Anesse Kuehl, DPT
Physical Therapist/Clinic Director
Anesse is a native of Olympia, graduating from Olympia High School. She received her Bachelor’s in Biology from Saint Martin’s University in 2010. She was then accepted to Eastern Washington University and graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013.
Anesse is well-acquainted with sports injuries. In high school she competed in both basketball and fastpitch, in addition to rowing at the collegiate level for Washington State University. At an early age Anesse had a strong interest in the medical field. Her experience in sports medicine classes in high school is where she developed an interest and passion for Physical Therapy. She enjoys working with patients of all ages to develop an individualized treatment plan that incorporates exercise and manual therapy to help patients get back to living life to the fullest.
In her spare time, Anesse enjoys watching college football and basketball, reading, traveling and spending time with her husband and two children.
Sean Sipe, PT, DPT, SCS
Sean is a lifelong Washington State native. He was born and raised in the Spokane area and has resided in Thurston County for over 10 years. He graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1996 with a degree in Human Biology and was accepted into EWU’s Physical Therapy program. He was awarded his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1998.
Shortly after graduating, Sean began working as a Staff Physical Therapist at a private practice in Aberdeen. He soon began managing that practice. Eventually he moved to Olympia with the goal of starting a new practice.
In 2002, Sean co-founded what was to become South Sound Physical & Hand Therapy. Over the course of 6 years, through a combination of start-ups and acquisitions, he grew the company to 5 locations. Sean sold his interest in South Sound Physical & Hand Therapy in early 2011 to pursue other projects, including consulting and new clinic development.
Sean completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in August, 2012 in Executive Management from the EIM Institute based in Louisville, KY. He then opened Yelm Physical Therapy and became co-founder of Centralia Physical Therapy which launched in September, 2012.
Sean’s wife, Christina, is a Pediatric Physical Therapist and they have three children. He is an avid golfer and enjoys keeping up on his reading.
Fiona (Lesley) Vaughan, OTR/L, CHT, CLT, WCC
Certified Hand Therapist
Fiona graduated from York College, City University of New York with a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy in 2004. As an Army officer, her career took her to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, and Madigan Army Center, in Tacoma, WA where she learned to be a leader and clinician. Her love for hand therapy began early in her career, where she learned from leaders in both hand therapy and hand surgery specialties.
In 2006, she transitioned to the Army reserves. In 2007 she was asked to return to the Army in a civilian capacity to develop rehabilitation services for over 1,000 returning Soldiers to JBLM’s Warrior Transition Battalion. In this capacity she pioneered OT, PT, and recreation therapy programs new to the Army that spread Army-wide and continues on after her departure to once again focus on hand therapy. Fiona Lives in Olympia, WA. She is a vocalist and enjoys gardening.
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