Our Therapy Team



Occupational Therapy

Lan is the founder and Director of Operations at Carrico Pediatric Therapy, Inc. Originally from Texas, she decided to move to California and pursue a career in occupational therapy. As a college student, she enjoyed teaching, working with children and their families, and operated her own tutoring office during her junior year of college. She…

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Echo joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist and was originally from Taiwan. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy in Taiwan where she was able to gain two years of clinical experience in pediatric therapy. She pursued a Master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Southern California (USC). She enjoys…

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Megan joined the team as a licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, CA, and pursued her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA. In addition to her role as an occupational therapist, Megan currently serves as Clinic…

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Melanie is a licensed occupational therapist with experience working with a multitude of diagnoses and is certified in Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding (SOS). In addition to her role as an occupational therapist, she serves as the Clinical Director at Carrico. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Chapman University in…

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Jackie joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. Jackie fell in love with occupational therapy during an internship when she got to see firsthand how simple adaptations can simplify activities of daily living and impact people’s lives to make them more…

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Keenya is a licensed occupational therapist and joined the team in January 2020. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, San Marcos. She fell in love with occupational therapy after completing her internship at a pediatric clinic and went on to pursue a career in occupational therapy. Keenya graduated at…

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Kali received her B.S. from Montana State University in Cell Biology and Neuroscience specializing in Biomedical Sciences. It was during her time pursuing an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering that she became interested in the medical field and switched her degree to pursue occupational therapy. She completed her Master of Science from the University of…

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Marissa joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). During completion of her minor program, she interned at an infant child care center where she fell in love with pediatrics and the…

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Payal joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. 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 her career. After volunteering at various clinics, she discovered the field of…

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Michelle joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Public Health Policy and a minor in Medical Anthropology at UC Irvine and completed her degree in Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from West Coast University in Los Angeles. Michelle has trained in Beckman Oral Motor protocol and…

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Lindsey joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. She earned a Master’s degree in Health Sciences from the University of St. Augustine in San Diego, CA. She is grateful for the opportunity to work with children and help them grow and achieve new skills. In her free time, she loves spending time with friends…

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Julia joined the team as a certified occupational therapy assistant. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Rehabilitation Services from Western New Mexico University and is certified in Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding (SOS), Beckman Oral Motor, and Therapeutic Listening. She enjoys working with patients and their families in outpatient pediatrics and has worked…

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Susanna joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology at Boston University and pursued a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Stanbridge University in Irvine, CA. She is certified in Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding (SOS), Beckman Oral Motor and Therapeutic Listening. Susanna is…

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Kathy joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and pursued a Master in occupational therapy from the University of St. Augustine in San Marcos, CA. Kathy is certified in Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding (SOS), Beckman Oral…

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Alexis joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. She earned her Master’s degree in occupational therapy from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA. Alexis has extensive experience working with the pediatric population. She completed her fieldwork rotation at Carrico as a student and has always had love and compassion for children. Her impact…

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Camille joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist and earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, San Marcos. It was 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 volunteer work, Camille developed…

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Talia joined the team as a certified occupational therapy assistant. She earned her Master’s degree from Stanbridge University in Irvine, CA. Talia is passionate about helping children achieve their highest potential by utilizing the most current evaluation tools and clinical standards in determining the appropriate treatment for each child. Talia has a strong work ethic…

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Danica joined the team as a licensed occupational therapist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and Education Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. She graduated with her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Danica comes from a big family full of kids and has always worked with children…

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Chrisel joined the team as a licensed Occupational Therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from California State University of Los Angeles and pursued a Master’s in Occupational Therapy from West Coast University- Center for Graduate Studies in Los Angeles, CA. Chrisel is certified in Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding (SOS),…

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Nicole joined the team as a licensed Occupational Therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and her Master’s of Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Nicole is passionate about working alongside kids and their families to build skills and independence. She strives…

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Alexis joined the team as a licensed Occupational Therapist. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of California, San Diego. Alexis fell in love with this field while working with children and saw the impact and joy that clients and their families felt from successfully participating in daily activities. She pursued…

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Physical Therapy

Maria joined the team as a licensed physical therapist at our San Dimas clinic. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from UCLA in Los Angeles, CA, and pursued her Doctorate’s in Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, CA. In addition to her role as a physical therapist, she currently serves as…

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Gisselle joined the team as a licensed physical therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at California Baptist University in Riverside, CA, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at University of Southern California. From a young age, Gisselle knew she wanted to work with children and aspired to be in healthcare. Her…

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Jasmin joined the team as a licensed physical therapist, She earned her Doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Southern California (USC). Many of her friends describe Jasmin as easy-going, compassionate, kind, and understanding. She is a life-long learner of anything that pertains to science. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys baking, singing, playing…

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Megan joined the team as a licensed physical therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology from Chapman University in Orange, CA. She went on to pursue a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in Miami, FL. Out of the clinic, Megan enjoys hiking, rollerblading,…

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Megan joined the team as a licensed physical therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona pursued her Doctorate of physical therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. In Megan’s free time, she loves the beach, penguins, hiking, and baseball.

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Ashley joined the carrico team as a PTLA. She earned her Doctorate in physical therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. Ashley previously volunteered at Carrico to have a better understanding of how pediatric physical therapy worked and how children benefited. She is passionate about pediatrics and loves helping children become more…

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Taylor joined the Carrico team as a doctor of physical therapy and we are thrilled to have her be a part of our team. She earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology from California State University San Marcos and her Doctorate in physical therapy from University of Saint Augustine. Taylor has research published in PLOS ONE, an…

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Erika joined the team as a physical therapist assistant. She graduated from Mohave Community College and earned her Associates of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assisting. Before graduating as a physical therapist assistant, Erika taught dance as well as worked in an Early Childhood Education Center. After graduation, she went on to work in beautiful…

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Maranda joined the team as a licensed physical therapist. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Integrative Health Science from Stetson University. She went on to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine in St. Augustine, FL. Maranda knew she always wanted to work with children and found her passion with Pediatric…

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Emily joined the team as a licensed Physical Therapist. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in American Civilization from Middlebury College, VT. She went on to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University. Emily realized her passion for working with children after a clinical rotation at a pediatric clinic during graduate school. Outside…

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Speech Therapy

Emily joined the team as a licensed speech-language pathologist and earned both her Master and Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders – Speech/Language Pathology from California State University, Fresno and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She conducts evaluations, creates treatment plans, and provides therapy for various speech and language…

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Celina joined the team as a speech language pathologist. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communicative Sciences from California State University, Fresno and pursued her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. Her previous work experience includes working with children in daycare settings, an ABA therapist, volunteering with foster…

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Cassie joined the team as a Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist. She earned both her Bachelor and Master degrees in Speech-Language Pathology from California State University, San Marcos. Cassie has experience in working with adults with acquired brain injuries and is always exploring new and creative ways to make speech and language therapy fun for her patients.…

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Our Support Staff

Priscilla joined the team as Administrative Assistant at the Temecula clinic. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from California State University, Fullerton. In her free time, she enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle by incorporating fitness, yoga and spin classes. Priscilla likes to travel and discover local cities and attractions.

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Karen joined the team as Office Manager for Carrico Pediatric Therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of La Verne, CA. Karen is responsible for managing the office administration and procedures, in order to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and safety. Out of the clinic, Karen enjoys visiting and hiking national parks,…

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Mayra joined the team as Medical Biller for Carrico Pediatric Therapy. She is certified as a medical biller and is currently attending San Bernardino Valley College. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking and baking.

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Marylyn joined the team as Administrative Assistant at the Rancho Cucamonga clinic. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Child and Adolescent Development from California State University, Fullerton. In Marylyn’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, partner, and dog. She loves shopping online and at Target. She enjoys reading good books and…

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Monica joined the team as Administrative Assistant at the Temecula clinic. She earned 2 associate degrees in Social and Behavioral studies and in Administrative and Information Systems from Riverside Community College. Her favorite foods are enchiladas and anything chocolate. She enjoys going on hiking trails and trying new cuisines.

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Diana joined the team as an Administrative Assistant at the San Dimas clinic. She earned her Bachelors degree at Cal Poly Pomona and majored in Apparel Management and Merchandising. In her free time, she likes to explore new bike trails and walking paths. She is a huge animal lover and falls in love with every…

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Madelyn joined the team as an Administrative Assistant at the Rancho Cucamonga Clinic. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Redlands. Madelyn enjoys playing music, trying new coffee spots with her partner, and spending time with her dog.

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