Meet our amazing team!

Michelle Biele, OTR/L



Michelle Biele, OTR/L
Founder and Owner
Occupational Therapist

Michelle Biele graduated with honors from The Ohio State University's School of Allied Medical Professions in 1990, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She has over 28 years of experience in a variety of diversified settings, from Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to Psychiatry. She utilizes her wealth of knowledge to assist her clients with conventional, and integrative methods of holistic healing, treating the symptom AND the problem. 

Michelle specializes in Upper Extremity Quadrant Disorders, Splinting, Sports Medicine, Myofascial Release, and Joint Mobilization. The Physical Therapists that work with her at RTBTS possess doctorate degrees, and have diversified specialty areas, while the Speech and Language Pathologists are Certified from a Masters Program. A multitude of clients have reaped the benefits of their specialized treatments and now you can too!​

PJ Morrison, DPT


PJ Morrison, DPT
Owner/Director of Adult Clinical Services
Physical Therapist

PJ is a proud graduate of the Elon University in North Carolina, and also has a degree in Exercise Science from Salisbury University in Maryland. He specializes in exercise physiology and orthopedic physical therapy treatments. He has many talents and would love to see you in our clinic!

He recently relocated to our area and enjoys working out on a regular basis, and taking his Jeep out on the beach with his beloved dog Snow. He is looking to make Raise The Bar Therapy his home and to grow with us. ​

Diana Matthews COTA, LMT


Diana has been a practicing COTA for over 20 years, and is also a licensed massage therapist that specializes in NMR, Guided Imagery, Pain Management, and PTSD. Retired military wife, 22 years of service, loves treating Veterans!

Jonathan Nobile, PTA


Jonathan graduated from NASHCC in 2014 and is the newest member of the RTB team. His experience ranges from sports medicine to orthopedics, neurological and balance disorders.

Speech Therapy


Danielle Guarino MS, CCC-SLP

Jackie Taylor MS, CCC-SLP

Danielle and Jackie specialize in Speech Therapy, Communication disorders, Cognitive retraining and the treatment of both adults and pediatrics. 

Danielle is vital stim certified and Jackie has over 20 years experience with pediatrics. 


Jewel Lowe

Jewel has been an EMT and an integral part of the Fire Department for over 20 years. She comes to us from Pender EMS, and as Administrative Assistant is responsible for all intake, medical records processing, coordination with the billing agent, Human Resources, Background Checks, and serves the patients at Raise The Bar Therapy Services with a smile! 

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Join Our Team!

 Pediatric Occupational, Speech-Language, Physical and Feeding Therapists

Raise The Bar Therapy Services is accepting resumes for enthusiastic and experienced therapists to join our growing team! We are a group of dynamic therapists who enjoy collaboration.  Join us for the only transdisciplinary team in the Hampstead area.

The ideal pediatric candidates will perform therapy with a play based approach, incorporating movement and gym activities into their therapy strategies.

We will contact you as therapy positions arise. Part-time and Full Time Positions may be available. Opportunities for clinicians that are interested in either adult or pediatric populations. Please email cover letter and resume to

We look forward to hearing from you!! 


One of our missions is to educate and provide opportunities for the next generation of allied health professions. Job shadowing or internship positions are available with most of our therapist to high-school, undergraduate and graduate level students.

Our therapists are trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities. Come learn from our highly skilled clinicians!

Opportunities for budding clinicians are available to those interested in both adult or pediatric populations. Please email your inquiry to

We look forward to hearing from you!!