Melissa N., B.S., MS, SLPA

Melissa N., B.S., MS, SLPA

Melissa joined the team as a Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) and as a graduate student intern. She earned her Bachelor’s in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of the Pacific and just completed her Master’s in Clinical Speech-Language Pathology at Northern Arizona University. Prior to joining Carrico Pediatric Therapy, Melissa has had six years of…

Payal B., MSOT, OTR/L

Payal B., MSOT, OTR/L

Payal joined the team as a licensed Occupational Therapist in 2020. Payal has worked at all of Carrico’s clinics thus far. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). After working in a corporate setting for a couple of years, she realized she wanted something more fulfilling in…

Jamie L., PT, DPT

Jamie L., PT, DPT

Jamie joined the team as a licensed Physical Therapist in 2022. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Sport Science with an emphasis in rehab from Concordia University, Irvine, where she also played soccer. She went on to graduate from the University of St. Augustine in San Marcos, Ca, with a Doctorate of Physical…

Christine L., PT, DPT

Christine L., PT, DPT

Christine joined the team as a licensed physical therapist in 2022. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, San Marcos, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Fresno State University. Since she was young, Christine always knew she wanted to work with children and be in the healthcare field. She…

Cassie W., MS, CCC-SLP

Cassie W., MS, CCC-SLP

Cassie joined the team as a Bilingual-Speech-Language Pathologist in 2021. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Science and Speech-Language Pathology from California State University, San Marcos. She has experience evaluating, diagnosing, and treating Spanish-speaking individuals, as well as experience in Early Intervention, Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders, Fluency, Articulation, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech….

Maranda F., PT, DPT

Maranda F., PT, DPT

Maranda joined the team as a licensed Physical Therapist in 2021 as soon as she moved to California. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health Science from Stetson University. She went on to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in St. Augustine, FL. She is also certified…

Talia B., COTA/L

Talia B., COTA/L

Talia joined the team as a Certified Occupational Therapy Practitioner in 2021. She earned her degree from Stanbridge University in Irvine, CA. Talia is passionate about helping children achieve their highest potential by utilizing the most current tools and clinical standards in determining the appropriate treatment for each child. Talia has a strong work ethic…

Camille D., MOT, OTR/L

Camille D., MOT, OTR/L

Camille joined the team as a licensed Occupational Therapist in 2021 at our Temecula location. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, San Marcos. During that time, she discovered occupational therapy and how impactful the profession was in improving people’s confidence and independence in everyday activities. Through her internships and…