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We work very hard to ensure your children receive the highest quality therapy possible. We do this by hiring experienced, energetic, fun-loving, knowledgeable therapists. We love our therapists and are sure you will as well.

Joanna Littler

Physical Therapist

Joanna has been working with kids for as long as she can remember. She started with babysitting, then working at summer camps and coaching gymnastics. She has now been a pediatric physical therapist for the last 10 years, working in both home health and this outpatient clinic. She graduated with her Master's degree in Physical Therapy, from University of Missouri, where she was also on the diving team. She has experience and 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, 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 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 be the best that they can be. When not at work, Joanna enjoys spending time with Rudy and their two children, Baylee-7 and Liam-5. We love watching the Razorbacks, doing anything outside, traveling and going out to eat.

Kathy Gamble

Physical Therapist Assistant

Kathy has practiced as a neurodevelopmental Pediatric Physical Therapist Assistant since graduating from Tarrant County College in 2008, and she earned her bachelor's degree in Health Studies from Texas Woman's University in 2016. She is a Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner (CKIP) and received her Recognition of Advanced Proficiency in Pediatrics from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 2015. She has been married to her husband, Jeff, for over 34 years and has three adult sons. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at a trauma hospital in Haiti, reading period novels, baking (specializing in gluten free goodies), hand embroidery and heirloom sewing, and hanging out with Jeff (especially in the mountains!) and their three fur babies Half-Pint, Lucky, and Lola. If she's on vacation, she's probably hiking, zip lining, white water rafting, or skiing in Colorado!

Marilu Flores

Occupational Therapist

Marilu graduated with her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy, and Bachelors of Science in Rehabilitative Services from University of Texas — Pan American in Edinburg, TX. She has worked in the pediatric outpatient and home health setting since graduating. Marilu enjoys working with children and finding new, creative ways to address their goals and reach their maximal potential. She has experience evaluating, developing treatment plans, and addressing deficits related to Sensory Processing Disorders, Fine Motor Skills, ADL tasks (dressing, grooming, feeding, ect.), handwriting difficulties, and developmental delays. She enjoys learning new things and attending continuing education courses to improve her therapeutic methods. Marilu is bilingual and is able to conduct therapy sessions in Spanish. Marilu is happily married to her best friend, Jaime, and has one dog named Theo. She enjoys doing crafts, going on walks with her dog, spending time with her husband, and organizing her house.

Danielle Pelletier

Office Manager

Danielle graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science and a minor in Psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is looking to continue her education to obtain a masters in Occupational Therapy. She has a passion for helping children to live the best life they can. Danielle was highly involved in Little Mavs Movement Academy at UTA. Little Mavs' goal is to bring together children that have motor coordination difficulties through camps and research. This is where she started a sports skills camp for atypically developing children, ages 5-15. She is an avid organizer and crafter. She enjoys babysitting and working out. She began as a student at Beelieve then moved on to front desk scheduling and reception. She now covers all referrals and appointments, assists with billing and helps out in any area that she can!

Dolores Cardenas

Occupational Therapist

Krista Broom

Speech Language Pathologist

Krista has always been passionate about individuals with special needs. While working towards her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Abilene Christian University, she worked with people with disabilities assisting them in everyday activities and helping them to reach their potential. She also spent her summer breaks as a camp counselor for children of all ages and stages. She then went on to receive her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Texas Tech University in 2013. Since graduating, Krista has had experience in home health, The clinical setting, and in the educational setting. Krista has experience and training with a variety of disabilities and disorders including articulation and expressive/receptive language disorders, fluency disorders, feeding disorders, Autism, Down Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X, Rett Syndrome, and more. Her interests include all types of speech and language disabilities with a specific interest in augmentative/alternative communication. In her free time, Krista enjoys spending time with her husband, David, who is a basketball coach and her 2 year old son, Max. She also enjoys participating in church activities and cooking.

Michelle Whitis

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

Michelle always knew she wanted to help make a difference in children's lives but she did not know how exactly. When she discovered speech there, in college, she realized it was her calling. She received her bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders from Stephen F. Austin State University in East Texas. Michelle is now a certified Speech-Language Pathology Assistant with 7 years of experience in pediatric therapy; working with children with Articulation, Language, Fluency, and Phonology Disorders, children with Sensory Processing Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Selective Mutism, Cleft Lip and Palate, Dawn Syndrome, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Children with special needs have a special place in her heart and it shows in her work daily. She is very passionate about speech therapy and enjoys growing in her field through continuing education seminars and research. Michelle enjoys yoga, coffee, Mexican food, drive-in movies and visiting her family in her hometown of Austin. She is marrying her fiancé and best friend of 14 years this October. They have two fur babies Pickles and Olie, bath are orange tabby cats.

Tiffany Decker

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Tiffany graduated with her Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy from Weatherford College and has obtained a Bachelors of  Arts degree in Psychology from University of North Texas. She has worked in the pediatric outpatient and home health settings since graduating from the occupational therapy program. Her previous background in Psychology has given her experience in working with  diverse populations and backgrounds from adults with serious mental health issues,  as well as with children with developmental delays through MHMR and ECI.  When Tiffany is not working she enjoys spending time with her energetic 7 year old.  She enjoys crafts, baking and spending time with friends.

Caitlin Perryman

Speech Language Pathologist

Hi! My name is Caitlin Perryman and I am a Speech Language Pathologist. I earned my undergraduate degree from Texas State University in Communication Disorders and my master’s degree from The University of North Texas in Speech Pathology. I have worked in a variety of settings including private clinic, educational and rehabilitation center. I love my job and feel so lucky to have found this profession.

I am married to a wonderful man named Charlie and we have a sweet puppy named Nala. We recently moved to Forth Worth from Coppell, but I grew up in the Keller area. We love traveling, cooking, outdoor activities and playing board games.

Allison Barrett

Physical Therapist

Allison graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center. She has always loved working with children. She started with babysitting, working at summer camps, and after school care programs. She knew she wanted to be a pediatric physical therapist at the young age of 14 when she started to volunteer at Cook Children’s Hospital and watched the physical therapists teach her friend how to walk again after she was in a severe car accident. She has experience and training working with children with Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Torticollis, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, developmental delays, toe walking, and orthopedic conditions as well as many other diagnoses. Allison has a passion for working with children of all ages to help them overcome their unique challenges and become the best that they can “bee”. When not at work, Allison enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael, family and friends, and her cat, Lilly. Allison enjoys exploring new areas in Fort Worth with friends and family, eating lots of Mi Cocina, and being involved at her church.

Erika Morreira

Occupational Therapist

Erika is passionate about pediatrics and family centered care. Her inspiration began at an early age when an enthusiastic occupational therapist dramatically changed the life of a family member. During her undergraduate at University of Oregon, she completed an honors thesis about the role of motor and perceptual skills in imitation, and worked at a day camp for children with Autism. Erika graduated from Pacific University in Oregon with a doctorate in Occupational Therapy. She wrote her doctoral capstone on the importance of family centered care and family education to foster resiliency in children. She has experience in the school setting, early intervention, and inpatient rehabilitation. As a military spouse, she has learned to adapt to challenges, collaborate with people of different backgrounds, and encourage others in difficult situations. She enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She also enjoys traveling, exploring the outdoors, running, and singing at church.

10932 Old Denton Road, Suite 112 
Ft. Worth, Texas 76244

Phone: 817-431-9000
Email: joanna@beelievepediatrictherapy.com

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