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
OT / Senior Therapist
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
Danielle is an Occupational Therapist at our Huntsville location. She received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Danielle's goal as pediatric OT is to help children participate in things that they find most meaningful and to empower clients to persevere in the face of challenge. Danielle has a passion for pediatric mental health and holistic well-being. Outside of the clinic she loves hiking, baking, traveling and staying active!
Favorite Quote: "Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody."
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"
Mackenzie is one of our certified occupational therapist assistants at our Huntsville location. She attended Lonestar College in Tomball and received her Associates of Science in Occupational Therapy. Her special area of interest is sensory integration, behavior and Neuro. Her goal as a Therapist here at Believe Therapies is to learn and grow as a therapist, and help each child reach their fullest potential to succeed in life. Outside of Believe Therapies, Mackenzie loves to travel, sight see, spend time with family and friend, and be outdoors. A fun fact about her is that she used to play the saxophone.
Favorite Quote: "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not"- Dr. Seuss
Madison attended McLennan Community College for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program and got her associates in Applied Science. Her special area of interest is behavior, developmental milestones and neuro. Her goal as a Therapist is to make a difference in people's lives and she loves to help others grow to become strong, independent and courageous humans. Outside of being at Believe Therapies, she loves to paint, travel and photography. A fun fact about Madison is that she loves to cook gluten free foods.
Favorite Quote: "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about."
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.
Meghan received her undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders from Texas State University and Master's of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas Woman's University in Denton. She has been trained in the SOFFI method for feeding fragile infants. Her special area of interest includes myofunctional therapy and childhood apraxia of speech. Her goal as a therapist is to give children and their families the tools they need to improve communication or feeding, so that her clients reach their full potential. Outside of the clinic, she loves traveling, gardening, cooking and making memories with her husband and her 2 year old son!
Favorite Quote: "For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love and of a sound mind" Timothy 1:7
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"
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!
PT / Therapy Services Manager
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"
Courtney is a Physical Therapist at our Huntsville location. She got her Bachelors of Science from Texas A&M University- College Station, Texas in Kinesiology-Motor Behavior with a minor in Psychology and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University- Houston, Texas. She plans to get her PCS (Pediatric Certified Specialist) and become NDT (Neurodevelopmental Therapy) certified in the future! She loves helping kids with physical disabilities reach their gross motor milestones so they can engage and play in this life as best as possible. Her goal as a Therapist is to take what she learned in school and throughout her clinical experiences and develop further as a Pediatric Physical Therapist. She believes there is something to be learned from each and every patient she treats and co-worker she has. Outside of Believe Therapies, Courtney loves sports, outdoors, hunting, fishing, traveling, and spending time with her family. She spends a lot of her free time taking her son to and from flag football, little dribblers, and little league games and practices. Being his biggest fan is by far one of her favorite things to do outside of work. A fun fact about Courtney is she is scuba certified, she is really proud of her shell collection since most of them came from the bottom of the ocean!
Favorite Quotes: "Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him." -Jeremiah 17:7