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  Instructors at TSI

Kerry D'Ambrogio
Kerry Fung
Tim Worden
Deirdre Burell
Associated Faculty
Instructors at TSI are hand-selected expert practitioners who are exceptional in their field. Each of our instructors offers a unique contribution to TSI, bringing the latest information and techniques in the modalities we instruct to practitioners around the world.

We also provide remote services for those who wish to host a training in their area.  For more information about our seminars, please visit our feedback page to submit a form, or contact us at your convenience.  Our office staff will be happy to help with your questions.
 Kerry D'AmbrogioDr. Kerry D’Ambrogio, D.O.M, A.P., B.Sc., P.T. is a manual therapist and a Board Certified Acupuncture Physician. He graduated from the Physical Therapy program at the University of Toronto, Canada and the Acupuncture program at the academy of Chinese Healing Arts in Sarasota, Florida, USA. His unique approach follows several schools of thought.

His background in manual therapy  includes: Maitland, Kaltenborn, Cyriax, McKenzie, Norwegian approach, and Osteopathy (Muscle Energy, Strain and Counterstrain, Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy/Cranial Osteopathy, and Visceral Manipulation, among others). Kerry also has a background in Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Orthotics, Muscle Imbalance and various exercise and movement therapies (Janda, Somatics, Florence Kendal, Shirley Sahrman and the Norwegian approach, among others).

This diverse background provides Kerry with an integrated approach to Musculoskeletal Dysfunction. Kerry lectures internationally and is president of Therapeutic Systems, Inc. He is recognized throughout Canada, the United States, the Middle East, South America, Asia and Europe as a teacher of manual and exercise therapies.

He is a certified instructor recognized by the International Alliance of Healthcare Educators (IAHE). He was the director of manual therapy at the Upledger Institute, on faculty with Northeast Seminars, Dialogues in Contemporary Rehab and the Academy of Chinese Healing Arts (Chinese Medical College).

Kerry is a published author of Positional Release Therapy published by Mosby. He has written numerous articles in Physical and Occupational Therapy journals and has discussed health issues on radio and television talk shows. He presently operates his own private practice in Sarasota, Florida.

 Kerry Fung
Mr. Kerry Fung is a registered physiotherapist who earned his degree from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (formerly, the Hong Kong Polytechnic). With a diversity of clinical interest and post-graduate qualifications in various Manual Therapy and Manipulative Physiotherapy, Sports Physiotherapy, Acupuncture, and Body Talk, he has shown his sheer determination in providing holistic care for his wide range of clients, both physically and psychologically.  

Mr. Fung is an executive committee member of the International Acupuncture Association for Physical Therapists and the Acupuncture Specialty Group of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association (HKPA) where he was Vice President and currently is the Honorary Advisor.  He actively lectures for various professional organizations including the HKPA, Hong Kong St. John Ambulance, Trailwalker Charitable Trust (Oxfam), etc, and has lectured to the School of Continuing Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He maintains his steadfast determination to uphold the high standard of physiotherapy practice in Hong Kong and was appointed by the Government of the Hong Kong SAR as a Member of the Physiotherapists Board of Hong Kong.
 Tim Worden
Dr. Tim Worden, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, receiving his Doctorate from the University of South Florida in 1987.  He specializes in pain management and rehabilitation psychology, and has co-authored articles on anger, anxiety and health.  

He has developed interventions focusing on the emotional factors involved in chronic pain, as well as methods to cope with the loss associated with significant medical conditions. He is a speaker and workshop presenter, and is a member of the national speaker’s association.  

Dr. Worden works with individuals, groups, and organizations in the areas of pain management, life satisfaction, and integrity in the workplace.  He has developed the Life Satisfaction Questionnaire, The Human Styles Questionnaire, and is the co-creator of the Work Attitudes Questionnaire.  He is presently in private practice in Los Angeles, California.

 Deirdre Burrell
Deirdre Burrell earned her Bachelor's degree in 1984 from the University College of Dublin.  She was employed as a basic grade and acting senior in the public health service until 1989 when she launched her own private practice. Currently, she is self-employed as a principal of a busy multi-member practice and travels with the Irish Athletic team to events abroad including World Championships on an ongoing basis.  

Her cumulative training includes Maitland mobilization and manipulation techniques, orthodics, post-graduate sports injury course with Professor Moira O'Brien, Biomechanics I and II, Casting Methods training, McKensie programme, Rocobado Muscle Energy of the Cervical Spine and Temperomandibular Joint, Lower Limb and Pelvis training and massage stretching and rehabilitation programs after sports injury training. Additional course work includes Muscle Energy Techniques in both Upper and Lower Quadrant, Positional Release Techniques, Myofascial Release Levels I-IV (including Cranial and Visceral techniques), Evaluation Skills and Body Talk.

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