Donna Behr PT, MS, DPT, PRC

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I am a licensed physical therapist with 30+ years of experience. I value spending time with clients to better understand their needs and to develop a personal approach to restoring their vitality.

Licensure and Certifications

  • Licensed Physical Therapist in Massachusetts
  • Postural Restoration Certified™ (PRC)
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Certified
  • Polestar Rehab Pilates Certified
  • Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (2004), MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Masters of Science in PT with concentration in Orthopedics, post professional degree (2004), MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy (1984), Northeastern University

Professional Experience

  • Massachusetts General Hospital: Waltham satellite out-patient clinic
  • Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Services: Daniel Dyrek, owner
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital: Out-patient department clinician, Center coordinator of clinical education
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital: In-patient clinician

Teaching Experience

  • Massachusetts General Hospital IHP
  • Simmons College
  • Northeastern University

Honors & Awards

  • Marjorie Ionta Award for Clinical Excellence
  • Mary Mankin Prize for Outstanding Thesis