Stacy graduated from St. Caterines University with her degree as an Occupational therapy Assistan t. 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
Julie graduated with her masters in physical therapy degree from the Mayo School of Health Related Sciences. A physical therapist made a difference in life and she wanted to follow that goal. She has expertise in orthopedics, neurological conditions, muscle energy works and geriatrics. She has advanced certification in Myofascial Release, Kinesiotaping, Lymphedema Drainage. Julie has been the part of SPOT family since 2013.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.