LOTR - Bossier City
Darby joined our Bossier clinic in October of 2022! She graduated from LSUHS-Shreveport in 2020 and has experience in the pediatric outpatient and school system settings. She is an ADHD Certified Rehabilitation Specialist and enjoys helping children achieve success in their home, community, and school environments. She chose pediatrics because she enjoys watching the children grow and achieve milestones through play while also addressing fine motor, sensory processing, and feeding skills!
Team Lead, COTA/L - Bossier City
Lauren started working at our Bossier clinic in August of 2021! She enjoys working with children because she loves seeing the excitement and confidence her kids and their families gain when reaching new milestones. Lauren finds that working with children means endless opportunities to make therapy meaningful for the entire family and exciting for everyone involved!
COTA - Shreveport
Kendra began her pediatric therapy career at our Shreveport clinic in February of 2022 after graduating with her Associate of Applied Science from Bossier Parish Community College in December 2021. She has a heart to serve. Kendra loves seeing the progress her patients make and the light in their eyes when accomplishing a task. She relishes in being able to assist parents in helping their children become successful and independent in their everyday lives.
COTA - Shreveport
Ashton joined our Shreveport clinic in June of 2022. She has been a COTA for 4 years with two years’ experience in pediatrics. She is a wife and new mother to one son and enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs! She is passionate about helping children achieve their best potential and making therapy fun through creative treatment activities!
LOTR - BOSSIER CITY
Mariah started as an occupational therapist at the Bossier clinic in August of 2022. She is a 2020 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a certification in trauma-informed care. She graduated in 2022 from LSU Health in Shreveport with her master’s degree in occupational therapy. Mariah discovered her love for the pediatric population as a staff member at Louisiana Lions Camp and has been passionate about working with kiddos ever since! She finds it very rewarding to support children and their families and provide them with the tools they need to maximize their potential and success at home, school, and in the community. Mariah lives in Ida, LA and is engaged to be married in November of 2022. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her younger brother, watching sports, going antiquing, and trying new foods.
COTA - BOSSIER CITY
Melissa joined our Bossier clinic in November of 2022. She graduated from Bossier Parish Community College and has been a COTA for 9 years. She chose to work with kids to help them improve in many areas of their lives and help them achieve the greatest level of independence. She enjoys watching children learn as they play! She has been married for almost 20 years. Melissa is a mother of two boys. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and fishing with her husband.
Bossier Team Lead, LOTR - Bossier City
Jordan came to PTP in 2020 with a vast knowledge of pediatric diagnoses and over ten years of experience. Jordan enjoys helping babies and children during mealtimes and providing unique solutions to help children eat better! Jordan is currently training to become a Certified Lactation Consultant to help moms become experts in feeding their babies! She chose to work with kids because of the holistic aspect of improving many areas of their lives, such as: fine motor skills, visual motor skills, self-care, sensory processing, feeding, and so much more. Jordan considers therapists as just one piece to their big puzzle.
Bossier Clinic Manager, LOTR - Bossier City
Taylor joined our Bossier clinic in May of 2020 and has experience working in outpatient pediatrics as well as in the school setting. Taylor chose to work in pediatrics because she loves watching children grow their skills through play and the excitement that kids bring to their sessions. She is a proud advocate for the benefits of Occupational Therapy and enjoys seeing the positive impact on families and communities that happens when a holistic approach is taken!
LOTR - Shreveport
Sarah started at our Shreveport Clinic in 2021 and is passionate about helping kids succeed in their activities of daily living. Sarah loves working in pediatrics because of the great relationships she has the opportunity to build, not only with her patients, but their families as well. Watching her patients meet milestones and helping them achieve goals is so rewarding! Sarah’s favorite aspect of treating the pediatric population is the variety of skills she helps her patients learn on a daily basis, including but not limited to, sensory processing, fine motor skills, and feeding.