Andreane is a speech-language pathologist holding a certificate of clinical competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and a California license in speech-language pathology. She is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. This double certification allows her to integrate behavior analytic techniques during speech therapy sessions. She uses tools from each field to maximize the results of therapy. Behavior analytic knowledge is used to teach communication as well as manage problem behaviors that may be present, such as non-compliance, stereotypies, aggression, or self-injury. Andrea specializes in providing speech-language therapy for children who present with such challenging behaviors. Behavioral approaches to communication include functional communication and verbal behavior.
Rima Arsenault M.A.,OTR/L
Rima is an occupational therapist who has been working with children since 1997. She has provided occupational therapy services in various pediatric settings including private clinics as well as within school districts. She has experience in evaluating and treating children with neurodevelopmental disorders, developmental delays, and sensory processing difficulties. She has received training in the principals of Sensory Integration strategies and fine motor skills. Rima’s caring personality helps to create a meaningful therapeutic relationship between herself, the child, and the family. When she is not at work you can find her goofing around with her 3 children, husband and dog.
Rima graduated in 1993 from the University of California, Santa Barbara with her B.S. in BioPsychology. In 1997, she obtained her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California. She is registered through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and holds a California state license.