Jason Weigold (Gig Harbor/Olympia)

Owner/Director, COTA/L

Jason has 10+ years of experience in Pediatric Occupational Therapy. After being an employee for 3 years, Jason acquired ownership of Center for Therapeutic Intervention (CTI) in 2017 to continue his dream of making a difference in the lives of children and families in the PNW. Jason has experience working in a variety of treatment settings including, pediatric inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, NICU/PICU, as well as school and home-based settings. Jason’s areas of expertise and special interest are feeding therapy, sensory integration, trauma-informed care, foster and adoption care, behavior modification for social and emotional conditions, visual motor delays, cognition, balance, motor planning, fine motor delays, developmental delays and handwriting. Jason is passionate about making therapy fun and meaningful to the child. He strives to share his knowledge and skills with families so their children can function to their fullest potential. Jason grew up on the East Coast and enjoys spending time with his family. Jason received his degree in OT from LCCC in Pennsylvania, and truly enjoys helping each one of “his kids” at CTI.

Email Jason jweigold@ctigigharbor.com

Season Feldt (Gig Harbor)

OTR/L

Season has been an Occupational Therapist at CTI for 3 years. She is originally from Southern California but is now living and loving the Pacific Northwest. She has a bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies from California State University, Chico and a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Stanbridge University in Irvine, California. Season loves working at CTI and has experience working with children and teens with trauma, sensory processing disorder, and anxiety. She also enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband, doing escape rooms, playing card games, shopping, reading, and being with family and friends. She is planning on taking a continuing education course in Polyvagal Theory, Interoception and Emotional Integration.

Email Season sharris@ctigigharbor.com

Rachel Stanley (Gig Harbor)

OTR/L

Rachel graduated with her Masters in Occupational Therapy at the University of Washington. She fell in love with OT’s play and strength-based approach by watching her sister receive OT services when she was younger. Now as an OT herself, Rachel strives to give kids the empowerment, love, and independence that her sister received. Rachel’s interests include Sensory Processing Disorder, Anxiety, Emotional Regulation, Trauma-Informed care, and Feeding Therapy. In her free time, you will find Rachel sitting in a coffee shop, reading, running, hiking, doing yoga, or hanging out with her friends and family.

Email Rachel rstanley@ctigigharbor.com

Julie Kennedy (Gig Harbor)

COTA/L

Julie has been a therapist at CTI for 7+ years, and also has experience working in inpatient rehab and in the public-school based setting. She has training in Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), Learning Without Tears, learning disorders, executive functioning, primitive reflexes, Alert Program, trauma-informed care, yoga and mindfulness, anxiety and feeding therapy. She has current experience working with children with autism, ADHD, anxiety, emotional regulation, sensory concerns and developmental delays. She is dedicated and loves working with others, and creating individualized skilled treatment sessions to help her clients reach their goals and needs. Julie has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Washington, and received her degree in OT from Green River Community College.

Email Julie juliekennedy@ctigigharbor.com

Elysia Smith (Olympia)

COTA/L

Elysia graduated with her associates degree from Bates Technical College in 2022 and began her career as an occupational therapy assistant the following February. Prior to joining the CTI family in 2022, Elysia worked with school-aged children within the North Thurston School District. Elysia is continuing her education in research based interventions and strategies for children with ADHD, and social emotional skills. Elysia believes expanding her knowledge in this field is continuous and working with other therapists with diverse educational backgrounds allows her to build upon her knowledge. She is passionate about providing client centered therapy and helping children and their families accomplish their goals. In her free time Elysia enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and spending time with her family.

Email Elysia esmith@ctioly.com

 

Amanda Diaz (Gig Harbor)

COTA/L

Amanda’s experience as an OT practitioner began with serving older adults in inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, and children with special needs in the public school district. She has training in Handwriting Without Tears, and experience working with clients with autism, trauma, and sensory processing disorder. Her special interests are mindfulness and feeding therapy. Amanda strives to make each session creative, comfortable, and fun for each child. Amanda received her degree in OT from Bates Technical College in Tacoma Washington.

Email Amanda adiaz@ctigigharbor.com

Brittany Fox (Gig Harbor)

COTA/L

 

Brittany has been providing occupational therapy services since 2014. She has spent most of her professional time up to this point practicing in pediatrics, both in private practice and the school setting. This provides her with a unique bridge to school-based programs and insight into ways we can best coordinate services with providers in the academic setting. Brittany has attended continuing education focusing on sensory processing disorder and Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT). She has training in the use of Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), Handwriting Without Tears, and feeding therapy. She is familiar with self-regulation programs, such as The Zones of Regulation and The Alert program. Outside of therapy, Brittany loves to spend her time outdoors (rain or shine) and always enjoys the company of her friends, family and dog.

Email Brittany bfox@ctigigharbor.com

Brooke Lucios (Olympia)

OTR/L

Brooke graduated with her Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and has been with CTI since June of 2022. She has experience working with elementary aged kids as an after school counselor. Brooke was introduced to occupational therapy when completing an internship at an inpatient rehabilitation facility and fell in love with how functional and personal OT can be. She enjoys continuing her education in sensory integration, emotional regulation, and executive functioning to provide her families with evidenced based interventions. In her free time, Brooke enjoys reading, exercising, spending time with her two chihuahuas, and exploring the PNW with her husband.

Email Brooke blucios@ctioly.com

Hailey Law (Gig Harbor)

COTA/L

Hailey has graduated with her associates degree in applied sciences and COTA
certification from Green River Community College after attending University of
Washington for a year. She began her career in 2018 working with older adults in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
setting for two plus years. She then transitioned to working in a pediatric setting
here at CTI where her true passion is. She enjoys working with children of all
abilities and strive to learn as much as possible to create the best treatment
outcomes. Her kind hearted spirit helps create trusting relationships with each
child and she looks forward to spending her time here at CTI. Outside of work she enjoys
spending quality time with her nephew, being outdoors, and reading educational
books.

Email Hailey hlaw@ctigigharbor.com

Mike Peachman (Olympia)

OTR/L

Mike is a full-time therapist at our Olympia location. He's been an Occupational Therapist since 2016 after graduating from the University of New England with his Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. Since graduation, he worked with the geriatric population to help regain their independence and strength in a skilled nursing facility. Prior to becoming an OT, he received his Bachelors of Science in Education from SUNY Cortland in NY. He taught physical education for children in grades K-3 and coached a variety of sports. He's always enjoyed working with children and look forward to continuing that here at CTI. Outside of work he enjoys being active in the outdoors, including hiking, camping and skiing with his wife.

Email Mike mpeachman@ctioly.com

Emily Bryce (Bainbridge)

OTR/L

Emily graduated with her Masters from Stanbridge University in Orange County, CA and moved to the PNW 4 years ago to
work in the Bremerton School District. She now works at CTI full time to pursue her true love of sensory integration but has
a wealth of knowledge about navigating the school system. She has experience and a love for working with Gifted kids,
Autistic kids, ADHDers, and kids who struggle with a variety if sensory and anxiety related challenges. A passionate outdoor
enthusiast, Emily loves to take OT outside and is trained in the Cedarsong Way forest kindergarten method. She is also
certified in Ayres Sensory Integration and Therapeutic Listening. Her Bachelors in Human Development and Anthropology
from California State University, Long Beach instilled an interest in the cultural component of a holistic treatment plan and
she loves to explore the effect the environment has on children and families. She currently lives in Indianola with her
husband and three cats.

 

Email Emily ebryce@ctibainbridge.com

Sally Carman (Gig Harbor)

OTR/L

Sally consults with adoptive and foster care families, working on issues pertaining to attachment and behavioral management.  Sally also works with children affected by sensory processing disorder.  She is frequently called upon to give community training to adoptive parents, schools, and other agencies who strive to meet the needs of children.  Sally has a Bachelor's Degree from Duke University and a Masters Degree from the University of Pennsylvania; she received her adoption certification through Northwest Resource Associates.

Arielle Langworthy (Gig Harbor)

OTR/L

Arielle is a PRN evaluating Occupational Therapist with CTI. She loves serving kids and families in her community, and has 3+ years of previous experience working in ABA with young children with autism, and another 6+ years of experience teaching and tutoring children of all ages and varying ability levels in school, home, and private learning center settings. Arielle has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College and a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Puget Sound.

Email Arielle alangworthy@ctigigharbor.com

Stacy Ramona

Office Manager

Daphne Owens (Gig Harbor)

BIO & PICTURE COMING SOON

Sarah Roney (Olympia)

Olympia Office Receptionist

PICTURE COMING SOON

Sarah joined the CTI team in June 2022 as our office receptionist in Olympia. She is a mother of three and having experienced her own child with autism, loves being a part of CTI because of the therapist’s genuine care and the service they provide to these amazing kids. At home Sarah enjoys gardening, art and hanging out with family.

Ashley Shadle (Olympia)

Ashley has been an OT since 2016 when she graduated with her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She has experience working with patients throughout the lifespan at both pediatric outpatient settings and skilled nursing facilities. She first began working for CTI Olympia when the clinic opened in September 2019 and has been a therapist here for 3+ years. She has a heart for serving others with a special interest in foster/adoption, trauma informed care, developmental delays and sensory processing concerns. She loves her work as an OT and enjoys seeing her patients thrive as they learn new skills and gain independence. Ashley enjoys coffee, staying active and spending time with her husband and young son.

Email Ashley ashadle@ctioly.com

Hailey Dow (Gig Harbor)

COTA/L

 

Hailey fell in love with pediatric OT world, after experiencing the benefits first hand, seeing the positive benefits it had with her own daughter.  Hailey attended PIMA medical institute, where she obtained her degree in OT, with a focus in pediatrics.  Hailey strives to meet families wherever they are, throughout a collaborative approach, being a source of encouragement, and providing tools to support excitement and independence throughout their child's future development.  Hailey has a passion for trauma in formed care, foster/adoption family dynamics, child/parent relationships, feeding therapy, sensory processing, emotional regulation, and functional life skills for children from all walks of life. Hailey's passion for children extends outside of OT, in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 kids, and teaching dance to children of all ages.

Email Hailey hdow@ctigigharbor.com

Savannah Wyatt (Olympia)

COTA/L

Savannah graduated from Bates Technical College and received her national board certification in 2023. She is originally from Texas, but moved to the PNW in 2020, and instantly fell in love. Savannah was drawn to occupational therapy because of the positive effects it has on the quality of lives of clients and their families as well as its versatility. She has always had a passion for working with children, but has experience working with adolescents, seniors, and developmentally delayed adults. She strives to build strong therapeutic relationships with children and their families in order to foster client centered care. Some of her interests include mental health, holistic approaches, and sensory processing. Outside of work, Savannah enjoys spending time with her two young children, taking care of her various animals, and spending time outdoors.

Email Savannah swyatt@ctioly.com

Thomas Harris (Gig Harbor)

COTA/L

PICTURE COMING SOON

Tom has been practicing occupational therapy since 2018.  Starting his career in adult rehabilitation and later specialized in pain management until 2022.  In the fall of 2022, he accepted a one year contract with joint bases Lewis and McChord to provide academic based occupational therapy for grade school children which lead to his current role as a COTA here at CTI.  The transition to CTI was a seamless process in the fall of 2022 allowing Tom to achieve his own personal goal of beginning a career in pediatrics occupational therapy.  Tom’s interest in occupational therapy began around 2010 while accompanying his son to weekly occupational therapy sessions.  Tom believes that the connections with children and building rapport is a valuable part of the therapeutic experience that both he and the clients at CTI are enjoying on a daily basis.

Email Thomas tharris@ctigigharbor.com

Alisha McDonald (Gig Harbor)

COTA/L

Alisha has been a COTA/L since she graduated from Bates Technical College in 2014. Along with that, she also has her bachelor's degree in health sciences from Arizona State University. Alisha has taken extensive continuing education in sensory processing, the visual system and visual processing deficits, feeding, and NDT. She specializes in visual therapies and has a passion for working with kids with visual deficits, as well as complex physical disabilities and younger children. When not at CTI, Alisha teaches occupational therapy at Bates Technical College, hangs out with her family and dogs, plays and watches sports, and spends time outside or working out.

Email Alisha amcdonald@ctigigharbor.com

Aitikah Rossett (Olympia)

COTA/L

PICTURE COMING SOON

Aitikah graduated with her Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2019 from Orange County, California and has been providing pediatric OT services since 2020. She moved to the PNW in 2021 and recently joined CTI as of December 2023. Aitikah has experienced working in multiple settings such as pediatric outpatient, home health, school setting and providing Telehealth services. Her passion is working with children/adolescents across all lifespan and providing a client centered approach in order to create an individualized treatment plan that best suits the needs of each child and family. Aitikah's interests are in sensory integration, feeding therapy, emotional regulation and handwriting. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children and exploring the beautiful PNW.

Email Aitikah arossett@ctioly.com