Kimberly Breeden, MS, OTR/L has been working in occupational therapy and rehabilitation since 1994. She completed her graduate work in 2014 at Belmont University receiving her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy degree and induction to the Pi Theta Epsilon honor society. Her experience includes clinical practice in the treatment of adults in skilled nursing, in-patient rehabilitation, acute care, outpatient and home health. Kimberly has 12 years of administrative experience in operations, compliance and program development. She has served in multiple roles including Regional Director of Operations and later Corporate Director of Operations for a multi-state contract therapy company. She served in various leadership roles for St. Mary’s Health System including Rehab Services Manager and Regional Rehabilitation Services Manager.
Kimberly served as a founding member of the Tennessee Falls Prevention Coalition and earned her Stepping On Instructor certification in 2015 for falls prevention. She was also chosen to be a member of the 2017 cohort of the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Leadership Development Training for Middle Managers. Kimberly is the co-author of 2 continuing education articles for OT Practice Magazine, national presenter for occupational therapy’s role in the treatment of chronic pain and national instructor for allied health professionals to the use of the biopsychosocial model in treating chronic pain. Kimberly was honored by the American Occupational Therapy Association as the co-recipient of the 2018 Terri Brittel Award. She currently serves as the Vice Chair for the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association’s Eastern District.
Kimberly is the Lead Occupational Therapist for PCET and has been part of the team since 2014. She is excited to compliment the multidisciplinary team approach by offering client centered and person specific training to body mechanics, falls prevention, self- management and coping skills training to help clients achieve their goals.