Physical & Occupational Therapists – Staff


Cleo Bloomquist – PT

2015-11-05-12-25-58-239Cleo received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado in 1978. She has worked with children of all ages with a variety of diagnoses including prematurity, orthopedic limitations, developmental concerns, sensory processing disorders and feeding difficulties. Her experience has included work in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, High Risk Infant Follow-up clinic, hospital based inpatient and outpatient settings as well as home-based and private clinic settings. She completed the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Basic course and the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Infant course. Outside of work, Cleo enjoys time with her family, teaches yoga and loves to hike, garden and read.

Jessica Botero – OTR/L

gzfdsgsfgfsJessica earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Health Science in 2006 and a Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree in 2007 from the University of Florida. She worked in the state of Georgia at a variety of setting including outpatient pediatric clinics, home based settings and school/community settings with children ranging from 0-21 years of age. She moved with her husband to the state of Washington in 2012 and is happy to make her working home here at CCT. Jessica’s experience includes coursework in sensory integration theory and intervention, Integrated Listening Systems (iLS), Handwriting Without Tears program and the Alert program. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys hiking, riding bikes and spending time with her husband and dog.

Marisa Hun – OTR/L

MarisaMarisa graduated from Western Washington University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and later from the University of Puget Sound in 2011 with a Master of Occupational Therapy. She has worked with adults and children in private clinics and inpatient rehabilitation settings. She is certified in the SOS Approach to Feeding, Beckman Oral Motor therapy, use of Integrated Listening Systems (iLs) and has had training in the Alert Program. Marisa is the primary creator ofwww.dailylifeonthespectrum.com, promoting self-care independence for children with ASD and has presented on this resource at the OT state and national conferences. Before becoming an OT, she worked extensively with transition students and adults with physical, cognitive and developmental disabilities within the supported employment field.  Outside of work, Marisa enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter, exploring local parks, traveling via cruise ship and discovering new coffee shops.

Michelle Lirette – PT

20160705_150952Michelle graduated from the University of Puget Sound receiving her degree in Physical Therapy in 1986.  She is a certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist (PCS). Her certification, obtained in 2013 is through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS). She is a Certified Clinical Instructor and has enjoyed clinical teaching at both the University of Washington and the University of Puget Sound.  Michelle has dedicated her career to the treatment of infants, children and young adults.  Michelle loves working with children and families with the goal of maximizing a child’s potential. She brings a wealth of pediatric experience in home health, medical centers, preschools, public schools, specialty clinics, and outpatient settings. She has expanded her knowledge by extensive coursework in torticollis, movement disorders, and gait issues in cerebral palsy.  In her free time, Michelle enjoys singing, being outdoors, gardening, reading, and spending time with her husband and grandchildren.

Cailey Marsh – OT

Cailey graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2012 and a Master of Occupational Therapy degree in 2016. Cailey has experience working in inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient clinics, and the school setting. Prior to working as an Occupational Therapist, Cailey worked extensively with children in a variety of settings including teaching, coaching, and summer camps. She is excited to join the CCT team and continue working closely with children and families. Outside of work, Cailey enjoys hiking, baking, and spending time with her family and puppy Sadie.

Elicia Rogers – OTR/L

2016-02-12-07-48-03-327Elicia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2002 and received her Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of Washington in 2005. She presented her masters project at the national American Occupational Therapy Conference, along with co-worker Kathie Skog, and published an article in Occupational Therapy Practice (a national therapy magazine). Prior to becoming an occupational therapist, Elicia worked as a lifeguard and swim instructor as well as provided in-home respite care to adults and children with special needs. She has worked in the pediatric private clinic setting, public school setting and in a specialty school setting. Elicia is passionate about thinking outside of the box to help children achieve their goals. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, swimming, boating, snowmobiling, and shopping for fun toys to use during therapy.

Chantel Sinclair – PTA

ChantelChantel graduated from Lake Washington Institute of Technology’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program in December 2012. She began working as a Physical Therapist Assistant at CCT in April of 2013. She also currently works part-time as a Physical Therapist Assistant at Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center in Redmond. Chantel has a passion for children. She is very excited to learn and grow in knowledge and experience in working with and providing quality treatment to a variety of children who have specific needs. Outside of work, Chantel enjoys spending time with her husband, working with the youth group at her church and enjoying the outdoors.

Kathie Skog – OTR/L

2015-11-04-16-14-33-010Kathie joined CCT in August of 2005. She received her Bachelor of Science in Community Health from Western Washington University (2002) where she focused on preventative health promotion for children. She received her Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of Washington (2004). She has presented her masters project at the national American Occupational Therapy Conference and published an article about it in Occupational Therapy Practice – a national magazine. She is an active participant in the Occupational Therapy Legislative Committee, which monitors bills that impact occupational therapy services and lobbies for bills that assist therapists in better serving the community. Prior to becoming an OT, Kathie worked in a behavior management program for children with special needs who had extreme behavior challenges and as an applied behavioral analyst (ABA) aide working with children with autism. Kathie has worked in pediatrics in a variety of settings including in-home therapy, community settings, in-patient rehabilitation and several private clinics. Outside of work, Kathie enjoys rock-climbing, skiing, and traveling.

Maria Soderqvist – OTR/L

2015-11-05-14-03-35-682Maria graduated from The Faculty of Health Science (FHS), Linkoping University Sweden with her degree in occupational therapy in 1989. She has experience with children in hospital and private settings in neurology, rheumatology and psychiatry departments. The past five years, Maria has been working in a private pediatric therapy clinic and an aquatic therapy setting treating children ages 12-18 years. Her passion for children and contribution to their opportunity of functioning optimally in life is key in her daily work. IN doing so, she specializes in neurodevelopmental challenges and sensory processing differences treating a variety of diagnoses such as Autism Spectrum, Attention Deficit, Anxiety, Bipolar and Neuromuscular Disorders. Maria used to be an instructor in Halliwick Swimming for children with special needs for many years in Sweden. She is a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP), NDT trained, experienced in reflex integration techniques and trained in the Alert Program and the Integrated Listening System (iLS). Being a longtime Briard owner, Maria finds that dogs are a valuable attribute in the therapeutic setting. While not working, Maria lives an active life, interested in the outdoors including daily running and training of her dog. She has lived in different countries and the variety of cultures fascinate her. Most of her free time is dedicated to her husband and three active children.