Terry Gillette, PT, DPT
Terry received his Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education from CSUN in 1981, his Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a Certificate in Physical Therapy from CSUN in 1983 and a Master of Arts from CSUN in Exercise Physiology in 1990. Terry received his doctorate in physical therapy from the Evidence in Motion Institute in 2011. Terry received his Board Certification in Orthopedic Therapy in 1998 and his Board Certification in Sports Therapy in 1999. Terry is a member of the Sports, Orthopedic, Geriatric, and Private Practice sections of the APTA. Terry has been in practice at his Woodland Hills location since 1986. Terry has been involved with local youth and high school athletics He has served as the team physical therapist for Chatsworth high school for over 25 years. He presently is a consultant to local high school baseball teams. In addition to clinical care, Terry has been actively involved in youth sports as a coach and safety director.
Candice Weiner, DPT, CSCS
Candice acquired her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology with a Minor in Nutrition and Food Sciences from California State University, Chico in 2007. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in 2010. Candice became an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 2017. She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. In 2013, Candice participated in Maccabiah Games in Israel for Team USA as an athletic trainer. Her professional interests include youth and adult sports injuries, vestibular rehabilitation, core stabilization programs, temporomandibular disorders and post-surgical rehabilitation. Candice's personal interests include spending time with her family and dog, playing soccer, working out and snowboarding.
Shivani Suklikar, DPT
Shivani received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Mount Saint Mary’s University in 2020 and her B.S. in biopsychology at UCSB in 2014. Her passion for physical therapy began when she started working as a PT aide here at Gillette and Associates and was inspired by her ability to help patients in their rehabilitation journey. While working towards her degree, Shivani also volunteered at various physical therapy conferences and events and found her passion for treating patients with neurological and functional movement disorders in addition to general orthopedics. She is a PWR Moves Certified PT and is currently pursuing her certification in balance and vestibular rehabilitation. In her downtime, Shivani loves to hike, try out new restaurants, and travel. Shivani is excited to help her patients realize their full potential at Gillette and Associates Physical Therapy.
Kaitlyn Mueller, DPT
Kaitlyn was born and raised in Old Lyme, Connecticut. She grew up playing various sports in high school including soccer, softball and track. Kaitlyn earned a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Health Science and minor in Psychology from Ithaca College, NY in 2016. She continued her education at Ithaca College and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2018. Her professional focus includes youth and adult sports injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Technique (Graston). During her free time, Kaitlyn enjoys traveling, hiking, working out and an occasional movie. Kaitlyn takes pride in helping people and is happy to have the opportunity to serve the community as a member of the team at Gillette and Associates Physical Therapy.
Deborah Leitheiser ATC, PTA
Debbie graduated from California State University, Northridge in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education/Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Training. The National Athletic Trainers Association certified her in 1988. She was licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 1991. She specializes in treating patients with orthopedic and athletic injuries. Debbie spends her afternoon at Calabasas High School as the Sports Medicine Instructor and Athletic Trainer for all of the high school’s athletic teams.