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).
Receptionist / Translator
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
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."
Caitlyn attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University where I earned my bachelors of science in psychology. After university she worked in mental health as a psychiatric technician for children and adults hospitalized for eating disorders and later joined an Applied Behavior Analysis clinic treating children with Autism spectrum, ADHD, Down syndrome and various genetic disorders. Her experience there inspired her to become an occupational therapist, so she obtained a master degree in occupational therapy from Texas Woman’s University in Houston, Texas. She has a passion for pediatric practice as well as treating orthopedic conditions the upper extremity to improve motion and function for children and adults. Her goal as a therapist is that parents understand how to best help their children to develop to their full potential with practical steps and internally motivating children to overcome challenges they face. Personally, She always wishes she had more time to paint, carve with my grandfather, camp, and play with her cat “Luna”.
My favorite quote is “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” - Vincent Van Gogh
COTA / Senior Therapist
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
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"
Chelsey is one of our certified occupational therapist assistants at our Huntsville location. She attended North East Oklahoma A&M and Tomball Lonestar where she earned her degree as a COTA. She has future plans to further her degree! Her special area of interest is sensory integration and Neuro clients, although she enjoys treating and interacting with child of all walks of life. As a therapist, her goal is to not only help children reach their highest potential in all aspects of life, but to help children be the best, happy and confident versions of themselves. Outside of being at Believe Therapies, she enjoys playing volleyball. being outdoors, spending time with her family. She also has a pot belly pig named Petunia. A fun fact about Chelsey is that she played college volleyball at North Eastern Oklahoma A&M (NEO) and she can juggle!
Favorite Quote: "Do small things with great love"
SLP / Senior Therapist
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
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"
Bethany attended Texas Christian University for her bachelors of science. She then attended the University of Tulsa where she received her Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology. Bethany is certified as a provisional brain injury specialist. Her special area of interest is early language development, augmentative alternative communication (AAC), school age language and TBI. Her goal as a therapist is to provide the best quality care to all of my clients. She believes that every human being has the right to a voice whether that is through speech, sign language, alternative devices or by other means. Outside of the clinic Bethany enjoys country dancing, spending time with friends and family, scrapbooking and putting together jigsaw puzzles.
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