Robbie Holen, OTR/L

Robbie Holen, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Robbie graduated from St. Catherine University with a BA in Occupational Therapy. She enjoys integrating sensory integration and neuro rehabilitation practices into her therapy sessions. Robbie is the Director of Home HealthCare and has been with SPOT since 1998.

Stacy Christian-Kremer, COTA

Stacy Christian-Kremer, COTA

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Stacy graduated from St. Caterines University with her degree as an Occupational therapy Assistan. She is invested in sharing resources and adaptive tools to empower children and their families to change in order to meet their goals. And build upon the strength of each child. She has interest in sensory processing with interest in reflexes and vision .She has been with SPOT since 2012.

Kirsten Stiegel, OTR/L

Kirsten Stiegel, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Kirsten graduated with a BS in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota. She has strong interests, education and specialty in Spinal Cord Injuries(SCI), brain injury, neurological conditions, wheelchair assessments. She is also certified as a Multiple Sclerosis Specialist. Her interest areas are: ALS, MS, CVA, cognitive assessments, home safety assessments, and wheelchair assessments. Kirsten joined the SPOT team in 2009.

Joan Thralow

Joan Thralow

Occupational Therapist/Emeritus

Joan received her BS in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota. Joan holds advanced certification as a geriatric specialist and was involved in the development of the Cognitive Performance Test for assessing memory loss. In her retirement she represents SPOT in several dementia initiatives and facilitates a memory support group.

Beth Stienessen, OTR/L

Beth Stienessen, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Beth received her BA in Occupational Therapy from St. Catherine University. She enjoys pediatrics and sensory integration and is currently the Clinical Director for SPOT's out patient clinic. She has been with SPOT since 2000.

Kathy Pauly Trueman, OTR/L

Kathy Pauly Trueman, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Kathy has her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Minnesota and her practice has focused on adult rehab. She has a strong interest in dementia and in facilitating assistive technology for people with disabilities. Kathy has been with SPOT since 1989.

Lynn Athman, OTR/L

Lynn Athman, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Lynn received her BS in Occupational Therapy from the University of Minnesota. She has a strong interest in shoulder rehabilitation and pain management for range of motion. She has advanced certification in Neuro- Development Techniques, Myofascial Release and Healing Touch "energy " techniques and uses these treatment techniques to address neck and should pain. She brings knowledge and skill of vision rehabilitation and low vision therapy, concussion rehabilitation including oculomotor dysfunction. She enjoys working with those needing pain management therapy, stroke rehab, neurological visual deficits including concussion therapy. She brought all of this experience to SPOT in 2016.

Laura Kleven, COTA

Laura Kleven, COTA

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Laura earned an associate degree as a educational assistant from Ridgewater College and her Degree a s an occupational therapy assistant from Anoka technical College. She has in interest in pediatrics, handwriting and sensory processing. She has been with SPOT since 2015.

Amber Zambrano, COTA

Amber Zambrano, COTA

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Amber has a B.A.S. in psychology from St. Cloud State University and earned an Associate Degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant from Herzing University. She enjoys adult and pediatric rehab and has an interest in autism, sensory processing, productive aging and fall prevention. Amber has been with SPOT since 2017.

Jennifer Caruso-Wenner, OTR/L

Jennifer Caruso-Wenner, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Jennifer graduated from the Occupational Therapy School at Creighton University. Areas of interest include older driver safety, wellness and prevention, community education and home safety. Jennifer has been with SPOT since 2016.

Jaiden Wentz, OTR/L

Jaiden Wentz, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Jaiden received her BS in Psychology and MS in Occupational Therapy from College of St Scholastica in Duluth, MN. She has strong interests in working with pediatrics and geriatric communities. Jaiden has been with SPOT since 2018.

Samantha Jensen, OTR/L

Samantha Jensen, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Samantha received her BS from the University of M- Twin Cities. Samantha is certified in Lymphedema Therapy. She has a strong interest in aging in place, lymphedema treatment, Dementia, upper extremity disorders, and low vision. Samantha works at The Sanctuary In Brooklyn Center. Samantha has been with SPOT since 2018.

Physical Therapy

Katie Malotky, DPT

Katie Malotky, DPT

Physical Therapist

Katie earned her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. She has a special interest in Concussion Treatment, Parkinson's Disease, treatment of headaches, dizziness and balance issues, and pediatrics. She has been with SPOT since 2016.

Brie Lashinski, DPT

Brie Lashinski, DPT

Physical Therapist

Brie earned a degree in Exercise Science from Fort Lewis College and her doctorate in Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica. She enjoys treating kids of all ages. She has been with SPOT since 2016.

Kirsten Becker, DPT

Kirsten Becker, DPT

Physical Therapist

Kirsten graduated with a BS in Biology from St. Scholastica and her Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Physical Therapy from St. Catherine's University. Home Care Physical Therapy is currently her primary focus, working with all age groups. She specializes in Developmental Disorders, Myofascial Release, Kinesiotape, Balance Disorders, Vertigo, Plagiocephaly and fitness and Cranial Sacral techniques. She has been with SPOT since 1999.

Amber Mattson-Gruba, PTA

Amber Mattson-Gruba, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Amber graduated from Anoka-Ramsey Community College certified as a Physical Therapy Assistant. She enjoys working with all ages but has strong interest in pediatrics and aquatic therapy. She has been at SPOT since 2017.

Jean Wildtraut, PTA

Jean Wildtraut, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Jean received her Associates degree from St. Catherine's University. She enjoys working with all ages in a variety of settings clinic and home care and in aquatic therapy. She has been with SPOT since 2000.

Joshua Fingerman, PT

Joshua Fingerman, PT

Physical Therapist

Joshua graduated from Touro College in New York City with his BS in Physical Therapy. He carries expertise in orthopedics. Joshua joined SPOT in 2018.

Sarah Krone, PTA

Sarah Krone, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Sarah graduated from Northland in East Grand Forks with her Physical Therapy Assistant degree. Sarah has a Bachelors degree from St Cloud State University in Communications. She enjoys working with the pediatric and geriatric population. She has lots of experience with back and neck dysfunction. She has been at SPOT since 2018.

Jenny James, PT

Jenny James, PT

Physical Therapist

Jenny graduated from the University of South Dakota with a BS in Physical Therapy. Jenny specializes in utilizing techniques and Mechanical Diagnostic Treatments in helping others with pain management, strengthening and getting the client back to their desired activities of interest. Jenny joined SPOT in 2018.

Speech Pathology

Senn Reichert, MS, CCC-SLP

Senn Reichert, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Senn earned her Bachelor and Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders at St. Cloud State University. Her special interests include Power of Play, Dementia including developmental articulation and language disorders, autism and social skills. Senn enjoys working with all age groups in assisting everyone to have a voice. She has been with SPOT since 2012.

Bobbi Smith, CCC-SLP

Bobbi Smith, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Received Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology from Texas Women's University . Bobbi specializes in working with pediatrics including language delays, sensory disorders, articulation disorders, stuttering, feeding disorders, executive functioning as well as populations such as Autism, Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. Bobbi has been with SPOT since 2002.

Julia McClung, CCC-SLP

Julia McClung, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist- CFY

Julia is a Speech Language Pathologist- CFY. She received her undergraduate degree from St Cloud State University and masters degree at UMD. Julia's has strong interests in the pediatric population but is anxious to expand her knowledge base. Julia notes, "my favorite part of my job is watching my clients make progress and helping them to succeed". Julia has been with SPOT since 2018.

Home Health Care

Blaire Hendricks, RN

Blaire Hendricks, RN

Registered Nurse

Blair earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from the St. Cloud Technical College. She is interested in Neurological conditions, especially strokes and in infusion therapy. Blair specializes in medication and pain management along with hospice and dementia. She has been with SPOT since 2016.

Kelly Molitor RN, BSN, PHN

Kelly Molitor RN, BSN, PHN

Registered Nurse Clinical Coordinator

Kelly has been a Registered Nurse since 2010. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, with specialties in Hospice, Home Health Care and Public Nursing. Kelly notes, "the most enjoyable part of her job is meeting patient needs while helping them reach their individual goals. Having a positive impact on patients no matter their stage in life simply by doing a job that I Iove is very rewarding". Kelly has been with SPOT since 2018.

Social Work

Tamara Huesers, LSW

Tamara Huesers, LSW

Licensed Social Worker

Tamara graduated from St. Cloud State University with of BS in Social work with minors in Child and Family Studies and Accounting from St. Cloud State University. Tamara works with all generations and populations. She has the ability to bring her psychosocial and psychological training and expertise in assisting clients to deal with the changes that are part of life and is able to recommend community resources and provide counseling. She has been with SPOT since 2008.