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OUR TEAM
Contact Us to set up an initial screening or assessment with one of our wonderful team members today at 949-474-4525 or [email protected]
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Aja Roley

OTD, OTR/L
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Aja Roley is an occupational therapist (OT) specializing in pediatrics across clinic, home, school, and community environments. She received her masters degree in OT from the University of Southern California and her doctoral degree in OT from Thomas Jefferson University. Her doctoral work focused on advanced mentorship and post-professional training in Ayres Sensory Integration via online and multimedia platforms. She is certified in Sensory Integration through USC/WPS and has an advanced practice certificate in neuroscience from Thomas Jefferson University.

Aja specializes in assessment and intervention of infants, children, and young adults with varying diagnoses, including but not limited to autism, ADD/ADHD, social-emotional vulnerabilities, feeding difficulties, and visual impairment. She has extensive experience collaborating and consulting with families, educational, and multidisciplinary teams. She also works as a instructor for the non-profit organization, the Collaborative for Leadership in Ayres Sensory Integration (CLASI). She volunteers her time as a normative data collector for the Evaluation of Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI). Aja is passionate, playful and thoughtful in her work and strives to improve the quality of life for families and infuse fun into daily routines. In her free time she enjoys hiking, dancing, and going to the beach with her dog.

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Susanne Smith Roley

OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cl-asi.org

Susanne is an occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience in pediatrics. She obtained her BS in OT at Indiana University, her MS in Allied Health Sciences at Boston University and her OTD at University of Southern California. Susanne is in private practice in Orange County in Southern California and co-founder of the nonprofit, Collaborative for Leadership in Sensory Integration (CLASI). She is a past chair of the Commission on Practice and the Sensory Integration Special Interest Section for AOTA; and a contributing author of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process, 2002 and 2nd Edition. She is an internationally recognized author and lecturer on the theory and application of sensory integration. She is co-editor of the books, Understanding the Nature of Sensory Integration with Diverse Populations and Sensory Integration: Applying Clinical Reasoning to Diverse Populations. She is a fellow of the AOTA and recipient of the AOTF Virginia Scardina Award of Excellence and the AOTF A. Jean Ayres Award.

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Angie Winslow

MA, OTR/L
Email: [email protected]

Angie Winslow received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Walla Walla College with a major in Spanish in 1998. She went on to study at the University of Southern California and received a Master of Arts degree in Occupational Therapy in 2000. Angie focused the first six years of her clinical practice on the treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, specifically through program development and as the ongoing treating clinician for a multidisciplinary early intervention program. Through this work she has enjoyed the privilege of collaborating with several world renowned clinicians and physicians. She is SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests) certified and has completed the fidelity training in Ayres Sensory Integration. Angie enjoys evaluation, treatment and multidisciplinary collaboration in order to better serve children with a variety of diagnoses in the clinic, school, home and communitY. Angie loves to play! Always on the go with her two little boys, whether it’s a bike ride, family surf trip, or training for a race, she is sure to be outside and moving.

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Amy Jeanneret

MS OTR/L
Email:
[email protected]

Amy Jeanneret received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Kansas in 1995. She has worked in pediatrics since graduating and became SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests) certified in 1997. Amy worked at Pediatric Therapy Network (PTN) in Torrance, California for 11 years. She was the Co-Coordinator of the Occupational Therapy Department at PTN for 8 years which served 1200 children at the time. In addition, she supervised the clinical portion of OT610 (A course offered by USC which offered intense training in Sensory Integration) while at PTN for many years. She provided training to international therapists and students completing their master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. Amy moved to Colorado in 2007 and ventured into opening her own clinic. Kids on The Move Colorado served the community of Northern Colorado for 3 years. She then moved to Guam and Hawaii for several years and enjoyed exploring. In 2016, Amy returned to Southern California where she has worked part-time as an independent contractor for Centerpointe for Children. Amy is married with two daughters and truly enjoys raising her family and always being involved in the community.

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Brianna Smith

MOT, OTR/L
Email: [email protected]

Brianna is a licensed occupational therapist specializing in pediatrics. She received her Master of Occupational Therapy degree with a minor in Deaf Studies from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2018. Brianna moved to Southern California soon after graduation and has spent her time as an occupational therapist serving children and their families. She is trained in the Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding, and uses this approach to advance children’s feeding skills. Using her minor in Deaf Studies, she enjoys communicating via American Sign Language (ASL) and using this skill during treatments. Brianna has received post-professional training in Ayres Sensory Integration® through the Collaboration for Leadership in Ayres Sensory Integration (CLASI) and is qualified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) and the Evaluation of Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI). Brianna enjoys using imaginative and creative play to motivate and engage children during her treatment sessions. With a love for the outdoors, Brianna can always be found hiking, shopping at farmer’s markets, enjoying a day at the beach, or daydreaming about visiting a National Park.

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Lauren Schaudies

MOT, OTR/L
Email: [email protected]

Lauren is a licensed occupational therapist. She received her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from The University of St. Augustine in San Marcos. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Maryland in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology. She earned a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Family-Professional Collaboration from Towson University and focused on working 1:1 early intervention education with children with autism and related disorders for 3 years in Baltimore, MD. Lauren has post-professional training in Ayres Sensory Integration® through the Collaboration for Leadership in Ayres Sensory Integration (CLASI) and is qualified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) and the Evaluation of Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI). Lauren is passionate about engaging in playful and fun interactions with her clients and aims to facilitate the greatest quality of life possible through her occupational therapy intervention. In her free time Lauren enjoys cooking, running, camping with her husband, and playing with their dog Layla.

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Amanda Bates

Office Manager

Amanda began her journey with Centerpointe as a clinical intern who quickly proved to be a technologically savvy computer whiz. Within a few months of working at Centerpointe she was hired to support administrative duties and now is an invaluable member of our professional family. Amanda was born and raised in Southern Orange County. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Amanda is passionate about helping other children in need and supporting families to access appropriate tools and services to improve their child’s quality of life. After high school Amanda spent the next ten years living all over the US attending college and gaining a multitude of personal assistant experience. During her free time, she enjoys going for runs on the beach with her certified service dog Billy, playing music, and relaxing at home with a book.

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Amy Ukleja

MOT, OTR/L
Email: [email protected]

Amy Ukleja loves living at the edge of discovery—finding each child’s just right challenge, seeing the light in their eyes when they connect to their bodies and their environments in unique and deeply needed ways or a parent’s nod of new understanding when the puzzle of a sensory struggle is finally solved. With firsthand experience as a child and now a parent of children with sensory integration and processing difficulties, Amy is passionate about helping families better understand their child’s underlying needs and how to meet those needs at home or in the community. She earned her Masters of OT at Loma Linda University and spent her first seven years of practice helping develop innovative Occupational Therapy programs in community based mental health, where she was deeply shaped by the principle that change happens best through relationship. In 2015, she completed a 3-month intensive advanced training in Ayres Sensory Integration through USC/WPS and is certified to complete the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT) and Evaluation of Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI). In her spare time, you might find Amy exploring in the trees, playing in parks or at the beach, writing in tea shops, or cooking up yummy new creations to share at home.

**OTD – Occupational Therapy Doctorate
**OTR/L – Registered and licensed occupational therapist

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