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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
Phone: (949) 683-0567
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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Aparna Guttery

MA, OTR/L
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://therelaxpack.com/

Aparna Guttery received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California. Since 2002, Aparna has worked as a pediatric occupational therapist serving children of all ages and with a variety of diagnoses in the clinic, home, school, and community based settings. She specializes in using Sensory Integration and motor learning techniques to facilitate gross and fine motor development, as well as facilitate play skills, and promote independence with activities of daily living. Aparna also has extensive experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to design and implement group based programs to support social and play development.

More recently, Aparna has pursued a passion project. By combining research and years of clinical experience, she has developed a functional and effective therapeutic tool to allow children access to soothing comfort on the go.  RelaxPack is a patent-pending Sensory Backpack designed with unique and effective sensory features to allow children to experience a variety of calming sensations.  It was designed to help children self-regulate and maintain optimal energy states at school, in the community, or anywhere they would benefit from extra comfort.  For more information, please check out her website at  https://therelaxpack.com/.

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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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Katie Voorhis

OTR/L

Katie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Chapman University and her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Katie has experience in outpatient and school-based pediatric settings working with the children with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and sensory integration and processing deficits. She completed her graduate school clinical rotations at an outpatient pediatric clinic in Boulder, Colorado, and at a brain injury rehabilitation facility in Mckinney, Texas. Katie loves working with children of all ages and is passionate about providing family-centered care and child-led treatments to facilitate development and ensure that each child reaches their goals. Katie is currently working towards her advanced practice certification Ayres Sensory Integration® and the Evaluation of Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI) through the Collaborate for Leadership in Ayres Sensory Integration (CLASI). In her free time, Katie enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Helen Park

MA, OTR/L

Helen received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine. After graduating she worked in pediatrics specializing in early childhood development as a preschool teacher and for an early intervention program at Pediatric Therapy Network (PTN) which introduced her to Occupational Therapy. She completed her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Loma Linda University where she conducted research exploring occupational therapy evaluations for children enrolled at Headstart to identify both strengths and needs of children related to cognitive, social-emotional, and adaptive behavior. She completed her graduate school clinical rotations at UC Irvine Medical Center, Encompass Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, and here at Centerpointe for Children where she fell in love with sensory integration! Helen was awarded the Edwinna Marshall Leadership Award from Loma Linda University for her leadership and education in the field of Occupational Therapy. Helen is currently pursuing her advanced practice certification in Ayres Sensory Integration and the Evaluation of Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI) through the Collaborate for Leadership in Ayres Sensory Integration (CLASI). During her free time, Helen loves to travel, go on hikes with her fiance and dog, and be creative with crafts!

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

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