Meet Our Therapists
Education/Degree Description: BS in Physical Therapy from St. Louis University
Licenses/Certifications: Missouri PT License
Pediatric Experience: Boston Children Hospital for 3 years; Cardinal Glennon Hospital for 2 years; St. Louis Special School District for 25 years; Good Shepherd since 2011.
Additional Information: Experience with many diagnosis including: cerebral palsy, down syndrome, spina bifida, dyspraxia, developmental delays, autism, genetic/neurological disorders, post rhizotomy and fragile x in the school and home setting. Modalities include: LiteGait with treadmill, SPIO, TheraTogs, consultation for specialized equipment and orthotics. Worked with families to educate them regarding resources in the community, developmental screening and eligibility for first steps, early childhood special education, school age special education programs and insurance reimbursement for private therapy services.
Education/Degree Description: Master of Education – Special Education focus
Licenses/Certifications: K-12 Teacher Certification; educable MR; trainable MR; orthopedically handicapped; emotionally disturbed; learning disabled
Pediatric Experience: Classroom teacher in TMR class for 8 years; classroom teacher in ECSE classroom for one year; developmental therapist for 15 years
Additional Information: Busy Bodies Gymnastics Director and Coach for 26 years; Spirits Gymnastics Special Olympics Head Coach for 18 years
Education/Degree Description: Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Washington University
Licenses/Certifications: Missouri OT License
Pediatric Experience: 34 years of pediatric experience including preschool (United Services), acute care, outpatient clinic (Cardinal Glennon Hospital) and school based therapy (Special School District, Mo. School for the Blind, Boonslick State School).
Additional Information: I have experience doing therapy with children from birth to 21 years of age, with a wide variety of diagnosis' such as: cerebral palsy, down syndrome, spina bifida, developmental delays, genetic/neurological disorders, autism, aspergers, ADHD, and other mental health challenges such as anxiety and depression. I bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to my treatments: I am trained in cranioscral therapy and healing touch, and am certified in NDT (neuro-developmental training) and yoga kids. Currently I am pursuing certification in MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction). My focus on developing positive and empowering relationships with my clients and their family allows for a targeted and personalized therapeutic focus to promote each child's maximal independence, success and participation in their daily life.
Education/Degree Description: BS in Exercise Science, minor in Biology from Truman State University; Master of Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University
Licenses/Certifications: Member of American Physical Therapy Association; AED Certification
Pediatric Experience: Pediatric Physical Therapist at Francis Howell School District since 2006, worked at the Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital for one year
Additional Information: Volunteer at the St. Louis Children's Hospital, Camp Independence and Special Olympics; while at Cardinal Glennon treated the following: pediatric patients with
spina bifida, cerebral palsy, brain tumors, brain injuries and orthopedic injuries
Education/Degree Description: BS in Recreation and Leisure Studies emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation; Master of Science in Park and Recreation Administration emphasis in Therapeutic
Licenses/Certifications: Aquatic Therapy trained; Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist; Crisis Prevention Intervention; Child and Youth Care Medication Certification; Member of
American Therapeutic Recreation Association
Pediatric Experience: Worked at the St. Vincent Home for Children for 6 years; worked at the Epworth Children's Home for 3 years
Additional Information: Special Olympics Coach for 2 years
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