Amy Harant, MS, OTR/L, Lead Therapist and owner of Just Therapy, LLC. She has been working at Just Therapy since 2011. She started working with children at a young age. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cabrini College with a B.A. in Psychology and received her M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. She has experience working at a residential school for children & teens with intellectual disabilities & behavioral challenges, working with the Intermediate Unit, within the local school systems, and providing Early Intervention services to families in their homes. Amy has continuing education and extensive knowledge in sensory integration, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD/executive function, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, developmental delays, dysgraphia, dyspraxia, visual processing disorders, DIR/Floortime, Handwriting without Tears, and the SOS Approach to feeding. She took over Just Therapy, LLC in 2014. She has been extensively trained by Dr. Just. Amy runs the practice using evidence based interventions; using a collaborative model and a family centered approach. “The thing that I love the most about working in private practice, is getting to know my clients in a more personal and meaningful way. I’m always educating myself in new research and providing my clients with research-based interventions, along with meaningful activities. Every session is tailored for the individual child and their families. I love what I do, which shows in my sessions.”
Keira Eyre MS, CCC-SLP, graduated from LaSalle University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language-Hearing Science and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2005. She is licensed in the state of Pennsylvania and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She has more than 14 years of experience in speech/language therapy, including 12 years in private practice. Keira Eyre has extensive knowledge and continuing education in the areas of developmental delays, language disorders, apraxia of Speech, autism spectrum disorders, articulation, phonology, oral motor dysfunction, nonverbal learning disorder, reading comprehension, writing, and cognition. Her additional training includes PROMPT, DIR/Floortime, and Beckman Oral Motor Protocol. “I take great joy in working with children, teens, and their families and look forward to meeting you!”
Hayley Shaver, MS, CCC-SLP, began her education towards becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist at Penn State where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She then moved to Philadelphia in order to continue her education at La Salle University, from which she received her Masters of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2016. Hayley is licensed in the state Pennsylvania and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Hayley has spent the past few years working as a SLP in The School District of Philadelphia and working as an Early Intervention therapist. Hayley has extensive continuing education in the areas of social communication and fluency disorders. She has vast knowledge and experience with a variety of areas; dysphagia, phonology, articulation, language disorders (receptive/expressive), fluency, autism spectrum disorders and social language. Hayley emphasizes functional and collaborative interventions that emphasize the maintenance and generalization of the targeted skills. “Individualizing therapy interventions to the specific interests and needs of the client is of utmost importance. When a client is engaged, they become self-motivated and empowered to reach their goals. I love seeing the look on a client’s face when therapy approaches “click” and they begin to see success.”
Colleen Torrence Turner M.Ed, LBS, is a Pennsylvania Licensed Behavior Specialist. Her credentials include a bachelor’s degree in Education with a concentration in Special and Elementary Education, as well as a master’s degree in Education with a concentration in Special Education. She has two years of teaching experience, in an autistic support classroom, teaching children with severe behavioral challenges. Following her teaching experience, she expanded her skills to become a behavior specialist, serving children in the school, home, and community. As a behavioral consultant, she supervised behavior therapists working with children birth-5 years of age as well as training parents and teachers in the appropriate ways to handle challenges in classrooms and home environments. Colleen will be available for individual sessions, social skills groups, and consultation in the home and school. Colleen has continuing education and extensive knowledge in challenging behaviors, developmental delays, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD/executive function, intellectual disabilities, play based therapy, Natural Environment Teaching (NET), daily living skills training, family support and training, creating behavioral plans, and creating/implementing plans within the school and home. “I feel it is extremely important to gain a wonderful repertoire with the children I serve, which is why I take more of a play therapy approach. I feel as though children can have fun while getting the therapy they need. I am happy to help and focus on any specific challenges a parent or teacher are currently facing with their child/student.”
Dr. Carol Just is a consulting therapist and founder of Just Therapy. Dr. Just has worked with children in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, homes, and schools. She has advanced training in Neurodevelopmental Treatment Techniques and in treating children with sensory processing disorder. Dr. Just spent the summer of 2009 working at the Star Center in Colorado with Dr. Lucy Miller. Dr. Miller is renowned for her expertise with sensory processing disorder. Dr. Just teaches these techniques to other pediatric physical, occupational, and speech therapists several times throughout the year. Dr. Just also provides in-service training and support to teachers in a variety of schools in the area. Currently, Dr. Just is an adjunct faculty member at Keiser University in the Occupational Therapy Department.