Staff

Amber Watson, M.S., CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Amber Watson graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders in 2016, and from the University of Mississip...
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Ashley Greene, M.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Ashley Green graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders in 2015, and from the University of South Ala...
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Chelsea Ellis M.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Chelsea graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2013. She has worked in several pediatric s...
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Darla Dixon, R.N., B.S.B.

President

Darla is the heart and soul of HemaCare Plus. A Registered Nurse by education, she started the company out of a deep desire to provide better nursing ...
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Gaylan Peturis, M.S., CCC-SLP

Director of Speech Therapy

Gaylan is head of the Speech Therapy department at AARC, leading her team of highly-qualified therapists in various speech-related treatments. She gra...
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Jennifer Crews, PT

Director of Physical Therapy

As head of our Physical Therapy department, Jennifer is responsible for creating and implementing programs to best match the needs of our physical the...
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Julie Mohler, M.S., OTR/L, SIPT

Director of Occupational Therapy

As head of the Occupational Therapy department, Julie leads her team of therapists by example with a passion for functionally helping patients. She gr...
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Kendra Laconsay

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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Kevin Mohler

Vice President & Director of Marketing

As Co-Founder, Vice President & Director of Marketing, Kevin works closely with Darla to make sure the American Autism & Rehabilitation Center...
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Natalie Jackson, M.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Natalie is an Auburn University graduate with a degree in Exercise Science and received her master’s in Occupational Therapy from Alabama State Univer...
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Patricia Goggins, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Patricia Goggins graduated from the University of Montevallo with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2015 and a Master o...
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Tami Waters

Healthcare Policy and Legislative Analyst

With constant changes in healthcare policies, Tami follows relevant government legislation to make sure AARC stays up to date so that our patients are...
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Troy Dyess

Director of Operations

Troy Dyess is currently the Director of Operations for AARC, managing a staff of over 30 and the daily aspects of providing multiple treatment service...
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