Meet our Staff

Carmen Rathert, M.S. CCC-SLP, COM®

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Carmen Rathert is a licensed, certified speech-language pathologist and orofacial myologist with 14 years of experience.  She is the owner of Chatterbox Speech Therapy, is level 1 PROMPT trained, and received her certification in orofacial myology in March of 2019.

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Jessi Frencken, MPT

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Jessi Frencken, MPT is a licensed physical therapist and owner of Child’s Play Therapy, LLC.  Jessi has owned her business for over 10 years now and Child’s Play Therapy currently offers early intervention services in 10 counties, school based therapy in 10 districts and outpatient services based out of Clinton, MO. 

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Jeanni Kanzler, OTR/L

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Jeanni Kanzler is a licensed occupational therapist with over 20 years experience. She is has worked in a variety of settings developing fine motor, visual motor/perceptual motor, reflex integration, and sensory processing skills in all populations. 

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Emily Stocking, Eds/LPC/NCC

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Emily Stocking is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who is specializing in Play Therapy. She has 11 years experience working in community mental health and held several positions and worked with numerous populations during that time. 

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LeeAnne Gooding, Billing Administrator

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LeeAnne is the biling administrator for both Chatterbox And Child's Play therapies.  LeeAnne has over 20 years experience working with insurance companies and patient accounts covering a variety of areas of medical practice.

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Amanda Littrell, M.S. CCC-SLP

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Amanda Littrell is a licensed, certified speech/language pathologist, on track for certification in orofacial myology, and a pediatric outpatient therapist.

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Jami Voelmeck, M.S. CCC-SLP

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Jami Voelmeck is a licensed, certified speech/language pathologist, specializing in the adolescent population.  She is trained in the Orton Gillingham dyslexia treatment program.

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Hannah Witt, M.S. CCC-SLP

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Hannah Witt is a licensed, certified speech/language pathologist, passionate about serving children in the school setting.

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Dawn Snow, M.S. CCC-SLP

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Dawn Snow is a licensed, certified speech/language pathologist, passionate about serving children in the school setting.

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Megan Hilsabeck, M.S. CCC-SLP

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Megan Hilsabeck is a licensed, certified speech/language pathologist, PROMPT Level 1 trained, trained in Orton Gillingham dyslexia treatment program, and outpatient pediatric therapist.  

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Lauren O'Hare, M.S. SLP-CF

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Lauren O'Hare is a licensed, speech-language pathologist completing her clinical fellowship year.  She currently serves children in the school setting.  Lauren is trained in the Orton Gillingham dyslexia treatment program.

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Ashley Gorr, COTA

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Ashley Gorr is a licensed Occupational Therapist Assistant.  She has worked in a variety of settings including long term care, outpatient, and pediatrics. Ashley works to address children’s sensory needs as well as fine motor skills.

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Amy Tracy, PTA

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Amy Tracy is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. She has worked in almost all areas of physical therapy, but in the last 12 years she has primarily focused on pediatrics working in first steps and school settings.

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Dana Vanmeter-Patton, M.S. CCC-SLP

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Please welcome Dana to our Chatterbox team!  Dana is a licensed, certified speech-language pathologist.  She has 21 years experience working with children and adults.  Dana will work at the Pediatric Place, providing ST therapy to our most adorable outpatients.

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Kim Moore, PTA

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Kim Moore is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with 30 years of experience. She has worked in many settings with adult and pediatric populations. Kim finds pediatric therapy to be challenging and rewarding and enjoys serving children and their families. 

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Remington

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Remington is a certified therapy dog and probably the most popular therapist we have on staff!  He is a very sweet chocolate lab that works in our outpatient and school based settings.

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Paige Foster, DPT

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 Paige Foster is a licensed physical therapist. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Rockhurst University. Paige has experience in many settings serving both adults and children but personally finds working with children and their families to be the most rewarding. Her pediatric experience includes school-based, early intervention and outpatient therapy services.  

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Courtney Van Alstine, OTR/L

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 Courtney Van Alstine is a licensed and registered occupational therapist with a passion for pediatric therapy. She received her Masters in occupational therapy from the University of Missouri-Columbia and completed a graduate assistantship at the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.  

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