Bowling Green TEam
Kristie Railey, M.S., CCC-SLP
Kristie received her Bachelor's and Master's degree in Communication Disorders from Western Kentucky University in 2006. She holds a Kentucky license and a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Association of Language and Speech Hearings. Kristie has focused her career on working with the pediatric population. She has worked with this population since graduation in 2006. Through this experience, Kristie has observed the growth that children can achieve when families participate in the communication process of their children. When she is not at work, Kristie enjoys spending time with her husband, Dayan, and her daughters Leah and Ellie, as well as, shopping on the internet and watching reality television!
Clinic Manager/Speech- Language Pathologist
Erin Arnold, CSW, PBSS, RBT
Erin has a Master's degree in Social Work from Campbellsville University. She is a Certified Social Worker who is currently working to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has worked for The Kid SpOt Center since July 2016 as a Metal Health Therapist and Positive Behavior Support Specialist. She has previously worked as a child and family therapist. She has received training in behavioral analytic services and cognitive behavioral therapy about trauma.
Director of Positive Behavior Supports
Rebecca Price, M.Ed., NCC, LPCC, LCADC
Rebecca is a board certified by the National Board, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Clinical Counselor in Alcohol and Drugs. She is also a certified DUI consultant and a Prime for Life instructor. Rebecca has sixteen years of experience in providing counseling services to children, adolescents and adults. Before joining Kid SpOt, she worked as a school counselor, co-owner/operator of a private practice and she previously worked at Campbellsville University where she was Director of Counseling Services and Vice Dean of Students. Rebecca's areas of interest include holistic approaches to the treatment of mental health, treatment of substance use in adolescents, children of addicts and defense of the victim.
Clinical Director of Mental Health
Lauren Jones, OTR/L
Lauren is an Occupational Therapist who started with The Kid SpOt Center in August 2015. She has a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Sciences and received her graduate degree in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Kentucky University in 2015. She is licensed by the Kentucky Licensing Board For Occupational Therapy and certified by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy. Lauren is also certified in interactive metronome. She has also attended courses to develop and implement sensory diets and sensory integration evaluations and treatments.
Lead Therapist/Occupational Therapist
Ashley Sterchi CF-SLP
Ashley Sterchi received her masters degree in speech-language pathology from Western Kentucky University in May 2020 and is beginning her clinical fellowship. Ashley has a background in biology and environmental science relating to public health. Prior to graduate school she worked for Warren County Public Schools. Ashley has worked with Michelle P. Waiver clients for four years. Ashley loves working with both the elderly population doing swallowing and cognitive therapy and the pediatric population. Ashely enjoyed her time with toddlers in First Steps as well as school-aged children in elementary school. She is always looking forward to meeting her clients and representing The Kid SpOt Center. When not working she enjoys her puppy Lovie and spending time with her husband in their house.
Brianna Groce COTA/L
Brianna is a certified occupational therapy assistant. Graduated from Brown Mackie in 2015. Her dream job has been working in the OT field for years at The Kid SpOt Center. She is very excited to be apart of our team. Brianna has very loving and personable attitude which makes connecting with kids and families easy. She has a love for helping children and has a 7 year old daughter herself. She is trained in many different areas of balance, environmental modifications, and Mental Health. She plans to expand her knowledge throughout her career here.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Christina graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Master's degree in Behavioral Science and Education, with honors. She will be completing her BCBA from the University of Florida. Christina has a passion and patience for working with children.
She loves her family, her son, and her Boxer, Maxie. Christina is happily married to her husband, Tim. They enjoy kayaking, camping and fishing. A devoted friend and trusted confidant.
Positive Behavior Support Specialist
Emily Fox, M.S, CF-SLP
Emily Fox received her master of science degree in speech-language pathology from Western Kentucky University in May 2020. She is currently completing her clinical fellowship. At this time, Emily holds an interim license in the state of Kentucky. Emily has had opportunities to work with the pediatric population in multiple settings during graduate clinical experience. When Emily is not working she enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her family.
Jake Walker, SLP
Jake Walker is a Speech and Language Pathologist employed at The Kid Spot Center since August 2017. Jake received his Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (emphasis in Health) from Western Kentucky University in 2014. Jake received his Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Murray State University in August 2017. He is licensed in Kentucky and is currently completing his Clinical Scholarship Year to obtain his Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Association of Speech and Language Hearings. Jake has been able to work with the pediatric population even before beginning his graduate studies. He believes that all children communicate, you just have to find out how. When Jake isn't providing therapy, he likes to go to the gym, spend time with his family and everything that involves outdoor activities.
Jessica Todd, COTA/L
Jessica is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant who received her Associate degree while attending Brown Mackie College in 2013. She has been a member here at The Kid Spot Center since November 2014. She has a loving attitude and easily connects with children and families. Through pleasant and therapeutic modalities, it provides education and effective experiences for children and families alike. She has received training and is certified in effective sensory diets and interactive metronome. She plans to expand her knowledge to meet the needs of our families and thrive within our facilities.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Lauren received her Bachelor's in child and family studies from Freed-Hardeman University in 2013. She has focused her career in working with children and families of mostly low income, or high needs in school settings, home based intervention and case management. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband John son Greyson, and golden retriever puppy. She enjoys being creative in all she does whether it be something new and fun with children or in crafting at home with new quilts or painting something new.
Targeted Case Manager
Leyna Ritter OTR/L
Leyna has a master's degree in occupational therapy from Spalding University. She has had the life long dream of working with children and is excited to be apart of The Kid SpOt team. Leyna has a personable and kind attitude that makes it easy for her to connect with kids and families. She has had the opportunity to work with the pediatric population through graduate fieldwork and through community living support. When she isn't providing therapy she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, playing with her puppy, and watching movies/tv shows.
Lori Rayburn-Dehart, BCBA, LBA
Lori Rayburn-Dehart, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, received her undergraduate degree in Business and Education from the Morehead State University. She then went on to get her Master’s and Rank 1 in Education with an emphasis in Special Education from Morehead State University. Lori also received her certification as Special Education Director from Morehead State University. Lori began her career as a special education teacher and later as a Behavior Consultant working with school districts. In 2012 Lori became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and in 2015 a Kentucky Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA). Lori began working as Supervising BCBA with The KidSpOt Center in 2016. Her mission is to assist all kids in living a happy, healthy and successful life.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Olivia Page, M.S. CF-SLP
Olivia Page received her Bachelor's degree in Media and Communications in 2017 as well as her master's degree in speech-language pathology from East Tennessee State University in 2020. She holds an interim license in the state of Kentucky and she is completing her clinical fellowship. Olivia enjoys working with the pediatric and adult population. She found a love for pediatric feeding during her time in graduate school while being apart of the positive eating programs (PEP). When Olivia isn't providing therapy she enjoys hiking, spending time with her fiancé and friends, and traveling!
Richelle is a proud mom and fiancé. She loves spending time with her family as much as possible. She loves meeting new people and Richelle can make a friend with almost anyone. She hopes to help The Kid SpOt Center on the path of making each person and each child live their best and happiest life!
Samantha Jenkins, M.S., CF-SLP
Samantha is a Speech and Language Pathologist who completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at WKU. She joined The Kid SpOt Center in June 2018. Samantha believes that each person should have the opportunity to communicate in the best possible way and feels blessed to be able to help others in this way. Outside of therapy, Samantha likes to spend time with her family. She and her husband, Wes, love playing and living adventures with their children, Grace and Easton.
Sarah Brooks, OTR/L
Sarah received her Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Kentucky University in October 2020. She has always loved helping others and looks forward to connecting with children and their families at The Kid SpOt Center. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with family and friends and going on walks with her puppy, Charlie.
Taylor is a mother of a 3 year old girl and a 1 year old boy. She spends her free time with her husband of 2 years and children. She enjoys family trips to the zoo and fishing. Taylor has a bubbly personality and is friendly to anyone she meets!
Patient Intake Representative
Emily McDuffee MM, MT-BC
Emily received her master's degree in music therapy from Illinois State University in 2019. She completed her music therapy internship with Fulton County Schools in Georgia, where she worked with students of all ages and varying needs. Since then, Emily has worked in behavioral health, primarily with children through adolescents. She enjoys learning new music based on patient preference and loves to read current research about music therapy. Emily is excited to see how music therapy will motivate kids to meet their treatment goals at KSC. In her free time, Emily enjoys taking walks with her dog, dancing, crafting, singing, playing guitar, baking, and playing games.