Meet The Team
CEO & Physical Therapist
Kim is the founder and first PT at Kids In Motion. She is trained in Total Motion release, a tearless method to effectively treat children with torticollis and other mobility issues. She is further trained in complex respiratory impairments by connecting breathing mechanics and postural control. She also has extensive experience treating children 0-3 and loves working infants in the first year.
Clinical Director & Occupational Therapist
Ariana has a passion for combining traditional occupational therapy methods with foundational neurodevelopmental science and primary sensory-motor development to promote the most out of every session. She is currently studying Masgutova Neuro-Sensory-Motor Reflex Integration (MNRI®) as a Level I Core Specialist-in-Training and has completed several trainings towards this gigantic achievement.
Renae is the friendly voice behind the phone and the friendly face behind the front office. She is the go to for all things to make the office run smooth and to provide patient care from the initial phone call. She also manages the business side of our billing and scheduling. She is likely the one helping you with all of your patient questions and intake paperwork.
Patient Care Coordinator
Tina was born and raised in Mandan along with four other siblings. Tina and her husband, Robert, have been married for 27 years and have moved throughout the country following Rob's Marine Corps career. Tina has held many titles over the years including daycare provider, personal trainer, receiving supervisor, master scheduler, office manager and stay at home mom. They have been blessed with four daughters and two of them have recently promoted her to grandma. Tina and her family moved back to North Dakota in 2015 to be closer to family and friends. Outside of the office, she enjoys cooking and baking for her family, playing cornhole, camping, and boating.
Julie has experience with addressing picky eating and feeding concerns using a sensory based approach. Julie enjoys working with children to address emotion and self-regulation using Zones of Regulation, Alert Program, and the Social Thinking curriculum. She is also trained in the intervention and treatment of torticollis and in pediatric bowel and bladder issues to help children with pelvic floor dysfunction, history of constipation, bed wetting or late toilet training.
Kaitlyn graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2018 with her Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree.
Kaitlyn has completed additional training in sensory processing, interoception, and feeding. Also completed training on the LPT approach to Autism which supports neurodiversity and strength’s-based interventions.
Experience working with pediatrics for four years prior to joining the Kids team!
Love working with kiddos and their families to support participation in meaningful activities.
Kiah believes every child is unique and has many tools to make therapy fun and meaningful. She has completed courses in reflex integration and has a special interest in assistive technology, visual adaptation, and self-regulation.
Samantha is proficient in addressing picky eating behaviors using a sensory-based approach to feeding. She also is well trained in using the Zones of Regulation program to assist your child with managing and processing their emotions. She is also trained in pediatric bowel and bladder issues and is able to help children with pelvic floor dysfunction, history of constipation, bed wetting or late toilet training.
Lexie grew up in Mandan and graduated from the University of Mary. Lexie is passionate about working with children and their families in order to best support a child in activities that are meaningful to them. Lexie has specialized training using the SOS approach to feeding and also in reflex integration. Lexie also has experience working with children to address fine motor skills, visual motor coordination skills, and sensory processing in order to increase a child’s independence within meaningful daily activities. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family.
Dallas grew up in Bismarck and completed both undergraduate and graduate school at the University of Mary. Dallas enjoys working with kids of all ages and their families to help reach their goals and has a special interest in orthopedic injuries and developmental delay. Dallas is also a Certified Athletic Trainer and has vast experience working with sports injuries. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, golfing, reading, and playing softball.
I grew up in a very small town in Northwestern Minnesota, then attended the University of North Dakota for my undergrad and my DPT. I spent some time practicing in Glendale, AZ before moving to ND! Amy has experience and training with torticollis, cerebral palsy and general developmental delay; however, I am excited to begin training with bowel and bladder incontinence as well. I am the youngest of 3 and there is about a 10 year gap between both of my older siblings and me. I also have 3 nephews and 1 niece. I enjoy going to sporting events and concerts, relaxing on a boat on a lake or river, and traveling to places I haven’t been.
Speech Language Pathologist
Kayzanne was raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. She graduated from the University of Mary with her master’s degree in speech-language pathology. She is passionate in working with children and their families to create a communication modality which best fits them. She enjoys collaborating with other professionals, in order to provide well-rounded care. Kayzanne has special interests in articulation/phonology, feeding, pragmatic language, and the development of morphological skills (i.e., grammar). Kayzanne is certified in the in the SOS feeding program.
Speech Language Pathologist
Jessica is from Bismarck, North Dakota. She graduated from St. Cloud State University and loves working with kids and watching them grow and progress towards their goals. Jessica has a special interest in articulation and feeding therapy. When she is not helping kiddos she is hanging with her family or snuggled up with a good book!
Speech Language Pathologist
Nicole grew up in a small town in Minnesota. She attended Augustana University in South Dakota for her undergrad and then transferred to the University of North Dakota for graduate school. Nicole has experience working with articulation disorders, language delays, pediatric feeding, AAC, and social language. When Nicole's not at work she enjoys doing anything outdoors such as relaxing at the lake, hiking, biking, or camping.