Integrated Children’s Therapies, Inc. (ICT) was developed to offer a holistic approach to treating the children. We recognize that it is the day to day interactions with families and caregivers that truly make a difference in a child’s life. Because of this, our staff works closely with families and other team members to create functional strategies that can be carried over within everyday activities. This team approach helps families help their children reach their goals.
Furthermore, ICT is known as a sensory based, feeding therapy clinic. Our staff has the expertise and experience to offer treatment that touches both the sensory focused and behavioral concerns that arise from feeding issues. We use activities that address feeding concerns through sensory play and feeding-based approaches. Additionally, not only do we offer one-on-one feeding treatments with children, but at times also offer several peer-to-peer feeding experiences with our licensed clinicians.
Lisa van Gorder, OTR/L, CEIS is the owner and Clinic Director of Integrated Children’s Therapies, Inc. Lisa’s experience working in outpatient clinics, schools, and with early intervention programs has given her good insight on how to facilitate and obtain functional goals for children with a variety of diagnoses. In addition to her clinical experience, Lisa is certified in Sensory Integration, a provider for The Listening Program, and is a Certified Early Intervention Specialist. Furthermore, Lisa has additional expertise in feeding issues while creating and coordinating a variety of feeding groups for children with multiple needs.
Katie Callaghan, MS, OTR/L has been practicing for over 7 years. Her work with school-aged children has led her to be dedicated to providing client-centered interventions that include family collaboration and education to achieve functional goals. Katie has worked with a variety of pediatric diagnoses including autism, developmental delays, cognitive, and emotional disabilities. Furthermore, she is trained in Handwriting Without Tears and Foundations, and has extensive experience with assistive technology for classroom tasks.
Tracy Colby, OTR/L has almost 20 years of experience working with school-aged children who have had a variety of diagnosis, sensory, and learning needs. Her vast background gives Tracy a depth of knowledge that allows her to help children feel successful while they learn how to reach their functional goals. Additionally, her practice within the school system and outpatient clinic settings have given her insight on how to collaborate with families to create functional home programs. Tracy is also a Listening Program provider.
Mary Driscoll, MOT, OTR/L has experience working with a wide range of diagnoses within outpatient and preschool settings. She is passionate about helping children achieve their goals, using client-centered, evidenced-based, and holistic approaches. Additionally, Mary strives to support children and their families, by providing individualized home programming to ensure generalization of skills in all environments. She has extensive training and knowledge with reflex integration, The Listening Program, and Astronaut Training: A Sound Activated Vestibular-Visual Protocol.
Kathryn Gillis, MOT, OTR/L comes from a background in pediatrics stemming from many years in early intervention. This experiences has given her the opportunity to work with a variety of diagnosis, including developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, fine and gross motor, and feeding and sensory challenges. Kathryn strives to use holistic, research-based intervention to empower children and their families. Additionally, she holds certifications in Early Intervention and Elementary Education, and is a trained provider of the Listening Program.
Brienah Reid, MOT, OTR/L has experience working with the pediatric population within early intervention, school-based, and outpatient settings. Working with children is a true passion of hers, and she aims to utilize a client-centered, research-based, and family driven treatment approach. Brieanah’s background has provided her with the opportunity to work with a variety of diagnoses and has allowed her to increase her clinical skills within sensory-integration, fine/gross motor development, executive functioning strategies, and behavioral modification approaches. Brieanah has completed training with The Listening Program®, and DIRFloortim®.
Ellyn Schmalzer, MS OTR/L has experience working with pediatrics and adolescents in group homes and outpatient settings as well as having a background working in rehabilitation hospitals. These environments have given her the opportunity to work with a variety of diagnosis, including ASD, SPD, Bipolar Disorder, and musculoskeletal and general behavior issues. Additionally, she is passionate about client-centered care that incorporates a family driven treatment approach. This focus helps her strive to support and empower children to reach their full potential by educating them and their families on therapeutic skills that can be generalize into various environments. Additionally, Ellyn is trained in Illness Management and Recovery and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Courtney Vargas, MOT, OTR/L experience comes from her work in pediatric outpatient clinics and school-based settings. She is passionate about sensory integration therapy and how she is able to blend theory and treatment to see positive outcomes. Additionally, Courtney has extensive experience of dealing with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, and general behavioral issues. Courtney Listening Program provider and trained in reflex integrating, the S.O.S. Approach to Feeding, and Astronaut and the Bal-A-Vis-X Program.
Mollee Langelier, MS CCC-SLP is a certified and licensed speech language pathologist with almost 20 years of experience working with school-aged children. Additionally, she has treated children ages 2 to 12 who have had a variety of speech, language and learning issues. Mollee believes in a strong connection between functional language around the home, school and in natural settings, as well as a strong connection between language and literacy for academic excellence. Bridging the gaps between home, school, and the outside world help her students to achieve their personal best. Mollee has experience working with children who have Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Delays, and Articulation Delays/Disorders such as Apraxia.
Amanda Marks, MA CCC-SLP is passionate about helping individuals communicate and connect with others. She has experience working in schools and outpatient settings with children aged 3-21, and with a variety of cognitive, behavioral, physical, and communication impairments ranging from mild to severe. While her specialization is centered in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Amanda enjoys, most of all, working and collaborating with families to achieve the best outcomes for her patients.
Jessica Masterson, MS, CCC-SLP has experience working with children ages 3-12 in the public-school system and outpatient settings. She enjoys working to promote the carryover of skills learned in the treatment environment into the child’s natural settings. This goal is managed through teaching both the family and child how to incorporate items into their day to day activities, while making it fun and natural. Jessica has experience working with children who have Articulation Delays/Disorders, Language Delays/Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Developmental Delays and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Brooke Talcott M.A., CCC-SLP is a certified and licensed speech language pathologist who has experience working with preschool and school-aged children with a variety of diagnosis. She enjoys working with children and providing functional carry-over programs to caregivers to promote success in the community. Brooke has worked with children with developmental delays, learning disabilities, expressive and receptive, articulation, and phonological disorders, and multiple diagnosis including the Autism Spectrum Disorder. Additionally, she is currently trained in the Lively Letters program.
The office staff at Integrated Children’s Therapies, Inc. is happy to help you with any administrative and scheduling issues. Below are their days, hours, and positions.
Lisa van Gorder, Clinical Director – Monday – Friday 10a – 6pm
Joanna Dufault, Office Manager/Insurance Coordinator – Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00pm
Colleen Hanson, Administrative Assistant – Monday – Thursday 10:30am – 6:30pm, Friday 9:30am – 5:30pm
Trina Varadi, Administrative Assistant – Saturdays only 7:45am- 1:30pm