Jennifer Credle, LPT, Director, Dynamic Therapy, Inc.
As a physical therapy specialist, Jenny has worked extensively in the pediatric field for over 17 years including posts within the Mecklenburg County school system (Charlotte, NC) and with pediatric Home Health before founding Dynamic Therapy in 1995. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has training in NDT handling, therapeutic taping, infant message, and orthotic fabrication. She’s no stranger to multiple diagnosis and enjoys working with children of all ages!
Suzanne Hayes, LPT
Suzanne has been with Dynamic Therapy since its origin in 1995 as a physical therapy specialist. She has extensive pediatric experience in early intervention and home/center based therapies. Suzanne has also completed a two year training in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. She has an undergraduate degree from NCSU, a certificate in Physical Therapy from Emory University, and a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Eliza Bankert, LPT
Eliza has been working with Dynamic Therapy for Kids since 1999. She has experience in school system therapy, outpatient rehab, home-based therapy, early intervention, developmental day and preschool settings. She has worked with a variety of diagnoses and has extensive training with Cerebral Palsy, Spina-Bifida and numerous other diagnoses. She also has a vast knowledge of adaptive equipment and has great imagination in this area! Eliza graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 1980. She enjoys the multiple-disciplinary team approach and works well with patient’s families and caregivers.
Leslie Lynch, LPT
Leslie received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1987 and has applied herself in pediatric inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, home health, developmental preschools and in public school systems. She has been with Dynamic Therapy since 2005, with a primary focus on early intervention. Leslie has extensive experience in adaptive equipment assessment. She has worked with a variety of diagnoses including orthopedic and neurological impairments, genetic disorders, developmental delays, medically fragile children, and muscular diseases. Leslie is certified in NDT treatment and has completed the NDT training course for babies. She is adept at working with all age groups, and loves working with children and their families and caregivers.
Karen Wilson, LPT
Karen has had over 25 years of experience working with children in Early Intervention, preschool and school settings. During that time she has worked with children with a wide variety of diagnoses including CP, spina bifida, Down Syndrome, microcephaly and other neurological, metabolic, genetic, neuromuscular and orthopedic disorders. She is passionate about involving families in the care she provides to enhance a child’s overall therapy experience. Karen received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has also had training in NDT handling, prosthetic and orthotic prescription, craniosacral therapy and treatment of head injuries.
Lesley Petee, MPT
Throughout her 11 years as a physical therapist, Lesley has worked with a pediatric population in both home-based and outpatient settings. She has worked with children of all ages with a concentration on 0 – 5 year olds. She has had additional training in orthopedic interventions for pediatric patients and spinal cord injury. Lesley has experienced treating children with developmental delay, neurological and orthopedic impairment, cerebral palsy, muscular disease, spinal cord injury, and vent dependent children. She graduated with her masters in physical therapy from the University of Michigan in 1996.
Lisa Hartmann, MA-OTR/L
Lisa has had over 20 years of experience in pediatrics. She received her undergraduate degree from the Boston School of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University in Boston and her masters degree from the University of Southern California, where she received her sensory integration training at the Ayres clinic. She is certified in pediatric NDT and the Interactive Metronome, and trained in the Beckman Oral-Motor Assessment and Treatment, Handwriting Without Tears Program, the Wilbarger Deep Pressure Protocol, and Therapeutic Listening Program. Lisa has worked extensively with the 0-5 year old population in the home, outpatient and inpatient hospital setting, and in private clinics. She enjoys working with a variety of diagnoses including sensory processing disorders, autism, feeding disorders, CP, Down Syndrome, developmental delay, and prematurity. She loves working closely with families, teaching and empowering them to bring out the best in their child.
Deb Ogburn, MS-OTR/L
Deb has undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology from Gettysburg College , PA and received her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from UNC- Chapel Hill in 1989. She has worked in pediatrics in Wake County for 12 years, specializing in providing early intervention services to children birth to five in inclusive daycare and preschool settings, as well as in homes. Deb has experience providing OT services to children with neurological impairment, genetic disorders, learning disabilities, autism, feeding difficulties, sensory integration dysfunction/sensory processing difficulties, and children at risk for developmental delays. She is both SIPT and Pediatric NDT certified. Deb is also specialized in feeding/oral motor skills, fine motor skills, adaptive equipment, assistive technology, positioning and splinting. Deb loves working in collaboration with parents, teachers and other therapists in order to positively impact a child’s development.
Melanie Lee, MS, OTR/L
Melanie has been working with the pediatric special needs population since graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill with a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy. She has experience working with children from birth through adolescence in a variety of settings including schools, daycares, homes, and outpatient clinic settings. Melanie is certified in the Interactive Metronome and Therapeutic Listening programs and protocols. She has also had training in Infant Massage, Sensory Integration, Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique, and Verbal Behavior Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy. She has had experience working with children with a variety of feeding difficulties using medical, motor, behavioral, and sensory based approaches. Melanie specializes in working with children with handwriting delays through the use of the Handwriting Without Tears Program and the First Strokes Multisensory Approach to Handwriting. She enjoys working with all children with special needs, but has a special interest in working with children with developmental delays, fine and gross motor delays, feeding difficulties, handwriting difficulties, Down’s Syndrome, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Trish McCabe, OTR/L
Trish graduated from East Carolina University with a B.S. Degree in Occupational Therapy in 1989. Trish has worked in a variety of settings including clinics, Early Intervention programs, public schools, home and community based settings, daycare/preschools and the Developmental Evaluation Center . Certifications include Therapeutic Listening, Handwriting Without Tears Program and HWT Evaluation,and Astronaut Training: A Sound Activated Vestibular-Visual Protocol. Trish has had training in NDT for infants by Bobath, Habilitation from the Core and Oral Motor/Feeding Protocols. Additional trainings and experience include Sensory Integration and Wilbarger’s brushing program, splinting, adaptive equipment and positioning with 19+ years in pediatrics. Trish enjoys working with all ages and their families and believes in a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment.
Dean Widrick, M.S., OTR/L
Dean received a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in 1999, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Ithaca College (NY) in 1996. Prior to joining the therapy team at Dynamic, Dean worked in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools for seven years, serving children pre-school age to 21 years. This experience has provided Dean with broad knowledge on a wide range of conditions and issues related to developmental delays, motor and neurological difficulties, sensory processing concerns, autism spectrum disorders, and learning disabilities. Dean has also served families through early intervention in home and daycare locations, and regardless of the setting, greatly appreciates working with parents and caregivers in a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to delivering services.
Margaret Storment, OTR/L
Margaret has over 15 years experience working in pediatrics with extensive training in sensory integration techniques, NDT handling, infant massage, myofascial release, cranio sacral, oral motor and sensory based feeding issues, splinting, position and adaptive equipment needs. Margaret received a BS in Occupational Therapy from Northeast Louisiana University in 1991. She has experience working with children from birth to adolescence in a variety of settings including a specialized children’s hospital with level three NICU, outpatient clinics, daycares and home based early intervention. Margaret has worked with a variety of diagnosis and treatment techniques. She published a treatment protocol for Brachial Plexus Injuries which was used by therapists across the country. She likes to work closely with families and takes time to explain how therapy can be a part of everyday life.
Sarah Ramsey Dickert, M.S., OTR/L
Sarah has been working with the pediatric population since graduating from James Madison University in with a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. She has experience working with children from six months through adolescence in a variety of settings including schools, daycares, and outpatient clinics. Sarah is certified in the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum and has received training in, Sensory Integration, Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique, Therapeutic Listening, and Interactive Metronome. Sarah has experience in collaborating with families to develop home programs striving for success in each environment important for that child and family. She enjoys working with all children with special needs, but has a special interest in working with children with developmental delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, sensory processing difficulties, and handwriting difficulties.
Alyson Goeders, M.S., OTR/L
Alyson has worked with the pediatric population since graduating with a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Alyson earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology from Louisiana Tech University. Alyson is certified in the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum, and she has received training in a variety of therapeutic techniques, including: Sensory Integration, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Interactive Metronome (IM), and Therapeutic Listening. Alyson has experience working with children in a variety of settings, including outpatient clinics, daycares, schools, and home environments. Alyson is passionate about working with children with special needs, and she enjoys collaborating with families to help each child reach his or her own full potential.
Jordan Brown, M.S., CCC-SLP
Jordan is an experienced speech language pathologist who received her Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology from East Carolina University. Her work experience includes different settings, such as, child developmental facilities, homes, school systems, nursing homes, and hospitals with varying ages and diagnoses. Jordan has experience with the pediatric population in areas such as receptive and expressive language, articulation, phonology, autism spectrum disorder, reading, and central auditory processing disorder, childhood apraxia of speech, and pediatric swallowing and feeding disorders. She is PROMPT trained and received training at the Beckman Oral – Motor Workshop, Krisi Brackett’s Pediatric Feeding: A Medical, Motor, Behavior Approach, and Lori Overland’s A Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding. She has attended Lindamood – Bell reading and reading comprehension courses as well.
Arielle Parsons, M.S., CCC/SLP
Arielle is an experienced speech-language pathologist who has served a variety of children and their caregivers in natural settings for the past 15 years. She incorporates her clients’ interests and their families’ goals into developing practical strategies to achieve meaningful goals with regards to communication and feeding skills. Arielle has served children aged birth to 3 years of age, as well as many preschool-aged children. Arielle earned her B.A. in Psychology at Tulane University in New Orleans, and received her M.S. in Communication Disorders at the Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. Arielle and her family are happy to call Wake Forest home after many years “up north”.
Kelsey Taylor, M.A., CCC/SLP
Kelsey received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from North Carolina State University in 2011 and her Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2014. She has gained experience with multiple populations and different areas of Speech Language Pathology including schools, pre-K classes, and skilled nursing facilities. Kelsey enjoys working with all ages and diagnoses and is thrilled to expand her knowledge with the pediatric population including working with clients with articulation disorders, autism, dysarthria, apraxia, and other speech and language disorders. Kelsey enjoys providing the best care for her clients and is excited to participate in a multidisciplinary approach to therapy as it relates to the client’s individual needs.
Deborah Giles, Office Manager
Debbie has been the Office Manager for Dynamic Therapy since March 1, 2004. For the past 10 years, she has worked as an Office / Business Manager. She handles all of the administrative tasks for the office such as scheduling, benefit verification and billing.