Karlee is a Wyoming native who was born and raised in Riverton Wyoming. Karlee completed her Doctor of Occupational Therapy at the University of North Dakota – Casper Campus in May 2022. Karlee is a lifelong member of Phi Theta Epsilon (PTE) which is an honor society specifically for OT students and alumni that aims to support the practice of authentic occupational therapy by promoting research, leadership, and scholarly activities.

In her free time Karlee is a lover of all things outdoors who doesn’t go anywhere (except work) without her dog Veda. Karlee also enjoys spending time with her family, going to concerts, and traveling.

Karlee is joining the Gottsche team as an occupational therapist who is eager to collaborate with clients to support positive therapeutic outcomes and promote access to quality patient care in rural Wyoming. Karlee is excited to be able to provide skilled OT in a variety of settings both in the Basin office and surrounding areas. “I love that I get to combine science and creativity and compassion while working with individuals to break down environmental barriers and support goal attainment.”