Meet Our Team

Our therapists have comprehensive training in their specialty area. Additional training includes feeding/swallowing, fluency, Floortime, sensory integration, alternative and augmentative communication, Therapeutic Listening, Therapeutic Touch Program and Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT). We have provided educational programs to the community on sensory integration.
 

Kaley Cloquet, Unit Coordinator, Children's Therapy at Skagit Regional Health in Mount Vernon, WAKaley Cloquet - Unit Coordinator
Kaley is our newest addition to Children's Therapy. She joined the team in October of 2012. She handles scheduling, insurance authorizations and billing. Kaley came to us from Patient Access where she spent five years working her way up from Patient Access Assistant to Patient Registration Specialst. Kaley has worked in the childcare field and has a passion for children's programs.






 
Erin Kaui, Speech Therapist, Children's Therapy at Skagit Regional Health in Mount Vernon, WA.Erin Kaui
- Speech Therapist
Erin has been with the Children’s Therapy Program since 2005. She has experience with pediatrics, including articulation, language, alternative and augmentative communication and feeding/swallowing. Her education includes a bachelors degree in music therapy from Willamette University and a Masters Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Western Washington University. Continuing education has been completed in many areas, including sensory integration, therapeutic listening, feeding and swallowing, alternative and augmentative communication and Floortime.



 

Tina West, Speech Therapist, Children's Therapy at Skagit Regional Health in Mount Vernon, WA.Tina West
- Speech Therapist
Tina received her Bachelors of Science in Hearing and Speech Science at Ohio University and a Masters of Arts in Communication Disorders at the University of Central Florida. She is a dynamic therapist and has applied herself in the field of Speech Language Pathology since 1992 working with adult and pediatric inpatient, outpatient, natural environment, developmental preschools, private practice clinics and public school systems. She has worked at Skagit Valley Hospital since 2007. She is trained in Beckman Oral-Motor assessment and treatment, Kay Toomey SOS Approach to Feeding, Certified Infant Massage Therapy, Signed Exact English, Therapeutic Listening and assessing disorders related to dysphagia through Video Fluoroscopic Swallowing Study.


 
Becky Hendrickson, Speech Therapist, Children's Therapy at Skagit Regional Health in Mount Vernon, WA.Becky Hendrickson - Speech Therapist
Becky has been with the Children’s Therapy Program since 2006. She has experience with pediatrics, including articulation, language, fluency, alternative and augmentative communication and feeding/swallowing. She completed a Masters Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University. Prior to joining the team at Skagit Valley Hospital, Becky spent eight years providing speech and language therapy in the public schools. Continuing education has been completed in many areas, including sensory integration, therapeutic listening, fluency, feeding, alternative and augmentative communication, and Floortime. 
 



Lisa Gayle, Occupational Therapist, Children's Therapy at Skagit Regional Health in Mount Vernon, WA.Lisa Gayle – Occupational Therapist
Lisa has been working in pediatrics since late 1998 when she joined the Children's Therapy Program. She has attended a variety of continuing education workshops, giving her training in the use of Therapeutic Listening (Vital Links), Wilbarger Therapressure/ Brushing Program, Astronaut Board/Vestibular Intervention, Toomey SOS Feeding Therapy, and other Sensory Processing focused interventions. She enjoys working with parents and families and being able to collaborate with other therapists (speech therapy and physical therapy) in the clinic setting, to most thoroughly assist in helping patient's develop and become more independent in their daily lives. Lisa has been with the Children's Therapy Program since 1998. She attended the University of Washington, completing a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy degree in 1996.

 
Karen Pederson, Physical Therapist, Children's Therapy at Skagit Regional Health in Mount Vernon, WA.Karen Pederson - Physical Therapist
Karen graduated from Western Washington University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in Pre- Physical Therapy Exercise and Sports Science. Then she graduated from University of Washington in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She initially worked at a private outpatient clinic in Millcreek. She has been with Skagit Valley Hospital since 1998. She initially worked inpatient and outpatient with adults with diagnosis’s of neurological or orthopedic involvements. She has been working in the Children’s Therapy Program since about 2005.
 



 
Jessica Younger, Physical Therapist, Children's Therapy at Skagit Regional Health in Mount Vernon, WA.Jessica Younger - Physical Therapist      
Jessica has been with the Children’s Therapy Program since 2011. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree from College of Saint Benedict and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Eastern Washington University. In addition to the Children’s Therapy Program, she works at Inpatient Adult Rehabilitation.