Meet our Therapy Team

Dr. Fox, Doctor of Speech Language Pathology

Owner/ Clinic Supervisor of Fox Therapy Center

Dr. Fox received her doctoral degree in Speech Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University. She also holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), Virginia state licensure, and is a member of the Speech Language Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV), and is a Certified Autism Specialist. Dr. Fox has over 16 years of experience in the field of Speech Language Pathology and serves as an excellent mentor for the Fox Therapy Center staff! She currently specializes in Childhood Apraxia of Speech as well as Orofacial Myology. She is a Practitioner of the Speech EZ® Apraxia Program and has also conducted research using the Speech EZ® program. Dr. Fox has specialized training and continuing education in several areas including: orofacial myology, literacy, SOS feeding approach, sensory/motor feeding techniques, the LAMP approach to AAC, cleft lip/palate, PROMPT, Beckman Oral Motor Therapy, Oral Placement Therapy, Oral Motor Therapy, sensory processing disorder and Multisensory techniques, ABA training, PECS training, iPad application usage for AAC and speech and language interventions, trained in the use of AAC Tobi Dynavox and PRC devices. She is passionate about helping children and their families meet their therapy milestones!

Ms. Ileana, Speech Therapist

Ms. Ileana was born and raised as a bilingual Spanish and English speaker. She received her Bachelor's degrees in Psychology with a Minor in Linguistic from the University of Mary Washington right here in Fredericksburg, VA. She then went on to receive her Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. She is currently working on completing her Clinical Fellowship at Fox Therapy Center and is eager to give back to the community she has called home for about half of her life. During graduate school, Ms. Ileana gained experience with both children and adults in the following settings: outpatient clinic, private practice, university clinic, and the acute hospital setting. She enjoys getting to know her patients and is motivated to incorporate their favorite items and topics into their therapy sessions. Furthermore, she is happy and eager to help to families by helping their children with their communication goals.

Ms. Emily, Speech Therapist

Emily received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She has gained experience with children in an outpatient clinic, as well as with adults on a brain injury unit at an inpatient rehabilitation hospital. Emily, recently, made a move from Pennsylvania to Virginia to begin her journey at Fox Therapy Center, helping children find the best way to communicate with their family and friends. She loves to make therapy fun by incorporating books and games in order to target each child’s individual needs. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and exploring new coffee shops. Emily is very grateful and excited to be a part of the FTC team!

Ms. Claire, Speech Therapist

 Ms. Claire received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University. Following graduation, Claire obtained a second Bachelor’s degree in Audiology and Speech Language Sciences from the University of Northern Colorado before continuing on to receive her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. During graduate school, Ms. Claire gained experience working with children and adults in a private clinic, school setting, and neurogenic rehabilitation facility. Through this work, Ms. Claire gained experience working with children and adolescents with multiple disabilities such as Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, hearing loss, and hydrocephalus. Ms. Claire is currently working on completing her Clinical Fellowship at Fox Therapy Center and is passionate about helping individuals find their voice. She enjoys working with children on the autism spectrum, nonverbal individuals, AAC users, and children who stutter. She also loves to utilize books, crafts, and games during therapy sessions to keep children happy and engaged!

Ms. Gabrielle, Speech Therapist

Ms. Gabrielle (Ms. Gabbi) graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelors and Masters degrees at Duquesne University. She is active in continuing education and research in the field of speech language pathology. She has assisted in numerous research studies including “Manual Mimicry Gestures in the Treatment of CAS: A Case Study of Two Young Children” and “Aphasia Workshop for Physical Therapy Students”. While pursuing her graduate degree, Gabrielle was the President of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Duquesne Chapter. Past clinical experiences include working in multiple outpatient clinics, a school for special needs children, and a skilled nursing facility. She has experience working with children who have multiple disabilities including Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, and Angelman Syndrome. Gabrielle is a professionally trained classical singer and enjoys incorporating music into her therapy. She also enjoys making her own materials and crafts to keep children motivated in learning.

Ms. Teri, Occupational Therapist

Teri Henry, OTR/L has received a BSOT and BSRT with a business minor from Loma Linda University in Southern California. She holds a Virginia state licensure in occupational therapy, is certification with the National Board of Occupation Therapy and is Sensory Integration and Praxis Testing certified. Teri has been in the medical field for 29 years beginning as as a radiographer and for the past 14 years as an occupational therapist with 13 years dedicated to pediatric therapy. Advanced training and workshops include The Alert Program, Eyesight to Insight, AOTA Swallowing workshop, serving on a TBI special team for 1.5 years, Handwriting without Tears, Zaner Bloser Handwriting, Diana Henry 3 day Sensory work shop and Certification in the SITP.

Ms. Rachel, Occupational Therapist

Rachel received her undergraduate degree in political science at Goucher College in Towson MD, and went to pursue an occupational therapy degree at Temple University.  A personal experience helped Rachel decide that occupational therapy was the path she wanted to take.  For the past 8 years, Rachel has been working with mostly pediatric clients in a variety of settings, including public schools and most recently a specialty school for students with severe disabilities and behavioral challenges.  

She enjoys incorporating the child’s interests and also helping them gain functional skills needed to navigate their lives.  Special interests include: children with physical challenges, autism, and deaf/hard of hearing.  She is excited to work at Fox Therapy Center and helping not only the children, but also the families and giving them resources to learn how to best support their child and foster their growth. In her free time, she enjoys exploring/travel, experiencing new things as well as photography.

Ms. Melanie, Occupational Therapy Assistant

Ms. Melanie was born and raised in sunny South Florida, where she obtained her degree for Occupational Therapy Assistance. She spent a lot of her free time volunteering for various special needs organizations in the area such as Best Buddies, Exceptional Theater Company, The Mailman Segal Center’s Baudhuin Preschool, and Social Mind Center. There she was given the opportunity to provide a wide spectrum of developmentally disabled children positive social interactions while also promoting their uniqueness, creativity and self-confidence through movement, music, and the arts. Helping each child achieve their greatest abilities. Ms. Melanie enjoys engaging in arts and crafts activities herself, as well as playing sports and giving back to her community. She's excited to incorporate her creative experience and love for the pediatric population to be able to help children and their families attain optimal functioning in their daily lives. 

Ms Tatianna , Occupational Therapy Assistant

Ms. Tatianna is an Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant. While enrolled in her occupational therapist assistant program she knew she wanted to focus on pediatrics and spent time volunteering at a local pediatric clinic and the STAR Instituted for Sensory Processing. During her volunteer experience, she learned how sensory processing affects social interaction and is committed to helping children who have sensory processing disorder and their families. She grew up in California, is an Air Force veteran and spouse. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, scuba diving, and traveling

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