Gillian is a Camarillo native who after graduating from Adolfo Camarillo High School (’01) received her BS in Exercise Science/Kinesiology from CSU Bakersfield. While playing basketball at CSUB she had two knee injuries that required ACL reconstructions. As a Kinesiology major and member of the women’s basketball team, her interest in sport, fitness, and injury led her to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of the Pacific (’09). Upon graduating from UOP
She joined the Performance Therapy Center family as a physical therapist in 2009, and has continued to perfect her skills through her own experience, that of her colleagues, and numerous continuing education courses. Gillian has continued her formal education by taking courses in Maitland based manual therapy, Kinesiotaping, and Evidence Supported Treatment of Musculoskeletal Dysfunction.
In her free time, she can be found at the gym lifting weights and/or training for her next run or Spartan Race. She loves her work, and the above mentioned activities, but also enjoys playing with her dogs and hanging out with family.
Courtney Lillich, DPT, ATC, CSCS
Courtney is a Camarillo native who graduated from California Lutheran University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine Kinesiology (05') for her athletic training certification followed by Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University (09'). She also holds certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. In late 2011, Courtney jumped at the opportunity to work with her twin sister Gillian, at Performance Therapy Center and has been here ever since continuing to perfect her skills through her own experience, that of her colleagues, and numerous continuing education courses (Maitland based manual therapy, Kinesiotaping, and Evidence Supported Treatment of Musculoskeletal Dysfunction). As a basketball player for many years herself, she loves working with athletes from all sports and enjoys every opportunity to be creative and fun with their rehab programs.
Other than work, she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, training in the gym for fitness/bodybuilding competitions, boxing and running in races and mud runs or with her dog, Tyson. She has been Type 1 diabetic since age 3 and likes to demonstrate to others that a major illness does not have to hold you back from any activities.
Sara Hagen, PTA
Sara is a 6th generation Californian, who found her love for Physical Therapy a little later in life than most. Having tried her hand as a Human Resources Director for 10 years, Sara decided it was time to do something fun for a change. After graduating 2nd in her PTA class at Concorde College, (Math is not her best subject) Sara found the perfect place for her at Performance Therapy. When not at work, Sara spends her time with her son, Erik, usually working on one of his school projects.