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THE CTS TEAM

When you visit one of California Therapy Solutions’ six Orange County locations, you can count on expert therapeutic treatment delivered with care and compassion. Our highly-experienced therapists and staff are accessible, empathetic, and professional. You will find that our team genuinely cares about you, your health, and your life goals.

The quality of care provided by CTS is exemplified by the numbers:​

MEET THE TEAM

OUR FOUNDERS
Lynn Kanda, PT, OCS, MA

Founder and Owner

Stanford University/Santa Clara University.

Licensed PT in the State of California

BASI Certified Pilates Instructor

Marathon Runner/Tennis Player

Lynn has been in private practice for 30 years and founded CTS in 1995

David Gleeson, PE, MCP, MCE, BSC

Partner, Director Sports Performance Program

Stanford University/University of Pennsylvania/University of Nottingham

Licensed Civil Engineer in the State of California

BASI Certified Pilates Instructor

US Olympic and National Team Rower/Road Cyclist

David coaches Olympic, National Team, collegiate, masters and junior rowers

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Dr. Bill Gabriel, PT, DPT, OCS

Costa Mesa Clinic Director, Director of Physical Therapy

Davidson College/University of Southern California

Licensed PT in State of California

Titleist Performance Institute, BASI Certified Pilates Instructor, Golf Performance Specialist; USAW Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach; Active Release Techniques Practitioner; EyeSync Concussion Assessment, FMS I & II, Selective Functional Movement Assessment

NCAA Football, National Level Olympic Weightlifting

Fun Fact: Trained as an athlete and served as an assistant coach in the USA Weightlifting resident program at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs

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Megan Verrier, PT

Laguna Woods Clinic Director

University of Vermont

Licensed PT in the State of California

Sports background of field hockey, basketball, track and field, gymnastics and dance

Speaks some French

Enjoys hiking, surfing and teaching the dog new tricks

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Dr. Tiane Mendoza, PT, DPT

Newport Beach Clinic Director 

California State University, Fullerton/Mount Saint Mary's University

Licensed PT in the State of California

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor, BASI Pilates Certification Candidate, EyeSync Concussion Assessment

Avid long-distance hiker

Fun Fact: Winner of the Cotopaxi Questival 24-hour Scavenger Challenge in Los Angeles

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Dr. Christine Weidemann, PT, DPT, OCS

Irvine Clinic Director 

University of California, Santa Barbara/University of Southern California

Licensed PT in State of California

Orthopedic Clinic Specialist, BASI Certified Pilates Instructor

Speaks some German

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Dr. Arti Patel, PT, DPT, CSCS

Huntington Beach Clinic Director 

University of California, Riverside/Azusa Pacific University
Licensed PT in State of California

CSCS

Speaks Gujarati

Fun Fact: I like cooking and trying new recipes. 

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CLINIC DIRECTORS
PHYSICAL THERAPISTS
Dr. Katia Correa, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Dr. Katia Correa PT, DPT

San Diego State University/University of Southern California

Licensed PT in State of California

Sports background of basketball, volleyball, softball and gymnastics

Fun Fact: Has a pacemaker since she was 17 years old

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Dr. Dennis Nguyen, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

University of California, Irvine/Chapman University

Licensed PT in the State of California

EyeSync Concussion Assessment 

Played football and wrestled in high school

Speaks Vietnamese

Fun fact: Has a dog and a fish!

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Dr. Kristin Pham, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

California State University, Fullerton/West Coast University

Licensed PT in the State of California

EyeSync Concussion Assessment

Speaks Vietnamese

Fun Fact: Avid hiker and waterfall-chaser

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Dr. Rachel Thomson, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

California State University Long Beach

Licensed PT in the State of California 

Training to become a Certified Hand Therapist
Certified PWR! Moves Therapist 

Participated in Long Beach Running Club, Varsity Track and Field, Varsity Wrestling, Volleyball, Collegiate Ultimate Frisbee.  

Speaks Clinical Spanish

Fun Fact: Was a former Elementary/Middle School Substitute Teacher

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Dr. Samantha Stokes, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

University of California, San Diego/Azusa Pacific University

Licensed PT in the State of California

High school varsity water polo, softball, and volleyball. Cross country runner

Fun Fact: I love food! I eat anything and will try anything!

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Dr. Brianna Bacich, PT, DPT, NCS

Physical Therapist

University of San Diego/University of Southern California

Licensed PT in the State of California

Board Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist, PWR! Certified Instructor

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Dr. Erin Mackin, PT, DPT, RYT

Physical Therapist

University of Montana/Azusa Pacific University 

Licensed PT in the State of California

Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Certification (RYT-200) 

Fun Fact: Loves to travel!

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Dr. Vicky Ton, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

The University of California, San Diego/University of St. Augustine

Licensed PT in the State of California

Fun Fact: Enjoys the water and is an avid Surfer!

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Jane Mitsumori, MS, PT

Physical Therapist

Stanford University/University of Southern California

Licensed PT in the State of California 

Ex competitive swimmer, retired recreational runner.

Currently enjoys walking, drought-tolerant gardening, trying new recipes.

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PILATES INSTRUCTORS
Julie Harlow

Pilates Instructor 

Julie holds a BS in Exercise Physiology from the USC and is Pilates-certified through BASI (Body Arts and Science International) Pilates. Julie has a passion for fitness, nutrition, and overall well-being. and discovered Pilates after a personal health situation. Pilates changed her life both physically and mentally. She wants to help others achieve their health/wellness goals. Her teaching style is positive, patient, personable and professional. When she's not teaching Pilates she enjoys spending time with her kids, going to the beach, paddle boarding, skiing and spending time outdoors

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Shellie Davis

Pilates Instructor 

California State University, Long Beach
Certified National Association of Sports Nutrition BASI Certified Pilates instructor BASI Certified Mentor and Master Pilates Instructor Fitness instructor for 19yrs