Dr. Fox, SLPD CCC/SLP, CAS
President/ Clinic Supervisor of Fox Therapy Center, PLLC
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!
Ann received her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from Northern Illinois University. She has received her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Virginia State licensure, and is a Certified Autism Specialist. She has continuing education training in several areas such as: PROMPT, Beckman Oral Motor Therapy, Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing for Speech (LiPs), and Social Thinking Curriculum. She is passionate about children meeting their speech and language milestones! She is also passionate about giving back to the field and serves as a CF.Mentor.
Ms. Olivia received her undergraduate and Master’s degree in Speech Pathology at Clarion University of Pennsylvania and is currently working on completing her Clinical Fellowship at Fox Therapy Center. She is a Certifed Autism Specialist and has experience with both pediatrics and adults with a variety of speech and language, swallowing, cognitive, and communication deficits. She is passionate about the pediatric population and has a strong desire to make a difference in their lives.
Brittany, a New Jersey native, received both her undergraduate and Master's degree in Communication Disorders from Stockton University. She has worked with children for over ten years. She has a passion for working in the pediatric field and has recently come from the early intervention setting. She has a background of working with various disorders such as Autism, Down's Syndrome, and Prader-Willi Syndrome. She has also spent time in her master's program providing therapy in a feeding clinic, early intervention, and an adult rehabilitation center. She enjoys working with children and their families to make an impact on their daily lives.
Ms. Emily received her Bachelor's degrees in Spanish and Communication Sciences and Disorders and Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Louisiana State University (Geaux Tigers!). She is currently working on completing her Clinical Fellowship at Fox Therapy Center. During graduate school, Ms. Emily gained experience with both children and adults in a variety of settings including: outpatient hospital; NICU; skilled nursing facility. Additionally, she has gained experience and enjoys working with individuals who have tongue-tie. She loves incorporating books and Disney into her therapy sessions. She is excited and motivated to work with the children at Fox Therapy Center!
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.
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.
Michelle received her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Virginia. After a couple of summers working with the amazing campers at Camp Easter Seals, UCP, she realized she wanted to become an OT and went on to earn her Master's degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has experience working in the pediatric outpatient clinic setting and has also worked as a personal care attendant for young adults with autism as well as in a special education classroom. Michelle is passionate about empowering kids to be kids and helping families find the strategies that work best for them. She is incredibly excited to be working with the fantastic kids and families at FTC!
Erin received her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Virginia Tech and went on to receive her Occupational Therapy Assistant degree from Cape Fear Community College. She has experience working with children in the school system and outpatient settings. Erin has also worked with older adults in an inpatient rehabilitation center, where she was certified in Physical Agent Modalities and Dementia Training. She is currently working towards her Master’s degree to become an Occupational Therapist and hopes to continue to work in the pediatric population. She is passionate about working with children and helping them meet their therapy milestones!
Ms. Melody graduated from UNCG with a B.S. in Sports Medicine in 2007 and worked as a physical therapy aide in an orthopedic clinic for 5 years. She loved working in rehabilitation and did a hippotherapy work study at Horse Power in Colfax, NC. She then became more interested in pediatrics and sensory integration, switching gears from physical therapy to occupational therapy. She received my Associate's degree in OT from Cape Fear Community in College in Wilmington, NC in 2015. Her passion is working with the pediatric population and hope to volunteer services someday in underdeveloped countries.
Ms. Erin graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, She decided she wanted to transition to a career where she could really make an impact, so she became an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant was the perfect and she obtained her degree at Central Penn college. Immediately after receiving my certification, I found a great opportunity with Fox Therapy Center as a Pediatric Therapist and moved from Pennsylvania to Virginia to start my career. My time here has been extremely rewarding: the kids, the families, and my co-workers have all made this transition worthwhile. I am very grateful to be a part of the Fox Therapy Center community!