Why did you choose to pursue a career in Physical Therapy?
Physical therapists can enhance the lives of children with Autism. It is incredibly gratifying to help a child learn new motor skills that improve their quality of life and increase their ability to have fun with their peers and families.
Do you have any special areas of interest?
Fitness, wellness and prevention.
What varied experience do you have in your field?
I have worked in the pediatric field for the past 5 years. For the first 15 years of my physical therapy career I worked with teens and adults in outpatient and homecare settings, including 10 years with the Cleveland Clinic.
What degrees, licenses, certifications and/or special training do you hold?
What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about helping children improve their gross motor skills so that they may participate in functional play and joyful activities with their family and peers. I am also committed to providing evidence based physical therapy treatment techniques to improve therapeutic outcomes.
What do you enjoy most about working at Building Blocks Therapy?
I love the positive upbeat environment and working with caring people who are dedicated to improving the lives of children.