Karen Hislop

Karen Hislop

OTR/L, CLT, Director


Karen has been practicing occupational therapy for over 20 years. She earned a bachelor of science in Occupational Therapy at the University of North Dakota, and completed her MBA at Troy State University.


Karen formed Therapy Achievements in 2009 with the goal of providing comprehensive rehabilitation services for people with stroke, brain and spinal cord injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, cancer and lymphatic disorders. She has completed extensive training and is certified as a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist, a Neuro NDT Therapist, a Lymphedema Therapist, a Parkinson’s LSVT BIG Therapist, a SaeboFlex Technology Therapist, a VitalStim Therapist, and a Seating Specialist for Wheelchair fittings. Her vision is to create a company where patients and staff can thrive and reach their potential.


Home Town: Bemidji, Minnesota
Favorite Restaurant: The Watertower
Favorite Treat: Chocolate Turtles
What She Does For Fun: Gardening, Reading

Other Occupational Therapists

Kristen Hudgins

Kristen is a certified lymphedema therapist and enjoys the diversity of patients and the wide range of diagnosis they have at Therapy Achievements.

Melissa Flowers

Melissa is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. Prior to working at Therapy Achievements, she enjoyed working in a variety of settings.

Kim Litton

Prior to working at Therapy Achievements, Kim practiced in a variety of settings including out-patient, home health and in-patient rehab

Brittany Curwen

Occupational Therapy at Nova Southeastern University

Heather VanDyke

Occupational Therapy at UAB

Shelly Essex

Occupational Therapy Assistant at Santa Ana College, Physical Therapy Tech at US Air Force

Ryan Coody

Master's in Occupational Therapy at UAB