Kimberly Alquist, Clinic Owner, OTR/L, CHT, CKTP
Kimberly has over 20 years of experience in pediatric occupational therapy and hand therapy with both pediatric and adult populations. She is a University of Washington graduate with affiliations in pediatrics, psychiatry, physical disabilities, and orthopedic hand rehabilitation. Kimberly helped standardize the ETCH (Evaluation Tool of Children Handwriting).
Her interests include the study of the upper extremity kinematics in relation to development which lead her to a post-graduate independent study involving dissection of anatomy at the University of Washington. She has worked in school settings, private practice, and acute orthopedic hand surgery rehabilitation.
Kimberly specializes in custom splinting, positioning and casting. She is also a Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner. She uses an eclectic approach involving her training in various modalities, splinting, myofascial release, acute surgical rehabilitation, overuse syndrome intervention, NDT, SI, functional vision development, and oral-motor development.
Victor Solley, MSOT, OTR/L
Victor was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. After studying Political Science at Georgia State University, he pursued Occupational Therapy at Leeds Beckett University in England. As part of his studies, Victor had the opportunity to work in a hospital rheumatology ward where he became interested in the functional rehabilitation of hand and upper extremity conditions. After completing his studie,s Victor relocated to Seattle, initially working in skilled nursing facilities to promote independence in the daily lives of geriatric patients.
In his free time, Victor enjoys traveling, hiking, and being outdoors. His favorite place to hike is Whidbey Island. Having recently learned how to downhill ski, he’s now looking forward to trying cross-country skiing and sailing. Victor enjoys learning and talking about social issues. He is a moderate fan of the NBA and college football, and an avid fan of motorsports, particularly Formula 1.
Noelle Pratte, OTR/L
Noelle received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy with minors in both Biology & Art from Mount Mary University in Wisconsin. She moved to WA State in 1999 and has had the pleasure of living in a variety of places including Olympia, Tacoma, West Seattle and Leavenworth but has been happiest living in and being part of the great community of Bothell.
Noelle has nearly 30 years of experience in OT and has worked at Bothell Pediatric & Hand Therapy since 2013. She has experience with patient populations in a variety of settings such as burn intensive care, Parkinson’s & neurological rehab, acute hand surgery, outpatient orthopedic upper extremity rehab, & skilled nursing facilities. She has taken complimentary and integrative coursework through the years & takes pride in applying holistic principles in her practice.
In her spare time, Noelle enjoys hiking, traveling, camping, and attending music festivals. She is passionate about canine health & nutrition and loves spending time with her English Mastiffs.
Matt Glass, OTR/L, Therapy Aide
Matt was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been intrigued by human anatomy & physiology since a young age, so when he first stumbled across occupational therapy, he knew it was a great fit for his passion and interests.
He completed the Occupational Therapy Master’s program at Davenport University, then moved to Seattle with his wife in 2018. He just received his WA State OT license and is looking forward to playing a functional role in patients lives.
Matt spends his time outside the clinic hiking, camping, exercising and rock climbing. He is involved with Churchome and enjoys hanging out with his wife and friends.