Therapists

Kathleen DeMolli Shirley
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Kathleen DeMolli Shirley PT, DPT, OCS, GCS

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Kathleen joined GO Sports Therapy in 2012 and specializes in vestibular disorders. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University (2015) and is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in TWU's Physical Therapy program - Dallas. Prior to moving to the Dallas area, she practiced physical therapy for 26 years in Clearwater, Florida, where she was a private practice owner. She enjoys biking, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, and open water swimming. Another way she enjoys relaxing is to create jewelry and flower gardening. She and her husband David have 2 children, Amanda, a high school math teacher/swim coach, and Allison, a recent graduate of the University of North Florida where she studied Sports Management and was a member of the Sand Volleyball team.

Professional Experience

  • Myokinematic Restoration: An Integrated Approach to Treatment of Patterned Lumbo-Pelvic-Femoral Pathomechanics, Postural Restoration Institute, 2014
  • Pelvis Restoration: An Integrated Approach to Treatment of Patterned Pubo-Sacral Pathomechanics, Postural Restoration Institute, 2013
  • Postural-Visual Integration, Postural Restoration Institute, 2013
  • Astym, certified 2012
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN), Level I, certified 2012
  • Myokinematic Restoration: An Integrated Approach to Treatment of Patterned Lumbo-Pelvic-Femoral Pathomechanics, Postural Restoration Institute, 2011
  • Postural Respiration: An Integrated Approach to Treatment of Patterned Thoraco-Abdominal Pathomechanics, Postural Restoration Institute, 2008
  • APTA Landel Cervicogenic Dizziness Competency, 2006
  • APTA Herdman Vestibular Competency, 2004
  • Hatha Yoga Teacher Training, 250 hours, 2002
  • Creator, Healthy To The Bone, a school-based Osteoporosis prevention program, 1997
  • Adult NDT Certification, 1984

Professional Education and Certifications

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Texas Woman's University, 2015
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy (GCS), 1993, re-cert 2002, 2011
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS), 1990, re-cert 1999, 2009
  • Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy, East Carolina University, 1981

Professional Associations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Vestibular Disorders Association