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Staff at Bridgetown Physical Therapy and Training Studio

Our team of experienced professional physical therapists and certified personal trainers has the skills and experience to address your health and fitness needs:

Josh Kernen, PT, DPT, CSCSJosh Kernen, PT, DPT, CSCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Josh graduated with honors from Pacific University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT).  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Linfield College. He continues to enhance his education with continued education classes in manual therapy with the North America Institute of Manual Therapy. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Josh has over fifteen years of experience in personal training and had the opportunity to work with many professional and semi-professional athletes as well as organizations such as the Multnomah Athletic Club, Under Armour, Women’s Health Magazine and the Oregon Gymnastics Association.  Josh played Lacrosse for Linfield College and currently the strength and conditioning coach for PSU lacrosse.  He personally trains year around for triathlons, marathons and other local endurance races.


Mark Hatfield, PT, DPTMark Hatfield, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Mark graduated with honors from Pacific University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT).  He completed his undergraduate work at Pacific University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Exercise Science.  Mark's physical therapy education has been enhanced through continuing education classes in manual therapy with the North America Institute of Manual Therapy.  Before becoming an Owner at Bridgetown Physical Therapy & Training Studio, Mark served as the Clinical Director for an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic.  Mark played collegiate soccer for Pacific University, and started his collegiate soccer career at the number one ranked Yavapai College in Arizona where he had the opportunity to play in two national soccer tournaments.  His love for the sport of soccer as well as his interest in human sciences drew him into his physical therapy career. 


Darla Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS, ATCDarla Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Darla graduated from the University of Southern California with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT).  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Health and Human performance with a concentration in Athletic Training from George Fox University.  She has enjoyed working with a variety of sports teams, including track, basketball, and football. Darla is currently a certified Athletic Trainer and has a passion for long distance running.  After completion of USC School of Physical Therapy, she participated in the Kaiser Orthopedic Residency program in Los Angeles where she expanded her knowledge in orthopedic manual therapy techniques and clinical reasoning.  Darla’s knowledge of orthopedics has been recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and granted her the title of an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS).  Darla continued her work in outpatient orthopedics in Los Angeles before she returned to her home state of Oregon.  She has an interest in maintaining a healthy lifestyle through running and enjoys participating in marathons.


Ali Theen, PT, DPTAli Theen, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Ali graduated from Regis University in Denver, CO with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT) in 2007. Prior to physical therapy school she received her Bachelors of Science in exercise science at Gonzaga University where she rowed on the crew team for a year and played on several club sports teams. Since starting her physical therapy practice she has continued to expand her skill set through manual therapy based continuing education classes and plans to complete a manual therapy certification in the coming years.  Ali is passionate about helping patients return to their prior level of function and activity, whatever level that may be. She uses a combination of hands on techniques along with therapeutic exercises to maximize patient outcomes. She enjoys skiing, tennis, hiking and biking and is currently playing in a dodgeball league. 



Grant Headley, PT, DPTGrant Headley, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Grant graduated from Creighton University in Omaha with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Integrative Physiology at University of Iowa. His specialty is treating pelvic muscle dysfunction in athletes and bicyclists. As an avid bike racer and commuter who personally suffered from pelvic pain, Grant experienced the frustration of not being able to do what he loved and sought to find a way back to health and greater performance. He is inspired to help people find their own way to learn to listen to the signs from their body in order to overcome injury and enjoy lifelong fitness. In addition to PT, Grant teaches yoga emphasizing alignment and breathing to give clients a basic road map towards transforming the body that carries over to their sport. He moved to Portland to contribute to this healthy vibrant community and keep it moving well.


Anna Wetzel, PT, DPT, OCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Anna graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago with her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. Following her physical therapy program, Anna advanced her studies via completion of an Orthopedic Residency at the University of Chicago in 2016. Anna is currently planning to sit for the Orthopedic Clinical Specialist examination in March of 2017. Anna also holds a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has worked with athletes in various sports from recreational runners to Paralympic gold medalists in wheelchair track. Anna is passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle and facilitating people to achieve their physical goals. Anna is an avid marathoner and is currently training for both the Chicago and Boston marathons. Anna also enjoys biking, hiking, rock climbing, and skiing. She is looking forward to moving from Chicago to Portland to explore the Pacific Northwest and all that it has to offer.


Nolan, Front Office

Paige, Front Office

Ashley, Front Office

Lauren, Front Office