Meet Our Team

John Nielsen

John Nielsen, PT, DPT

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

John graduated with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Creighton University and did his undergraduate studies at the University of Northern Colorado in Exercise Sport Science. John joined Therapeutic Associates in 2010. He completed the Orthopaedic Residency program and became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 2012. He has been a clinic director at Therapeutic Associates since 2012. He joined Therapeutic Associates Seattle Physical Therapy as the clinic director in 2016. He completed a pain science certification and became a Therapeutic Pain Specialist in 2018.

John enjoys treating a variety of patients and has a special interest in lower extremity injuries, sports rehabilitation and shoulder mechanics. On the weekend, John can be found spending time with his wife and son, Amanda and Ben. He enjoys the outdoors, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Amanda Nielsen

Amanda Nielsen, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification

Amanda is a Nebraska native but spent most of her childhood in Missoula, Montana. She completed her undergraduate degree in Exercises Science at Montana State University in Bozeman and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Amanda started practicing 2011 and continued her education with advanced training in the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy and Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute. She received her Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certification (PRPC) in 2019. Her special interests include treatment of lower extremity injuries, athletic rehabilitation and pelvic floor wellness for both men and women.

In addition to being a physical therapist, Amanda values family time the most and loves exploring the great outdoors. A perfect weekend would involve one of the following activities: hiking, camping, running, cycling or downhill skiing.

Hannah Kreilkamp

Physical Therapist
Daniella Welsh

Daniella Welsh, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Daniella interned at Therapeutic Associates Seattle Physical Therapy in 2016 while completing her Physical Therapist Assistant Degree at Whatcom Community College.

Her special interests include posture and breathing mechanics and their relation to core stabilization and neck, back, shoulder, and hip pain. Daniella’s top priorities are compassionate patient-centered care and emphasizes the benefit of preventative PT.

In 2011, Daniella earned undergraduate degrees in psychology and Spanish from Western Washington University. As a life-long athlete herself, the transition from psychology to physical therapy was a natural one. She has a passion for holistic well-being and great appreciation for the connection between mental and physical health.

In her spare time, Daniella enjoys spending time with family and playing and coaching ultimate Frisbee.

  • Physical Therapist Assistant Degree- Whatcom Community College, 2016
  • Undergraduate Degrees in Psychology and Spanish- Western Washington University, 2011

Kimberly Clark

Administrative Coordinator

Sarah Wahl