Eyas Landing Staff

Eyas Landing Staff Photo

Eyas Landing Directors

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

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

Clinic Director – Occupational Therapist & BCBA

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sensory integration with managing challenging behaviors (These interventions are not behavior-analytic in nature and are not covered by my BACB credential)
  • Social emotional skills
  • Executive functioning skills
  • School-based services
  • Leadership and management

Occupational Therapists

Heather Fite, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

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

Kaitlin Hughes, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sensory Integration
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Interactive Metronome
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • School-Based Therapy

Alan Minyard, M.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sensory Integration
  • Fine and Visual Motor Skills
  • Music-Based Intervention
  • Behavior Management

Lauren Abry, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • DIR/Floortime
  • Sensory Integration
  • Social and Emotional Skills
  • Visual Perceptual Skills
  • Early Intervention
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Down Syndrome

Kristian Shumate, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • ADHD

Leslie Uher, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Sophia Patroulis Lessig, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Chelsie Christophe, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Jessica Hall, OTA

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Specializations/Interests:

  • Autism

Speech-Language Pathologists

Kelly Canavan, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Department Head

Specializations/Interests:

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Autism
  • Expressive/Receptive Language Disorders
  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Developmental Language Delay
  • Feeding
  • Articulation
  • Fluency
  • PROMPT Certified
  • Beckman Oral-Motor Certified

Amanda Weiland, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Language Development
  • Receptive-Expressive Language Disorders
  • Autism
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Speech Sound Production (Articulation, Phonological, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech)
  • Early Intervention
  • Fluency
  • Social/Pragmatic Language
  • Parent Education
  • Feeding

Andrea Levy, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • AAC
  • Dyslexia
  • Receptive-Expressive Language
  • Pragmatic Language
  • Articulation/Phonology
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Fluency
  • Early Intervention
  • Parent Coaching

Emily Precht, M.S.,CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Language Development
  • Family Coaching
  • Early Intervention
  • Phonological/Articulation Disorders
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders/Delays
  • Pragmatic/Social Language
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Samantha Friedberg, MS CFY-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Pragmatic Language
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder
  • Early Language Development
  • Feeding
  • AAC
  • Fluency
  • Articulation and Phonology

Kellie Meyer, CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Articulation Disorders
  • Speech and Language Delays
  • Pragmatic Disorders
  • Parent Education

Behavioral Therapists

Brianna Pickel, BCBA, MEd, ABA

BCBA, Department Head

Specializations/Interests:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT)
  • Functional Communication
  • Natural Environment Teaching
  • Behavior Reduction
  • Behavior Intervention Plan
Kate Scully

Kate Scully, MS, BCBA

Behavior Analyst

Specializations/Interests:

  • Discrimination Training
  • Discrete trial teaching
  • Behavior skills training

Amanda Zahlmann, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavior Management and Reduction
  • Discrete Trial Teaching
  • Natural Environment Teaching

Elizabeth Romero, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Discrete Trial Teaching
  • Natural Environment Teaching

Monica Mariner M.Ed., DT, RBT

Behavior Therapist, Developmental Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Intervention
  • DTT (Discrete trial training)
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Parent Education
  • Autism
  • Down Syndrome

Jenny Rees, B.S., RBT

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Functional Communication Training
  • ADL/Life Skills

Carolyn Coli, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • ADHD
  • Social Thinking
  • Behavior Management
  • Zones of Regulation
  • Social/Pragmatic Language
  • Parent Education

Kendall Phillips, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Discrete Trial Training
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Early Intervention
  • Natural Environment Training
  • Functional Communication
  • Behavior Reduction

Lauren Pierce, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Behavior Management
  • Autism

Dora Ocanas-Herrera, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Psychology
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Whitney Klein, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Early Childhood

Ken Hamlett, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Aliyah Johnson, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Madelene Van Pelt, RBT

Behavior Therapist

Physical Therapists

Dr. Shaun Tu, BA, BS, DPT

Physical Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Sports/Athletic Performance
  • Neurologic Injury Rehabilitation
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Evidence-Based Practice

Nirja Parikh, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Specializations/Interests:

  • Torticollis
  • Neuro Degenerative and Progressive Diseases
  • Down Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Stroke

Administration

Gabrielle Niewinski

Senior Administrator – Billing Manager

Elaina Argires, BS

Director of Human Resources

Krickett Penn

Senior Administrator – Scheduling and Front Office Manager

Blythe Northcut

Administrative Assistant

Danny Segoviano, RBT

IT Manager Assistant