Meet Our Team

Amanda Scharen

Amanda Scharen, PT, DPT

Clinical Director | Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

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.

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 has continued her education with advanced training in the Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy for conditions of the spine and extremities as well as the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute with an emphasis on women’s health. She is pursuing continuing education through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT).

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’s clinical focus is in orthopedic physical therapy and 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

Mark Leonetti

Administrative Coordinator

Mark was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, growing up on Bainbridge Island. He traveled east to attend Gonzaga University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology with minors in Psychology and Leadership. After graduation, Mark returned to Seattle to work as a personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist. He has been working for Therapeutic Associates since 2016. In his spare time, Mark can be found at the gym or adventuring with his enormous yellow lab, Elton.

Abigail Young

Abigail Young

Administrative Coordinator

Abigail was born and raised in Royal Oak, Michigan before moving to Detroit for six years where she first gained healthcare experience as an optician. She moved to Seattle in 2016, towing along her two cats and husband. Abigail has worked for Therapeutic Associates since 2016 and loves the positive, healthy lifestyle they promote. She enjoys working in rehabilitation and started attending Lake Washington Institute of Technology to obtain her Occupational Therapy Assistant Certification. In her free time, Abigail loves hiking, skiing, reading, going on road trips, and baking.