The Greenhouse Team

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Staff Retreat 2019

Therapy Team

Our therapists are the best around!

Big kids at heart

Ms. Alex

Occupational Therapist

Alex is a proud Enneagram 8! She geeks out over dinosaurs (especially stegosaurus), and wishes she could have the superpower of invisibility. When asked her favorite word in the English language, her answer was “whatchamajigger”. Ha!

What’s the most inspiring part of your job? “I get to see kids do amazing things!”

Ms. Amy G.

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

It's easy to see how this fandom-loving, gifted gal is a great fit on the team. A Hufflepuff at heart, Amy loves learning new ways to help others, including specializing in Bal-A-Vis-X and Handwriting Without Tears. She lives with her husband and their cat, Downey.

what's the most inspiring part of your job? "I value connecting with families, giving them hope that their kids will be accepted and happy."

Ms. Amy J.

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
This Gryffindor is our resident Harry Potter encyclopedia. Her favorite word is unique, often matching her hair color of choice. Amy is an iLs trained practitioner. She and her family live on their homestead where she loves gardening and raising animals.
What's the most inspiring part of your job? "I love making a true difference in the lives of others."

Our Team

Masters of converting coffee into customer satisfaction

Ms. Bailey

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Bailey's two German Shepherds were so excited to meet their little human baby sister recently! 
Bailey is a DIRFloortime Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. 
What is the most inspiring part of your job? "I love building connections with the kids and their families. It's fascinating and fulfilling to witness the family dynamics change as the child progresses with therapy."

Ms. Brookelyn

Therapy Tech

Brookelyn is our go-getter Therapy Tech! She started as our high school intern, and we knew she had to stay. She is outgoing, enthusiastic, and hardworking, and takes initiative.
What’s the most inspiring part of your job? “This place inspires me to be myself. I feel more motivated to get up every day knowing I can make a difference somewhere.”

 

Mr. Caleb

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Caleb fits right in here as a Hufflepuff who loves all things DC comics. He is a proud daddy of one with another on the way, and of course their pup. 
What is the most inspiring part of your job? "I am honored to help someone meet their goals and be their best self."

Our Team

Masters of converting coffee into customer satisfaction

Ms. Chelsea

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Chelsea is a 6 on the Enneagram, and a Hufflepuff at heart. Her husband and two little girls keep her busy at home, but Feeding Therapy is something she is enjoying growing into a specialty at Greenhouse.
Chelsea is a DIRFloortime Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.
What's the most inspiring part of your job? "I love developing meaningful relationships and watching the transformation that occurs in kiddos and their families through play and relationship-based intervention."

Ms. Kassie

Chief Executive Officer/ President
Kassie has been an Occupational Therapist for over 15 years, primarily focused in pediatrics.  She founded Greenhouse in May, 2014, with a vision to bring hope to families through exceptional therapy services. Kassie is a self-described "grown-up sensory kid". Our fearless leader is a huge Pokes fan! Kassie is a true Hufflepuff and cares about others first. She so loves seeing our little friends make progress and feel more comfortable in their own unique skin. Faith and family rule, and Kassie goes home to her sweet husband and two amazing sons.

Kassie is a Profectum Academy DIRFloortime Fellows Certified Clinician. She

specializes in Feeding Therapy, challenges with play, and social skills. Kassie has extensive experience with children on the autism spectrum, as well as anxiety, ADHD, giftedness/2e, and general developmental delays. 

Ms. Kristin

Speech-Language Pathologist

Kristin’s calm presence can be felt when she walks into a room. Her favorite word is discombobulated! Kristin loves learning and growing, which suits her as a Ravenclaw. Her husband and two children are her loves.

What’s’ the most inspiring part of your job? “I love watching the kids grow and develop new skills. Seeing their smiles and hearing their laughter is the absolute best.”

Our Team

Masters of converting coffee into customer satisfaction

Ms. Lori

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Lori’s favorite animal is a Phoenix! (Is that because she’s a Gryffindor?) Relationships are at the heart of who she is, and she adores her husband and children. Lori is certified in special education, as she comes to us with an educator background.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job? “It warms my heart to witness the progress people can make with the right supports.”

Ms. Rachel

Director of Therapy Services

Rachel is proudly Australian, where she began OT. Her husband is also an Aussie, and they have four incredible children. She is has several fandoms, you should ask her about them! She loves all humans, gives free mom hugs to the LGBTQ+ family, and is supportive and excited about helping fellow neurodivergent friends understand themselves. Rachel is truly a Ravenclaw, seeking all the knowledge she can acquire. 

Rachel’s qualifications include but are not limited to: Profectum Fellows DIRFloortime Model Certified therapist; Developed The Beaker Kids with Shanna Philipson; Developed Assessment Criteria for Toe Walking with Liesa Persuad (DPT). She specializes in recognizing early signs of Autism and early sensory dysregulation, infants, sensory processing, play, and trauma.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job? “To walk along with a child/teen and family for part of their journey is a great honor, and it is a privilege I do not take lightly. It is a great joy to me to be able to play for a job! Who gets to do that?!”

Ms. Taylor

Occupational Therapist

Our delightful Taylor is an honest Hufflepuff. Her favorite animal is a squirrel, and her energy and enthusiasm match. Taylor is engaged to be married in 2021 and spends time doting on her fur babies.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job? “I love seeing a kid learn what helps his/her body and brain feel ‘better’ because I know this is something that will help them maintain regulation needed for engagement with their people.”

Administrative Team

Masters of converting coffee into client satisfaction

Mr. Alec

Insurance & Billing Specialist

Alec is our Slytherin friend who dives into the numbers. He loves a Doctor Who binge, and his favorite word actually pertains to a scientific theory.

Alec is certified in Medical Billing and Coding, and he is currently working to complete an Associates degree in Health Care Administration.

There’s more to Alec than numbers and science, though. His heart lies with his two furry felines at home.

Ms. Chris

Community Engagement Coordinator
A 2w1w3 on the Enneagram, Chris's favorite word is facetious, because it contains every vowel in alphabetical order. She has her hands full at home with two sweet little boys, her husband, and their cat, Piccolo. 
What's the most inspiring part of your job? "We give families who are either just starting down this therapy road, or families who have tried everything without success, hope. I treasure hearing the relief in a caregiver's voice when they realize that we're different, and this may help their family. 
They have hope again."

Ms. Connie

Patient Advocate
Connie is a happy face in the office, and if you chat with her for just a few minutes, you'll know how much she loves her grandkiddos. If she had a superpower, it would be to fly! Her favorite word is forgiveness. 
What's the most inspiring part of your job? "For the children to know that we love them means the world."

Ms. Lauren

Clinic Director

When asked what her superpower would be, Lauren said flight! That suits her, because she quickly covers ground here to keep things running smoothly. She likes running so much that she does it on purpose for fun. Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband and pups.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job? “Knowing at the end of the day, we are helping families have hope and impacting the lives of their children.”

Ms. Natalie

Front Desk Receptionist

Natalie embraces her Enneagram 2w3, and is another Hufflepuff, like many on our team. We’re a bunch of loyal empaths! Natalie would love to have the superpower and freedom of being able to fly like a bird.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job? “I’m thankful to be able to talk with parents and connect with them to ease their worries, while also getting to know about their awesome kids.”