Caleb graduated from Appalachian state university with a bachelors in exercise science, went back to school at Cabarrus College of Health Science for my certification and license. Caleb has worked with the pediatric population over 15 years. Caleb is a big advocate for mental health. Caleb has a wife and two cats who help keep him sane. Outside of his OTA job he competes professionally in disc golf and has created therapy sessions (with his brother) incorporating disc golf and mental health for adults and children.
Jesse graduated from NC State in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology (go Pack!) and she graduated from Lenior-Rhyne University in 2023 with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (go Bears!). She has a passion for working with the pediatric population, having previously worked with children with autism and their families as a Registered Behavior Technician in the Charlotte area for 3 years. She also has experience connecting families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the NC Innovation waiver as a Registry Coordinator at an MCO. She counts herself lucky to have completed her fieldwork rotation as a student at P.A.T and to now have the opportunity to work with clients and their families as a pediatric occupational therapist here! One of her favorite parts of the job is getting to celebrate the everyday milestones and little victories with clients and families as progress is achieved!
Kayla graduated with her Bachelors in Exercise Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2019, then she attended the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences to obtain her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2022. She has always had a passion for helping others since she was young. Kayla especially loves getting to work with the pediatric population as this setting allows her to be creative, make play purposeful, and help children further their independence through everyday skills. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her 4 year old french bulldog Ocean, finding new coffee shops, and taking trips to the beach.
Lyndsi grew up in Lincolnton, NC, and graduated with her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She went on to further her education at Wingate University, obtaining a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree. Lyndsi has always been passionate about helping children achieve their goals in fun and creative ways! In her free time, she enjoys playing golf with her husband, traveling to new and exciting places, and snuggling with her fluffy cat Oliver.
Isabel is originally from Rhode Island and is brand new to the Charlotte area! Since graduating about a year ago, she has worked at a pediatric outpatient clinic and a private special education school. Isabel worked with toddlers, school aged children, teenagers, and young adults. She has experience with sensory integration techniques, self-regulation, motor planning, ASD, ADHD, learning challenges, mental health, primitive reflexes, picky eating/ARFID, and fine/ gross motor skills. She is passionate about being a lifelong learner and building strong connections with my clients and their families to provide them with strengths-based, affirming, and client-centered services! When Isabel is not at work, she enjoys hiking with my dog Zuko, eating ice cream, playing tennis, and doing photography!
Samantha was born and raised in Charlotte, NC and graduated from East Carolina University with her Bachelor’s in Recreational Therapy. From there she took a couple gap years to get some more clinical experience as a rehab tech in acute care prior to obtaining her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy in December of 2022. Samantha did her final fieldwork rotation as a student with PAT in Huntersville which is where she found a lot of enjoyment in the world of Pediatric OT. In her free time she really enjoys yoga, walking with her dog (Buddy) to their favorite coffee shop in Noda, going on the lake, and hanging out with her friends around Charlotte.