Kristin Burrell, M.A., CCC-SLP
Kristin is originally from the Midwest, where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Michigan State University and master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from Western Michigan University. Before moving to Boulder County and joining KidSPOT, Kristin and her family called San Francisco home where she had a private practice and consulted in various clinic, home and school-based settings. In addition to being a practitioner, she has supervised graduate level students in their clinical fellowship year and co-authored a paper in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.Kristin is trained in and enjoys working with a broad range of communication disorders, she specializes in early language development. She was introduced to the DIR/Floortime model early in her professional career and it has shaped her understanding of developmental language model and how she adapts treatment to each student’s profile. She also integrates her professional training in Talk Tools, Hanen More Than Words, SCERTS, Kaufman Speech to Language, Spalding Literacy Program, and PROMPT to provide an individualized, developmentally-based intervention program for each child and their family. Making meaningful progress and staying motivated is paramount and that means having some fun too!
Kyra Naftel, M.A., CCC-SLP
Kyra grew up outside Los Angeles, California. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Amherst College and Master of Arts degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder. Kyra has practiced in a variety of settings, including a public elementary school and a pediatric outpatient hospital clinic. She enjoys working at KidSPOT because of the opportunities to establish authentic relationships with families, provide individualized services, and work on meaningful goals. Kyra is especially interested in functional communication, articulation, expressive and receptive language, and alternative and augmentative communication (AAC). In her free time, Kyra enjoys exercising, being outside, traveling, and spending time with friends and loved ones.
Stephanie Pipp, PT, DPT
Stephanie grew up in Pewaukee, Wisconsin and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She pursued her doctorate in Physical Therapy at Regis University. Stephanie is a member of the multidisciplinary evaluation team at Kaiser Permanente's Regional Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic, as well as an affiliate faculty member at Regis University, teaching in the physical therapy department.
Stephanie has experience treating patients from birth to adulthood with a variety of diagnoses and conditions, in both home and clinical settings. She believes that building strong relationships are the foundation for successful therapy. When she's not at work, she's running after her two small children, riding bikes or playing tennis.
Kylie Eynon, PT, DPT
Kylie was born in Cody, Wyoming but spent most of her life in the Houston area. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas. She pursued her doctorate of Physical Therapy at Baylor University where she also completed her terminal clinical rotation at KidSPOT. During her education she also spent time volunteering and working with various organizations including Special Olympics, therapeutic riding, adaptive swimming, and sports camps for kids.Kylie has experience treating patients from infancy to adolescence with a variety of diagnoses. She takes pride in making therapy fun for both the child and family as she believes that’s how family centered goals are accomplished. When away from the clinic, Kylie enjoys spending time outdoors, running, biking, and traveling to see friends and family.
Jessica Fuentes, PT, DPT
Jessica is a Colorado native and knew from a young age she wanted to be a pediatric physical therapist. Her studies include a BS in Exercise Science from Gonzaga University- GO ZAGS! She returned to Colorado to attend Regis University and received a doctorate in physical therapy. She is also a board certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist.
Jessica loves to analyze movement and create meaningful therapeutic programs for the children and families in her care. When Jessica founded KidSPOT, it was with the idea that children like to play and they thrive in environments that are nurturing and supportive. Jessica strives to ensure KidSPOT is a positive place for families. When Jessica is not at KidSPOT, she enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga, and being outdoors.
Sara Hill, MS., OTR
Sara has lived in Colorado most of her life and received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a minor in Anatomy and Neuroscience from Colorado State University. She went on to receive a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. Sara has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including: public school system, pediatric home health, and pediatric private practice. Some of her training areas include: SOS Approach to Feeding, Therapeutic Listening, Astronaut Training for Vestibular Processing, Handwriting Without Tears, and Beckman Oral Motor Approach.
Sara has experience working with children of all ages and with a wide range of sensory and motor needs. She enjoys connecting with children and families in order to create a family centered approach to therapeutic strategies. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside with her husband and 2 young daughters.
Christine is a proud Colorado native, and has recently retired from several careers over many years. She spent 20 years as a travel agent, worked as a parapro for Boulder Valley Public Schools for 10 years and most recently retired after spending 20 years managing the training department for a Boulder based software company. She has a strong accounting background and helps support the administrative team at KidSPOT. She has four grown children and three grandchildren, and spends most of her free time enjoying those grandchildren. When she is not working for KidSPOT or entertaining her grandchildren, she enjoys music and her piano lessons. She loves children, so coming out of retirement to work part-time with the KidSPOT staff and watch the growth of children at the clinic has been a perfect fit.
Nicole Morrison, PT, DPT
Nicole grew up in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2011 from Northeastern University in Boston. Since then, Nicole worked at various hospitals in the Denver area. She is a Certified Clinical Instructor and is experienced in treating adolescents and adults post traumatic accidents, orthopedic surgeries and neurologic injuries. In her free time, Nicole enjoys trying new foods, traveling and spending time with her husband and two young children. She loves Colorado and is excited to call it her home!