Meet the Therapists
Keith Havemeyer MS, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Keith is the founder of Peak Physical Therapy and a Licensed Physical Therapist since graduating from the University of Connecticut in 1992. In 1999 Keith received his Masters of Science in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University and also became board certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Focusing on continued clinical development Keith attended the Manual Therapy Institute and in 2008 became a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.
Prior to launching Peak in 2011, Keith held senior positions with a major healthcare provider, overseeing clinics from Virginia to Maine while at the same time continuing hands-on treatment of patients.
Keith has been invited to teach clinical courses for professional organizations including the Connecticut Physical Therapy Association, Rhode Island Physical Therapy Association, VT Physical Therapy Association, Athletic Trainer Solutions, as well as dozens of nursing and payer organizations. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Frances M Tappen Award for Excellence from The University of Connecticut and the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from Quinnipiac University.
To hear Keith's story first hand, watch the following video.
Lyndsey Thompson, DPT
Lyndsey attended Quinnipiac University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and then her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2019.Lyndsey developed an interest in physical therapy after experiencing a knee injury during high school softball. Since then she’s attained experience working with veterans in the outpatient clinic at the VA Hospital in West Haven and in Yale New Haven Hospital- Milford Campus Rehabilitation and Wellness, with a cardiopulmonary and neuromuscular focused patient population.
Lyndsey’s primary focus has and continues to be, assisting patients during their recovery journey to achieve their goals and improve their overall function.
Amanda Thomas, PTA
Amanda earned her Associate’s degree for Physical Therapist Assistant from Naugatuck Valley Community College, after earning a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Exercise Science from Southern Connecticut State University.
Amanda was an accomplished collegiate swimmer and began her post collegiate career as a fitness instructor. She wanted to further expand her knowledge and her love of Exercise Science by attaining her license as a PTA. She joined our Peak Physical Fitness team in 2020 as a certified fitness instructor teaching HIIT classes. Now Amanda is excited to also bring her drive and dedication as a PTA to Peak Physical Therapy, ready to impact the lives of many.
Luis Reyes, PTA
Luis has earned his Associates for Physical Therapist Assistant from Naugatuck Valley Community College. Luis is an aspiring physical therapist assistant, that has always been drawn to the field of healthcare and helping others. After completing his undergraduate degree in exercise science, Luis began his early career working in skilled nursing facilities and gained valuable experience working with patients recovering from a wide range of impairments from surgeries, strokes, and different kinds of acute injuries.
Luis has joined Peak Physical Therapy team in 2023 and hopes to continue growing his experience in an outpatient orthopedic setting. Luis brings an incredible enthusiastic energy making every person he meets feel at home and demonstrates a strong hunger to advance his knowledge and skillset and provide the best hands-on therapy to help patients improve their overall quality of life.