Meet the Actify Team
Dr. Marcia Perretto, PT, DPT, COMT
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Founder
Dr. Marcia C. Perretto, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with advanced training in orthopedic manual therapy, movement sciences, Yoga Therapy, and Redcord®. Dr. Perretto received her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy at a recognized catholic university in south Brazil, and completed her transition to Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Nova Southeastern University. Later she completed her Manual Therapy Certification at the Ola Grimsby Institute in California and a Health Coach Training program with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York, where she learned over 100 dietary theories and a holistic approach to wellness. Dr. Perretto is certified as a yoga therapy instructor (YTT200) and holds several certifications including Neurac Redcord® and Redcord Active®. Married with one daughter and two sons, when she is not working she enjoys her family time and staying active and fit.
Dr. Liana Pulcheri, PT, DPT, COMT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Liana Pulcheri has more than 20 years of experience as a Physical Therapist. She earned her physical therapy degree in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After moving to the USA in 1999, she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern Florida University. She also completed her manual certification (COMT) from the reputable Ola Grimsby Institute. She enjoys using her expertise and skills to deliver a real, effective, hands-on treatment for all of her patients. She has been trained directly by Dr. Perretto on the treatment of the Connective Tissue disorders and Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes.
Darby Diaz, MS, ATC
Movement Rehabilitation Specialist
Darby is a movement rehabilitation specialist and holds both a bachelor's and master's degree in Science with a focus in Athletic Training. She attended a ballet school in her late elementary and middle school years where her love for movement and health first began. While attending Florida State University for her undergraduate degree, Darby had the opportunity to work with a variety of athletic teams as well as the FSU dance department. In graduate school, Darby was an athletic trainer in the Clinic for Science and Health in Artistic Performance (SHAPe Clinic) working with performing artists of all disciplines. Darby then moved to Richmond, VA where she worked for a physical therapy company as well as the Richmond Ballet and has also worked in medical sales in an outpatient orthopedic clinic. Darby and her husband have since moved to South Florida to be closer to family and are looking forward to all that it has to offer.
Darby's mission in life is to encourage and inspire others in their personal health wellness journeys. She values authenticity, excellence, and joy. Professionally, she hopes to obtain a Pilates certification to be able to offer specialized rehabilitative techniques. In her free time, Darby manages a lifestyle and wellness blog, loves to work with local brands, and enjoys working out.
Patrice Rogers, MS Ed.
Director of Operations
Patrice Rogers brings a wealth of knowledge in educational administration and science. After working for many years as a private school principal, training and managing teachers, supporting students and parents, creating curriculum, leading the science department, and teaching science classes, Patrice understands the client experience and strives to create a positive, supportive atmosphere for everyone.
With a Master's degree in education from Walden University, a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University, and special training at Harvard University's Project Zero, Patrice is well versed in systems of learning and science.
Patrice has also been certified as a personal trainer and aerobics instructor, working for many years at a prominent health spa teaching clients from all over the world.
Patrice has one son, and enjoys spending time with family, playing the guitar, sax, and singing. She is an avid exercise person, practices yoga, and swims every day.