Meet Our Therapy Team

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Clinic Administration

Kristin Garner, MPT
Director of Clinical Services

Kristin received her BS and MPT from Ohio University in 1997 and 2000.   She has been the Director of Clinical Services at High Hopes since 2006.  She has worked at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Akron and has experience in acute care, NICU, PCCU, outpatient pediatric clinics, home health and school systems.  She has advanced training in PT treatment for premature infants, Torticollis, and Cerebral Palsy.  Kristin is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor for PT students.

Debbie Carpenter
Clinic Scheduling and Reception
Whitnie Clark
Clinic Office Manager

Whitnie received her BA from the University of Kentucky and holds a Master of Arts in Education from Eastern Kentucky University.  Prior to joining the High Hopes family in January of 2020, Whitnie spent ten years managing healthcare operations for various organizations throughout the U.S.. Whitnie is excited to join a non-profit organization like High Hopes, because the focus is about giving back to individuals who need the services most.  

Alison Pinkston
Clinic Intake Coordinator

Alison graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with a BA in Literature and Sociology.   Her background is in non-profit program services.   Alison has a history with High Hopes as the parent of child who received therapy services.  She is thrilled to be working with parents seeking services for their children.

Emma Blanton
Clinic Technician
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Franklin, TN 37064   

​Tel: 615-661-5437 

​Fax: 615-309-8342    


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