Houghton Therapists



Anne Harmon Grout

Anne grew up in Ft. Myers, Florida. She loved gymnastics and competed in the private club sector until early high school. Wanting to be more involved in high school athletics, she transitioned to competition cheerleading. Anne had the opportunity to attend UCA National Cheerleading Competition two times in Orlando, FL representing Ft. Myers High School in the beginning years of competitive cheerleading. Treating gymnasts and cheerleaders continues to be an interest of hers.....



Justin Ho

Justin was born and raised in Lake Forest, California and graduated from the University of California, Irvine. He decided to jump out of his comfort zone and move to New York City to attend NYU's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.

As a kid, Justin played many sports including soccer, volleyball, and football, but found his love in basketball. While at UCI, he learned how to break dance and box. Around the same time, he developed severe low back and sciatic pain. Unfortunately he did not receive the best advice or rehab for his back until many years later. It was from that point on that he knew that he could combine his fascination of ,,,,,

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Victor Kollar

While Victor was born in Toronto, Ontario, he grew up on the eastside in Redmond for most of his life. He attended the International Community School in Kirkland and went on to receive his BS in Human Physiology from Gonzaga University in 2013. Victor has a long history with Lake Washington Physical Therapy. He first shadowed Ben Wobker and Matt Sato when he was in college and then returned to work for them as an aide before starting grad school. He also took this time to become.......

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Kelly McGivern

Kelly grew up in Kirkland, Washington where she attended Lake Washington High School. She then attended Western Washington University where she
graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology and a focus in pre-physical therapy. She spent a year gaining expertise and knowledge as
an aide for Lake Washington Physical Therapy in downtown Kirkland. After this experience she furthered her education at University of St. Augustine
for Health Sciences in San Diego, California. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy with a focus on spinal and extremity manual therapy. Kelly’s passion is working in outpatient orthopedics. She loves the wide variety of ages and pathologies she is exposed to on a daily basis...

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Samie Seeley

Samantha Seeley

Samantha grew up in Helena, MT. She attended Montana State University in Bozeman, earning a bachelor’s degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience and taking many additional courses in Exercise Science. Her interest in healthcare led her to work as a physical therapy aide throughout her undergraduate years, which is where she eventually discovered her passion for helping others through physical therapy. She moved to Washington and attended the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, graduating with a doctorate in physical therapy in the summer of 2016. ....

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Ruth Mayer
Student PT

College: Saginaw Valley State University
PT School: University of Michigan

Ruth is a DPT student from the University of Michigan in her final year. This is her second clinical rotation, each of which are 10 weeks long. She will graduate with her Doctor of Physical Therapy in August 2019. Ruth’s first clinical rotation was in the outpatient orthopedic setting where she worked with patients with a variety of diagnoses including post-operative, vertigo, balance, shoulder, hip, and spine patients. Ruth and her fiancé, Keagan, who is also a PT student from the University of Michigan, both came to Washington to gain experience working as student physical therapists near Keagan’s hometown of Bothell, Washington. Ruth enjoys spending time with family and friends and enjoys working out, hiking, running, and being outdoors. She has been having a blast exploring the state of Washington.

Matt Sato
Owner Houghton Clinic

Matt grew up in Duvall where he attended Cedarcrest High School . He did his undergraduate studies at Western Washington University where he graduated in 2004 with a BS in Exercise Science/Pre-Physical Therapy. After graduating, he spent a year gaining more experience in the field of physical therapy and became the first Aide at Redmond Physical Therapy. He then went on to further his education at Loma Linda University in Southern California.....

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Aides & Front Office

Kelly Sato

Kelli Sato
Operations Manager

Kelli Sato is originally from Bellevue Washington, where she attended Interlake High School. She graduated from Western Washington University in 2004 with a degree in Exercise Science. Kelli and Matt met in their undergraduate program and were married in 2005. Kelli has worked as a rehab coordinator, a Starbucks Barista, and even a Badminton teacher.

In 2010 she got the opportunity to work as the office manager at Lake Washington PT. In 2016 her path took a new turn as she and Matt started to think about opening a clinic. Kelli manages the financial side of the business. It has been an interesting transition for her, as her youngest child started school to allow her to work every day.

When Kelli has spare time she likes reading, yoga, fantasy football and golf. She also makes a mean strawberry rhubarb pie. Kelli loves to spend time with her husband Matt, two kids and dog Wickett.

Wendall Galvan

Wendall Galvan
Rehabilitation Aide & Front Office
PTA Student

High School: Bothell
College: Willamette Universtiy

Wendell grew up in Bothell, WA where he attended Bothell High School. He first developed his interest for physical therapy in high school after injuring his ankle playing football. He continued to play in college at Willamette University in Salem, OR, where he recently graduated with a degree in Exercise Science. Aside from sports, Wendell has developed a passion for the outdoors over his years spent in Oregon. He is now working and gaining experience while preparing his applications to graduate schools to receive is doctorate in physical therapy.

Olivia Smith

Olivia Smith
Rehabilitation Aide & Front Office

High School: Wenatchee High
College: Northwest University

Olivia grew up in Wenatchee, WA. She became passionate about physical therapy after getting rehabilitated from a snowboarding knee injury. She is currently attending Northwest University in order to earn a B.S. in Exercise Science. After graduating, Oliviaplans to continue her education and earn a doctorate in physical therapy. In her spare time she enjoys instructing snowboarding lessons, trail running, and backpacking. Her favorite area to backpack in is the Alpine Lakes Wilderness near Leavenworth, WA.


Braedon Miller

High School: Bellevue
College: Northwest University

Braedon grew up in Bellevue, WA, where he attended Bellevue High School. His curiosity about physical therapy began with his love of fitness and training. After having physical therapy done for an ankle injury, he knew he wanted to pursue physical therapy. He is currently working towards a B.S. in Exercise Science, and after graduation will begin the application process of being accepted into a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. When not working or in class, he enjoys spending time with his wife, fishing, and off-roading.


Savannah Tidwell

High School: Shoreline High School
College: Oregon State University

Savannah grew up in Shoreline, WA where she attended Shorecrest High School. All throughout high school she was involved in soccer, basketball, and track and field. She has always had a passion for sports, but it wasn’t until college when she herniated a disc that she became interested in physical medicine. Savannah received her B.S in Kinesiology from Oregon State University. Savannah plans on applying to graduate programs to be a Physician Assistant. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising and being outdoors.


Drew Radovich

High School: Inglemoor High School
College: Northwest University

Drew grew up in Kenmore, WA. He is pursuing physical therapy because he is able to help people while also combining his interest for sports and physical activity. Drew is currently working towards a B.S. in Exercise Science from Northwest University. Upon completion, he hopes to start the process of applying to graduate school in order to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. In his free time, Drew enjoys weightlifting, coaching soccer, and being outdoors with his fiancé.

Sya Magee

High School: Timberline High School
College: University of Washington

Sya grew up in Olympia, WA where she attended Timberline High School. She then went on to receive her B.S in Physiology along with minors in nutrition and philosophy from the University of Washington. Sya’s interest in physical therapy began after a string of soccer injuries led to spending ample time in clinics. Currently she is preparing her applications for graduate programs in the healthcare field and working on earning additional sports certifications. In her free time she continues to pursue her passion for soccer, travel and the outdoors.