The Greenhouse Team
The Greenhouse Girls, April 2016
Staff Retreat 2017
Staff Retreat 2019
Our therapists are the best around!
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.”
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.”
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?!”
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.”
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.
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.”
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.”