What is your name?
What is your role at ARC Physical Therapy+?
COTA, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
What year did you begin working at ARC Physical Therapy+?
Where are you from?
Where did you go to school?
Kansas State University for undergrad
Washburn University for OTA degree
Currently attending Concordia University Wisconsin, obtaining a Master’s degree in occupational therapy
Who or what inspired you to get into the physical therapy space?
Being an athlete and going through the rehab process myself many times inspired me to pursue a career in this field. Helping restore people and getting them back to the things they love is an unparalleled feeling.
What do you like most about your work at ARC Physical Therapy+?
All of the different diagnosis I’ve been able to treat. Also, making the connection between work and rehab and the creative process of simulating work tasks in order to get our patients back to work.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I am a big foodie so I love cooking, baking, and trying out new restaurants all over the KC area! Also love to hang with my puppy Opal and drag her along with me wherever I go.
How do you like to celebrate a win or a good day?
Hands down sharing it with the people who mean the most to me.
What is your favorite quote or saying?
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” –Oscar Wilde
Favorite Sports Team?
KSTATE BABY!!! GO CATS!!!
Sweet or salty?
Both. Together is even better!
Coffee or tea?
Beach or mountains?
Go out or stay in?
Depends on the day, I love a little bit of both!
Anything else you’d like to share?
Fun fact: I was a D1 basketball player at K-state.
What is your best joke?
What did the grape say when it was crushed?
Nothing, it just let out a little wine….. haha