About Kidsplay

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Our mission

At Kidsplay Therapy Center, we strive to provide a family friendly environment, to provide excellent personalized service to the children, and to support the creativity and enthusiasm of our employees.

Our vision

To be a resource to our parents and provide a nurturing environment where it is safe to ask questions. We cater to the physical and emotional needs of the whole family.

To provide the best possible services for our parents and children. Our therapy center has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere for our clients and their families.

To encourage and support the continued learning of our employees, as well as our families. Our therapists maintain a variety of skills and always strive to stay abreast of the latest information to provide to our families.

To use a team approach. We will partner with physicians, caregivers, and others involved in each child’s care, providing a bridge for our parents while we communicate the needs of their child.

To be a stepping stone for the child and his/her family to go out into the community.

To recycle our resources to not only grow the clinic, but also to help the community and beyond.

To support our employees’ professional and personal growth. We will seek out and represent their thoughts and opinions. We will provide an environment that enables our employees to balance their work and family lives.

From our founder

Gretchen Clark

It is a sincere honor and privilege to be able to write this thank you message to our families and supporters. Our passion from day 1 of serving others has not changed- only grown stronger. Since 2003, we have made great strides in better understanding the personalized needs of each child we treat and the needs of the family. Kidsplay therapists are dedicated to continual learning and staying abreast of the latest information and technology while the support staff exist to make the Kidsplay experience the best it can be.

Kidsplay is fortunate to have become a trusted referral source with some of the leading physician clinics in Atlanta.

We continue to seek partnerships with visionaries and leaders in the field while constantly expanding the Kidsplay staff to accommodate this growth.  I am proud of our partners, therapists, and support staff for their dedication and commitment to making Kidsplay Therapy Center a success.

“It is truly a pleasure to be on this journey with you and I look forward to a great future together.”

Thank you again to all of our staff, customers and partners for your enthusiasm and support. We have a solid foundation in place to make a difference in this community. It is truly a pleasure to be on this journey with you and I look forward to a great future together.

God Bless!

Gretchen

Gretchen Clark
Founder & CEO

Are you interested in joining
the Kidsplay Therapy team?

We are currently accepting applications for physical, occupational and speech therapists.  If you are looking to join a team of dedicated therapists that love the work they do and the people they work with, please click below to find out more.

Our staff

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Gretchen Clark

Gretchen Clark

Owner/MOT, OTR/L

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Kimberly Hanberry

Kimberly Hanberry

Office Manager, Loganville

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Nicole Nisbet

Nicole Nisbet

Prior Authorization Manager

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Morgan Scott

Morgan Scott

Director of Credentialing
& Provider Services

Tammy Burchell

Insurance Coordinator

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Lauren Breck

Lauren Breck

MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Yolanda Sostre

Yolanda Sostre

BS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Katie Joyce

Katharine Joyce

MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Carolyn Miller

Carolyn Miller

MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Morgan Foley

Morgan Foley

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Lauren Cook

Lauren Cook

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Clinical Director, McDonough

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Kara Dobbs

Kara Dobbs

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Cumming Clinical Director

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Anna Lauren Young

Lauren Young

MCD, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Clinical Director, Athens

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Sherridon Dobbs

Sherridon Dobbs

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Kim Smith

Kim Register Smith

MA, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Jenna Wollerman

Jenna Wollerman

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Rebecca Wright

MA, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Ivonne Rodriguez

Ivonne M. Rodriguez

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Michaela Bull

OTD, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Samantha Davis

MOT, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Kyleigh Daugherty

M.Ed, CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Chelsea Wheeler

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Taylor Harrington

M.Ed CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Logan Stringfield

MHS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Jordan RObinson

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Catherine Love

MSOT, OTR/L, CPAM
Occupational Therapist

Rachel Pass

M.Ed, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Kerri Brewer

Kerri Brewer

MS, CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Ashley Cruttenden

PT
Physical Therapist

Lynn Paige

Office Coordinator

Emily McCabe

DPT
Physical Therapist

Kim Woody

M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Kyle Courtney

MSOT, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Christina Daniel

MCD, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Sydney Moore

MCD, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Abigail Walters

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Ashlee Carrandi

MSOT, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

McKenzie Dodson

M.Ed., CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Monica Branson

BS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Cindy Woosley

Office Coordinator

Christina Greene

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Wren Hyatt

Wren Hyatt

Client Coordinator

Lisa Arnold

Lisa Arnold

M.Ed, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Liza Brittain

Liza Brittain

M.Ed. , CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

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What our families say

Stone would not be thriving with these new guidelines without Kidsplay. He would have been held back from starting Pre-K and would be behind all of his friends. I am so thankful for Kimberly Hanberry and Kidsplay Therapy Center. They helped us along the way to get him fully adjusted. Early intervention is everything!
My child has been attending Kidsplay for the past 10 years for speech and physical therapy. Kidsplay has helped tremendously. The therapists are wonderful. The office staff is always cheerful.
The dedication of the therapist towards my child was incredible.
I could see my child’s confidence increasing drastically after every session.
The money and time spent in PACE is the best money I have ever spent.
I love the way PACE is totally customized towards each individual child. It focuses on the child’s most significant deficits and builds quickly as the child masters the skills.
My child never got frustrated by the program and always wanted to go.
The reward system that Kidsplay therapy sets up makes it even more enjoyable for the child.
After my child completed PACE, he soured in all areas of his life. His confidence increased, and he became more athletic. His grades and testing significantly improved. He was able to think quicker, and it improved his time completion on tests and assignments.
His brain never regressed, he never forgot what he had learned. It trained his brain in a way that continues to expand.
Mother of a 9 year old who participated in PACE, led by one of our speech therapists
To learn more about PACE, click here.
We have been at Kidsplay for about 4 years. Everyone is amazing! The office staff is friendly and very helpful. The therapists truly love the children and it shows in how they interact them. My son has improved socially, emotionally as well as academically in the past 3 years.
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Kidsplay Therapy Center | Gretchen Clark

Gretchen Clark

Owner/MOT, OTR/L

Gretchen Clark received her Bachelors Degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis in Child Life at Mississippi State University. She received a Master of Occupational Therapy in 2000 from Nova Southeastern University , in Ft. Lauderdale , Florida. While at Nova, Gretchen became actively involved as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in a pilot school for children with autism. After graduating, Gretchen worked as a pediatric occupational therapist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and also began her own home health agency, A Helping Hand Pediatric Therapy. In 2003, Gretchen started Kidsplay Therapy Center.Gretchen loves working both with the children and their families. She serves primarily in an administration role at this time and loves being able to develop new programs that will benefit the children and their families. She has always loved the field of pediatrics and feels it is her life mission to work with children and families. Gretchen is married with one son and one daughter. Outside of Kidsplay, Gretchen enjoys spending time with her family and friends, attending Church, being outside and playing tennis.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Kimberly Hanberry

Kimberly Hanberry

Office Manager, Loganville

Kimberly attended Southwest Missouri State University majoring in Special Education and Minoring in Elementary Education. Kimberly taught school for 17 years in the private school sector. She worked with special needs children at a local church for several years. Kimberly has worked at Kidsplay since 2010 and loves working with the children and their families. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their precious grandchildren, attending church, and working in her flower garden.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Nicole Nisbet

Nicole Nisbet

Prior Authorization Manager

Nicole has always enjoyed being around children. She has worked in the medical field for 15 years, ranging from hospitals to laboratories.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and attending church.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Morgan Scott

Morgan Scott

Director of Credentialing & Provider Services

Morgan received her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration back in July 2019. She hopes to continue her education to receive a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administraion or Management in the next few years.

Morgan has worked in the healthcare setting for over 4 years now. She has worked in a variety of settings ranging from geriatrics to office settings in different specialties. Although she has never worked in pediatrics until joining the Kidsplay team, she loves working with children and working behind the scenes to provide great service and care for the families! Kidsplay Therapy is exactly where she is supposed to be!

In her free time, Morgan loves to lead worship at her church, travel, go to the park, find new coffee shops, spend time with her friends, family, husband, and pets.

Tammy Burchell

Insurance Coordinator

Tammy has worked in the healthcare setting for over 12 years. Although most of her experience has been within the adult care setting, she comes to Kidsplay Therapy to pursue her passion for pediatric care. Serving behind the scenes she hopes to provide great assistance so families may focus on what is most important.  She believes every day we fight for the right of every young person to experience all that God has for them.

Tammy is married with one son. Outside of Kidsplay, Tammy attends church, enjoys spending time with family, traveling, all sports, and spending time outdoors

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Lauren Breck

Lauren Breck

MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Lauren received her Bachelor’s Degree in Science and her Masters of Occupational Therapy degrees from Brenau University in 2011. She has focused her efforts and attention exclusively to the field of pediatrics.

In her free time, she enjoys leading an active life including triathlons, aerial silks, flying trapeze, and tap dance. She is also very active in the church and loves animals.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Yolanda Sostre

Yolanda Sostre

BS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Yoly received her BS from the University of Puerto Rico in 1990. She has participated in continuing education for 29 years. Yoly has 29 years of experience as a pediatric occupational therapist with ages from newborn to 18 years. She speaks Spanish fluently. Her experience includes neonatal intensive care, inpatient, early intervention, and outpatient settings. She is SIPT certified, therapeutic listening certified, modality certified, and handwriting without tears certified. She is also experienced in sequential oral and sensory motor processing disorder, developmental delays, autism, cardiac patients, ADD/ADHD, anxiety disorders, and a variety of other syndrome disorders. She worked at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for 22 years and joined Kidsplay in January of 2020. Yoly was drawn to Kidsplay because of the family-like work and dedication to excellence in patient care. Yoly enjoys singing, reading, running, and spending time with her husband, 2 daughters, and maltese dog.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Katie Joyce

Katharine Joyce

MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Katie received her B.S. in biology from the University of Georgia in 1996. She received her M.S. in occupational therapy from Brenau University in 2008. Katie started her OT career at Kidsplay in August of 2008 and has remained here ever since. Her experience includes working in public and private schools for children with special needs, adult mental health, and outpatient pediatrics. Katie has utilized aquatic and hippotherapies, trauma-informed therapy, sequential oral sensory (SOS) feeding approach, and sensory integration therapy. While at Kidsplay, she has the privlege to work with children with a variety of challenges, including sensory processing disorder, developmental delays, trauma-induced delays, learning difficulties, unsing evidence-based sensory integration therapy. Katie appreciates the philosophies of following the child’s lead using structure and clear expectations as well as working closely with the familties to promote a child-motivated environment. She believes these approaches provide children with the best opportunities to learn new skills. Katie enjoys working out, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Carolyn Miller

Carolyn Miller

MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Carolyn received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Brenau University. After working in inpatient rehab and orthopedic acute care, Carolyn has been working in a pediatric outpatient setting gaining experience with a wide range of children with sensory processing disorders, neurological disabilities, developmental disabilities, autism, ADHD, and other diagnoses. With each patient, she strives to synthesize the demands of the individuals’ daily activities with the skill sets of her patients to maximize age appropriate independence in play, school activities, self-care, social participation, sleep, leisure, job participation and acquisition, home maintenance, financial management, and other occupations. Carolyn has both developed and led camps, job acquisition training intensives, and social skills groups for individuals with varying needs. In her free time, Carolyn enjoys volunteering in the SHINE Ministry, perfecting her art skills, and playing with her sweet puppy, Nimble.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Morgan Foley

Dr. Morgan Foley

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Morgan graduated from the University of Georgia with her Bachelor’s in Exercise and Sport Sciences in 2015. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, FL in 2018. Morgan has always had a passion for working with children. Her interest in physical therapy was piqued from assisting a special needs dance class at the dance studio she attended as a child. Watching the progress over the year that the girls made and hearing stories from the parents about physical therapy was so inspiring and she knew that’s the career she wanted. The quote that inspires her by Mahatma Gandhi is “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” She completed two clinical rotations at pediatric clinics during her schooling which confirmed her desire to work in the pediatric population. In her free time, she enjoys cheering on the DAWGS in the fall, reading, cooking/baking, exercising, spending time with family and friends, being involved at church, and exploring new places with her husband.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Lauren Cook

Lauren Cook

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Clinical Director, McDonough

Lauren received a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2003. She received a Master’s of Science degree in Speech- Language Pathology at the University of South Alabama in 2005. Lauren has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient, inpatient, and public school. She has experience in several areas of speech and language including but not limited to articulation disorders, autism, apraxia, and various language disorders. She joined the Kidsplay team in 2009 and began serving families in the McDonough area in 2017. The McDonough therapy team is growing, and Lauren feels excited and blessed to provide services to more families through this expansion. In her free time, Lauren enjoys traveling to visit her friends and family and spending time with her husband and two sons.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Kara Dobbs

Kara Dobbs

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Kara Dobbs received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Western Kentucky University.

Kara began her career in Kentucky in an outpatient clinic for children with dyslexia, completing PRN work at a nursing home, and working full-time with early intervention. Kara joined Kidsplay in May 2016 and loves being a part of the family we have here. Kara is licensed in the state of Georgia, as well as nationally certified by the American-Speech-Language Hearing Association.

When Kara is not working, you can find her at church or outdoors with family, friends, and her rescue dog, Hank.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Anna Lauren Young

Lauren Young

MCD, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Lauren received her Bachelor’s of Science with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University in 2013. She received her Master’s of Communication Disorders degree from Auburn University in 2015. Lauren began working in the hospital setting with both pediatrics and adults. She then began working with pediatrics in the outpatient setting with an interest in early language development and feeding. Lauren thoroughly enjoys working with children and building relationships with their families. She began working at Kidsplay in 2018, and loves being a part of an amazing team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, attending sporting events, and exploring restaurants and shops.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Sherridon Dobbs

Sherridon Dobbs

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Sherridon received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Florida in 1986. She received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Florida in 1990. Sherridon loves working with families and seeing children progress and improve their communicative abilities. She has 30 years’ experience evaluating and treating children with a variety of speech and language disorders and has worked in multiple settings over the years including home based therapy, developmental preschool, public school, and outpatient rehabilitation center. Sherridon has developed a strong interest and experience in working with children with oral-motor weaknesses, developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and learning disabilities. She joined the Kidsplay team in May 2014 and absolutely loves being a part of such an amazing work family! Sherridon has the sweet blessing of working with her daughter, Kara, who also works at Kidsplay as a Speech Language Pathologist. Sherridon enjoys spending time with her husband as they travel, camp, and make memories with their children. She is actively involved in her church, loves serving as a camp counselor, and enjoys organizing an annual regional women’s Bible study.

Kidsplay Therapy Center | Kim Smith

Bachelor of Science in Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Georgia 1998

Masters of Arts in Communication Disorders, Appalachian State University 2000

Kim Smith

M.A., CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Kim has 20 years of pediatric experience in hospital, outpatient, and clinical settings. She has been with Kidsplay Therapy Center for 13 years. Kim has extensive experience with augmentative communication devices including evaluation, acquisition, and training children to use AAC and families in programming AAC devices to help those patients achieve the most functional communication possible. Additionally, she works heavily with patients exhibiting childhood apraxia of speech, autism, pragmatic language disorders, and general speech and language deficits. Kim has experiences with children with Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Angelman’s Syndrome, and other genetic disorders. One of Kim’s favorite parts of being a speech language pathologist is being able to look at a child’s potential rather than their deficits and work to help them achieve that potential.

Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, two boys, and puppy. She also enjoys outdoor activities (golf, camping, hiking, etc.), arts and crafts, working in her church’s women’s ministry, and listening to music/journaling/games.

Jenna Wollerman

Jenna Wollerman

MS, CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Jenna received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2021 from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She completed her graduate clinical studies at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, specifically treating children with repaired cleft palates and cochlear implants/hearing aids. She recently moved to Georgia and is so excited to be part of the Kidsplay family. Jenna currently treats children with a variety of disorders such as apraxia of speech, language disorders, stuttering, and speech sound disorders. She is so appreciative of her patients’ willingness to work hard to achieve their goals! In her spare time, Jenna enjoys painting and drawing, as well as exploring the area for new restaurants and activities.

Becca Wright

MA, CCC-SLP 
Speech Language Pathologist

Becca received her BS Ed. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Georgia and her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Oklahoma. 
Becca has a passion for working with children and loves to see them learn and grow through play and connection. She worked as an SLP in the public schools for 5 years in Iowa and Oklahoma. After moving back home to Georgia in 2015, Becca began working in a pediatric clinical setting because she wanted more flexible hours and the ability to work with children 1:1. She joined the Kidsplay team in 2021 and has loved being a part of this growing clinic! Becca has pursued continuing education in the areas of autism, early intervention, oral narrative training, articulation and phonological disorders, augmentative and alternative communication, and pediatric feeding and swallowing. 
Becca loves creating fun with her three children. She is actively involved in her church and also loves to read, play nerdy board games, and watch movies and plays

Ivonne Rodriguez MS, CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist

Ivonne Rodriguez

MS, CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist

Ivonne is a Bilingual English-Spanish service provider who received her BS Ed. in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus in 2010. In 2019, she received her Masters of Speech-Language Pathology from Ana. G. Mendez University in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. That same year she moved to Georgia and started her career in Henry County Schools serving school-aged students. She started with Kidsplay Therapy Center in May 2021. Ivonne enjoys exploring local shops and restaurants with her husband, walking her golden retriever, going on road trips, and serving in her church.

Michaela Bull

OTD, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Michaela graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Georgia Southern University in 2017. She then attended Nova Southeastern University in Tampa, FL, where she received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2021. Michaela completed her final level II fieldwork rotation at Kidsplay and is so excited to begin her career as an Occupational Therapist as a Kidsplay team member. She has always had a strong passion to work in pediatrics and finds great meaning in building relationships with her patients and their families to improve the underlying skills that promote independence in daily tasks.

In her free time, Michaela enjoys being outdoors, drinking coffee, and spending time with her husband, 1 year old baby boy, and standard poodle.

Samantha Davis

MOT, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Samantha received her Bachelor of Science from Clayton State University in Morrow, GA in 2018 and her Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN in 2021. She completed her undergraduate internship at the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, GA and her graduate level II fieldworks within the Germantown School District and Encompass Health Inpatient Rehab, both in Memphis, TN. Samantha has a passion for pediatrics and loves brainstorming ways to help children become as independent as possible through play! In her free time, Samantha enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and their Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Lucio. On the weekends we love to go thrifting, check out the local farmers markets and spend time outside gardening or in the kitchen trying out a new recipe!

Chelsea Wheeler

MS, CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Chelsea is a speech-language pathologist who joined Kidsplay Therapy Center in August of 2022. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Florida State University. Chelsea has worked with the pediatric population in public schools, private practice, and clinical environment. Her pediatric experience includes working with individuals in the areas of hearing loss, articulation, feeding, language, cognition, social communication, voice, fluency and phonological difficulties. She is dedicated to expanding her knowledge and growth in evidenced-based application of treatment approaches. Chelsea’s objective is to encourage the development of communication skills, in conjunction with families, through individualized evidenced-based treatment. Chelsea finds joy in connecting and building relationships with new people, reading, leading worship in her church, traveling, and eating at new restaurants with her husband.

Taylor Harrington

M.Ed CCC-SLP

Taylor Harrington received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Education degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Taylor has worked in pediatric and geriatric settings, but the majority of her work has been in outpatient pediatrics. She also worked as a speech language pathologist with Forsyth County schools, so she is very familiar with IEPs and able to communicate with service providers within the school system. She has experience with a treating articulation, phonology, stuttering, language development, and social language skills. She especially loves to provide early intervention therapy for children birth to three years old, and AAC. She has used a wide variety of AAC software to help pair her patients with the most appropriate match for their communication needs, and she was able to build relationships with device representatives in the area as a result.

When Taylor is not working, she enjoys being active, going to concerts and comedy shows, and trying new restaurants.

Jordan Robinson

MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Originally from Florence, Alabama, Jordan received her Bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in Communication Disorders with a concentration in kinesiology. She graduated from Tennessee State University with a Master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Science in May 2021. She recently moved to Georgia and is so excited to be part of the Kidsplay family! Although her passion is pediatrics, Jordan has gained experience working with various populations ranging from preschool age to geriatrics in the areas of: articulation and phonology, apraxia, cognition, voice disorders, and feeding difficulties. During her free time, Jordan enjoys reading, running, traveling (mostly anywhere with a roller coaster) and spending time with family and friends.

Catherine Love

MSOT, OTR/L, CPAM
Occupational Therapist

Catherine C. Love is a licensed and registered occupational therapist who has practiced OT in Georgia for the past eight years. Her background includes a specialty in both pediatrics and adult occupational therapy. She has worked in a variety of settings including pediatric outpatient, hospital, home health, and long-term rehabilitative care. She is Physical Agent Modality (PAM) certified which allows her to utilize a variety of treatment methods (ultrasound, electrical stimulation, etc.) to facilitate increased functional outcomes. Catherine graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science degree and Summa Cum Laude with her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Brenau University in 2014. She is affiliated with American Occupational Therapy Association, Georgia Occupational Therapy Association and was selected as a speaker for GOTA in 2013, 2014, and 2015. She enjoys helping patients improve fine motor, visual motor, sensory processing, and self-help skills. In her leisure time, she enjoys working out, traveling, playing the piano, participating in church activities, and spending time with her family including her husband, Matthew, and 7-year-old-daughter, Evelyn. She has a strong passion and heart for kids and has therefore dedicated her life career to helping children through the practice of Occupational Therapy.

Rachel Pass

M.Ed CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Rachel received a dual-major Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Special Education degree and a Master of Education degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Rachel began her career as a first grade teacher for two years prior to going to graduate school for speech-language pathology. She has 9 years of pediatric experience across a variety of clinical settings including schools, outpatient rehab, pediatric private practice, and tele-therapy. She has experience treating articulation, phonology, stuttering, language development, social language skills, and augmentative and alternative communication. She enjoys every aspect of the pediatric population and loves being part of the Kidsplay family. When Rachel is not working, you can find her spending time with friends and family, going to the beach, or playing with her dog, Annabelle.
Kerri Brewer

KErri Brewer

MS, CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Kerri received a Bachelor’s of Science degree at Berry College. She earned her Master’s of Science in Communicative Disorders with an emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology in 2022 from Eastern New Mexico University. She completed graduate clinical rotations in a pediatric outpatient clinic, elementary school, skilled nursing facility, and a special needs school. Kerri completed graduate clinical rotations at Kidsplay and couldn’t wait to officially join the team! She loves working with kids and helping them reach their goals. In her free time, she enjoys painting, building furniture, reading, and spending time with family and her awesome dog.

Ashley Cruttenden

PT, Physical Therapist

Ashley studied Exercise Science at Western Kentucky University and received a Master of Physical Therapy Degree from Georgia State University.

“I count it a gift from God to work as a physical therapist. I have been blessed by the love, joy, perseverance, and healing I’ve witnessed in the lives of children and their families.  To be invited into someone’s life when they are in need is a sacred space.  I aim to steward my gifts, knowledge, and experience by offering evidence-based interventions with playfulness and compassion to empower each person to achieve optimal outcomes to the glory of God.” 

Mercy Ships, Hope Heals, and Boy with a Ball are non-profits that inspire Ashley and have provided volunteer opportunities for her share and grow in clinical and relational skills. 

Ashley Cruttenden

Office Coordinator

Lynn joined Kidsplay in January 2023. Most of her 38 years of marriage she has been a stay-at-home wife and mother. Lynn and her husband raised 2 children of their own, along with caring for 5 other children from birth until entering school. She has always surrounded herself with children, either teaching bible class, being a camp counselor for over 20 years, coaching softball, volunteering at elementary schools and serving on the PTO boards.

After moving to Georgia, Lynn started looking for a job that was the right fit. She is very grateful for the opportunity to work with Kara and the great team at the Cumming Location.

In her spare time, Lynn enjoys making jam, serving others, attending worship services, spending time with her husband, and traveling. Especially to Texas to see her grandbabies. Lynn also works year-round and volunteers for a non-profit organization that helps Christian families with the financial barriers of adoption and bring a child into their loving home.

Emily McCabe

DTP, Physical Therapist

Emily graduated from Georgia College and State University in 2016. She then went on to pursue her dream of becoming a physical therapist right after finishing her undergraduate degree. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of North Georgia in 2019. Emily’s passion for movement and helping children started at a young age. She was passionate about staying active and grew up with two cousins who have Down’s syndrome. Pediatric physical therapy was the perfect mix of those two passions.

Emily has pediatric experience in both the inpatient setting and outpatient setting. She spent most of her clinical hours at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta where she learned in the NICU and pediatric ICU. She now has 4 years of experience in the outpatient pediatric setting. Her passion is now in early development and neurologic disorders. Emily has certifications in ILS (Integrated Listening Systems) and Primitive Reflex Integration.

When not at work Emily enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter. As a family they love to travel, be outdoors, and try new restaurants and experiences.

Kim Woody

M.Ed., CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist

Kim received her B.S.Ed in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Communications from The University of Georgia in 2013. She received her M.Ed in Speech-Language Pathology from Valdosta State University in 2015. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology in Communications Sciences and Disorders at Valdosta State University.


Kim began working in the school setting in 2015 and has worked primarily with pediatrics from ages 0-18 with a particular interest in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and early language development. She loves to build relationships with children and their families in order to support their communication needs as she strongly believes all children deserve access to the power of communication.

Kim joined the Kidsplay team in 2023 and is thrilled to be able to work with a strong team to support the community. In her free time, she loves going on adventures with her family, hiking, and traveling to new places. 


Kyle Courtney

MSOT, OTR/L Occupational Therapist

Kyle Courtney grew up in Evansville, Indiana before moving to Atlanta, GA in 2017. Kyle made the move to Athens, GA in 2021. He received his Bachelor’s In Exercise Science and Psychology from The University of Southern Indiana in 2014. He received his Master’s in Occupational Therapy from The University of Southern Indiana in 2017. Growing up, Kyle spent much of his time volunteering with youth programming and parent support groups. Through his love of working with kids and families, he decided to focus his career on pediatrics. Kyle began working in pediatrics in the outpatient setting while additionally providing hippotherapy services. Kyle’s approach focuses on learning through structural play and interactive activities to assist in the development of fine motor skills, coordination, sensory integration, social skills, and self-care. Kids tend to learn best when they are enjoying themselves. Kyle utilizes kids’ personal motivations to shape his therapy and to promote the best outcomes. He began working at Kidsplay in May of 2023, and loves being a part of their amazing team. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors, playing board games, attending sporting events, attending concerts, and exploring new restaurants.

Christina Daniel

MCD, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist

Christina received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Georgia and her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Auburn University. She has experience working with both children and adults across a variety of settings including public school, private practice, outpatient rehab, and skilled nursing facilities. Christina currently works as a speech-language pathologist for Forsyth County Schools, where she serves pre-k and elementary school age students. She has experience treating articulation, phonology, fluency, receptive-expressive language, social language, and other developmental delays. In her free time, Christina enjoys running, watching movies, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Sydney Moore

MCD, CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist

From McDonough, Ga, Sydney received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Auburn University in Communication Disorders. Sydney has worked with the pediatric population in public schools and private practice settings. She also has experience with adults in the rehab setting. Her specific experiences include articulation and phonological disorders, language, cognition, social communications, voice, feeding, and fluency. Sydney is dedicated to growing her knowledge in all areas and providing a safe space for inclusion and diversity. Sydney enjoys going to concerts, reading a good book, Auburn football, and spending time with her family. 

Abigail Walters

PT, DPT Physical Therapist

Abigail attained both her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of North Georgia located in Dahlonega, GA. She has clinical experience in a variety of settings including acute care and outpatient pediatrics where she had the opportunity to work with children with a variety of medical diagnoses. Abigail is passionate about working in pediatrics to help patients reach their full gross motor potential. Abigail is excited to work with patients and their families to accomplish their goals through individualized treatment plans. In her free time, Abigail loves spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and baking (especially desserts)!

Ashlee Carrandi

MSOT, OTR/L Occupational Therapist

Ashlee graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Jacksonville State University in 2019. She then attended Brenau University where she received her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2022. She completed her level II fieldwork rotations in the school setting and in outpatient pediatrics. Ashlee is passionate about working in pediatrics because it allows her to create personal connections with kids and their families while also helping each child reach their goals and developmental milestones that improve their daily life. In her free time Ashlee enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.

McKenzie Dodson

M.Ed., CF-SLP Speech Language Pathologist

McKenzie attended The University of West Georgia for both undergraduate and graduate studies in speech language pathology. Although she has always had a strong passion to work with pediatric patients, she has experience across the lifespan. McKenzie enjoys working with patients in all areas of speech and language, showing special interest in the area of feeding. She enjoys traveling to the beach with her husband as much as possible. In her free time she is typically walking her dog, shopping with friends or spending time with family. She is excited to start her journey at Kidsplay by building relationships with patients and their families!

Monica Branson

BS, OTR/L Occupational Therapist

Monica completed her Bachelor of Science at Florida International University in Miami, FL in 2001.  She developed a passion for pediatric therapy while volunteering at a therapeutic riding center in Florida and decided to pursue occupational therapy with the intent to serve the pediatric population. She completed field work in a pediatric clinic in South Florida.  She has worked in the field of pediatrics for 20 years, first in the state of Florida and then, after moving in 2009, in the state of Georgia.  She worked in the school system here in Georgia for 13 years before joining Kidsplay Therapy in McDonough in the summer of 2023.  She has a strong desire to develop a relationship with the children she serves as well as their parents in order to share her knowledge and improve the lives of her clients.  Monica has a passion for children and animals.  She is married and has two children of her own.  She brings a unique perspective to her therapy delivery in that she is a mom to her own special needs child.  In her free time, she enjoys sharing her passion for horses with both of her daughters at riding lessons and horse shows.  She has 2 horses, a cat, and 14 chickens.

Christina Greene

PT, DPT Physical Therapist

Christina earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2021, and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2017 both from the University of North Georgia. She has always loved working with children even from a young age, and when she completed a long term pediatric clinical rotation during physical therapy school, she decided that she wanted to make her career out of helping children. Her passion to work with children has come with the experience of working with those with orthopedic, neuromuscular, and genetic disorders, with a special interest in treating those with developmental delays. Christina also has experience with hippotherapy and aquatic therapy. Working in pediatrics is all about making the activities fun for the kiddos without them even realizing that they’re working!

When not at work, Christina loves spending time with her husband, their son, and 2 dogs, Georgia and Peaches. In her free time, she also enjoys running, being with her friends and family, reading a good book, and watching football (go Dawgs!). If you ever need to talk about Disney with anyone, Christina is your girl!

Wren Hyatt

Wren Hyatt

Client Coordinator

Wren found her love of working with children in 2015 while working as a face painter at a local event company. She continued in multiple areas including nannying, volunteering as a camp counselor, and teaching pre-k 3 before moving from Mississippi to Georgia. She was employed as a receptionist at a local optometry center for two years before starting at Kidsplay in October 2023. In her free time, Wren enjoys hiking, going to concerts, reading, and painting.

Lisa Arnold

Lisa Arnold

M.Ed, CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist

Lisa is a native of Henry County. She received her BS Ed. and her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Georgia. She has a wide variety of experience in settings that include a community speech and hearing center, rehab and acute care hospitals, home health care, and skilled nursing facilities. Lisa has published four speech therapy manuals and one therapy product with LinguiSystems which was later acquired by ProEd, an international publisher. Prior to joining Kidsplay, Lisa spent the bulk of her career working with the preschool through 5th grade population in the public schools. She enjoys using her experience to watch children grow and flourish in their communicative development. When Lisa isn’t working, she spends much of her time with her daughter and her family, which includes four fun-loving grand kids.

Liza Brittain

Liza Brittain

M.Ed. , CF-SLP Speech Language Pathologist

I received a Bachelors in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Georgia and a Masters in Speech Language Pathology from Valdosta State University. I have a passion for pediatric therapy and believe every child has a unique story, waiting to be told, and its my mission to provide the tools and support they need to shine.

Outside the clinic, I enjoy reading books, going on adventures with my 2 goldendoodles, Obi and Leia, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.