Meet Our Team

Amanda Scharen

Amanda Scharen

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Clinical Director | Physical Therapist

Amanda is a Seattle area native and is thrilled to lead the team at Queen Anne Physical Therapy. She has a passion for working in orthopedics and helping to empower her patients to live their best and most active lives. Her special interests include spine, foot and ankle injuries, working with endurance athletes, and doing bike fits to prevent cycling injuries.

She has earned many advanced certifications including her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, her Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is currently working towards her Fellowship with the North American Institute of Orthopedic and Manual Therapy. She is also involved in physical therapy advocacy and holds several elected positions within the Physical Therapy Association of Washington, including serving as a Washington state Delegate to the American Physical Therapy Association’s House of Delegates.

Amanda received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Gonzaga University, where she also competed at the Division I level and served as caption for the cross country and track teams. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. While at Creighton, she had the opportunity to work as a physical therapist in the Dominican Republic and is proficient in medical Spanish.

When she isn’t at the clinic, Amanda enjoys training for marathons and triathlons, cooking and baking, and exploring the Seattle and the great outdoors with her husband and greyhound.

Jennifer Lesko

Jennifer Lesko

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Jennifer has been practicing as a physical therapist in Washington since 1999. She completed a postgraduate Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013. She received her first graduate degree in 1999 from North Georgia College and State University with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy, prior to that she received a Bachelors in Science in Biology from Oregon State University in 1994. She continues to pursue additional training in orthopedic manual therapy and functional training.

Jennifer treats all ages and enjoys working with athletes and non-athletes where she incorporates wellness with treatment to improve an overall quality of life. She specializes in biomechanics, and manual therapy. Jennifer is very active within the community and her professional association. She was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska where she developed a passion for the outdoors. She was a varsity rower at Oregon State and has competed at a Masters level locally and nationally. She stays active doing winter sports, backpacking, biking, swimming and running. She loves to entertain and cook and finds inspiration checking out Seattle’s great restaurants.

Lindy Russell - Therapeutic Associates Queen Anne Physical Therapy

Lindy Russell

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Lindy is a native of the Pacific Northwest, living here through college where she received her Bachelor of Science in Life Science with a minor in Sports Exercise from the University of Portland in 2009.  In Portland, she pursued her passion for athletics and physical rehabilitation by working with Division I athletes in the athletic training room for several years.   She went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2013.

Lindy has experience working with patients of all ages and enjoys planning individualized treatment programs based on each patient’s needs and goals.  She specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation for patients of all fitness levels, using a combination of manual therapy, soft tissue mobilization, and movement (therapeutic exercise and stretching) to regain function and prevent future injuries.  She looks forward to pursuing further education in orthopedics, as well as taking courses in manual therapy from the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT).

Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and running in the beautiful NW scenery, attending local sporting events, volunteering in the medical tent at running events (Training for a race? Ask if she’ll be there!), trying any and all new restaurants in the area, and spending time with her friends and family.

Natalie Turcotte

PT
Physical Therapist

Natalie received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy and Bachelors in Rehabilitation Science from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She went on to complete advanced manual therapy training through the Institute of Orthopeadic Manual Therapy for conditions of the spine and extremities.

Natalie has been practicing as a physical therapist since 2006 and has worked in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient orthopedics, home health, inpatient and outpatient neurological rehabilitation. She is passionate about providing patients with the tools they need to reach their full potential. Natalie is currently enrolled in continuing education to specialize in pelvic floor rehabilitation.

In her spare time Natalie enjoys hiking and rock climbing, exploring a variety of yoga and pilates styles, rollerblading around Green Lake and experimenting in the kitchen for nutritional and delicious meals.

Mark Leonetti


Administrative Coordinator

Abigail Young


Administrative Coordinator