Jennifer is our Huntsville Client Services Manager. She graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2013 with her BS in Interdisciplinary Studies EC-6th along with her First Aid Certification. Her goal as an employee here at Believe Therapies is to provide awesome customer service to our clients and assist our therapists in anyway possible. Outside of work Jennifer enjoys spending time with her kids and family, as well as scrap-booking, reading, and living in the country.
Favorite Quotes: "Hakuna Matata" (Means no worries for the rest of your days. It's our problem-free philosophy).
Client Services Manager
Maria was born and raised and went to school in Huntsville, Texas. She is a full time mother of three wonderful children. She is our receptionist, translator and anything that comes to mind when it comes to helping our clients at the Huntsville Clinic. Everyday she strives to make the clinic the best therapy clinic and educates parents/clients what we have to offer at Believe. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking, going to the movies, working on her yard/plants and loves Tacos! She is the first person you will meet at Believe Therapies and will always have a smile!
Favorite Quote: "With God all things are possible" Matthew 19:24
Receptionist / Translator
Jaci is one of our Occupational Therapist at our Huntsville Clinic. She attended Louisiana State Univeristy in Alexandria, Louisiana and recieved her Bachelor of Science in Biology. Afterwards she attended the University of St. Augustine in Florida where she obtained her Masters in Occupational Therapy. Jaci is certified in Kinesio Taping and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. Her clinical special area of interest is Nuero. Her goal as an Occupational Therapist is to help kids be independent as possible and reach their goals.
Outside of the clinic she enjoys watching college softball, working out, spending time with her dog Margo, a golden retriever/lab mix. A fun fact about Jaci is that she played College Softball.
Favorite Movie: A League of their Own
Amanda is an Occupational Therapist at our Huntsville location. She attended Texas A&M University (Whoop!) where she received her Bachelors in Psychology. Afterwards she went to the University of Texas- Medical Branch for her Masters in Occupational Therapy. Her special area of interest within the clinic is handwriting and sensory integration. Amanda's goal as a therapist is to help kiddos live their lives to the fullest!
Outside of work, she loves to travel, be outside, spend time with family and play with her dogs Lacey and Teal.
Favorite Quote: "When a flower doesn't bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower." - Alexander Den Heijer
Lauren is an Occupational Therapist at our Huntsville location. She received her Master of Occupational Therapy at UT Health San Antonio. She has a passion for Neuro client's, although she enjoys treating everyone! Lauren's goal is to be the best therapist she can be in order to help client's reach their full potential!
Outside of work, she loves to go hiking, work out and fishing. She likes to travel to different areas to go hiking and sight seeing! A fun fact about Lauren is that she has never lived anywhere outside of Texas!
Favorite Quote: "You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
Abbie is a 2009 graduate from Ennis High School in Ennis, Texas. After graduation she went Navarro College-Corsicana to receive her Associates in Applied Science of Occupational Therapy. During the OTA program, she volunteered her time in Children’s Ministries as a Pre-K Sunday School Teacher for 1 year and worked as an OT tech/on-sight therapist at a pediatrics outpatient clinic. That is when she realized, pediatrics is her passion. From then she wanted her career to be based around working with children by helping them succeed in everyday life, no matter the struggle. Abbie has been a COTA since 2012 with a wide variety of experience in different settings for pediatrics; School Therapy, Home-Health, and Outpatient. She is also certified with the Interactive Metronome. . Her clinical interests are sensory, developmental milestones, and behaviors. Currently she is working to be certified in Handwriting without Tears. She enjoys hiking, exploring, and traveling out of Texas with her husband and dog.
Favorite Quote: “Anyone can find the dirt in someone, be the one that finds the gold.” Proverbs 11:27
COTA / Senior Therapist
Cyndi is one of our Occupational Therapist Assistants. She attended Navarro College where she received her associates of Science. She also is certified in Ready Bodies Learning Minds. Her special area of interest is sensory integration because it effects a child's ability to function independently and be successful at home and school. Her goal as an Occupational Therapist Assistant is to become certified in primary reflex integration therapy. Outside of being at Believe Therapies, she loves to be outdoors with her husband and daughter and camping, swimming, or taking a walk.
Favorite Quote: "Children are not things to be molded but to be unfolded"
Cayla is a Speech- Language Pathologist at our Huntsville Location. She graduated from Baylor with her Masters of Science. She has been treating for three years and continues to love it. She really enjoys language fluency. Her personal goal within Speech Therapy is to develop outreach/support groups helping kids to be able to communicate overall! Cayla enjoys reading, canoeing and backpacking with friends!
Favorite Quote: "Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill
SLP / Senior Therapist
Patti is a Speech-Language Pathologist currently living in Conroe. Most of her life she has lived in the Dallas area. She graduated from Baylor University with a B.S. degree and from University of Texas at Dallas/Callier Center for Communication Disorders with a M.S. degree. Patti has 2 children; 1 in college and 1 soon to start high school. Before coming to work at Believe Therapies, she worked in the schools, clinics, home health, and private practice. She loves everything about Speech but has a special interest in stuttering, apraxia and severe speech sound disorders. Eventually she wants to attend more workshops and expanding her knowledge on Swallowing & Dysphagia. Patti enjoys spending time with her family, reading the bible, traveling, decorating, working out and reading! Overall she loves helping our kids be the best communicators they can be!
Favorite Quote: "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you." Joshua 1:9
Brittney graduated from Baylor University with her Masters of Science degree and is a Speech Language Pathologist. After graduation she has been treating for the past two years. Her special area of interest is feeding and preschool age range. She is SOS approach certified. Her overall goal is to go out of her comfort zone to help the lives of children. Brittney enjoys College Football, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Favorite Quote: "There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens" - Ecclesiastes 3:1
Natalie graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas with her Bachelor of Science. Being a Speech Therapist her main goal is to help children find their voice and be able to communicate with friends and family! At Believe Therapies she enjoys the one on one interaction with each client. Language is her special area of interest within Speech Therapy. Outside of work she loves watching her 5 year old son play soccer and t-ball, cook, and spending time with her family! The most rewarding thing about being a Speech Therapist is making an impact in a client's life and being able to see them progress!
Favorite Quote: "Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be"
Vionette attended the University of Puerto Rico for Medical Science. She has been a Speech Language Assistant for the past 11 years. She is certified with the Beckman and different talk tools while being bilingual. Offering quality service and giving the best opportunities to every patient she sees is her ultimate goal. When she is not working she participates in Church activities and volunteers in the FCJI.
Favorite Quote: "Everything is possible with God."
Chase is one of our Speech Therapist Assistants at the Huntsville location. His favorite thing about being a Speech Therapist is helping clients become functional in speech. He believes that communication is key! Being at Believe Therapies he loves the moral values of the company and the great people he works with. Sound production is his special area of interest. The most rewarding thing about being a Speech Therapist is making a difference for his clients!
Sarah is one of our Physical Therapist at the Huntsville Clinic. She earned both of her degrees from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas. Her special area of interest within the clinic is adaptive technologies. She focuses on this because everyone deserves the opportunity to be independent! Her goal as a Physical Therapist here at Believe Therapies is to work toward becoming a certified Pediatric Specialist to better serve her clients and co-workers.
Outside of work Sarah enjoys running, days at the lake/pool, spending time with her 6 year old daughter and her family! Her favorite movie is the Wizard of Oz.
Favorite Quote: "Choose Joy"
Megan is one our Physical Therapist Assistants at the Huntsville Clinic. She attended Sam Houston State University and obtained her Bachelors in Science & Kinesiology with an emphasis in Clinical Experience and minor in Health, and her associates degree in Applied Science: Physical Therapy Assistant. Her goal as a Physical Therapist Assistant here at Believe Therapies is to bring a smile to the clients face and help them improve to live a healthy life.
Outside of work Megan enjoys working out, cooking, watching tv shows/ movies and spending time with her boyfriend, family and friends.
Favorite Quote: "He left the 99 to rescue me"- Luke 15:4