MaryBeth Cloud, OTR/L
MaryBeth received her BSOT from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2002. She specializes in Myofascial release, sensory integration treatment, and handwriting, and has clinical experience in outpatient settings, school systems, and Early Intervention. MaryBeth is also certified in pediatric massage and has completed the STAR Level 1 Mentorship and ProCert 1.
Occupational Therapy Team
Amanda Cutting, OTD, OTR/L
Amanda received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from the The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga in 2018. She specializes in sensory integration treatment, development of age-appropriate skills, and fine motor skill development, and intervention for children with ASD. Amanda has clinical experience working with children of all ages in a pediatric outpatient setting. She completed the STAR Level 1 Mentorship in August 2022 and has experience incorporating AAC devices into play-based interventions to support functional communication.
Katy Dieckhaus, MS, OTR/L
Katy received her MSOT from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2006. She has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, outpatient clinics, home health care, and schools. Katy specializes in sensory integration treatment, handwriting, and sensory-based feeding difficulties.
Morgan Glaze, MHS, OTR/L
Morgan received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Georgia and her MHS in Occupational Therapy from Augusta University. She completed her graduate fieldwork in outpatient pediatrics working with children of all ages and abilities including autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, and developmental delays.
Hannah Guffey, OTD. OTR/L
Hannah received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Belmont University in 2021. She completed a clinical affiliation at High Hopes prior to graduation. Hannah's professional interests include power mobility, sensory integration, and fine motor development. Hannah will be completing the STAR Level 1 Mentorship in August 2022.
Kate Malchow, OTR/L, M.Ed.
Kate received her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin and her Master of Education from Boston University. She has a background in adult and teen brain injury and spinal cord injury in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has also been a pediatric OT for the Department of Defense Dependent schools with the Exceptional Family Member Program while stationed overseas. Kate has been a pediatric occupational therapist at High Hopes in the clinic and home health settings for the past 10 years. She has certifications in Interactive Metronome and the TheraSuit Method, has completed the STAR Level Mentorship, and is a certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist. Kate has travelled to Haiti, Honduras, and Jamaica as an occupational therapist where she volunteered her services with several mission organizations.
Julia Pheifer, MS, OTR/L
Julia received her MSOT from the University of New Hampshire in 2018. She has worked in a variety of pediatric settings, including early intervention and school system. She received a certification as an Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist, SOS approach to feeding and specializes in sensory processing and handwriting.
Rachael Sollman, OTD, OTR/L
Rachael received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Belmont University in 2020. She has experience working with children of all ages in the pediatric outpatient setting. Rachael has completed DIRFloortime Intro Course and will be completing the STAR Level 1 Mentorship in August 2022.
Jana Smith, MS, OTR/L
Jana received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, WI in 1999 and then her Master of Science in OT in 2003. She has over 22 years of experience working at a pediatric occupational therapist. She has experience working in hospitals and long term care facilities, but most of her experience has been in the school and pediatric outpatient settings. She specializes in sensory integration treatment, handwriting, and fine motor development.