As Children Blossom Therapy Center

Pediatric Speech/Language and Occupational Therapy

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(408) 866-4700

Lisa R. Worrell, M.A, CCC-SLP
Jodi E. Huber, M.A., OTR/L
621 E. Campbell Avenue Suite 11A Campbell CA 95008

Staff

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Jodi E. Huber, M.A., OTR/L, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University and a Master’s of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Santa Clara University. She has been practicing occupational therapy for the past 19 years, always working with children. Jodi has worked in the schools, home- based care and in private practice. She is certified in the Sensory Integration and Praxis test and uses sensory integration combined with other models of treatment to optimize the outcomes of children with special needs. Jodi is also trained in the TEACCH Structured Teaching Model and Advanced Therapeutic Listening™ and uses Therapeutic Listening in her therapy sessions. Jodi has worked with a variety of children and ages and enjoys working in groups as well as individual sessions.

Outside of the office, Jodi enjoys spending time with her husband and two Westies and spends as much time at the ocean as possible.

Jodi is a founding partner in As Children Blossom.
E-mail Jodi or call her at extension 102.

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Lisa R. Worrell, M.A., CCC-SLP, holds a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Northwestern University. She is licensed  nationally by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and by the state of California’s Consumer Relations Board. She has been delivering early intervention and speech and language therapy for children in the San Jose area for nearly 15 years. Lisa utilizes a variety of techniques in her treatment with young children and their families. She is trained in various methodologies, such as TEACHH, Greenspan/Floortime, PECS, SCERTS, AAC, and behavioral management techniques. She has experience conducting informal, standardized, and curriculum-based assessments. A native of New Mexico, Lisa graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Mexico. Lisa has worked in a variety of settings, including public and non-public schools, family homes, and clinics. She and her husband have two children and a dog.

Lisa is a founding partner in As Children Blossom.
E-mail Lisa or call her at extension 101.

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Katrina Ng, M.S., OTR/L, holds a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University.  She is licensed by the state of California and certified nationally by the NBCOT to practice occupational therapy.  She practiced school-based occupational therapy for seven years, working with children from preschool to high school ages. Katrina also has experience working with children in a medically-based outpatient therapy program. Katrina has received training and continuing education in areas such as Handwriting Without Tears,Beckman Oral Motor Protocol, Therapeutic Listening Program, and Wilbarger Brushing Protocol Program. Katrina is also Neurodevelopmental Technique (NDT) Certified.

E-mail Katrina or call her at extension 105.

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Courtney Lynn Bridges, M.A., CCC-SLP, holds a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from San Jose State University. She is licensed nationally by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), the California State Board, and holds a California Teacher Commission Credential. She also practices school-based speech and language therapy, working with preschoolers in special education programs, from mild-moderate to intensive instruction, with a variety of speech and language disorders and an array of disabilities and diagnoses. In addition, she has experiencing working with school-aged children (elementary school) and adults (hospital/clinic setting).  Courtney has received training and continuing education in areas such as behavior management, simple sign language, SCERTS, AAC and PECS. She recently completed the Hanen program, More Than Words, and is a certified Hanen parent education trainer. She believes strongly in communicating and collaborating with all team members involved in the child’s progress, especially their parents and caregivers.

Outside of work, Courtney enjoys living in San Jose, California with her husband, Patrick, and their two furry, four-legged children (our dogs) Sammy and Pixie. She enjoys living an active lifestyle that includes working out and traveling to new destinations with her family.

E-mail Courtney or call her at extension 109

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Christina Vernaelde M.S., OTR/L, holds a Master's Degree in occupational therapy from San Jose State University and has been a practicing Occupational Therapist for over 8 years. She is licensed by the State of California and is certified nationally by the NBCOT to practice occupational therapy. She has experience working in both private and school-based settings with children who are toddler to junior high ages. She has provided interventions for children with sensory processing disorders, developmental delays, ADHD, and Autism. She has received training in various handwriting programs, Therapeutic Listening, Astronaut Training, SCERTS, sensory integration and behavioral management techniques. She believes that it is important to collaborate with parents and other members of the child's multidisciplinary team in order to develop the most effective treatment plan. Her goal is for the child perform activities that the child finds to be fun/pleasurable/meaningful while at the same time aid with improving the child's fine motor, gross motor, self-help skills and/or sensory processing/regulation throughout their therapy sessions together.

Christina lives in San Jose, California with her husband, daughter and son.  During her free time, she enjoys taking her daughter and son to various parks, zoos and aquariums; along with hiking, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

E-mail Christina or call her at extension 103

 

 Marissa Barrientos, M.A., CCC-SLP holds a Master’s degree in Speech Pathology from San Jose State University. She is certified by the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA), and is licensed by the California State Board of Speech Pathology. She also has a teaching credential from the California Teacher Commission. In addition to As Children Blossom, Marissa also works in the public school setting at a preschool for students with special needs. She practices speech and language therapy for children with a variety of needs, ranging from severe to mild-moderate. She also has experience working with elementary aged students in general education and special day classes, and early intervention (3 and under). She has experience conducting informal and standardized speech and language assessments and collaborating with families, teachers, occupational therapists, and other professionals to develop individualized treatment plans. Marissa has attended continuing education courses in the areas of Social Thinking, behavior management, and AAC. Outside of work, she lives in Campbell with her boyfriend and dog, and enjoys staying active, traveling, and visiting her family in Portland.

Email Marissa or call her at extension 104

 

Megan Anderson, M.A., CCC-SLP, holds a master’s degree in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences from University of Minnesota. She is licensed by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the California State Board. She also practices in home Early Intervention speech and language therapy serving children birth to three with a variety of disorders and diagnoses. She has experience working with clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as well as training in sign language, Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), and positive behavior management. She is certified in the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk program and has completed Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol for children with apraxia.  She believes family and caregivers are an integral part of a child’s path to success and that speech and language therapy can be fun for the family and the child!

Originally from Wisconsin, Megan enjoys traveling with family and friends as well as hiking and camping in all of California’s beautiful parks and beaches.

 

Email Megan or call her at extension 107