You Deserve The Best

We make sure our employees have the qualifications and skills needed to provide you with the highest level of treatment and care. Each year, we invest in the education of our staff to ensure that they have the latest knowledge and training available. Our strong team spirit and personal attention to every person’s needs is why doctors choose us, and patients recommend us.
The Action Physical Therapy team is trained in many areas, including:
Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Balance and Fall Prevention Program
Women’s Health Physical Therapy
Maitland Method/Maitland Australian Approach
McKenzie Method

Meet The Staff

Paul Berman

General Manager

Paul is the co-founder of Action Physical Therapy. He is in charge of strategic planning, overseeing the operations of the facility, managing staff, external relationships, technology, and marketing programs. Paul has extensive experience in information technology and organizational management in the health care industry. He has a BS degree in Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University.


Alina Fish PT

Clinical Director

Alina is the co-founder of Action Physical Therapy with over 20 years of clinical experience specializing in orthopaedics, manual therapy, and pelvic floor rehabilitation. She has completed advanced coursework in Maitland manual physical therapy techniques for the spine and extremities along with many other manual therapy courses. She has received specialized training in the treatment of bladder dysfunction and pelvic pain issues from Herman and Wallace pelvic rehabilitation Institute. Always passionate about her work, she goes above and beyond to see her patients succeed.

Alina is in charge of community education programs, and teaching classes on various topics including women’s health and musculoskeletal issues. She is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

In her spare time Alina enjoys photography and interior design.


Leonid Klichinsky


McKenzie Method Practitioner

Leonid Klichinsky earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University in 2012. He also completed his undergraduate studies at Temple focusing on exercise science and kinesiology. Leonid is interested in orthopedic practice with emphasis on treating the spine using the McKenzie approach. Before becoming a Doctor of physical therapy, Leonid was a personal fitness trainer for 10 years and he holds a black belt in Shotokan Karate. In his spare time, Leonid loves exercising, container gardening and keeping of planted aquariums.


Anna Stein-Tsipenyuk


Anna worked with us as an aide while attending Temple University and now joins us as a Doctor of Physical Therapy after graduating in 2010. She has experience in rehabilitation, long term acute care, and home care settings. She spends her spare time with her family and two small kids.


Erin Connelly


Erin Connelly was born and raised in Bryn Athyn, PA where she attended the Academy of the New Church Girls School. Throughout her life she participated in many athletic events such as gymnastics, dance, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and spring board diving which inspired her to further her education in the health and athletic industry. In 2011 she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise & Sport Science from Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina. After graduation she worked in a physical therapy outpatient clinic as a physical therapist aide and receptionist where she found her true passion in life was to become a physical therapist with a specialty in manual therapy. Manual therapy inspired her because she found that the techniques gave positive healing results to patients while offering quality and individual healthcare. In 2012 she moved to Saint Augustine, FL where she completed her degree as a Doctor of Physical Therapy with a specialty in manual physical therapy in 2014. Continuing education courses completed at the University of Saint Augustine include specialized manual therapy techniques for the sub-cranial/cervical spine, thoraco-lumbar spine, sacro-iliac joint, extremities, and myofascial mobilization of the entire body. Outside of work her time is well spent with fitness/athletics, running with her rescued black lab, and cooking with her fiancé.


Olga Derbis


Olga had recently joined the Action Physical Therapy team, and is in charge of our front desk. She is an experienced medical receptionist, is very well organized and detail-oriented. Patients and staff love Olga for her welcoming smile, willingness to help, her patience and ability to multitask and handle competing priorities.


Liza Sklyarsky

PT Aide

Liza had joined our team as a Physical Therapy Aide a short time ago but has already proven to be a great help and very knowledgeable. She has an associate degree in Pre-Allied Health from Bucks County Community College. She maintains an excellent rapport with patients and staff alike and is also helping us with our marketing program. Her outgoing and positive attitude will serve her well in this position as well as when she continues her education in the health field.


Sam Stein

PT Aide

Sam is a hardworking, highly attentive learner. Although he only joined the Action Physical Therapy team recently, he has quickly become a beneficial asset. He is currently studying Biology at Temple University in hopes of furthering his education in Medical School.


Jenna Michelle Kagan

PT Aide

Jenna is both a driven student and worker. She will be graduating Temple University with a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology, and she will be attending Temple’s Physical Therapy School to receive her DPT. She is motivated by her desire to help improve the lives of others.


Kathryn Coryell


Kathryn joined our team as a part of our billing department. She has quickly proved her willingness to learn and is always sporting a smile and the bubbliest of personalities. She creates a fun environment for patients and staff alike. Kathryn is currently working toward a degree in marketing and advertising at BCCC. In her free time she enjoys playing the violin, a lifelong hobby, painting and sketching.


Alex Levich


Alex first discovered his love for art in high school when he decided he could do this for the rest of his life. He pursued art by attending and graduating from The Art Institute of Philadelphia with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design. Since then, Alex has created quite a few store fronts in the area and is currently helping us with our web and social media presence.