Eyas Landing Staff

Our dedicated therapists combine experience, proven research and client feedback to design innovative and individualized treatment plans.

Learn more about our team below.

Eyas Landing Director

Dr. Laura Mraz, OTD, OTR/L

Executive Director – Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sensory Integration (SIPT) Certified
  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • DIR/Floortime
  • The Intentional Relationship Model
  • Leadership and Management

Gabrielle Niewinski

Director of Clinic Operations and Billing

Specializations/Interests:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Healthcare Administration and Management
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Evidence-based Practice and Outcome Measures

Elaina Argires, BS

Office Manager – Human Resource Coordinator

Specializations/Interests:

  • Career Enhancement Certification in Human Resources Management
  • Substitute Teaching License
  • Paraprofessional Educator Endorsement
  • Leadership and Management
  • Child Development and Developmental Disabilities

Jalesa Hall, BA

Administrative Assistant

Specializations/Interests:

  • Client Relations
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research

Occupational Therapists

Sarah Hirschman, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist – Department Head
– Pediatric Therapy Clinic Director

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Sensory Integration
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment
  • Handwriting without Tears

Dr. Leah Dunleavy, MA, BCBA, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist – Director of Behavior Therapy

Specializations/Interests:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • School-based occupational therapy

Dr. Erin Harvey, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist – Fieldwork & Internship Coordinator

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Yoga for the Special Child
  • Autism
  • Sensory Integration

Alexa Greif, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist – Director of Feeding

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • The Intentional Relationship Model
  • Sequential-Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding

Jennifer de la Rosa, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sensory Integration
  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • School-based Occupational Therapy
  • The Intentional Relationship Model
  • Health Promotion and Wellness

Melody Maney, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Interactive Metronome Certified
  • Sensory Integration
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • DIR/Floortime
  • The Intentional Relationship Model

Mary Kathleen Maloney, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • DIR/Floortime Certification
  • Early Intervention Cerifictation
  • Visual Vestibular: Astronaut Training Cerification
  • Therapeutic Lisenting Cerificaiton
  • Sensory Integration
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • School-based occupational therapy

Heather Fite, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sensory Integration Therapy
  • Social and Emotional Skills
  • Visual Perceptual Therapy
  • Early Intervention
  • DIR/Floortime

Joanna Pasheluk, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention
  • Intentional Relationship Model
  • Sequential – Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding
  • Sensory Integration
  • DIR/Floortime

Cara Newman MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sensory Integration
  • Early Intervention

Monal Patel, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sensory Integration
  • S.O.S. approach to feeding
  • The Intentional Relationship Model
  • DIR/Floortime

Sarah Zaas, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • School-based Occupational Therapy
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Handwriting Without Tears
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Jennifer Rhein, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Functional visual development

Mary Faulkner, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:
  • The Intentional Relationship Model
  • Sensory Integration
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Early Intervention

Speech-Language Pathologists

Kelly Canavan, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist – Department Head

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Child Speech (articulation & phonology) and Language Disorders
  • Cognitive Communicative Disorders (Traumatic Brain Injury)
  • Autism
  • Alternative/Augmentative Communication
  • Sensory feeding
  • Fluency

Sara Gotlieb, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Early Language Development
  • Sensory Feeding
  • Autism
  • Expressive and receptive language delays
  • Phonological and articulation disorders
  • Cleft palate/craniofacial disorders

Katherine Murphy Beck, MS CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association certified
  • Sequential-Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding Certification
  • Pediatric feeding disorders
  • Phonological and articulation disorders
  • Expressive and receptive language delays
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cleft palate/craniofacial disorders

Kaitlyn Zielinski, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Articulation and phonological disorders
  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • Autism
  • Expressive and receptive language delays
  • Fluency

Lopa Mehta, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • American-Speech Language Hearing Association Certified
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Articulation and Phonological disorders
  • Receptive and Expressive language delays
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Intentional Relationship Model
  • Sequential-Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding Certification
  • PROMPT Certification

Alyssa Van Paris MHS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Early Intervention Evaluator
  • Early Language Development
  • Receptive and Expressive Language Delays
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Phonological Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Parent Coaching

Eric Ross, M.S. MT-BC, CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Music Therapy
  • Early Intervention
  • Early Language Development
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Parent Coaching
  • Hanen Approach
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Social Language Development

Jeni Gillenwater, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • American Sign Language
  • Articulation and Phonology Disorders
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Expressive and Receptive Communication Delays
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Trained

Amanda Bird, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specialization/Interests:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certified
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Expressive and receptive language disorders
  • Phonological and articulation disorders
  • Early language acquisition and development
  • Social-pragmatic language development
  • Fluency
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Parent coaching

Kaila Wilkie, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/interests:
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing  Association (ASHA) Certified
  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Early language development
  • Receptive and expressive language delays
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Articulation and phonological Disorders
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Parent coaching

Behavioral Therapists

Jessica Hall, BA

Behavioral Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • The Intentional Relationship Model
  • Model of Human Occupation Screening Tool
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Therapeutic Preschool
  • Behavioral Therapy

Joanna Torres, MA, BCBA

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child Development & Developmental Disabilities

Kelly Dues, BA, MA.Ed.

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • TCI trained (therapeutic crisis intervention)
  • CPS trained (collaborative problem solving)
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Augmentative Communication Device training (LAMP words for life, “Go Talk”)
  • Boardmaker proficient

Molly Tribou, MA-LPC

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Parent Education
  • Pediatric Mental Health

Physical Therapists

Jennifer King, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist – Department Head

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Pediatric Orthotics Management
  • Equinus Gait Pattern
  • Plyometric Therapeutic Exercise

Jessica Tarence, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • School-based Physical Therapy
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Therapeutic Exercise for Individuals with Down Syndrome
  • Evidence-based Practice

Stephanie Barkan, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Evidence based practice
  • Treatment of children with hypotonia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Equinus gait pattern

Developmental Therapists

Catie Byrnes, MS, DT

Developmental Therapist – Lead Teacher

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • CPR Certified
  • DIR/Floortime
  • The Intentional Relationship Model