Our Administrative Staff:

+Cheryl Shero, Executive Director


Cheryl Shero has been the  CEO of Gottsche Rehabilitation Center for the past 15 years.  Cheryl was born and raised in Wyoming and moved to California to attend college.  After 28 years, she came back to her roots in Thermopolis Wyoming.  Cheryl was a business owner and real estate developer while serving on the Gottsche board,  prior to accepting the position as CEO of Gottsche.  Cheryl prides herself in being a vital part of the community and finds her strengths in Business development and leadership.  This can be noted with the wide array of organizations she has been involved with such as the Thermopolis Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Economic Development, Wyoming Association of Non-Profits, The Senior Citizens Board, School Booster clubs and activities while her sons were in school, Tobacco and suicide prevention coalition, Founding Father’s committee of Leadership Hot Springs County among many others.  Cheryl is one who sees a need in a community, and goes about servicing that need.

Cheryl’s prized success is the addition of four rehab facilities around the State of Wyoming after Gottsche had remained a one clinic operation for 50 years prior.   Cheryl took Gottsche from being a half million dollar a year company, to one with 5 facilities that are all ongoing, viable non profit organizations.  Cheryl has improved the facilities and the communities they are in by adding wellness centers with state of the art equipment, women’s wellness education and providing facilities that treat those who are in need regardless of the ability to pay.  Cheryl is a forward thinker and uses her creativity to make all five Gottsche locations a success and an asset to the communities that they are in.  

+Karissa Williams, Finance Controller




Karissa Williams is Gottsche’s Business Manager and head of billing and insurance. She has a Masters in Business Administration from the Westwood College. She works to advocate for patient’s when it comes to insurance and to maximize time and money.

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


+Falina Hill, Bookkeeper


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Falina Hill is Gottsche’s Bookeeper with years of accounting experience. She oversee accounts payable and bookkeeping for all departments.





Our Clinical Staff:

Gottsche Rehab & Wellness
148 E. Arapahoe Street
Thermopolis, WY 82443
Toll Free: 1 (800) 743 – 0736


Medical Director
Dr. Bomengen MD

Physical Therapists
Susan Abbot, PT
Ryan Williams, DPT
Erin Doyke, DPT
Rachel Miller, PT
Jeri Black-Farber, PT
Jordan McKittrick PTA

Occupational Therapists
Grant Basko, OTR/L
Elya Barton, COTA
Gary Olheiser, OTR/L

Massage Therapist
Val Curley, CMT

Gottsche Therapy & Rehab Clinic
639 W. Coulter Ave.
Powell, WY 82435
+1 (307) 754 – 9262

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Physical Therapists


+Allie Winkle PT, DPT

  • Graduated from Dakota State University in 2010 with B.S. Exercise Science
  • Graduated in 2014 from Chapman University in Orange, CA with Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  • 1.5 years experience as Physical Therapist
  • Experience with SCI/Neurological Disorders, Wheelchair Fittings, SNF, Athletics, Home Health, and Outpatient Orthopedics
  • LSVT and IASTYM certified
  • Certificates for Dementia Capable and Manual Edema Therapy
  • Born in Fullerton, CA.  Raised in Orange County, CA.  Graduated from Rosary High School in 2006.  Enjoys riding horse, camping, fishing, and anything outside!


Reception & Admin
Jennifer Prentiss, Office Manager


Bryan Tipton, Wellness Director 


Physical Therapists

+Ryan Vincent PT, DPT, OCS

  • Graduated from Jamestown College in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
  • Graduated from Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions in 2012 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
  • 3.5 years of experience as Physical Therapist.
  • 2.5 years with Gottsche Rehab.
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy.
  • Accredited Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Graduate, American Board of Physical therapy, 2013
  • Born in Riverton, WY. He grew up in Evanston, WY and graduated from Evanston High School in 2003. He and his wife moved back to Wyoming in 2013 to come on board with Gottsche and his wife is an Oncology nurse at the Big Horn Basin Cancer Center. He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and being outdoors.


+Crystal Hollatz PT, DPT

  • Graduated from University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2011 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  • 5 years experience as Physical Therapist
  • Experience with joint and muscle pain, motion limitations, postoperatvie care, weakness and sports injuries.
  • Concussive physical therapy, function and mobility.
  • Enjoys fly fishing hiking and seeing new places. 
+Torie Harris PTA


  • Graduated from Cerritos College in 1996 with an Associated Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant
  • 18 years experience as Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Experience in skilled nursing, rehab hospital & outpatient
  • 7.5 years in Cody, WY from California with family
  • Enjoys women’s health, geriatrics 

Occupational Therapists

+Wes Mills OTR/L
  • Graduated from UW in Seattle in 1997 with a BS degree in Occupational TherapyIMG_1158
  • 18 years experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • 1.5 years with Gottsche Therapy
  • Worked in Rehab, Acute Care, Transitional Care, Skilled Nursing & Outpatient
  • Supervisor & Fieldwork Coordinator for Level I & II Occupational Therapy students while working in Rehab
  • Has worked as an OT in MT, WA, CO & WY





+Miles Hollowell, Wellness Coach

  • Daily goal is to make a difference with clients so they appreciate their experience at Gottsche and feel welcome and succesful.
  • Affiliated with American Red Cross at many levels for 37 years
  • Aquatics specialist, coordinator and certified pool operator
  • WSI, CPR & first aid instructor, lifeguard, safety instructor
  • Rehab technician for 10 yrs.
  • Gottsche team for the last 4 yrs.



+Terry Tarbett, Wellness Assistant/Tech

Terry has been a physical therapy tech for 17 years. He aids in the testing of the patients on the Biodex Isokinetic system and the Functional Electrical Stimulation bike. Terry is also an avid skier and fisherman. Long-time Cody resident.




Reception & Admin

+Kathy Dallman - Office Manager

Kathy has been in the therapy field for over 30 years. She has been a tech, pool assistant, senior exercise instructor, receptionist, administrative assistant, and worked in billing. She enjoys helping and interacting with patients, their families and wellness clients. She feels its rewarding to see patients progress with their goals in therapy or wellness.





+Julie Durham - Receptionist

Julie recently joined the Gottsche team and loves her job. It is a pleasure greeting clients as they arrive for therapy or wellness and she wants them to know a friendly face and receive a smile when they enter. She says Gottsche a great place to work, but the wellness program has helped her personally as well. She has lived in Cody with her husband for the past 21 years.

Gottsche Therapy & Rehab Clinic
406 S. 4th St
Basin, WY 82410
+1 (307) 568 – 9399


Physical Therapists
Whitney Neves PT, DPT
Andrea Laird, PTA
Codi Gross, PTA

Occupational Therapists
Viola Taylor, COTA


+Wendy Black-Taylor

In the Wellness arena, Wendy truly enjoys working with seniors, helping them maintain or improve their fitness levels. She has had 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Training and logged over well over 400 hours of instructing. She is also a certified Personal Trainer.




Wendy Black-Taylor, Office Manager/Strong Woman
Nate Olsen, Therapy/Wellness Tech


Gottsche Therapy & Rehab Clinic
1125 Charles St.
Worland, WY 82401
+1 (307) 347 – 2535


Physical Therapists
Tess Slapper PT, DPT

Occupational Therapists
Sarah Taylor COTA

Mandy Horath