Our Midland Staff

Every member of our staff – from the person who answers the phones to the owner – puts your child’s health and well-being first. There’s nothing we do that doesn’t take into consideration what is best for the families that trust us with their children.

Administrative Staff

Our Administrative team is here to support families throughout their journey with us. They also provide a stabilizing force for our therapists, so that they may do what they do best: Keep the child moving forward.

    • Janet Ringle-Bartels, CCC-SLP – Executive Director
    • Matthew Bartels, CCC-SLP – Director
    • Debra Miller – Operations
    • Joe Brooks- Director of Human Resources
    • Randi Merrington – Human Resources
    • Ethan Reynolds- Accounts Manager
    • Rachel Chisholm- IT Liaison
    • Stephanie Lowe – Office Manager
    • Tracy Cox, CCC-SLP Clinical Coordinator
    • Andria Zuccala – Intake Coordinator
    • Laura Tanner – Master Scheduler
    • Amanda Letzkus – Scheduler
    • Alexsis Koch – Scheduler
    • Elizabeth Kriss- Scheduler
    • Maxton Marsh – Medical Records

    Client Accounting and Insurance

    This team works hard to help families navigate through insurance and payment issues. For billing and insurance information, our Accounting Department can be reached at 989-835-3235.

      • Kelly Inman – Client Accounting Manager
      • Shelly Aultman
      • Lori Covaleski
      • Penny Davis
      • Mary LaLone 

      Occupational Therapists

      Pediatric Occupational Therapists serve children ranging from birth through school age. Each of our Occupational Therapists is a graduate of a University program accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and holds a Master’s Degree. Our therapists are also registered by the National Board of Occupational Therapists and licensed in the State of Michigan. All therapists at Children’s Therapy Corner participate in ongoing continuing education opportunities to develop and maintain pediatric specific skills.

      • Haley Yaros OTRL
      • Karlee Parent OTRL
      • Kayla Altman OTRL
      • Sydney Rachow OTRL
      • Lori Marsh OTRL
      • Lyndsey Forfar OTRL
      • Emily Reams  OTRL

      Physical Therapists

      Pediatric Physical Therapists work with children birth through school age. Each of our Physical Therapists is a graduate of an accredited University program and hold a Doctoral Degree. Our therapists are members of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and are licensed in the State of Michigan. All therapists at Children’s Therapy Corner participate in ongoing continuing education opportunities to develop and maintain pediatric specific skills.

      • Hannah Mithoefer- PT,DPT
      • Morgan Ahluwalia – PT, DPT
      • Victoria Cushard – PT, DPT
      • Jenna Gray – PT, DPT

      Speech-Language Pathologists

      Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologists serve children from birth through school age. Each of our Speech-Language Pathologists holds a Master’s Degree and a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). They are also licensed in the State of Michigan. All therapists at Children’s Therapy Corner participate in ongoing continuing education opportunities to develop and maintain pediatric specific skills.

      • Ally McNitt CCC-SLP
      • Brooke Nemeth CCC-SLP
      • Erika Wendling-CFY-SLP
      • Katie Kallenbach CCC-SLP
      • Nikki Booms-CFY-SLP
      • Tracy Cox CCC-SLP
      • Stephanie DiMartino CCC-SLP
      • Merissa Maracle CCC-SLP
      • Janet Ringle-Bartels CCC-SLP

      BCBA Therapists

      Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy is an individualized and research-supported treatment for children with autism. ABA is a data driven methodology that improves lives by focusing on socially significant behaviors. By manipulating the environment, ABA increases functional skills while decreasing interfering behaviors. Families will regularly meet with the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to review progress and make adjustments. Families and caregivers also receive training in how to support a child in learning and practicing skills throughout the day.

      BCBAs are certified individuals who are trained in the implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis. BCBAs must have a Master’s Degree in a human services field, including specific graduate level coursework in Behavior Analysis. They must have supervised experience in ABA. Finally, they must pass a standardized exam. That means parents can feel assured that the therapist has both academic and applied skills.

        • Michael Brooks-BCBA
        • Holly Kramer-BCBA
        • Dana Aven -BCBA
        • Kristin Close -BCBA

        PLAY Project Consultant

        Certified PLAY Project consultants hold Master’s degrees in child development fields and are experts in PLAY Project autism intervention. To obtain certification professionals must complete a rigorous training and supervision program and demonstrate mastery in this evidenced-based autism therapy for toddler and preschool-age children.

        • Julie Windham – CCC-SLP, PLAY Project Supervisor, PLAY Project Consultant

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        Children’s Therapy Corner provides therapeutic intervention for children. CTC was founded on the belief that there should be a place where families can come and learn about their child’s needs, in a supportive team atmosphere. We will work with you to provide direction and support for your family and your child. The goal is for your child to live their life to its fullest capacity.