Meet the Team

Welcome to the heart of Amaryllis Therapy Network — our dedicated team of compassionate professionals committed to guiding your child on the path to holistic well-being. Meet the faces behind the expertise, where passion meets purpose. Each member brings a unique blend of skills, experience, and genuine care, ensuring that your therapeutic journey is personalized and supportive. Get to know the individuals who make Amaryllis a place where healing and growth flourish.

Occupational Therapist

Clinical Director

Stephanie (she/her/hers) is an occupational therapist with over 20 years of experience helping children gain independence in their everyday activities.  She believes in using a fun but purposeful approach to meet family centered goals.  Stephanie has completed advanced training in sensory processing, reflex integration, handwriting, keyboarding, and is trained in Therapeutic Listening.  Stephanie received her masters of science in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University.  In her spare time she loves to be outdoors, read books and spend time with her family.

Occupational Therapist

Clinic Owner

Cindy (she/her/hers) has been a pediatric occupational therapist for 40 years. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University in 1982 and completed her post professional Masters in occupational therapy at Colorado State University in 1998. She specializes in working with mothers and infants struggling with breast feeding and fussy babies. Cindy’s fascination with the brain and nervous system has led her to explore the mind-body connection in infants and children through her work with infant massage, sensory integrative therapy, and craniosacral and neurovascular therapies. When Cindy is not busy seeing babies or running the clinic, she enjoys spending time outside in the garden or in the kitchen trying new recipes. Cindy founded Amaryllis Therapy Network in 2002. 

Occupational Therapist

Robin (she/her/hers) has worked as a pediatric occupational therapist for over 35 years, with the bulk of this time spent in Kansas. She received certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment in 1984 and has continued to use this as a framework to work with babies, and children of all ages. Five years ago Robin became a certified yoga instructor in order to use this knowledge as another way to help her young clients. Robin’s career began working in the school system, and has included hospital settings, developmental pre-schools, in home therapy, early intervention and private clinics. Robin loves the energy and honesty of the children she works with and considers herself a lifelong learner.

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

As a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with 8+ years of experience working in pediatrics Katie (she/her/hers) takes a “Client Centered” approach to treatment. She believes that no two people are alike and therefore no two sessions should be. She emphasizes her treatments around each child and their family values. She takes pride in being a good listener, honoring what matters the most to each family. Katie earned her Associates Degree in Occupational Science from PIMA Medical Institute and has recently become a certified ADHD provider. As a COTA Katie has experience in the fields Geriatrics, Mental Health and Skilled Rehab. When not treating Katie enjoys family time with her husband and four adult children, spending time in the great outdoors hiking and camping.  She loves to do crafts and to bake. She understands the importance of taking care of oneself and engages in Yoga and Cross-fit as well as Reiki on a regular basis.  

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Joey (she/her/hers) was born in Denver and grew up in Broomfield, CO. She earned her degree in Occupational Studies from Pima Medical Institute and has experience working with children ages 2-18. After being placed in a preschool setting for fieldwork, Joey realized it was her life’s purpose to work with children. Joey believes in a child-centered approach and enjoys being silly to make therapy more fun for kids. Joey is an avid lover of all Denver sports teams. For fun, she loves going to hot yoga, swimming, cooking, watching movies and game shows, and spending time with her husband Jeff and 3 dogs, Addie, Brooklyn and Sierra. 

Occupational Therapist

Michele has been a pediatric occupational therapist for almost 15 years. She believes that the most effective and meaningful therapeutic interventions are those that actively involve the client and their family!  In addition to her OT Masters degree from Towson University, Michele has a master’s certification in Education of Children with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders from Johns Hopkins University. She is a level 1 Certified Handwriting Without Tears Instructor and has completed training in SOS, Beckman Oral Motor Protocol, and other extensive feeding courses in order to support children’s feeding skills from birth through young adulthood. She is currently taking steps towards her next professional goal of becoming a Certified Lactation Consultant! Michele is a proud Maryland native, wife, and mother of a rambunctious little boy. She has 2 dogs, loves to ski, hike, ride her bike, and is always down for a good outdoor concert or music festival!

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Kait (she/her/hers) was born in Richmond, VA and just recently moved to Colorado. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Exercise Science and earned her Associate’s of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Virginia Career College. She has had clinical experience in geriatrics and pediatrics, but has a passion for working with children with ASD. Prior to Amaryllis, Kait worked in a private school serving clients primarily with ASD diagnoses. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her black lab Rocco, hiking, listening to music, practicing yoga, snowboarding, and playing soccer. Kait joined Amaryllis Therapy in January of 2023.

Occupational Therapist

Tej (she/her) graduated with her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Colorado State University. Tej’s passion lies in pediatric OT, and her philosophy centers around the most crucial occupation: play! She uses a family-centered approach in therapy and aims to foster creativity and growth in children while empowering families to support their children’s development. Her areas of expertise and interest include sensory integration, trauma-informed care, and implementing evidence-based treatment approaches. Outside of work, she finds joy in trail-running, pizza, and legos.

Occupational Therapist

Mary (she/her/hers) has been an Occupational Therapist for 2.5 years. Although Mary has a passion for helping those of all ages, she has been working with children since the start of her career. Mary recognizes the potential in all children and strives to provide equal opportunity for growth. From her colleagues, Mary has learned different therapy approaches, such as sensory integration, which has been impactful for her clients. Additional training courses she has completed include hippotherapy level 1, gut and brain connection, and is in the process of becoming certified in reflex integration. Mary has had the chance to serve as a therapist in underserved populations, such an in the city of Belize City and assist an occupational therapist in Ghana, West Africa as a student. Mary earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Education and Promotion with a Minor in Psychology from Georgia Southern University and her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from Indiana State University. Other interests include hiking, snowboarding, yoga (soon to be a certified instructor), climbing, dancing, singing, being with loved ones, and spreading positivity.

Occupational Therapy Intern

Katya (she/her/hers) is an enthusiastic Occupational Therapy Intern and a proud graduate with a Masters of Occupational Therapy degree from Colorado State University. With a heart for diverse pediatric settings, Katya has garnered experience in home health, school-based, and aquatic therapy. She brings the unique skill of bilingual communication in Russian and English to her role. Passionate about working in a pediatrics, Katya has worked with a broad age range, from toddlers at two years old to young adults at twenty-one. Outside the clinic, she is an adventurer at heart who enjoys hiking, culinary explorations, and playful moments with her two cats.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Community Outreach Coordinator

Julie (she/her/hers) has been an SLP for 5+ years working with pediatric, adolescent, and adult populations in clinical, home health, teletherapy, and school settings. She has experience evaluating, and treating clients with a wide variety of speech, language, feeding, social, and cognitive needs. She also works with children who communicate with augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices. Julie is especially passionate about early language development and collaborating with families to provide optimum care for her clients. Julie graduated with her Master’s degree from Marquette University in 2017. In her spare time, Julie loves crafting, hiking, baking, and spending time with her pet rabbit, Chance.

Speech-Language Clinical Fellow

Grace (she/her/hers) received my bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame in Speech-Language Pathology with a minor in Mathematics. Grace worked at an autism center during her gap year as an ABA therapist and discovered a passion for working with kids. She recently received her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Illinois State University in May 2023. Grace ventured out west for the first time for her education practicum/externship and completely fell in love with Colorado. She enjoys hiking, biking, and reading in her spare time, and is eager to try rock climbing! Grace joined Amaryllis Therapy in August of 2023.

Physical Therapist

March was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She moved to New York City to pursue a career in dance before deciding that a career in dancing was not an economically sound career choice. Then while working as a medical assistant she attended night school taking the prerequisites for PT school. March attended SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn and received her BS in Physical Therapy 1988. March’s first job was in a hospital in Brooklyn that was a Cystic Fibrosis Center. In 1989, she began work at the the University Hospital of Staten Island where she became a senior therapist. At the same time, she was also seeing infants, and working at a private PT office as well. March was first introduced to the therapeutic modality called the “Feldenkrais Method®” (FM) in PT school, but when she was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 1990 she decided to pursue training immediately, and had completed her training by 1994. March just recently moved back to Denver in May of 2022. As a PT, March gets to provide FM to children who might not otherwise have had that experience. March joined Amaryllis Therapy in February of 2023.

Intake Coordinator

Jo (she/her/hers) is our Intake Coordinator and Administrative Supervisor who has been an essential part of the Admin team. She assists in coordinating care for new and existing patients, as well as provide support to front desk staff, to ensure that our families and therapists have the assistance they need to maintain a patient first clinic. Jo has a B.A in Psychology, and has 20 years of experience in an administrative capacity. She believes that her strong work ethic and skill set help make her an excellent team player and advocate for our kiddos and their families. When Jo isn’t busy assisting in office operations, she enjoys karaoke and time with family and friends. 

Practice Manager

Kourtney (she/her/hers) is the office maven a.k.a the practice manager with over 10 years of experience working in healthcare administration. Kourtney is passionate about bringing humor to the office, and she strives to ensure that patients and families have a positive experience while receiving care from Amaryllis Therapy. Kourtney holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus on Human Resources Management from Portland State University. She is also currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Kourtney is originally from Portland, OR, but she is happy to be in sunny Denver, CO where she can play tennis year-round and hike in the Rocky Mountains.

Front Desk Team Member

Nathan (he/him/his) was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas State University in 2021, after which he moved to Colorado to pursue a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. Nathan has always had a passion for helping others and loves working with kids, and since he started working at Amaryllis in late 2022 Nathan has begun pursuing a career in Occupational Therapy instead. Outside of work Nathan likes to spend time with friends, rock climb, and play with his dog. Nathan joined Amaryllis Therapy in November of 2022.

Front Desk Team Member

Nova (they/them/theirs) has been a Receptionist at Amaryllis since April of 2023. Nova believes that everybody deserves compassion and accessible care, and they strive to facilitate that through their work. They have offered many hours of volunteer services back to their community and aspire to create their own non-profit organization some day. Nova was born in Dallas, TX and moved to Colorado in 2014. They enjoy gardening, reading, and making art in their free time.

Front Desk Team Member

Sharman (she/her/hers) Born and raised in Havre Montana, she
received her bachelors degree in education from Eastern Washington University and taught elementary school for 4 1/2 years, 2 1/2 which were in Queensland Australia. After returning to the US, the rest of her career was spent in administrative areas until retirement. She is actually is on the social security payroll, but has been part time with Amaryllis for 10+, and love seeing the kiddos. Sharman joined Amaryllis in June of 2013.