Our Team

Chris Marean

Chris is a 2006 graduate of Husson University where he earned a masters degree in Physical Therapy and a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences. He has also earned his certification as a certified strength and conditioning coach (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and is currently studying to be a nutritionist. Throughout his therapy career, Chris has worked in outpatient, inpatient, and home health settings. After seven years in Florida, Chris moved back to his home state to join the Dragonfly team in 2013, where he specializes in individual and small group programs for athletes and those who wish to maintain optimal health. He enjoys staying active and spending time with his wife and two children, and is eager to help you reach your goals!

Hillary Pelkey

Hillary joined the Dragonfly team in 2015 after graduating from the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Physical Therapy Assistant program. She also earned her bachelor’s degree from Messiah College and worked as an exercise physiologist in Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation program. She has been trained in the Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy and mobilization techniques. Hillary enjoys working with geriatric and orthopedic patients, with a special interest in general strengthening and balance training. She loves to travel, fish, sail, and dirt bike, and will be sure to keep your physical therapy fun while helping you reach your goals!

Danielle Kissinger

Danielle is originally from Houlton, ME and graduated from Husson University in 2012. Following graduation, she moved to New York where she worked with a wide variety of patients ranging from orthopedic injuries in athletes to geriatrics. Once returning to the greater Bangor area she continued her career in outpatient orthopedics. Danielle has 10 years of clinical experience and has worked in both outpatient and home care settings. She has a passion and drive for helping people achieve their goals. She loves working with post operative joint replacements and rotator cuff repairs as well as shoulder pathology and pain. She likes having fun in the clinic working to make physical therapy restorative but also entertaining and engaging at the same time. Outside of the clinic she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children. You will often find her in the gym or getting outside on a camping adventure with her family.

Brigitte Pratt

Brigitte graduated from the University of Maine Presque Isle in 2016 with an associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant. In Addition to her PTA training, Brigitte has a bachelors in liberal studies with a concentration in Fitness and Wellness. She joined Dragonfly in 2022 after spending the last 6 years of her physical therapy career in both outpatient therapy and skilled nursing facilities. Brigitte has a special interest in neuro patients, strengthening and elite athletes and patients. Driven by a desire to see her patient’s progress and return to their favorite activities without pain and limitation, Brigitte is excited to help you reach your goals! She grew up on Mount Desert Island Maine and loves the Maine outdoors. You can find her wood burning, hiking, wreath making or spending time with her family and friends around a camp fire in her spare time.

Jordana Olsen

Jordana graduated from Husson University in 2016 with a masters in OT and a bachelors in Psychology. While working as a home health therapist, Jordana pursued her dream of becoming a hand therapist by training with Andrea Sornberger, OTD, Certified Hand Therapist for three years. In 2020 Jordana left Dragonfly’s homecare team to join the Northern Light Rehabilitation practice to further her experience, knowledge and training in hand, upper quarter therapy, neuro therapy and cognitive reasoning skills. Jordana loves working with post-surgical and sustained injuries, helping people return to doing what they love. We are very excited she has returned to our Dragonfly Therapy team as her skills, passion and personality are an asset to our patients! You can find Jordana outside the clinic traveling to new places, adventuring outdoors, playing music and spending time with her family.

Karen Pinkham

Karen Pinkham grew up locally in Hermon, Maine. She graduated from the University of New England with her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy in 1998 and went on to complete her Doctorate degree in 2011. Karen joined Dragonfly Therapy in 2017 as a home health PT and recently transitioned to our Outpatient team. Karen loves working with neurological conditions, specifically Parkinson’s, post-stroke and brain trauma as well as total joint replacements. As a senior Physical Therapist for 14 years at the Maine Veteran’s Home, Karen has passion for learning and teaching both patients and students. Karen enjoys spending her spare time in the outdoors with her husband and four children doing anything that does not involve heights! 


Erin Farrar

Erin Farrar grew up in Shillington, Pennsylvania and graduated from Alvernia University in 2002 with her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. In 2005 she became a certified lymphedema therapist and worked as an outpatient therapist for 8 years before transitioning to the Dragonfly Therapy team in 2012. Erin spent the following 9 years working for Dragonfly Therapy as an inpatient OT and just recently returned to the outpatient world where she enjoys treating hands, wrists, elbows and lymphedema patients! Erin enjoys spending her spare time with family camping, biking, kayaking and crafting.  

Heather Lander

Dr. Heather Lander graduated with a masters of physical therapy and bachelors of Health Science in 2007 from Husson University. She continued her education and attained her doctorate of Physical Therapy from Husson University in 2012. Throughout her 15 years of clinical experience, Dr. Lander has worked a range of experiences in orthopedic and sports medicine treating conditions from impingement, tendinitis, strains, and sprains to post-operative repairs and replacements. Heather is energetic and has a passion for improving the quality of life of her patients. Outside of work, Heather enjoys spending time with her family, running, hiking, skiing, and volunteering in the community.