Meet Our Team

Peter Dills - East Portland Physical Therapy

Peter Dills

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Peter graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2008 before earning his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, CO in 2011. He has been the director of Therapeutic Associates East Portland Physical Therapy since 2013.

Peter has completed post-doctoral work through the International Spine and Pain Institute and is now certified as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist. He is one of only a few physical therapists in the Portland Metro region to hold this distinction. He has also worked towards certification in manual therapy through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. As a former high school and Division III college athlete, he still has continued interest in athletics and has also directed injury prevention programs with student athletes of many ages and experience levels. He enjoys treating individuals of all ages and backgrounds, with special emphasis on complex conditions including chronic pain and musculoskeletal disorders of the foot and ankle.

“I believe that individuals of all backgrounds and life experiences deserve the opportunity to get better. My job as your physical therapist is to provide you an avenue to get there. I will be here to guide you in that process through evidence-centered treatment, comprehensive patient education, and complete commitment to your needs as my patient.”

Peter is a native Oregonian and grew up in the Hood River Valley, where he also met his wife Caitlin. They now call a different valley home, having moved to Happy Valley in 2013. They have two wonderful children Audrey and Riley. Peter spends his free time running, though often states he never expected himself to become a runner. He participates yearly in the Hood to Coast Relay and has a goal of completing a marathon for the first time in 2017.

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Jessica McConahay

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Jessica received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of California, San Francisco/San Francisco State University in 2016 and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Neuroscience from the University of San Francisco. Jessica comes to physical therapy with a diverse background in music, software development, and several teaching certifications in yoga and meditation. She has advanced training in Therapeutic Neuroscience Education through the International Spine and Pain Institute. She has also completed North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy Level I and is currently working through Level II courses.

Jessica’s approach to physical therapy is holistic, combining neuroscience and psychology with exercise, functional movement, and education. This approach is empowering to patients of all backgrounds. Jessica enjoys working with recreational and amateur athletes; people with back pain, neck pain, or chronic pain; and anyone with general orthopedic and neurologic concerns.

Originally from the Midwest, Jessica is happy to call Portland home. She enjoys spending time with her family, biking, running, hiking, fixing up her old house, practicing mindfulness, and working on her yard, which is certified as a Backyard Habitat through the Audubon Society and Columbia Land Trust.

Elizabeth Bilotta - East Portland Physical Therapy

Elizabeth Bilotta


Wellness Coordinator | Pilates Instructor

Elizabeth received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2009. She continued her education with Pre-med studies at Portland State University while teaching therapeutic Pilates in medical clinics around Portland. Specifically, Elizabeth teaches Mat and Reformer Pilates and has gone through additional training to be able work with injuries & special populations. She completed her Pilates apprenticeship at Pacific Northwest Pilates. In 2014, Elizabeth joined Therapeutic Associates.

Elizabeth enjoys spending her free time exploring new areas to go hiking and trail running. Soccer is her favorite sport to watch and she can be found at Providence Park whenever the Portland Thorns are playing. She also enjoys getting creative with healthy cooking for her loved ones.

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Kai Berkedal


Physical Therapy Aide

Kai graduated from Western Washington University in 2011 with a B.F.A. in Dance and Choreography. He grew up dancing at Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle, and after graduating from college he danced with Bellingham Repertory Dance for a season. After moving to Portland in 2012, he began pursuing a possible career in Physical Therapy by completing courses with Portland Community College, and now by serving as an Aide with Therapeutic Associates.

Kai enjoys spending his free time with his fiancé, and his two cats Calvin and Finley. Walks and hikes as well as TV shows and video games are pleasant pastimes as well.

Kimberly Morrison - East Portland Physical Therapy

Kimberly Morrison


Administrative Supervisor

Kimberly has worked in customer service for over 10 years and is very excited to be a part of the Therapeutic Associates family. She began at the Therapeutic Associates Central Billing Office in the Customer Service Department in the summer of 2011, and now she is proud to be the Front Office Coordinator at East Portland.

Kimberly is a native to Portland and has lived there all her life. She loves spending time with her husband, Dean; son, JD; and their dog, Oscar. She also enjoys camping, reading, and going on walks.