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 Harris (Gig Harbor)

OTR/L

Season is a new graduate who has experience as a school based occupational therapist, but is beginning her career as an
outpatient pediatric Occupational Therapist at CTI. She is originally from Southern California, but is now living and loving the
Pacific Northwest. She has a bachelors degree in Liberal Studies from California State University, Chico and a Master of
Science in Occupational Therapy from Stanbridge University in Irvine, California. Season loves working with children, and is
excited to learn more about working with children with trauma and sensory processing disorder. She also enjoys doing
yoga, reading, and being with family and friends. She is looking into continuing education in the areas of trauma and mental
health.

Email Season sharris@ctigigharbor.com

Rachel Stanley (Gig Harbor)

OTR/L

PICTURE COMING SOON

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 an employee at CTI for 3+ years, and also has experience working in inpatient rehab and public school based settings. She has training in Handwriting Without Tears, Alert Program, trauma-informed care, feeding therapy, yoga and mindfulness, and Dyslexia. She has current experience working with children with autism, ADHD, anxiety, emotional regulation, and sensory 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

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

Hailey Law (Gig Harbor/Olympia)

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 Miss 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

Valerie Bishop (Olympia)

COTA/L

BIO & PICTURE COMING SOON

Email  Miss Valerie vbishop@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

Lucia Lara (Bainbridge)

OTR/L

Lucia has over 28 years’ experience covering Early Intervention, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Home Health, Clinic and Community Based Intervention. Lucia is a Certified Irlen Screener, and holds certifications in Therapeutic Listening, Handwriting Without Tears, and Interactive Metronome, in addition to trainings in treatment approaches SOS approach to Feeding, NDT, Sensory Integration, Therapeutic Yoga and Mindfulness. Past initiatives include “Haircuts for Kids “for children on the Autism Spectrum in VA, Aquatic Sensory Motor group at Tacoma YMCA and “Sensory Spaces” in-home consultation addressing Sensory Spaces and Lifestyles for children/ families. In 2018 she completed the Advanced Intensive Mentorship Program at the STAR Institute in Denver, CO for Sensory Processing Disorder. Lucia has a passion for working with children and their families and is excited to join the dynamic family of Occupational Therapy practitioners at CTI!

Email Lucia llara@ctibainbridge.com

Rebecca Santangelo (Gig Harbor)

COTA/L

Rebecca Santangelo has been  part time employee at the Gig Harbor location since March 2021. Rebecca recently
graduated in 2020 as a Occupational Therapy Practitioner, however has been working in the medical field for many years
in a hospital setting. During Rebecca’s schooling she had a strong emphasis in pediatrics by working in pediatric clinics
and elementary school setting’s becoming familiar with Sensory Integration, self-regulation programs and The Zones of
Regulation.  Rebecca is excited to be working with children and being able to provide them with the tools that will help
her clients meet their needs and goals. Outside of CTI, Rebecca loves to adventure around the PNW, exploring all it has
to offer.

Email Miss Rebecca rsantangelo@ctigigharbor.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

Tori Mae Couture (Gig Harbor/Olympia)

OTR/L

Tori has been working at CTI since 2019. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies and a Master of Science
degree in Occupational Therapy from Utica College in New York. She has training in the Integrative Learning System (ILS),
pediatric yoga and mindfulness, and developmental coordination disorder. Tori has experience working with children with
Autism, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, anxiety, motor delays, and emotional regulation difficulties. She loves working
in the pediatric setting and collaborating with families to see their child success at their fullest potential. Tori enjoys
coaching lacrosse, hiking, rock climbing, and spending time with her cat Ophelia.

Email Tori tcouture@ctigigharbor.com

Stacy Ramona

Office Manager

Daphne Owens

BIO & PICTURE COMING SOON