Meet Our Therapists
Sue Baechle, PT
Lead Pediatric Physical Therapist
Sue began her professional career in California at the Children’s Hospital of San Diego after earning her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, CA in 1988. She has been treating pediatric patients for 23 years in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, neonatal intensive care unit, outpatient clinic, and the school setting. Sue has extensive experience treating patients with a wide range of diagnoses including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, torticollis post dorsal rhizotomy, dystonia, prematurity, muscular dystrophy, hemiplegia, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, congenital anomalies and syndromes and developmental delay.
Sue continues her educational training in Neurodevelopment treatment (NDT), Beverly Cusick and Cascade casting courses, infant massage, wheelchair assessment, and sensory defensiveness courses.
Sue and her husband Jim moved from Michigan 13 years ago and have raised their three children in Sumner County area. Sue has enjoyed participating in her families sporting and school events.
Christine Morrow, ST
Lead Speech-Language Pathologist
Christine began her professional practice in 1995 after graduating from Murray State University with a Master’s in Communication Disorders. She began her career working extensively with Adults in nursing homes, hospitals and home health settings. Christine expanded her practice to include pediatrics several years ago. She has worked with adults and children with developmental disabilities, prematurity, strokes, cognitive deficits, Apraxia, Autism, Asperger’s, head injuries, and feeding/swallowing disorders.
Her goal is to see every patient, young and old, increase and strengthen their independence and become a successful communicator in every aspect of their daily life. Christine is a lifelong resident of Nashville and graduate from Father Ryan High School. She and her husband, Todd, have two daughters. She enjoys being active in her church and community.
Beth Sikes, OTR/L
Beth began her professional practice in 1995 after graduating from the University of Tennessee-Memphis with a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy. She now has 20 years of experience and has worked solely in pediatrics in early intervention settings, local school systems, and clinic-based settings. She is one of few therapists in middle Tennessee certified to administer and interprete the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test. Her continuing education has also focused on sensory processing, sensory feeding issues, behavior, hand development, visual perceptual skills, handwriting and difficulties associated with autism.
Kelley Southard, PT
Lead Adult Physical Therapist
A 1987 graduate of The Ohio State University, Kelley worked as a student athletic trainer within the Ohio State athletic program while completing her physical therapy schooling. While on her last clinical and sports rotation in California she learned to love the complicated spine and orthopedic patient who needed manual techniques and rehabilitation. She has enjoyed working in Sumner County for the last 25 years within outpatient settings in Gallatin, White House and Hendersonville and meeting the therapeutic needs of orthopedic, spine, chronic pain, sports related and work-injured patients.
Kim Fox, PT
Adult, Adolescent & Pediatric Physical Therapist
Kim is a 1985 graduate of St. Louis University where she earned her BS degree in Physical Therapy. Her undergraduate clinical rotations included acute care, outpatient rehabilitation, and pediatric therapy.
Amy Houston, OTR/L
Pediatric and Adult Occupational Therapist
Amy McLaurin, PT, ATP
Seating and Mobility Specialist