applied science in 2008, to practice as a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. Matt lives in the Traverse City area with his wife and two daughters. They participate in a variety of physical activities from a regular exercise routine to their favorite sports. Matt enjoys a successful career in health and fitness where he assists competitive individuals in achieving their personal goals and in restoring function, while promoting wellness, with Great Lakes Therapy at the Orchard Creek Campus.
Jim Laurent - PTA
Brenda Forstner - PTA
Cynthia Edmondson - PTA
A graduate of Henry Ford Community College, Cynthia has been practicing as a Physical Therapy Assistant, in the Traverse City area, since 2011. In addition, Cynthia is a Certified Lymphatic Therapist.
Ramona Pintek - PTA
A graduate of Delta College, Ramona has been practicing as a Physical Therapy Assistant, in the Traverse City area, since 2005. In addition, Ramona holds a minor in Psychology and a minor in Biology. She also teaches a Tai Chi class at Village of Bay Ridge, and an exercise class at Glen Eagle.
Tiffany Roberts - MS, OTR/L
A graduate of Wayne State University, Tiffany has been practicing as an Occupational Therapist, in the Traverse City area, since 2011.
Lyn Sumner - COTA
Saebo Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist.
Molly Harrison - COTA
A graduate of Adventist University, Molly has been practicing as an Occupational Therapy Assistant, in the Traverse City area, since 2011.
Michele Hollis -Exercise Specialist
Holding a certification from UC Irvine, Michele has been practicing as an Exercise Specialist, in the Traverse City area, since 2005. Michele teaches pre/post therapy exercise classes. The primary goal is to increase bone/muscle strength, balance, mobility and general full body coordination.