Meet Our Team


Josh Hagemeyer, PT, DPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

Josh grew up in Grants Pass, Oregon and later moved to Eugene where he graduated from the University of Oregon. While at the U of O he played football from 2001-2005 and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Physiology. After becoming a personal trainer, Josh returned to school to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University and graduated in the top of his class with honors.

Josh is currently pursuing advanced certifications as a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist and Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist. He enjoys working with a variety of musculoskeletal disorders of both the spine and extremities in the young and aging population. Josh’s clinical interests include rehabilitation of sports injuries, repetitive overuse injuries, post-surgical conditions, dizziness/vestibular rehabilitation, and manual therapy. He is certified in ASTYM, an instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization technique.

Josh loves the outdoors. His hobbies include kayaking, fishing, golfing, camping, and hiking. He enjoys spending time with his wife Kari, who works as a special education teacher, and his children Griffin and Ella.


Valerie Hilton, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Valerie started employment with Therapeutic Associates in 2006, immediately after graduating from the University of Puget Sound with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. In 2007, she joined the company’s first cohort of orthopedic residents to advance her training in manual therapy and clinical reasoning. She completed this residency and became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist (OCS) in 2009.

Valerie prides herself in being an excellent general orthopedic physical therapist. She specializes in headaches, spine rehabilitation, upper and lower extremity dysfunction, repetitive strain injuries, manual therapy and is ASTYM™ certified. She also enjoys treating vestibular, ocular, and balance dysfunction. Valerie is committed to providing high quality patient-centered care and empowering each patient to help achieve their personal goals and highest level of function.

Valerie is a native Oregonian, having grown up in Florence, attended the University of Oregon for her undergraduate degree, and lived in Eugene since graduating from PT school. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, cooking, and enjoying the outdoors.

Kimberly Van Winkle - Gateway Physical Therapy

Kimberly Van Winkle, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Kimberly earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Georgia State University and has been a practicing physical therapist for five years. She was drawn to physical therapy because she wants to help people achieve their goals of moving better with less pain.

Between Kimberly’s wanderlust and her father’s military career, she has lived in or visited almost all fifty states but considers Eugene her home. In her free time, Kimberly enjoys running, climbing mountains, and being in the outdoors. One of her hobbies is crocheting and she often makes her own original patterns and creations.

Malinda Sevilla - Gateway

Malinda Sevilla, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Mel was born and raised in the Austin, Texas area. Close to where she grew up, Mel completed her undergraduate studies at University of Texas at Dallas where she majored in Healthcare Studies. Mel then went to PT school at Texas State University.

Mel was originally drawn to a career in physical therapy because she was, and continues to be, fascinated by the complexities of the human body. In addition, Mel has a passion for helping others especially through education and exercise. Within the realm of physical therapy, Mel is interested in outpatient developmental pediatrics and adult outpatient orthopedics. She also has a special interest in shoulder impairments and treating low back pain.

Mel and her husband, who is also a physical therapist, recently moved to Oregon. Since arriving in Oregon Mel has made it her goal to enjoy all Oregon has to offer with her husband and their dog-children, Gunner and Huck. Mel has a deep love for giraffes and she enjoys many activities such as hiking, camping, biking, and playing basketball and racquetball.

Kelly Finney, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
Joshua Gilette - Gateway Physical Therapy

Joshua Gillette, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Joshua was born, raised, and attended school in Eugene, Oregon. Joshua graduated from the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Lane Community College in June of 2017. While in school Joshua completed clinical rotations in both outpatient and inpatient physical therapy settings. Joshua’s areas of interest include helping patients who experience low back pain as well as working with patients who have spine conditions.

In his free time Joshua enjoys playing music. He plays the guitar, bass, piano, and drums. Joshua also likes to play ping pong and soccer.

Michael W., LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist*

Michael graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Lane Community College in 2015, and as Licensed Massage Therapist and dedicated amateur athlete Michael has been involved in the health and fitness movement for over 25 years. Michael is excited to join the Dreamclinic team at Therapeutic Associates to bring the best in bodywork and massage to the Eugene community. When not in the clinic you can find Michael on the bike trails, golf courses, ski slopes and single tracks all over the Pacific Northwest.

*Associate Provider

Lauren Sullivan

Administrative Coordinator

Lauren is originally from Redwood City, California and she moved to Eugene to attend the University of Oregon where she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Physiology. While studying at UO Lauren’s focus was on becoming an athletic trainer but she later changed her career path to office management after she gained experience working as an aide at another physical therapy clinic.

In her free time Lauren enjoys biking, hiking, playing games, completing puzzles and doing outdoor activities. Lauren also loves to watch sports and enjoys competing in soccer, volleyball, and disc golf.