Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapy Specialists
Julie is the Kids RehabGYM Rock of Gibraltar! The daily business operates like a fine-tuned machine due to her organization, perseverance and dedication. Julie has been with the Kids RehabGYM for 5+ years now and we couldn’t be happier. She has two grown children and three grand fur-babies.
Erica has over 25 years working in the healthcare field with 15 of those years working in insurance billing and management. Erica has a daughter and two grandchildren and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Business Management. She has a boxer puppy named Thelma.
Michelle is responsible for keeping KRG clean and sparkly. She has been working in the community through the Howard Center for 20+ years. Michelle has been competing in Basketball, Track and Field and Soccer with Special Olympics Vermont for 36 years!! She exercises on her treadmill every day and enjoys reading and writing. Michelle’s favorite sports team? The Boston Red Sox.
Melanie our clinical lead, graduated from the University of New England with her Master of Occupational Therapy and joined the KRG team in '11. Melanie is passionate about collaborative care and assisting kiddos make functional gains.
Kristin graduated with her Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire in 2014 and joined the KRG team in May '15. Kristin prides herself in assisting kids and families finding rapid assistive tech solutions. In her clinical practice, Kristin strives to appreciate the personal, contextual, and environmental factors impacting a child’s ability to participate and thrive in daily life.
Natalie graduated with her Master of Occupational Therapy from Husson University and joined the KRG team in Aug 2016. Natalie has combined her undergraduate passion and OT by creating our very own therapy gardens! She also holds a B.S. in environmental horticulture and a B.A. in psychology from the University of Maine.
Ami graduated with her Master of Occupational Therapy from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI, and joined the KRG team in Dec '17. Her dream is to provide pediatric OT services within a summer camp setting.
Andrea graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont and was recently named a board-certified clinical specialist in pediatric physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Andrea enjoys cooking, reading, outdoor sports, and playing fetch with her dog Spencer.
Leah graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont and joined KRG in August of 2015. Leah was recently named a board-certified clinical specialist in pediatric physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
Cait graduated from Simmons College with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and joined the KRG team in August of '17. She enjoys incorporating manual therapy techniques when appropriate as well as history of coaching.
Spencer is the KIDS’ RehabGYM’s oldest canine counterpart. He enjoys long walks off a leash, fetching a racquet ball, chasing squirrels, and having his belly rubbed. When he gets excited he likes to bark. He spends winters in New Jersey with his Grandparents working on a Christmas tree farm.
Prusik is a young little knot who enjoys romping with her playmates (dogs or kiddos) and running through the woods. Though she enjoys a good cuddle or game of fetch, she also enjoys her independence, sometimes way away from her moms. Prusik is known to tear down a ski slope or just hang out at a climbing crag. Though she is growing and learning she can still be a very knotty dog at times.
Lucy graces the presence of the KIDS' RehabGYM when her adult siblings are too busy to stop in and visit. Lucy loves rolling in the snow and finding her ball, but not bringing it back. Lucy has not yet learned to swim but loves to splash in the shallows. Lucy's most favorite activity is a calm afternoon at home with her mom, Julie.