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!
Alyssa is originally from Rochester, NY and graduated from Nazareth College with her Master’s in Occupational Therapy. She served as a fellow through the University of Rochester’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, which focused on training medical professionals in client and family centered care, disability policy awareness, and advocacy. Alyssa comes to the Charlotte area from Boston where she worked for the last few years in the pediatric outpatient and school setting treating infants to teenagers. She has experience with sensory integration techniques, Handwriting Without Tears, self-regulation, and motor planning. Alyssa has taken continued education courses in NDT Infant Handling, Executive Function, and the SOS Approach to Feeding. Alyssa is passionate about using her creativity and craftiness to come up with goal oriented activities based on her client’s interests. In her free time, she enjoys baking, swimming, traveling, and being around dogs.
Emily received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Brenau University in 2018. She is originally from Puerto Rico and grew up in Georgia. She relocated to Charlotte, NC from Atlanta to begin her new career as an occupational therapist. Emily completed her clinical rotations in pediatric outpatient clinics. She enjoys helping children reach their functional goals in mastering skills for daily living. In her free time, she loves exploring new hiking trails outside of Charlotte, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
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.
Cilla was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs of Illinois and graduated from North Central College with a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy with honors. She is passionate about interoception, mental health, and self regulation with experiences in public schools, therapeutic day schools, and private pediatric clinics. As a trilingual first-generation American, she thrives on filling language barrier gaps that affect health literacy and quality of life. In her free time, Cilla enjoys researching, advocating, presenting, and writing evidence-based articles on pediatric developmental approaches to self-regulation with a recent publication for the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association’s Communique Winter 2022 edition. Aside from academia, you will frequently find Cilla painting, singing, reading, and baking.
Tannia is an Ecuadorian native. She got her Associate Degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant at Lone Star College in the big city of Houston, TX. She was a member of the Honors College, Phi Theta Kappa Society, and board member of the Student Occupational Therapy Association. She graduated Magna Cum Laude. Her passion for serving kids started as a preschool English teacher in China and continued as a Language Arts teacher in Ecuador. She lives with her husband in the Clemmons area. She enjoys languages, hiking, and experiencing different cultures around the world.