Our Danvers office moved in 2016. Our new address is 5A Hutchinson Drive, Danvers. Across from BJ's and next to Hollywood Hits.

Harmeling Physical Therapy & Sports Fitness, Inc.

A Unique Approach to Physical Therapy and Sports Fitness


Physical Therapists & Assistants

Our clinical staff is made up of professional and caring physical therapists and assistants. Each one has been carefully selected in order to keep our standard of care at the highest levels.

PetePeter J. Harmeling, MEd, PT, SCS, ATC
Massachusetts Licensed Athletic Trainer
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties: Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy (S.C.S)
National Athletic Trainer Association (N.A.T.A.) Certification
Adjunct Faculty Gordon College Kinesiology Dept. 

B.A. Biology Swarthmore College
M.Ed. Exercise Physiology Georgia State University
B.S. Physical Therapy Georgia State Univerity 

Areas of Special Interest: Teaching/mentoring physical therapy students, sports medicine, forming very good productive relationships with patients and quickly getting them back on the road to recovery.
Hobbies: Running, bicycling, traveling

Why do you like working at HPT? I particularly enjoy the character and terrific attitude of all the members of the staff.  I am especially proud of the positive, helpful relationships among the staff which carries over nicely to the patients.
Started the practice in 1988


TomThomas C. Faulds, MSPT, ATC, OCS

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties- Clinical Specialist Orthopedic Physical Therapy (O.C.S.)

Massachusetts-Licensed Athletic Trainer
Clinic Manager Wenham Office
Adjunct Faculty Gordon College Kinesiology Dept. 

B.S.

Athletic Training

Northeastern University

M.S.

Physical Therapy

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Areas of Special Interest: Shoulder dysfunction, sports medicine, aquatic therapy
Hobbies: Running, swimming, home improvement, completed 15 marathons w/ a PR 2:57

Why do you like working at HPT? I enjoy working with our patients and staff on a daily basis.  I love coming to work every day because of the wonderful people we get to work with.
Started with the practice in 1992


SteveSteven Nutter, MSPT, ATC
Massachusetts-Licensed Athletic Trainer
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Clinic Manager Wilmington Office

B.S.

Exercise Physiology

University of Massachusetts Lowell

M.S.

Physical Therapy

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Areas of Special Interest: Sports conditioning and rehabilitation, balance training, ergonomics
Hobbies: Softball, scuba diving, traveling, sports

Why do you like working at HPT? We work with a kind, caring, personable staff where the number one goal is taking care of people like we would want to be taken care of.  It is fun to work with such great people, both patients and staff.  We strive to form strong relationships with patients, one in which they get the best care in a warm, friendly, personable environment.
Started with the practice in 1999


SaraSara Dranetz, PT
Assistant Clinic Manager Danvers Office

B.S.

Physical Therapy

Northeastern University

Areas of Special Interest: Osteoporosis and orthopedics
Hobbies: Yoga, gardening, reading, spending time on the Cape during the summer

Why do you like working at HPT?  I enjoy that we are a teaching clinic and take students from the local colleges for their internships.
Started with the practice in 1999


ScottScott Kulesa, MSPT
Clinic Manager Gloucester Office

B.S.

Health Sciences

Northeastern University

M.S.

Physical Therapy

Northeastern University

Areas of Special Interest: Orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, joint replacements
Hobbies: Stock car racing, basketball, racquetball

Why do you like working at HPT? It is a great work environment with friendly staff and patients.  It is a fun place to work!
Started with the practice in 2003


AngelaAngela Marciano, PT, CSCS
Assistant Clinic Manager Wenham Office

B.S.

Physical Therapy

Northeastern University

Areas of Special Interest: Pregnancy and postpartum physical therapy, pilates, and chronic pain
Hobbies: Going on adventures with my two boys on the weekends!

Why do you like working at HPT?  We work with a really great clientele - our patients are nice, motivated people.  There is a high standard of care and of patient satisfaction here.
Started with the practice in 2005


JimJames W. O'Brien IV, DPT
Clinic Manager Danvers Office

B.S.

Exercise Physiology

University of Massachusetts Lowell

D.P.T.

Physical Therapy

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Areas of Special Interest: Orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, knees and shoulders
Hobbies: Golf and home improvement activities

Why do you like working at HPT? I enjoy the "Team Oriented Approach" to taking care of patients where everyone including the office staff, aide and physical therapist all contribute to the overall well being and recovery of our patients.  Also, the constant mentorship that occurs with all areas of the practice operation to promote professional growth among all employees.
Started with the practice in 2007


SheelaSheela Zerilli, DPT

B.S.

Business Administration

University of New Hampshire

D.P.T.

Physical Therapy

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Areas of Special Interest: Geriatrics, orthopedics, spine, shoulders, balance training, pregnancy and postpartum physical therapy
Hobbies: Running, yoga, kayaking, dog lover, love to volunteer and get involved in charity events

Why do you like working at HPT?  All the staff members are great, creating a caring working environment
Started with the practice in 2009


Ryan Boyd, DPT Ryan Boyd, DPT

B.S.

Athletic Training 

University of Connecticut

D.P.T.

Physical Therapy

MGH Institute of Health Professions

Areas of Special Interest: Orthopedics, sports rehab
Hobbies:
Skiing, football, travel, spending time with family and friends.
Why do you like working at HPT?
I enjoy working with the diverse patients that live in the area. The staff makes it a great place to come to each day.
Started with the practice in 2010


Christina Christina Jamison, DPT, LATC

B.S.

Movement Science 

Gordon College

D.P.T.

Physical Therapy

Shenandoah University

Areas of Special Interest:  Sports rehab, knee, foot, ankle, hip
Hobbies:
Running, biking, kayaking 
Why do you like working at HPT?
I enjoy working at Harmeling PT because we focus on education, for our patients and our staff.
Started with the practice in 2012


Mandy Correale, DPT Mandy Maryanski, DPT

B.A.

Economics, PreMed Concentration

College of the Holy Cross

D.P.T.

Physical Therapy

MGH Institute of Health Professions

Areas of Special Interest: Lower extremity injuries (hip, knee, ankle), shoulder dysfunction, sports rehabilitation
Hobbies:  Playing sports, exercising, spending time with family and friends.
Why do you like working at HPT?
I enjoy the great rapport that has been established amoung the HPT staff, as well as between patients and therapists.  It makes for a fun and supportive work environment.
Started with the practice in 2013


LynnGregory Walker, DPT

B.S. Kinesiology Gordon College
D.P.T. Northeastern University
Areas of Special Interest: Cervical Spine and Sports Rehab
Hobbies: Basketball, baseball, football, fishing and Chipotle. 
Why do you like working at HPT? I enjoy the dedication that each staff member shows to ensure that every patient has a good experience.  It is an enjoyable environment for both staff and patients.
Started with the practice in 2015

 


LynnLynn P. Jaworski, OTR/L, CHT 
Certified Hand Therapist

B.S.

Occupational Therapy 

University of New England 

     

Areas of Special Interest: Splint fabrication, overuse syndromes, traumatic UE injuries
Hobbies: Reading, gardening, walking

Why do you like working at HPT?  I enjoy the friendly, welcoming atmosphere.
Started with the practice in 2009


DebDeb Sheehan, PTA

B.S.

Education/Physical Education

University of Vermont

A.S.

Physical Therapy

North Shore Community College

Areas of Special Interest: Pediatrics - special needs, orthopedics, shoulder and knee pathologies
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, enjoy outdoors, walking, biking, boating, sports and reading

Why do you like working at HPT?  Co-workers: Professional, supportive, caring & fun group of individuals to be around.
Started with the practice in 1990


KatieKatie Crowley, PTA

B.A. Education University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
A.S. Physical Therapy Assistant North Shore Community College
Areas of Special Interest: Manual Therapies, orthopedics, balance training
Hobbies: Yoga, cycling, swimming, running, cooking, shopping
Why do you like working at HPT? The reward of making the patient feel better!  I also enjoy the supportive and caring environment created by the staff
Started with the practice in 2015


KellyKelly Sullivan, PTA

B.S. Exercise Science Colby Sawyer College
A.S. Physical Therapy Assistant North Shore Community College
Areas of Special Interest: Orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, and joint replacement
Hobbies: Soccer, reading, spending time with my friends and family
Why do you like working at HPT? I love coming to work everyday because of the great environment created by such a caring staff.
Started with the practice in 2015


Jennifer HondrasJennifer Plante, LATC
Massachusetts-Licensed Athletic Trainer 

B.S.

Athletic Training

University of Vermont 

Areas of Special Interest: Sports rehabilitation
Hobbies: Dance, reading, movies
Why do you like working at HPT?  I love the variety of patients that we see.  It is great getting to know patients and watching their progress throughout their time here.
Started with the practice in 2010


BrianBrian Connell, LATC
Massachusetts-Licensed Athletic Trainer

B.S.

Athletic Training

Salem State College

Areas of Special Interest: Athletic Training, therapeutic exercise
Hobbies: Playing recreational sports, watching sports

Why do you like working at HPT?  The time with patients in this practice is individualized.  Everyone that walks through the office door is treated as an extended member of the family, and thus makes it a fun practice to work for.
Started with the practice in 2009


JarboeNick Jarboe
Massachusetts – Licensed Athletic Trainer

B.S. Endicott College
Areas of Special Interest: Sports Rehabilitation
Hobbies: Fishing, Paddleboarding, summer softball league and volunteering at youth summer football camps
Why do you like working at HPT? I enjoy the idea of a patient/athlete first mentality that each and every employee at HPT presents.  It is truly a great experience working with and learning from these physical therapists.
Started with the practice in 2014


ErinErin Haynes
Massachusetts – Licensed Athletic Trainer

B.S. Endicott College
Areas of Special Interest: Sports Rehabilitation
Hobbies: Running, hiking, reading, spending time with friends and family
Why do you like working at HPT? I love the relationships that the staff build with their patients, and the patient first mentality that everyone shows.
Started with the practice in 2015


 

 



Our Administrative Staff have many years of experience in the medical field and are customer service driven. We are here to assist you with all administrative aspects of your care including scheduling, insurance claim submission and problem resolution.


NikitaNikita McElwee
Office Manager

B.S. 

Kinesiology

Gordon College

Areas of Special Interest: Learning about patient treatment plans and reasoning behind individual exercise programs
Hobbies: Hiking, biking, running, working out at the gym, reading, camping, kayaking, and spending time with friends.

Why do you like working at HPT?
  I like interacting with the patients and building relationships as they heal and build their strength after injuries.
Started with the practice in 2009


HeatherHeather Conant
Assistant Office Manager

B.S.

Marketing

Plymouth State College

Areas of Special Interest: Insurance reimbursement, claim resolution, human resource administration
Hobbies: Reading, stamping/card making, chasing my two very active small children!

Why do you like working at HPT?  The relationships that are developed staff to staff, staff to patient and patient to patient.  We have a unique environment where everyone is a team with the same shared goal of getting the patient better!
Started with the practice in 2000


ChrisChristine St. Hilaire
Administrative Assistant

A.S. 

Business Administration

North Shore Community College

Areas of Special Interest: Administration
Hobbies: I follow and love all Boston sports teams, walking, riding my bike, gardening, reading, movies and cruising in my convertible!

Why do you like working at HPT?  The people I work with are dedicated and hardworking and see to the needs of the patients.  Our patients are a pleasure to serve.
Started with the practice in 1999


LesleyLesley Erricola
Administrative Assistant

B.A. 

Sociology

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Areas of Special Interest: Patient Interaction
Hobbies: Spending time with my two young daughters, family and friends.  Boating, fishing and golfing with my husband and walking when time allows.

Why do you like working at HPT?  A staff second to none.  It is a family atmosphere where everyone looks forward to coming to work, enjoys working with each other and treats each other with respect and kindness.
Started with the practice in 2006


Leanne Leanne Burnett
Administrative Assistant

B.A. 

Youth Ministry

Gordon College

Areas of Special Interest: Insurance eligibility and benefits
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband, reading and enjoying the North Shore, especially in the summer.

Why do you like working at HPT?  My favorite thing about working at Harmeling is my interactions with the patients.  We truly have some amazing people!  I love to be the smiling face they get to see when they first walk through the door.
Started with the practice in 2010


Megan Klinkhammer
Administrative Assistant

B.S. 

Environmental Science

University of New England

Areas of Special Interest: Interacting with patients to help coordinate their care
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and daughter, gardening, and reading

Why do you like working at HPT?  Building relationships with the patients and working alongside great people who are amazing at what they do.
Started with the practice in 2014


Raquel Smith
Physical Therapy Aide

B.S. Exercise Physiology University of Massachusetts Lowell
Areas of Special Interest: Teaching and assisting patients though exercise

Hobbies: Watching movies, shopping, reading, and traveling
Why do you like working at HPT? I love working at Harmeling because I learn something new every day from our amazing hands-on staff. I enjoy getting to know out patients and being a part of their recovery process.
Started with the practice in 2014


AmyAmy Fraser
Administrative Assistant & Physical Therapy Aide

B.S. Exercise and Sports Science, Clinical Concentration Fitchburg State University
Areas of Special Interest: Geriatrics, gait training, balance training
Hobbies: Skiing, boating, traveling
Why do you like working at HPT? We have a great group of patients and staff.  I enjoy the close bond we are able to form with all our patients, making our work environment fun and friendly.
Started with the practice in 2015