Molly Graesser received her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Black Hills State University before earning her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) from the University of South Dakota. Molly comes to the West Coast with experience working with individuals across the lifespan. Molly has experience in a number of settings including outpatient pediatrics and geriatrics, acute mental health, and school-based OT. Molly is LSVT Big certified. Molly enjoys research, especially literature review and the promotion of evidence-based practice in OT. In her free time, you will find Molly baking, facetiming friends and family, and exploring all that California has to offer.
Melissa Nuckolls received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Oregon and then went on to earn her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University. She has always had a passion for working with children and individuals with special needs.
Prior to earning her degree, she spent several summers working at summer camps and city-led events for families and children. Her experience includes pediatric outpatient settings, mental health, and acute care. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, reading, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Speech Language Pathologist Assistant
Emily Nepomuceno received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from California State University of East Bay. Emily is also currently licensed works in ABA therapy, and has been in the field for the past three years. Prior to having a license as an SLPA, Emily had eight years of experience working with the special needs population. Her experience includes schools, clinics, and home-based interventions. Emily enjoys working with AAC users and typically has sessions in a naturalistic and functional way to teach the students how to be more independent. Emily also has a candle business which she runs outside of work. She also enjoys hiking, camping, working out, and hanging out with her dogs, Lily and Zola.
Speech Language Pathologist
Elle received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Saint Louis University in Missouri and continued there for her master’s degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. She has been working with children and adults with special needs for over six years, with specific experience in school-based, outpatient, and private clinic settings. She is especially passionate about working with AAC users and the autism population while providing student-centered and neurodiversity-affirming treatment. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, spending time with friends and family, singing, and playing her guitar.
Cameron Wood received her equivalency Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. She received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance with a minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Health from New York University. Cameron holds a certificate in Rhythm Breath and Lullaby method for the neonatal intensive care unit from The Mount Sinai Hospital Louis Armstrong Department of Music Therapy in Manhattan where she completed her internship. She has experience serving preterm infants and their families, pediatric emergency and intensive care units, children and adults with special needs (ASD, CP, DS, and more), and teen and adult mental health clients. Cameron was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. When she’s not providing music therapy services, she can be found exploring the great outdoors skiing and surfing, or spending time with her cat Gus Gus and dog Higgins.
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