Staff

Laney Thompson, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Laney Thompson graduated from Mississippi State University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Educational Psychology. Before pursuing a master’s de...
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Darla Dixon, R.N., B.S.N.

President

Darla is the heart and soul of the American Autism and Rehabilitation Center. A Registered Nurse by education, she started HemaCare Plus, a specialty ...
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Kevin Mohler

Vice President & Director of Marketing

As Co-Founder, Vice President and Director of Marketing, Kevin works to make sure the American Autism & Rehabilitation Center marketing messages a...
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Julie Mohler, M.S., OTR/L, SIPT

Director of Therapy & Occupational Therapist

As head of the Therapy Department, Julie leads her team of therapists by example with a passion for functionally helping patients. She graduated with ...
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Markus Cressman, M.A., BCBA, LBA

Director of ABA Therapy

Markus graduated with his Masters degree from Murray State University in clinical psychology in 2008 and began his career working in the field of psyc...
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Kendra Laconsay, Psy.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Kendra leads the diagnosing services at AARC as well as offering patient and family counseling. She graduated wit...
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Patricia Goggins, M.S., CCC-SLP

Director of Speech Therapy and Speech-Language Pathologist

Patricia has been with us since May of 2018. She graduated from the University of Montevallo with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and ...
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Troy Dyess

Director of IT

Troy Dyess is currently the Director of IT for AARC, managing and overseeing the technology needs of every department. Troy has a background in emerge...
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Gabby Posadas, M.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Gabby is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Professional Health Sciences (2014) and her master...
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Wendy Moorman

Director of Operations

Wendy Moorman, B.S., Business Administration, is AARC’s Director of Operations providing daily operational oversight of staff and patient services. Sh...
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Monica J. Peak, Ed.S., ALC, NCC

Education Specialist and Clinical Mental Health Counselor

Monica J. Peak, Ed.S., ALC, NCC is an Education Specialist and Clinical Mental Health Counselor under the supervision of Leslie Weaver, LPC-S and Kend...
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