Occupational Therapy Team

Jennifer Landry OTR/L

Clinical Director
Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Landry graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Occupational therapy in 2001. She has practiced occupational therapy in the areas of pediatrics, outpatient rehabilitation, neurology, feeding, sensory integration, with the school system, and hippotherapy.

When joining Leaps and bounds, Jennifer was very interested about hippotherapy and has since completed the American Hippotherapy Associations’ level one training. Jennifer also has training in Handwriting without Tears, The Alert Program, NDT, and with Kinesiotherapy.

Jennifer loves her job and is always interested in furthering her education to provide service for children.

Jennifer has completed the American Hippotherapy Association Level 1, Neuro Connections, and Core Connections training.

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Kayla Gillespie OTR/L

Clinical Manager
Occupational Therapist

Kayla graduated from the University of Southern California with her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2013. She has practiced occupational therapy in the following areas: outpatient pediatrics, feeding, sensory, school-based therapy and assessment, and Hippotherapy. She is a member of the California Board of Occupational Therapy and the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Kayla has completed the American Hippotherapy Association’s Level I and II training as well as The Sensory Connection Course. She has also completed the SOS Approach to Feeding Level 1 and Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention courses.

Kayla enjoys working with children and has been a part of the Leaps & Bounds family since March 2014. In her free time, Kayla loves spending time with her husband and two boys, reading, and camping.

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Gregg Wolting

Clinical Lead
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Gregg is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Clinical Lead here at Leaps and Bounds. He graduated from Stanbridge University’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Program with Phi Theta Kappa honors in the Spring of 2021. Always on the lookout for new and unique ways of helping people, Gregg saw the opportunity to join the team at Leaps & Bounds later that year and jumped at the opportunity. Gregg knew from the first opportunity he got to work with kids that he did not want to do anything but that for the rest of his career! His combined passion for working with special needs individuals along with finding unique and interesting approaches to therapy made Leaps & Bounds the perfect fit!

When he’s not at Leaps & Bounds, Gregg can be found helping to run his home-based bakery along with his wife making tasty treats of all kinds. He also loves to get outdoors and go hiking, camping, stargazing, and exploring with his two dogs Pumpkin and Christmas. He is a major fan of all holidays but Halloween and Christmas are his two favorites. However, any holiday that supports eating a lot of good food is also great in his book!

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Judy Wang OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

After graduating from the University of California, San Diego, with a double degree in Psychology and Human Development, Judy was looking for a career where she can help children with special needs. Drawn to the pediatric population, she soon found herself volunteering in an outpatient pediatric clinic. It was then and there that she fell in love with the way occupational therapists guide, interact and motivate their patients.

Fueled by this newfound passion, Judy enrolled in the University of Southern California where she obtained a Master of Arts degree in Occupational Therapy in 2014. Judy has experience working with children of all ages, ranging from infants to teenagers. She is passionate about her work as an occupational therapist and strives to provide the best care for all the special kiddos that she interacts with every day.

In her free time, Judy enjoys a good Netflix binge, cooking, and spending quality time with her family.

Courtney Lewis OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Courtney was introduced to the world of Occupational Therapy when she was 13 and has never looked back. She graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center with her Master of Occupational Therapy degree in 2012. Knowing that she always wanted to work with kids and their families, Courtney has gained experience working as an Occupational Therapist in various settings such as homes, schools, pediatric hospitals, and pediatric outpatient clinics. Additionally, Courtney is a Child Passenger Safety Technician and has completed the Safe Travel for All Children certification, which allows her to educate families and ensure that all children are safe while in the car, including those with special needs. She has also completed training in The Alert Program, Handwriting and Keyboarding Without Tears, Ready Bodies Learning Minds, Beckman Oral Motor, and SOS Approach to Feeding as well as additional training in oral motor and sensory feeding.

In her free time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her husband and puppy as they explore their new home in southern California. She also enjoys visiting the zoo, playing ping pong, and traveling back to Texas to see her family. Courtney has completed the American Hippotherapy Association Level 1 course.

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Leanne Gutierrez

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Leanne graduated with a BA in Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino in June 2015. While in undergrad, she began volunteering at Leaps & Bounds in 2013, where she found her love for working with children with special needs. Leanne went on to further her education by becoming a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant from Santa Ana College. Leanne has experience as a former behavior intervention for school based and home settings, in addition to her occupational therapy experience in inpatient rehabilitation, pediatrics, and hand therapy. She hopes to continue her learning and gain additional techniques and interventions targeting pediatrics and special needs.

In her free time, she likes to be outdoors. Her favorite activities include camping, hiking, roller skating, and going to the beach. She also likes to stay in to cook and watch a good horror movie with her boyfriend and cat.

Amber Behlings COTA

Amber Behlings

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Amber graduated from American Career College in February 2021 where she acquired her associate of science in occupational therapy. You might recognize her from her fieldwork experience she completed as a student at Leaps & Bounds in 2020. She is a member of the California Board of Occupational Therapy and the American Occupational Therapy Association. Amber joined the Leaps & Bounds team as an occupational therapy assistant in April 2021.

Amber enjoys camping, hiking, off-roading in her Jeep, riding her dirtbike, baking, and traveling. One fun fact about Amber is that in 2020 her boyfriend and herself built a tiny house from scratch together that is run completely off the grid.

Denny Martin

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Denny joined the Leaps team in November 2020, and has been the perfect addition to our occupational therapy department. Denny attended an Occupational Therapy Assistant program in Texas and graduated in May 2015 with an Associate of Applied Science. Since passing the board exam, Denny has been working in the field of pediatrics.

When Denny is not at Leaps, he enjoys playing tennis and traveling abroad.

Brittany Farah

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Brittany volunteered at Leaps & Bounds while attending the OTA program at Stanbridge University and graduating in March of 2020. As a student, she gained experience in School based and SNF setting. She is excited to join the occupational therapy team here at Leaps and work in the field she loves: pediatrics!

When Brittany is not at Leaps, she enjoys adventuring outdoors.

Jocelyn Parra Serrano

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Jocelyn is a COTA, who graduated from Santa Ana College in 2021. She has always had a passion for working with kids and began working for a school district as an instructional aid. During her time there she became more exposed to OT and it confirmed her desire to become a COTA. She received her certificate from the Beckman Oral Motor course during her time at Leaps.

Nina Brickeywood

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Clinical Lead Corona

Nina entered the occupational therapy world in 2012 when she received her A.S. degree in occupational therapy. She has spent her career focusing on the pediatric population, with a specialty in autism and behavioral health. She has extensive additional training in applied behavior analysis, sensory processing/regulation, school system protocol, and IEP advocation. As her career has grown, she has found great joy in the parent training relationship, putting high focus on a strong interpersonal relationship with her patients and families. You will find her to be an approachable, patient, and autonomy-based therapist, building trust and rapport first and foremost with her patients. With this baseline, she knows the ultimate progress and carry-over of new skills will occur. Nina loves what she does for a living. She volunteers for many communities to spread the knowledge of an inclusive environment for people of all abilities.

When she isn’t at work, she loves going to Disneyland, playing golf, and going to the river with her spouse and two children.

Paige Strong

Therapy Aide

Paige is currently at California Baptist University working on her Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science. She started working at Leaps & Bounds about two months ago as a therapy aide. It is her ultimate goal to become a Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant. Paige enjoys working and getting to know the kids at Leaps & Bounds each and every day. She loves hanging out with her family and friends and also enjoys doing anything outdoors, such as hiking, off-roading, and running. Paige has wanted to become a Physical Therapist since she was 15 years old because she loves caring for people and working alongside some inspiring mentors.