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Therapists

Speech Therapy:

Megan Shull, M.S., CCC-SLP (Owner)

Megan Shull is a Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist who has served clients with speech, language, cognitive and feeding impairments for over ten years.  Specializing in Augmentative Communication and Feeding Disorders, Megan has developed a passion to increase functional independence and quality of life for the patients she serves. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University where she graduated from the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, a part of the Honors College. In 2007, Megan earned a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas where she received specialized training in Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Learn More

Jennifer Morgan M.S., CCC-SLP

Jennifer is a Speech Language Pathologist with over fifteen years of experience. She has worked with clients in multiple settings and loves to see them progress within their natural environments. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Sabrina Welch, B.A., SLP-Assistant

Sabrina graduated from Baylor University with a B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Inspired by her joy in helping others, Sabrina began practicing as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant in 2016. She acknowledges that no single approach is right for everyone and therefore strives to shape therapy for the individual. During her free time, she volunteers at a rehabilitation facility and enjoys volleyball.

Alyssa Duggan, M.S., CCC-SLP

Therapist

Alyssa received a Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. She has clinical experience working in home health settings, private clinics, and school-based settings. Alyssa has a passion for helping others build functional communication skills and loves to watch her patients’ confidence levels increase. In her free time, Alyssa enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and cat Vivi.

Alexandra Rahn B.S., SLP-Assistant

Alexandra is a Bilingual Speech Language Pathology Assistant. She graduated from Texas Christian University in 2013. Alexandra has provided skilled speech therapy services for over 7 years with all age groups and in a variety of settings including clinics, schools, communities, and home health. She has a true passion for helping her clients learn new and functional skills in order to become more independent in their daily lives.

Ebony Hartfield, B.A., SLP-Assistant

Ebony Hartfield

Ebony is a graduate of the University of North Texas, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 2014. She is a licensed Speech Language Pathology Assistant who has been providing speech therapy services since 2015. She has a passion to work with children who have hearing and/or learning disorders. Believing one can’t fit a square peg in a round hole, she tailors her therapy sessions for each individual. She has extensive experience working with children and geriatrics providing treatment within school settings and in-home health.

Outside of work, Ebony is a social butterfly! She’s a member of Delta Sigma Theta, she enjoys traveling, shopping, fine dining, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Kenata “Katie” Morgan, B.S., SLP-Assistant

Kenata Morgan

Kenata has been a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant since 2006. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from the University of Southern Mississippi. Kenata has treated patients in the school setting and home health for the past 14 years. She has experience working with disorders such as speech, language, articulation, phonology, fluency, and some voice. She also has experience with children and adults with autism and augmentative communication.

When Kenata is not treating patients, she enjoys spending time with her 2 children and 2 dogs. She is currently in graduate school pursuing a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

Shelby Story, B.S, SLP-Assistant

Story Shelby

Shelby Story is a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant who graduated from the University of North Texas in 2018 with a B. S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Her background is in both home health and school-based settings with knowledge of individual and group therapy. Additionally, she has experience in servicing children with Autism, Down Syndrome, Receptive and Expressive Language delays, Developmental Delays, Fluency Disorders, Articulation and Phonological Disorders as well as working with AAC devices. Shelby prides herself in being a flexible and tentative therapist with a calling to bring people of all ages and abilities communication and life skills. At the end of the day, she goes home to her two beautiful daughters and loving partner; together they enjoy game nights, enjoying the outdoors, and playing with their family pets.

Occupational Therapy:

Jessica Gonzales, OTR

Jessica Gonzales is an Occupational Therapist in the Dallas area, with experience in the inpatient, acute, outpatient and home health clinical settings. She received her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Texas Woman’s University and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from the University of North Texas. She returned to Texas Woman’s University in the Fall of 2016 to pursue her PhD in Occupational Therapy.

Her research interests include sensory processing and feeding disorders. Jessica loves serving patients and their families to help them achieve their highest quality of life. When she is not working, she loves reading, checking out local eateries, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two fur babies.

Elsa Parks, OTR

Elsa Parks has been practicing for over twenty-five years. She is a graduate from Texas Woman’s University. She has worked within multiple settings and all age groups. When Elsa is not working, she enjoys exercising, camping and spending time with husband and fur babies.

Callie Davis, COTA/L

Callie Davis is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She received her Bachelors from Texas Woman’s University and Associates in Applied Science in Occupational Therapy from Navarro College. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for 4 years and they both share a son named Luke. Callie has experience working with the geriatric and adult population and has a true passion for occupational therapy and looking forward to learning so much more that this amazing field has to offer.

Avery Gay, COTA

Avery is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Oakland University and an Applied Associates degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant from Brown Mackie College. After graduating she worked with individuals ages 0-21 in private clinics, charter schools and home health clinical settings. Avery has gained experience working with adults/children with visual impairments, neurological disorders, psychological disorders and physical dysfunctions. Avery loves challenging herself and creatively finding ways for clients to become more independent. She has received training in Interactive Metronome, Kinesio Taping application and has a provider certification in The Listening program/In-Time Listening program. When she is not working, Avery enjoys baking, staying active outdoors and spending time with her family.

Whitney Johnson, COTA

Whitney is a certified occupational therapy assistant who received a Bachelors in Psychology from TWU and an Associates degree in OTA from Parker University in Dallas. She has experience working with geriatrics and pediatrics and is excited to now be working with adults with special needs in a new setting. She enjoys creating new activities that get clients involved and interested, while providing the “just right” challenge. In her free time, Whitney enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and dog, visiting new places, and attending local festivals and events.

Kelly Hicks, COTA/L

Kelly is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant currently licensed in five states. Kelly graduated from North Central State College in 2014. She has had the pleasure of working with individuals of all ages. She is a well- rounded and diverse therapist who has had the opportunity to work with students in schools, adults in skilled nursing facilities, acute rehab and home health care. Kelly has knowledge and skill set working with multiple disabilities. She loves to learn and grow by expanding her knowledge in collaboration with a team of other professionals. Her passion is working on sensory processing with Individuals that have Autism and other developmental delays. When Kelly is not working, she is finding new ways to help her son succeed and grow in his environment.

Amy Karlin, COTA

Amy Karlin is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant who has worked with children and adults with developmental delays including Autism, rare syndromes, physical disorders and neurological disorders. Amy graduated from North Central Texas College with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in the Spring of 2000; as a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She began practicing in 2001 and has worked in numerous settings; including in-patient and out-patient rehab, long-term care, home health, and residential care environments. She has received specialized training in neurological disorders; including stroke and brain injuries. Amy is committed to learning and incorporating new techniques to maximize function and independence with her clients and families. She enjoys crafting, traveling with family, and spending time with her husband and kids.

Heloiza “Lisa” Schroeder, OTR/L

Lisa Schroeder is a trilingual licensed and registered Occupational Therapist. She received her Bachelors in early childhood education and Master of Occupational Therapy from Texas Women’s University. She is married and has two young boys in Elementary School. Lisa has experience working with pediatric home health, adult neuro rehab and inpatient adult and geriatric rehab. She loves being an Occupational Therapist and assisting her clients live their lives to their fullest.

Cadie Gillespie, COTA

Cadie Gillespie is a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant in the Denton county area. She received her bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts and Science with an emphasis in Health Occupations from The University of Texas at Tyler and an Associate Degree in Applied Science-Occupational Therapy from Navarro Junior College in 2020. She has experience working in the pediatric home health setting where she has worked with numerous disabilities. Cadie has a passion for creating interventions that are client centered in order to increase their overall independence and passion for life. In her free time, she loves to go shopping, spend time with family and friends, and hang out with her dog named Zeke!

Maria ‘Connie’ Sanchez, COTA

Maria is a Bilingual Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant. She has over 7 years of home health experience working, with various conditions and ages ranging between 6 months to 102 years. Maria has experience with pediatric, young adulthood and geriatric populations. She strives to work as a team, by providing the best quality of treatment to achieve functional independence and increase patient’s overall quality of life.

Dietary Services:

Rachel West, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.

Rachel West is a Registered Dietitian who has provided nutrition services for over 8 years. She received her bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences from Stephen F. Austin in 2008. She completed the ACEND accredited dietetic internship along with receiving a Master of Science in Dietetics from SFA in 2019. Rachel has experience working with individuals in every stage of life in various settings including in-patient and out-patient nutrition education, nutrition counseling for low-income families, dialysis, and bariatric counseling. She enjoys helping individuals work towards their goals with reasonable steps toward lasting change. When not working, Rachel enjoys biking, reading, gaming, and playing with her giant, fluffy cat.

Physical Therapy:

Dr. Amanda Kuehl, PT, DPT

In 2004, Amanda received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Psychology from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Amanda then completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2008.

Amanda has spent the last 12 years working with the outpatient population treating individuals with injuries and deficits to include joint replacements, sports and work injuries, various post surgical orthopedics and spine, neurological deficits, and cardiopulmonary deficits, as well as chronic pain. She has experience in working with all age groups and also in various other clinical settings including acute, home health, skilled rehab, and wound care. She has been most passionate about treating the pediatric population with neurological deficits, musculoskeletal deficits and developmental delays.

She is certified in Integrated Dry needling, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, RockTape kinesiology tape clinical applications, and CPR/First Aid. She is also a certified clinical instructor and has been a mentor to several students interested in physical therapy as a professional career.

Amanda is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She believes in providing evidence-based practice and continues to expand her knowledge through continuing education and presentations. Amanda also approaches her patient care by treating the person as a whole by finding the root cause of the problem, not just treating the symptoms. She is passionate about increasing the functional mobility and quality of life for all her patients. Amanda has attended various continuing education courses to further her education and training as she strives to be the best physical therapist she can for her patients.

Amanda and her husband are kept busy taking care of their young daughter and their boxer-lab mix dog. They also enjoy spending free time with family and friends.

Dr. Emily Parks, PT, DPT

Emily Parks is a Physical Therapist in the Arlington area with experience in the outpatient and home health clinical setting. In 2009 she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology with a minor in Kinesiology. Then Emily received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth in 2014.

Courtney Fain, PTA, BSPTA

Courtney completed her associate degree at Blinn College in College Station, and recently completed her Bachelor of Science at Pima Medical Institute. She has worked in various settings as a PTA over the past 6 years, beginning her career in the skilled nursing facility setting, working with primarily geriatric individuals, and then transitioned to working in the orthopedic outpatient setting focusing on patients of all ages following injuries and post-operative procedures. She recently spent time working in an outpatient setting treating pediatric patients with developmental delays and cognitive disorders, as well as treating geriatric patients in the home health setting. She has a true passion for her patients and strives to help each individual succeed in increasing their independence with daily living.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 5 year old son, Wyatt, and husband on their farm, tending to their horses and cows. Courtney is always looking to improve her skill set as a therapist and learn new knowledge in order to better treat and serve her patients. Courtney has additional certifications in myofascial decompression techniques and training in APPI Rehabilitation Based Pilates.

Additional Team Members

Melissa “Missy” Crockett, PTA

 

Behavioral Health:

Ana Schumert, M.A., M.Ed, LPC, BCBA, LBA

Ana Schumert is a graduate of The University of Texas; pan American with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, with a specialization in behavioral analysis and Master’s degree in Special Education. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. Ana has worked in a variety of areas including clinical, community, home, and school-based settings. Her main areas of focus have been early intervention, autism intervention, parent training, as well as staff training and management. She has an extensive background developing and implementing individualized skill acquisition and behavior reduction programs for children diagnosed with autism.

Laura Montgomery Peña, M.Ed, BCBA, LBA

Laura Bio

Laura is a graduate of The University of Texas with a Master’s degree in Special Education who has served clients with developmental disabilities and learning differences for over 7 years. She previously practiced as an SLPA after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders. She is also a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Texas. Laura has worked in a variety of areas including clinical, community, home, and school-based settings.

Her main areas of focus have been early intervention, implementation of naturalistic teaching strategies, parent training and the use of contemporary behavior-analytic approaches, such as ACT, in order to bring about socially meaningful overt behavior change. She has an extensive background developing and implementing individualized treatment packages for children and adults diagnosed with autism. Outside of work, Laura enjoys practicing yoga, spending time with her family and going on long walks with her pup, Leo.