Donna Schulman
MS, OTR/L
Owner/Director/President
Donna@thepediatrictherapyclinic.com

DonnaSchulmanDonna received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy in 1991 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas and a Master of Science Degree in Psychology from California Coast University in 2008. She has worked with special needs children in public school classrooms and has experience working in rehabilitation hospitals and hand clinics. Donna uses a wholistic therapeutic approach when working with children with a variety of disabilities including autism, developmental delay, cerebral palsy and language disorder.  She often provides educational inservices related to developmental disabilities to parents and teachers and currently provides continuing education seminars accross the country to healthcare providers via Summit Professional Educators. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the Georgia Occupational Therapy Association (GOTA). Donna is married to Alan and has two teenagers. In her free time, Donna enjoys hanging out with her family and singing in the 80’s band, “Something Else!”.

 

Holly Arko
VP of Operations/Office Manager
Holly@thepediatrictherapyclinic.com

Holly ArkoHolly is in charge of all operations. Holly celebrates her 7th year at TPTC. In her current role, Holly is responsible for all Finances, Accounting, Billing, Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Compliance, and Day to Day Operations.  Holly’s background includes over 15 years of experience in finance.  Before joining The Pediatric Therapy Clinic,  Holly worked in investments at UBS and Scott & Stringfellow.   Holly enjoys working out, running, reading and hanging out with friends.

 

 

 

Linda Hoynes,
Front Office Coordinator/Marketing

 

 

Nancy Knight, M.S. OTR/L  (Occupational Therapist)

Nancy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University. She has been an occcupational therapist for 40 years and has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings, including hospitals and public schools. She works at a private school in addition to her work at The Pediatric Therapy Clinic. Nancy enjoys volunteer work with developmentally disabled adults. She is married and has two grown children.
 

 

 

Tracy Medlin, OTR/L   (Occupational Therapist)

Tracy graduated from AU in 1988 with a Marketing degree.  She lived in Atlanta and worked for Turner Broadcasting for two years before moving to NYC and working as an Acct. Executive for a publishing company.  Her love of the outdoors lead her to Aspen, CO for eight years.  It was in the mountains she realized her love of horses and children with special needs.  She worked for the Sunshine Foundation.  She moved back to Atlanta in 2000 and decided to a pursue a dream as a pediatric occupational therapist.  She graduated for the Medical College of Georgia in 2004.  Since that time she has worked in various medical and school settings.  She brings to TPTC a passion for sensory processing and brain balance.  She is married to the love of her life and they have two children, and a house full of pets.

 

Pat Phillips, Ed.S, CCC-SLP (Speech Therapist)

Pat ParkerPat received her Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology from San Jose State University in California in 1980, and her Specialist degree in Leadership & Supervision from the University of West Georgia. She has worked with children at all levels from preschool to high school, as well as adults in the private therapy setting. Her clinical experiences have included a wide range of communicative disorders – fluency, voice, articulation, language, and pragmatics. Pat has expertise and a special interest in augmentative and alternative communication, as well as written language skills in adolescents. In her free time, she enjoys her grandchildren, gardening and singing in her church choir.

 

Lisa Wade  M.S., OTR/L (Occupational Therapist)

Lisa is from Virginia but has lived in Georgia for over 20 years. She attended Hollins University, receiving a B.A. in English, and she earned her M.S. from Brenau University in Occupational Therapy. Lisa has worked in pediatrics in many settings including a special needs church program, constraint-induced movement camp, and outpatient pediatric rehabilitation. She has treated children with a variety of diagnoses, such as developmental delay, Down syndrome, autism, sensory processing disorders, fine motor delays, cerebral palsy, and ADHD. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Georgia Occupational Therapy Association, and she appreciates the family-centered focus and team-collaboration involved in OT. Lisa’s hobbies include hiking, cooking, and watching movies with friends and family.

 

More staff bios coming soon…

Kaisha Hingst, MS CCC-SLP

Katherine Osborne, OTR/L

Celina Parkman, OTR/L