OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY TEAM
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.
Amanda Cutting, OTR/L
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.
Hannah Guffey, OTD
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
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
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.