Meet the Staff
Owner Kimberley Cook has been an occupational therapist for 24 years and has extensive experience in many areas of OT. Kim is trained in Dynamic Listening, one of a few clinicians in the Northeast. She offers her expertise in helping children and their families advocate for their needs. Kim lives with her husband in Haverhill.
Lisa Snyder, OTR/L, provides occupational therapy evaluations and treatment. Lisa has years of experience in the private school sector as well as having strong managerial and supervisory skills. Lisa is also our student therapist liaison at Angel Care Kids. She has been a great asset to our team since she came on board in Fall 2006. She lives in Haverhill with her husband and two sons.
Maureen Donahue, COTA/L, Maureen joined our occupational therapy team on a part time basis in January 2014. Maureen brings with her 14 years of school based OT expericence working with children with various diagnoses. Maureen specializes in fine motor, visual motor and sensory motor development. Maureen continues to work full time in the public school setting and lives in NH with her husband, son and daughter.
Julie Herron, M.S., CCC-SLP, joined our Speech Therapy team in November 2006. Julie is a seasoned therapist who has worked in a variety of settings including school systems and clinical based settings. S he specializes in voice therapy and feeding issues, and provides evaluations, treatments, and group therapy. Julie lives in Hampstead, NH with her husband and their five children.
Alexis Sciuto, M.S., CCC-SLP, joined our Speech Therapy team in July 2013. Alexis works full time in the Haverhill Public School system and at Angel Care on a part-time basis. Alexis has experience in working with children with various diagnoses. She specializes in receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation delays/disorders, and social skills in elementary and middle school age children. She lives in Merrimac with her husband.
Courtney Choate, M.S., CCC-SLP, recently joined Angel Care in May 2015. She has a background in linguistics and recieved her Masters degree in speech language pathology from Boston University. Courtney works full time in the Triton Regional School District. She specializes in working with children with language and social needs as well as those who are AAC users.
Lauren Mears, COTA/L conducts treatment sessions under the supervision of the occupational therapists, The children love her energy and enthusiasm. Lauren recently finished her studies at North Shore Community College. She will continue to work part-time at Angel Care Kids but is looking forward to beginning her professional life working with children in a school setting.
Jennifer Merrill, COTA/L, joined us in January 2016 working on a part time basis. As a new grad she brings to us a fresh perspective of theraputic skills. Jenny has recently moved back to the area after spending time in California. She lives in Amesbury with her husband and (2) year old daughter.
Tracy Palumbo, OTR/L, Tracy comes to Angel care Kids with 21 years of OT experience, joining our team in June of 2015. She currently works full time in the public school system and works part time at Angel Care. She specializes with elementary and middle school children on the spectrum . Tracy lives in Haverhill with her husband and (2) children.
Mindy Barbrick is our Office Manager. She holds a business degree and manages the front office and support staff. Mindy lives in Haverhill with her husband and their two daughters.
Sherry DiPrima is the Front Desk receptionist. She is the initial person for parental contact. She lives in Methuen with her husband Jeff, teenage son Jakob, and two dogs Cowboy and Sophia.
Abby Tobin is our rehab aide and office support "go to". She is currently studying health science, while waiting to get into the COTA program at North Shore Community College.