Katie Beard, Healing Hands Physical Therapy

Katie Beard, PTA

Katie always knew she wanted to work in physical therapy. Katie started her journey at Grand Valley State University where she got her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science in 2006. Later, she joined the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at Washtenaw Community College where she received training from a team of excellent teachers and clinical instructors. Katie graduated in 2012 from WCC as a PTA. She has been with Healing Hands Physical Therapy ever since.

Katie is a native of the Ann Arbor area. She found her niche in physical therapy when she learned of Healing Hands’ holistic approach and outstanding reputation. She collaborates with her co-workers to provide the best possible care for each patient. Katie is currently practicing in Visceral Manipulation and Craniosacral Therapies. She is proficient in finding the root cause of a person’s condition and provides the finest care to heal the whole person. Katie shares: “the team members at Healing Hands Physical Therapy complement each other with our individual talents and we are honored to be a part of your healing process.”


  • 2012, Associate of Applied Science, Washtenaw Community College Physical Therapist Assistant program
  • 2006, Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science, Grand Valley State University

Continuing Education:

  • Visceral Manipulation level 1-5 Barral Institute
  • CranioSacral Therapy – The Upledger Institute