Fusion Team

Clinical Team

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Robert Cowley, PT, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist / Clinic Director

Robert joined Fusion in October 2022 as Clinic Director. He is a board-certified orthopedic specialist and strength and conditioning specialist. His experience includes 6 years working with a wide patient population, including athletes looking to return to sport, older adults looking to maintain their independence, and patients needing post-operative rehabilitation. He has a passion for creating resiliency in his patients, not only treating their impairments but preparing them for life beyond their diagnosis. He fosters the patient's active participation in treatment while also utilizing tools including Dry Needling, Blood Flow Restriction, instrument-assisted massage, cupping, and electric stimulation.

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Alisha Sherren

Physical Therapist

Alisha, originally from Louisiana, was raised in Northern Virginia for most of her life. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at George Mason University in 2020. In 2023, she achieved her DPT at Marymount University. Throughout her course of learning, Alisha was able to obtain various experiences in outpatient clinics, sports performance centers, hospitals, and a skilled nursing facility. At the beginning of 2023, Alisha traveled to Guatemala to help treat patients in an underdeveloped hospital. During her time there, she was able to teach other doctors the techniques of treatment and the importance of physical therapy. This experience ignited her dream to one day open up her own free clinic, helping those less fortunate.

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Brenda Sale, LPTA

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Brenda has a Bachelor's degree from Longwood University and was a private investigator and flight attendant for 13 years before pursuing a career in Physical therapy. She graduated magna cum laude in 2009 from Northern Virginia community college medical campus with a Physical Therapist Assistant A.A.S degree.

Brenda has more than 14 years of experience in multiple physical therapy fields - acute, rehab, home health, and outpatient therapy- which gives her a unique understanding of a patient's journey through various stages of healing and rehabilitation. Brenda has a special interest in neurological disorders and has certification in LSVT program that was developed for Parkinson's patients. In Brenda's spare time, she enjoys mountain biking, skiing, hiking with her dog Peaches, and visiting her daughter in NYC with her husband.

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Sarah Kelly, LPTA

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Sarah is a northern Virginia native who grew up in Springfield, VA. She received her Bachelor's degree in Health Science from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2020. She then went on to complete Northern Virginia Community College's Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2023. During her time in the program, she completed one of her 2 clinical rotations at Lake Ridge PT and is thrilled to be back!

Sarah danced various styles (primarily ballet) through college and has been an ACE-certified group fitness instructor since 2019. She is also a certified yoga and Barre instructor, and she teaches rhythm-based spin classes.

Administrative Team

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Bria Alston

Bria was born in Baltimore and raise here in Woodbridge. She's provided excellent customer service since she started in the workforce at a young age; however, her interest in physical therapy became clear as she joined the team in October 2023. As the face of the clinic, she has already made an impact! She uses her skills in time management and great customer service to make sure the clinic runs as smoothly as possible, all while maintaining a positive attitude! Eventually, she would like to return to school to become a licensed behavioral therapist specializing in mental health disorders and trauma counseling. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, singing her heart out, and relaxing with a good TV series.

Management Team

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Susan Farey, Billing Manager

Susan graduated from Virginia Tech in 1994 with a BS in Human Services. With nearly 30 years of experience in health care, she offers a wealth of knowledge regarding medical billing, coding, reimbursement, auditing, and compliance. Since 2001, Susan has been an integral part of Lake Ridge Physical Therapy, contributing positively to its success and growth. Outside of work, Susan enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family and two English Bulldogs.

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Becky Anderson – Practice Manager

Becky has been in the business of medical administration for over 17 years and is not ready for retirement! She began her career after staying at home raising her 4 children while her husband served in the Air Force. She likes to mix professionalism with the "mom and pop" feel of personal service. She is the grandmother of 4 and loves to see the grands every chance she gets. Her favorite pastimes include going anywhere in an airplane, playing board games, going out to eat, and taking long walks.