MEET THE TEAM

Kristen Classen, THERAPIST

William Classen, THERAPIST

Allison Bivins, THERAPIST

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Dr. Classen has 12+ years of experience working in the physical therapy field and 20+ years in personal training. She graduated with her doctorate in physical therapy from UMASS, MA. She tutors medical students to improve their knowledge of health, wellness, and physical therapy. Her hobbies include running, singing, and spending time with her family, friends, and her dogs/bird.

Will has 15+ years of experience of physical therapy and 6+ years managing a successful outpatient clinic in the Boston area. He graduated from Mount Washington College, NH with a Physical Therapy degree. Prior to PT, he invested in his health by researching nutrition and becoming a personal trainer. He enjoys spending time with his family, working out, and playing bass.

Allison has 4+ years of experience in the physical therapy field. She graduated from PIMA college in Texas with a Physical Therapy degree. Allison has a passion for fitness and working with patients in the rehab setting to make them feel their best and work towards achieving their therapy goals. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time outdoors in her garden and flower bed, spending time with her family, and working out.

Kristen Ferguson, THERAPIST

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Kristen graduated from Wharton County Junior College in 2020 with an associates degree as a PTA. She is enjoys performing manual techniques and progressing you through therapy. Her hobbies include hunting, fishing, and spending time with her amazing family.

Leah Brady, THERAPIST

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Leah has been practicing physical therapy for 12+ years. She received her Associates as a Physical Therapist Assistant from San Jacinto College. She also received a Bachelors in Nutrition Science from University of Houston and is currently working towards her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She has experience in a wide array of disciplines including sports medicine, functional training and was a manager for an aquatic facility for 2 years. Leah believes that caring for each patient on a personal level and as an individual is key to quality therapy. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering for her church, spending time with family (including her crazy puppies) and being outdoors in the garden and being active.

Sarah Morante, THERAPIST

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Sarah is the newest therapist to the team.

Kevin Patterson, TECHNICIAN

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Kevin is our PT Technician. Kevin holds certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine in Corrective Exercise, from the American Council on Exercise in Personal Training and Medical Exercise. He also has a B.S in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M. Kevin enjoys Brazilian Jiujitsu, rock climbing, playing outside with his dog, good coffee and good conversations with friends. 

Amany Ince, TECHNICIAN

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Amany is our PT Technician who has 5 years of experience with patients as a former nursing student and chiropractic assistance. I graduated with a bachelors of science in psychology. I am currently pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy. I enjoy spending time with family, working out, painting, drawing, and ceramics.

Elijah Rivera, TECHNICIAN

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Elijah is the newest technician to the team.

Erika Bassham, 
FRONT OFFICE ASST. MANAGER

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Erika is our lead patient service representative and has been working here for a year. She loves engaging with patients and brightening their day. Customer service is one of her passions. Erika enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, the beach and sunshine. She considers herself a foodie and likes trying new restaurants. She is soon to be a wife and can't wait for the next chapter of her life.

Carrie Mills, PSR & MARKETING

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Carrie is our patient service representative and marketing specialist. She was raised in East Texas and now lives in Katy with her husband Rick and their 5 children (twin boys included) for 7 years. She enjoys baking, running, working out and mostly enjoys spending time with her family and friends! Carrie is and always has been a true people person, always “looking out for the other person ” and always putting others needs before her own. She has always been in customer service as that is her specialty. Her passion for helping others is evident in her kindness, discernment and beautiful smile. Her idea of success is helping make those around her successful. Working for 1st Classen Physical  Therapy for the past 7mths has allowed me to use my gifts and talents.

Kissa Zehra, PSR

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Kissa is the newest member of our PSR team.