Trained Speech, Physical, and Occupational Therapists

Contact our Englewood office at 720-535-5671 for an appointment.

Trained Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists

Our Englewood location is full of specialists who focus on speech, physical, and occupational therapy. It might sound intimidating, but we can assure you that our professionals truly care about your success and will do whatever it takes to assist you in achieving it. We are highly focused and take a great deal of pride in the work we do to assist our clients. Learn more about our approach and our specialists below, then reach out so we can begin putting together an individualized program that will work for you. Don’t be a stranger; call us today!

Englewood Team Members

AMANDA KING

AMANDA KING

Speech Language Pathologist

CCC

MELANIE WISEMAN

MELANIE WISEMAN

Clinical Director & Speech Language Patholigist

CCC

LEAH CASTLE

LEAH CASTLE

Prior Authorization Specialist

LORY HARTFORD

LORY HARTFORD

Physical Therapist

ARKADY JENCKS

ARKADY JENCKS

Physical Therapist Assistant & Practice Manager

SARAH BECKMAN

SARAH BECKMAN

Speech Language Pathologist

CCC

ANNA MANNISIO

ANNA MANNISIO

Occupational Therapist

Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Functional Capacity Evaluator
ERICA THOMAS

ERICA THOMAS

Speech Language Pathogist CCC

Food Explorer Group Leader

Amanda King

Speech Language Pathologist CCC
Georgia State University

 

Amanda King founded Therapies of the Rockies in 2008 to assist families in obtaining quality therapy services without having to go to a hospital setting. Amanda has grown the company to over 25 full time employees and is always working to maintain TOTR’s high standard of excellence. Amanda has 2 kiddos elementary school age and in her spare time, she can be found walking her 2 dogs, exploring the restaurant scene, or skiing at Keystone Mountain.
 
Member: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology, Colorado Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Melanie Wiseman

Clinical Director
Speech Language Pathologist CCC
Northeastern University

 

Melanie is the Clinical Director at Therapies of the Rockies, supporting our clinical staff and working collaboratively with the practice managers. She earned her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Northeastern University, and currently holds national certification through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and state licensure in Colorado. Melanie joined the TOTR family in 2013, working hard for the growth of her patients as well as toward the growth and success of the team at Therapies of the Rockies. Melanie strives to incorporate the most up-to-date evidence-based research in her practice, ensuring patients receive dynamic treatment that fits their needs and abilities for expanding their communication. She has focused her continuing education and clinical practice primarily in the areas of Autism and Apraxia of Speech but holds a love for supporting children with all speech and language disorders in children, as well as their families. Melanie’s approach to therapy integrates all areas of child development and supported research approaches while working with the family to build connections from the therapy room to school and home. She makes therapy fun, engaging, and relevant for promoting the most success and carryover in a child’s communication.
 
Member: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Colorado Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Melanie Wiseman

Clinical Director
Speech Language Pathologist CCC
Northeastern University

 

Melanie is the Clinical Director at Therapies of the Rockies, supporting our clinical staff and working collaboratively with the practice managers. She earned her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Northeastern University, and currently holds national certification through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and state licensure in Colorado. Melanie joined the TOTR family in 2013, working hard for the growth of her patients as well as toward the growth and success of the team at Therapies of the Rockies. Melanie strives to incorporate the most up-to-date evidence-based research in her practice, ensuring patients receive dynamic treatment that fits their needs and abilities for expanding their communication. She has focused her continuing education and clinical practice primarily in the areas of Autism and Apraxia of Speech but holds a love for supporting children with all speech and language disorders in children, as well as their families. Melanie’s approach to therapy integrates all areas of child development and supported research approaches while working with the family to build connections from the therapy room to school and home. She makes therapy fun, engaging, and relevant for promoting the most success and carryover in a child’s communication.
 
Member: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Colorado Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Leah Castle 

Prior Authorization Specialist

 

Leah has spent her career in small business environments wearing many hats. Prior to joining the team at Therapies of the Rockies, Leah has worked in the Entertainment and Technology industries honing her administrative, human resources, office management, and client services fields. She is excited to move into the Billing Manager role at Therapies of the Rockies and be part of a team providing excellent patient care.

Leah looks forward to experiencing all four seasons. She is an animal lover, film enthusiast, and avid reader.

Lory Hartford 

Physical Therapist
University of North Florida

Lory has been a physical therapist since graduating from the University of North Florida in 1999. Before completing her physical therapy degree, Lory also received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Florida. Her career has primarily been spent in outpatient clinics working with people of varying ages and a wide range of diagnoses. Since 2012, Lory has been specializing in treating adults, helping them with all types of orthopedic issues as well as balance, post-fall and fall prevention, vestibular, neurological, pre- and post-surgery, and general deconditioning issues. She is also a certified Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!) instructor, and teaches a weekly group class as well as incorporating PWR! moves into her one-on-one sessions with PT patients, when appropriate. She believes in a good balance of therapeutic exercise, as well as manual therapies to treat her patients and help them to return to the activities they love.

Lory Hartford 

Physical Therapist
University of North Florida

Lory has been a physical therapist since graduating from the University of North Florida in 1999. Before completing her physical therapy degree, Lory also received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Florida. Her career has primarily been spent in outpatient clinics working with people of varying ages and a wide range of diagnoses. Since 2012, Lory has been specializing in treating adults, helping them with all types of orthopedic issues as well as balance, post-fall and fall prevention, vestibular, neurological, pre- and post-surgery, and general deconditioning issues. She is also a certified Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!) instructor, and teaches a weekly group class as well as incorporating PWR! moves into her one-on-one sessions with PT patients, when appropriate. She believes in a good balance of therapeutic exercise, as well as manual therapies to treat her patients and help them to return to the activities they love.

Arkady Jencks

Physical Therapist Assistant & Practice Manager
Arapahoe Community College

 

Arkady is a Colorado native who is passionate about cultivating mind and body wellness. She graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program from Arapahoe Community College. She enjoys connecting with her patients and providing individualized treatment interventions including manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, balance and coordination. She works with a wide variety of related diagnoses spanning orthopedic, vestibular, neurological and overall deconditioning.

 

Arkady also has over 8 years of experience in personal training working with a wide demographic and teaching group fitness classes including circuit and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), yoga, barre, cycling, aerobics and resistance and conditioning. She is certified with Silver Sneakers and currently teaches the Strength and Balance and the Core mat class at TOTR. She is an advocate for daily physical activity and its profound impact on functional mobility, longevity and mental and emotional well-being.
Sarah Beckman 

Speech Language Pathologist CCC
LSVT Certified Clinician
Eastern Michigan University

 

Sarah has clinical experience in hospital, private practice, and public school settings. She comes to us from the state of Michigan where she earned a Master’s degree at Eastern Michigan University in Speech-Language Pathology. While obtaining her degree, Sarah had the opportunity to intern at the University of Michigan Aphasia Program, which is an intensive therapy program for persons recovering from stroke.
Sarah provides individual and group therapy to adult, young adult, and pediatric patients. Her experience includes evaluating and treating neurogenic, swallowing, voice, and fluency disorders as well as a variety of speech and language disorders including expressive and receptive language, articulation and phonological, and autism spectrum disorders. Sarah has made it her goal to specialize in voice disorders. She also has a passion for working with adults with neurogenic disorders, specifically aphasia. Providing evidence based, engaging, and functional therapy that can be generalized into the home setting is Sarah’s ultimate goal. She believes family collaboration and support are also a key component to effective and successful therapy.
 
Member: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Sarah Beckman 

Speech Language Pathologist CCC
LSVT Certified Clinician
Eastern Michigan University

 

Sarah has clinical experience in hospital, private practice, and public school settings. She comes to us from the state of Michigan where she earned a Master’s degree at Eastern Michigan University in Speech-Language Pathology. While obtaining her degree, Sarah had the opportunity to intern at the University of Michigan Aphasia Program, which is an intensive therapy program for persons recovering from stroke.
Sarah provides individual and group therapy to adult, young adult, and pediatric patients. Her experience includes evaluating and treating neurogenic, swallowing, voice, and fluency disorders as well as a variety of speech and language disorders including expressive and receptive language, articulation and phonological, and autism spectrum disorders. Sarah has made it her goal to specialize in voice disorders. She also has a passion for working with adults with neurogenic disorders, specifically aphasia. Providing evidence based, engaging, and functional therapy that can be generalized into the home setting is Sarah’s ultimate goal. She believes family collaboration and support are also a key component to effective and successful therapy.
 
Member: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Anna Mannisio

Occupational Therapist Speech, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Functional Capacity Evaluator
The College of Saint Scholastica

Before completing her Occupational Therapy degree, Anna spent her summers as a wilderness camp counselor for kids in Minnesota. That is where she decided that helping people to enjoy life and play is what she wanted to do for the rest of her life.

She has experience in hospitals, rehab centers and home care settings while providing care for persons with poly-trauma, stroke, oncology events, behavioral health, dementia, and post-amputation. She loves seeing patients all across the lifespan. She believes everyone has their own path to take, and tries to give her patients the tools they need to be successful in their journeys. She takes a holistic approach to patient care.

In her free time she loves skiing, hiking, fishing and camping with her family. On the few days when the Colorado weather doesn’t cooperate for outdoor activities, Anna will sketch or paint an outdoor scene.

Erica Thomas

Speech Language Pathologist CCC
Pennsylvania State University; Emerson College

 

Erica was born and raised in Maryland and has been in Colorado since 2018. Erica received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The Pennsylvania State University in 2014 and her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Emerson College. Erica has clinical experience with patients of all ages, with a variety of diagnoses including, dysphagia, aphasia, apraxia of speech, cognitive-linguistic disorders, voice disorders, Autism Spectrum disorder, Down Syndrome, fluency disorders, developmental delays, articulation/phonological disorders, receptive/expressive language disorders, and feeding/swallowing difficulties. Erica is passionate about collaborating with family members and other professionals to best support her patients and help them achieve their goals.

In her free time, Erica enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling, hiking with her dog, reading, and exploring Colorado.

Erica Thomas

Speech Language Pathologist CCC
Pennsylvania State University; Emerson College

 

Erica was born and raised in Maryland and has been in Colorado since 2018. Erica received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The Pennsylvania State University in 2014 and her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Emerson College. Erica has clinical experience with patients of all ages, with a variety of diagnoses including, dysphagia, aphasia, apraxia of speech, cognitive-linguistic disorders, voice disorders, Autism Spectrum disorder, Down Syndrome, fluency disorders, developmental delays, articulation/phonological disorders, receptive/expressive language disorders, and feeding/swallowing difficulties. Erica is passionate about collaborating with family members and other professionals to best support her patients and help them achieve their goals.

In her free time, Erica enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling, hiking with her dog, reading, and exploring Colorado.

Get in Touch

Aurora, Lakewood, Englewood

(720) 535-5671

 Fax: (303) 362-8986

Hours

Mon - Fri — 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday — Closed

Therapy Locations:

333 W. Hampden Ave, Suite 500
Englewood, CO 80110

2851 S. Parker Road Suite 570

Aurora, CO 80014
274 Union Blvd
Lakewood, CO 80228 Suite 103