Total Therapy - Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy and Early Intervention
Team Biographies

Bethany
Office Manager

Bethany graduated from Southeastern University in 2007 with a degree in Business Management. She coordinates and schedules therapy services for all of our families.


Jennifer, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
 
Jennifer graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology. She completed her thesis in Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Since then she served as an augmentative specialist for Tampa General Hospital and continues to specialize in the area. Jennifer has special interest in the area of Sensory Processing Disorder and oral motor/feeding. She has completed several courses in the areas of sensory integration therapy and techniques, oral/motor feeding disorders, AAC, Language and Reading Therapy, as well as Central Auditory Processing Disorder and Executive Functioning Disorder. Her most recent Certification is in Therapeutic Listening. Jennifer is also a member of the American Hippotherapy Association.

Lindsay, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Lindsay graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s degree is Speech Language Pathology. She has worked with pediatrics from birth to school aged with a variety of disorders. She enjoys working in the area of Early intervention, teaching families how to encourage speech and language development at home.

Elisabeth, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Graduating from Florida State University with her Master’s degree she has worked in both the school system and private practice setting. Elisabeth has worked with children and adults with a variety of disorders and disabilities, including autism, developmental delay, apraxia, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, Asperger’s, and articulation difficulties.

Marlena, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
 
Marlena received her Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of South Florida. Since then she has been serving the 0-3 population in their natural environments. She enjoys working with young children and their families. She completed extensive continuing education in the area of childhood Apraxia and treatment options.

Vanessa, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist 

Vanessa is a Bilingual SLP with several years’ experience working in the schools and in pediatric private practice. She has extensive knowledge and experience in working with children with Autism and developmental Delays.

Kristen, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
 
Kristen graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. She has experience in the school setting and private practice. She enjoys working with school aged children.

Olivia, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Nicole, MOT, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
 
Nicole received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She has since worked with adults doing orthopedic therapy and in the field of spinal cord injury and disease. Most recently, Nicole has expanded her experience to pediatric, working for the School District of Hillsborough County. She is an Advanced Practitioner in Handwriting and has completed several courses related to handwriting and sensory processing. Her most recent certification in Therapeutic Listening.


Amy, COTA
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
 
Amy has worked as a COTA since 2010, in the area of rehabilitation serving the adult and pediatric population. She has enjoys working with children with Autism, developmental delays, and ADHD.  

Megan, MPT
Physical Therapist

Megan has over ten years of experience as a pediatric physical therapist. She works with ages birth to school aged. Megan has experience with Early Intervention and enjoys teaching families how to encourage their children to meet their gross motor milestones.

Whitney, MPT
Physical Therapist
 
Whitney has over ten years of experience as a pediatric physical therapist evaluating and treating children with developmental delay, orthopedic and neurological diagnosis.

Susan, DPT
Physical Therapist

Susan received her Doctorate degree from the University of South Florida. Since then she has worked with the adult population in rehabilitation settings. She has experience working with pediatric patients with neurological deficits, developmental delay, and functional limitations.

Kristina, B.A. ITDS
Early Interventionist
 
Kristina has a background in Elementary Education and has experience as a preschool teacher, tutor, and nanny. She enjoys teaching families how to encourage overall development in the natural environment.


Jennifer, B.A. ITDS
Early Interventionist
 
Jennifer graduated from Florida State University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Family, Child and Consumer Sciences. She is an Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist and provides Early Intervention services throughout the Bay Area Early Steps program. She completes eligibility evaluations and works with children and families in their natural environment settings. Jennifer is committed to improving children’s development by maximizing teachable moments within daily routines and using a team-based approach with caregivers and other therapy providers.

Aeryn, B.S. ITDS
Early Interventionist

Aeryn has a background in child development with experience teaching preschool, as well as, working with families. She enjoys helping children reach their full potential.


Hannah, B.A. SLPA/ITDS
Office Assistant/ Speech Therapy Assistant/ Early Interventionist
 
Hannah received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from USF. She is also completing her Master’s in Speech Language Pathology at the University of South Florida. She works as an SLPA and ITDS. She has a special interest in the area of Early Intervention and enjoys working to increase language and overall development in the birth to three population.
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