Meet Our Team
Physical Therapy Care You Can Trust
Julie a native of North Andover, MA, received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. After relocating to California, Julie went on to receive her degree in Physical Therapy from Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles, CA. Julie continued her education and received the Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University, Orange, CA.
Julie founded Southern California Aquatic and Physical Therapy in 1995. Julie achieved the Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Board Certification in 2008 with recertification in 2017. In addition to her passion for orthopedics, she was driven to find solutions to help those suffering from chronic pain and opioid usage. In 2017, Julie completed the Therapeutic Pain Specialist Certification, the first certification of its’ kind in the country focusing on the latest pain research and treatment options. She has been a speaker for a National Conference for the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Association and other organizations. Julie has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1989 with a focus on orthopedic, aquatic and private practice.
Dr. Bergmann believes the more education a patient receives, the more success they will achieve!
Dr. Payton Trollman graduated from Chapman University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy after deciding at the age of 16 years old physical therapy would be her way of helping those in need of holistic care. Being an athlete and professional dancer since age 5 she has experienced her share of injuries and set backs. Her friends and family that have experienced illnesses, diseases, and injuries opened her eyes to more than musculoskeletal concerns. This all fueled her desire to understand the human form in order to prevent injury or facilitate healing towards an optimal quality of life and performance that many can benefit from.
Payton’s journey in physical therapy and healthcare management is followed by her time as a SAQ coach for high-school football, aerial and dance instructor, NPC body builder competitor, previously NASM certified personal trainer, and caregiver. This has helped make this path that much more fluid to transition into.
In her not so spare time, Payton is a professional dancer trained in an eclectic array of skills such as aerial silks, fire dancing, and even jump stilts! Her time spent with her family brings her joy and believes having their support is why she is able to be a physical therapist today.
Tim is a 2007 graduate of Cal State Fullerton with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology. In 2009, he completed his Physical Therapy Assistant program at Cerritos College. Tim has been practicing as a licensed PTA since 2009. Working as an outpatient PTA, Tim has treated many orthopedic and neurologic conditions. Being in athletics since he was a child, he has experienced some physical setbacks himself and has seen many injured athletes as well. Getting through those setbacks set the path for him to pursue a career in physical therapy. Helping people get back to their daily activities recreational or otherwise after an injury is a primary reason Tim loves the field of physical therapy.
In his spare time, Tim loves being with his wife and daughter. He is heavily involved in Fountain Valley Little League, both as a coach and on the executive board. He loves sports, music, is an avid Denver Broncos, MLB and NBA fan. He is also a huge fan of the OC SKA music scene. Tim and his family have a huge passion for fundraising for pediatric cancer research and CHOC hospital, in memory of their son Carter who is forever 6 after battling cancer for 2 years.
Stefany is a native of Bogota, Colombia. She relocated to Southern California after graduating from Universidad del Rosario with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Physical Therapy. Currently, Stefany in the process of completing requirements to become a board-certified Physical Therapist in the United States. Stefany is passionate about caring for people with injuries and pain. She honors the holistic approach to treating a patient as a whole individual. In her spare time she loves to play soccer, enjoys the outdoors, biking, hiking and going to the beach.