Meet Our Team

Julie Dresch, PT, MSPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist

Julie graduated with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of South Dakota in 2000, prior to that she earned her BS in Psychology.  She became a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association in 2008, and a certified Manual Therapist through the North American Institute of Manual Physical Therapy in 2007.

She has been the owner/director at TAI Ballard Physical Therapy since 2010 and prior to that she directed successful practices in Renton and Bellevue. Her passion is orthopedics with a special interest in the foot/ankle and lumbar pathology.  She believes in whole body wellness, and excels in her patient education to heal injury and leave everyone with the tools for prevention and body improvement.  She also has a history in treating Women’s Health issues and continues to be a leader in the treatment of pre and post-partum issues.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, running, and staying active.  She loves calling the Pacific Northwest home and taking advantage of all of it’s beauty!

Erin Bembry, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Erin earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington. Prior to that she received a Master’s Degree in the Psychosocial Aspects of Sport from the University of Utah, as well as a BA in Psychology from Empire State College. Erin enjoys working with patients of all ages and promoting health and wellness as a way of life. She has experience in outpatient orthopedics, as well as in-patient and aquatic therapy.

Erin is an east coast native, growing up in upstate N.Y., however has been in the Seattle area for over 10 years. Prior to pursuing PT school, Erin spent 10 years on the U.S. National Speedskating team, competing in two Olympic Games in Short track Speedskating. In her free time, Erin enjoys keeping active with her family.

Nick Fabula - Therapeutic Associates Seattle Physical Therapy

Nick Fabula, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Nick earned his bachelors degree in exercise science from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. He moved to the PNW to attended Pacific University where he earned his Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. He practiced in Vail, Colorado recently to receive specialized training in outpatient sports orthopedic rehabilitation and sports specific recovery. Nick enjoys treating patients with sports orthopedic conditions, cervical and lumbar spine pathologies, and getting to the root of the problem so that each patient can return to their highest level possible. His treatment approach focuses on patient centered education about the condition, manual therapy, strengthening programs, activity/sport specific functional training, and a treatment plan with the goal of a full recovery.

Nick is currently pursuing further clinical education and certification with the North American Institute of Manual Therapy and Orthopedic certification.
Nick was raised in Colorado where he was an avid mountain biker, fly fisherman, trail runner, and tele skier. He continues to enjoy these activities in the great PNW with his wife.

Mike Moore

Mike Moore, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Mike graduated from Willamette University in Salem, OR with a bachelors degree in psychology in 2011. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Washington in 2016. Mike enjoys working with a wide range of patient populations and uses a combination of manual techniques, as well as functional exercises and therapeutic activities to return patients to an optimal level of function.

Mike enjoys working with patients throughout the lifespan and his clinical experience includes treating patients for pre and post-operative care, musculoskeletal pain, work conditioning, neurological conditions, and body mechanics education for further prevention of injury. He has taken continuing education coursework focused on upper and lower extremity conditions, as well as pursuing training through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). He also looks forward to starting the Therapeutic Associates Residency next year.

Mike competed in collegiate tennis at Willamette University and continues to play regularly, he enjoys treating tennis players as well as athletes from all sports. In his free time Mike enjoys playing and watching sports including basketball and tennis, cooking, hiking, and enjoying everything that Seattle and the PNW has to offer.