Meet The Occupational Therapist's

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Mrs. Staci is a graduate of Keiser University with a degree as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). She is in charge of everything fun!! She helps with training and mentoring of all new therapist's and is often the 1st person you speak to when calling for services.  She loves playing with her 3 dogs and her own 2 kids.  She strives to make the world a better place for our future generation every day.

Ms. Jennifer is a 2012 graduate of Keiser University as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). She is currently working on her Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She has worked with a wide range of patients throughout the years but has a special place in her heart for kids. She comes to us with previous experience working with Premature babies, but loves playing along with kids of all ages. She spends the most time with her own son and watching him grow and doing fun things together. Ms. Jennifer believes that any situation can be improved with a good attitude and a grateful heart!


Mrs. Amy is a graduate of Keiser University with her Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) degree.  She is currently pursuing her Ph.D in Psychology from Keiser University as well.  Ms. Amy has experience in pediatrics involving developmental delays, sensory, and behavioral needs. She utilizes a sensitive and imaginative approach during therapy sessions and strives to achieve a bond with children and their families. Ms. Amy enjoys her free time spent outdoors, traveling, and furthering her education with continual research on pediatric interventions but mostly spending time with her family.

Marrell "Mr. Rell" is a 2017 Keiser University grad, Born and raised in Florida (Wabasso). He is currently pursuing his Masters in Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant. He has 8 years of previous medical experience as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) where he worked with a wide range of ages. His love for children has led him to being a current coach for little league football as well.


Mrs. Kristin earned her degree as an Occupational therapy assistant (COTA) in 2007.  She has worked with a variety of populations and found her passion in pediatrics.  Ms. Kristin is a loving creative therapist who makes therapy fun!  As a life long learner, she is always researching and utilizing new evidence based interventions.  In her free time, she likes to spend time with family, volunteer at church, and go on adventures.

Mrs. Brianna was born and raised in the small town of Holliston,
Massachusetts. After relocating to Florida in 2015, Brianna uncovered her passion for the field of Occupational Therapy. She graduated in 2019 from Keiser University with a degree in Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant(COTA), and plans to further her education by enrolling in the master OT program. Brianna loves working with children and is excited to further her career in pediatrics. In her free time, Brianna and her husband devote their time to their three dogs and exploring new places. Brianna is passionate about providing the best and most thorough treatment possible.


Ms. Haley is a 2010 graduate of Keiser University with a degree as a Certified Occupational therapist assistant (COTA).  She has a long background in inpatient rehab where she worked and specialized in all diagnoses.  Ms. Haley has been a Clinical Site instructor for interns in her past settings and plans to continue to do so with Hetherington Therapy.  Ms. Haley made the switch to pediatrics, due to a life-long goal of working with children of all ages. She hopes to one day to continue to further her education in OT or Psychology.  Ms. Haley has two young children of her own, who take up all of her free time, however when free time exists, she enjoys going to the gym and comedy movies. ​

Ms. Jenn is currently on medical leave but we will be ready when she is able to return.

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Ms. Taylor was raised right here in Brevard county.  Her interest in OT started in High school, so she went on to acquire her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from UCF.  She then did some traveling in Italy and became an "Au pair" (live in nanny) and taught 2 toddlers English.  She moved on to Southern California and developed a background in ABA therapy which led her to Santa Ana College for her degree as an Occupational therapy Assistant.  She moved back to Florida and Brevard in 2019.  She enjoys the beach life and riding jet-ski's in her free time.


Ms. Nykohl is a Keiser University graduate with a degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.  She found herself drawn to the OT field when a family member was in need of the services.  The compassion and assistance it provided this family member made her fall in love with the field of OT.  Ms. Nykohl loves working with kids and has four of her own.  When she's not working she loves to go to sporting events for her children and be their biggest fan!

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Mr. Thomas is born and bred from south Florida, and moved to Brevard in 2007. He went to Melbourne High school (GO DAWGS) and attended trade school to become a Medical Assistant.  He later attended Keiser University where he received his Associates of science and Occupational Therapy Assistant. Given his personal experience, he was long awaited for the profession. Coming from a big family, he is engulfed in the world of children and loves providing skilled treatment and more so being a mentor/ big brother role as needed. He enjoys the outdoors, working out, and just enjoying life within the moment. Laughs A LOT.

Ms. Deanna ( Ms. Dee) is a recent graduate from the Keiser University Occupational Therapy Assistant program. Ms. Deanna has 7+ years experience working with children in daycare and teacher setting's and hopes to add many more years! She is energetic, fun and creative! Therapy with her is always an adventure and client centered.

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