Owner + Physical Therapist
Joanna has been a pediatric physical therapist for 13 years and has been the owner at Beelieve Pediatric Therapy for the last 7 years. She had a vision for a clinic in DFW that not only helps kids with special needs, but one that recognizes and celebrates all kids’ accomplishments and milestones! She has experience and extensive training in: neurodevelopmental treatments, autism, aquatic therapy, CP management, Down syndrome, pediatric equipment, partial weight bearing with gait training, assessment of the high-risk infant, torticollis, functional electrical stimulation, spasticity management, spina bifida and working with children with severe impairments. Joanna is trained and certified in TheraSuit Therapy and is competent in using the Universal Exercise Unit to help children of all ages with neurological impairments. Joanna is passionate about intensive therapy and has found this to be a very effective treatment approach in meeting functional goals in a short period of time.
Joanna and her husband, Rudy, opened Beelieve in January of 2015 and have been enjoying this new adventure helping kids and their families by providing the best all-around care to help each one of them meet their highest potential and bee the best that they can bee. When not at work, Joanna enjoys spending time with Rudy and their two active children, Baylee and Liam. She loves watching the Arkansas Razorbacks, watching Baylee and Liam play sports and act, doing anything outside, traveling and going out to eat.
Physical Therapy Director
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Arlington. Earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center. She has experience and training working with children with cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, spina bifida, torticollis, muscular dystrophy, developmental delays, toe walking, and orthopedic conditions as well as many other neurodevelopmental diagnoses and genetic conditions. Allison also has training in Total Motion Release (TMR tots and teens), the Universal Exercise Unit, and Dynamic Movement Intervention (DMI).
Graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from San Angelo State University. Kaitlyn has experience treating patients with a variety of diagnoses including: developmental delay, torticollis, genetic disorders, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, toe walking, developmental coordination disorder, and other generalized delays. Kaitlyn is one of our Aquatic Program Leads and trained by Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute (ATRI).
Graduated from Midwestern State University and received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Rebecca has experience treating a variety of pediatric diagnoses including developmental delay, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, toe walking and other neurological diagnoses.
Graduated with her Masters in Occupational Therapy from UT Pan American in Edinburg, TX. Since becoming Therapy Director, Marilu has been able to fulfill her passion for assisting families and therapists as we collaborate to help kiddos reach their greatest potential. She loves assisting in all aspects of our client’s care both behind the scenes and directly with the therapists.
Graduated with her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas. Through her clinical experience in developmental daycares and orthopedic clinics, Liz has experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses including developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, sensory processing disorders, genetic disorders, and so many more! She completed her doctoral capstone project focused on assisting children and their families with their transition into kindergarten, through both program development and caregiver and teacher education.
Speech Therapy Director
Caitlin completed her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is currently serving as the Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association State Advocate for Reimbursement.She specialized in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Apraxia, hearing impairment, language disorders, articulation/phonological processing disorders, fluency disorders, feeding disorders, Rett syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Williams syndrome, Prader-Willie syndrome, Traumatic brain injury and more. She also established and implemented a variety of Augmentative and Alternative communication systems for nonverbal children.
Graduated with her master’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Claire has experience with a variety of disabilities and disorders including fluency, articulation/phonology, receptive/expressive language, auditory processing, hearing impairment, use of augmentative/alternative communication devices, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Down Syndrome. She loves working with kids and helping them reach their full potential!
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10640 N Riverside Dr Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76244
111 Larson Ln
Aledo, TX 76008
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