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Meet The Team

Rachel

Rachel, the founder of Interact, has ten years of experience as a pediatric speech-language pathologist. She has worked with children in school, clinic, daycare, and home settings. As a mom of three, Rachel understands the parent’s perspective and seeks to serve the whole family.


Rachel earned her MA in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. She has her ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence and is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota.


Rachel has received training in Lips, Talk Tools, Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach, Visual Phonics, and Beckman Oral Motor. She is also First Aid/CPR certified and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certified.

Brittany

Brittany has over 6 years of experience in various areas of speech, language, and hearing disorders. She believes communication is a gift everyone should have, and loves to figure out how to make communication functional for each individual. 


Brittany earned her MS in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota. She has her ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence and is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota.


Brittany has received training in Talk Tools, Visual Phonics, basic sign language, and Beckman Oral Motor. She is also First Aid/CPR certified and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certified.

Amanda

Amanda has over 7 years of experience in various areas of speech, language, and hearing disorders. Amanda enjoys collaborating with children’s families to help determine how to make their communication more successful.

Amanda earned her MS in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University-Moorhead. She has her ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence and is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota.

Amanda has received training in Talk Tools, Visual Phonics, basic sign language, and Beckman Oral Motor. She is also First Aid/CPR certified and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certified.

Haley

Haley has experience in various areas of speech, language, and hearing disorders.  She has gained experience working as a speech-language pathologist in a number of settings including schools, daycares, and homes. She enjoys working with the pediatric population and collaborating with caregivers and other professionals to ensure a successful outcome in therapy. She  is passionate about working closely with caregivers to provide holistic, child-centered programming within the framework of a family’s daily routine. She believes there is no better feeling then when a child meets a goal! 

Haley earned her master of science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. She holds her ASHA certificate and is licensed by the board of North Dakota and Minnesota.

Haley has received training in Visual Phonics and is First Aid/CPR certified and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certified. 

Katelyn

Katelyn has over 3 years of experience as a pediatric occupational therapist.  She has experience working with infants and children in a variety of settings, including outpatient pediatrics, inpatient pediatrics, and the neonatal intensive care unit.  Katelyn strives to meet children where they are in their developmental journey and optimize their performance in functional, age appropriate activities.  

 

Katelyn earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology in 2012 from the University of North Dakota; Katelyn then received her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2015.  She has her NBCOT certification and is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota.

 

Katelyn has received training in Handwriting Without Tears, neurodevelopmental treatment, premature infant development, and behavior and sensory supports. She is also FirstAid/CPR certified.

McKenzie

McKenzie has experience in the treatment of pediatric developmental delays, torticollis, plagiocephaly, neuromuscular and genetic disorders, general gross motor development, and orthopedic conditions. She is passionate about incorporating the child’s unique interests and abilities as well as goals from other disciplines into the treatment sessions and believes family participation is essential for a child’s success.

 

McKenzie graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Mary. She is licensed to treat in North Dakota and Minnesota.

 

McKenzie has extensive experience working with children that have behavior problems. She has received training in addressing gross motor concerns in individuals with Autism, treatment in neurodevelopment disorders, and orthotic selection. She is also First Aid/CPR certified and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certified.

Danielle

Danielle has two years of experience working as a pediatric speech-language pathologist. She enjoys the diversity of the job from treating articulation impairments to language concerns, social skills, and feeding. She is passionate about helping children improve their ability to communicate. She believes that every child is a gift and strives to include the entire family in therapy to generalize new skills and achieve success. 
 

Danielle earned her master of science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. She holds her ASHA certificate and is licensed to practice in North Dakota. 

Danielle has earned her training in Visual Phonics, LIPS, and literacy. She is also First Aid/CPR certified and CPI certified. 

Tessa

Tessa has 7 years of experience as a pediatric occupational therapist. She has worked with children in the school and outpatient settings. Tessa enjoys working with families to assist in helping the child achieve success in all areas of their daily life. 
 

Tessa earned her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota. She has her NBCOT certification and is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association (NDOTA).

 

Tessa has received training in Handwriting Without Tears, Keyboarding Without Tears, functional vision skills, behavior and sensory supports, and the Zones of Regulation. She is also First Aid/CPR and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certified.

 Maddi

Maddi has over 3 years of experience in the treatment of pediatric gross motor skill development, neuromuscular disorders, and rehabilitation following various surgeries and orthopedic injuries. Maddi loves working with children because of their determination, resilience, and overall zest for life. She enjoys incorporating the child’s interests, hobbies, and personal goals into their treatment sessions to make PT fun and meaningful!
 

Maddi graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota. She is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota.
 

Maddi has received training in pediatric bowel and bladder dysfunction, treatment in neurodevelopmental disorders, brain development, gait analysis, and orthotic selection. She is also First Aid/CPR certified and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certified.

Arica

Arica is a speech-language pathologist who has over 5 years of experience in the pediatric field working with ages birth through 18.

She has a special interest with treating tongue thrust in school age children. She has experience using the Myofunctional Therapy Program and enjoys collaborating with orthodontists to measure progress throughout the course of treatment. Arica believes the power of communication is a wonderful thing and loves being a speech-language pathologist because she gets to help children communicate more effectively every day. 

 

Arica earned her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She has her ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence and is licensed to practice in both North Dakota and Minnesota. 

Arica has received training in The SOS Approach to Feeding, Beckman Oral Motor, Visual Phonics, Talk Tools, and basic sign language. She is also First Aid/CPR certified.

 

Bailey

Bailey has over 4 years of experience as a pediatric occupational therapist. She has experience working with infants, children, and adolescents in a variety of settings, primarily outpatient pediatrics. Baily finds being able to take a "family-centered" approach to therapy process one of the most rewarding aspects. The most important people in a child’s life have an active role in helping them achieve their goals.

Bailey earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology and her Master of Occupational Therapy degrees from the University of North Dakota. She has her NBCOT certification and is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota. In addition, she is one of six providers in the North Dakota/Minnesota region who is board certified in the use of biofeedback for the treatment of pelvic muscle dysfunction (BCB-PMD) including issues of pediatric incontinence, bedwetting, and constipation.

Bailey has received training in the areas of bowel and bladder dysfunction, Autism Spectrum Disorders, challenging behaviors in children, feeding concerns, basic sign language, and sensory supports. She is also First Aid/CPR certified.