I am so thankful for all of the wonderful children and their families I have been able to work with since 2013 when I opened FUNctional Therapy. I have always had a passion to help individuals . While studying at Bellarmine University for my undergraduate and then Spalding University for my Masters program I worked with several families whose children had Autism. This provided me so much knowledge for my future career.
Education has always been an important aspect of who I am and is part of the foundation of our clinic. When I am not working I love spending time with my husband and two kids. We spend a lot of time outside, love traveling, and being with family and friends.
Amber earned her undergraduate degree and Master's of Science in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Kentucky University. She spent her summers during college working at the Kentucky Science Center in their camp program. She has always had a passion for working with children and loves helping them reach their goals. This is evident every day as she demonstrates her creativity and knowledge into her treatment session integrating the client's interests. Amber provides exceptional service at Whitefield Academy and the clinic. In her free time, she enjoys baking, reading, going to concerts, spending time with her family and 2 Australian Shepherds, Cali and Lexi!
Throughout her life, Caraline always knew she wanted to work with the pediatric population. She was drawn to occupational therapy by the unique focus to enhance the quality of life and improve engagement in meaningful occupations. Caraline received her Bachelors degree in occupational science and Masters in occupational therapy at Eastern Kentucky University. Caraline's caring personality is demonstrated daily while treating in the clinic and Harvey Browne Preschool. She especially has a passion for working with little ones and is excited to be a certified infant massage coach. In her free time, Caraline enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Caroline was born and raised in Louisville, KY and later earned her Bachelor's degree in exercise science from Western Kentucky University. She is currently in Graduate school at Spalding University to become an occupational therapist. In her free time, Caroline loves to travel, spend time outdoors, try new restaurants, and play with her puppy, Marcy!
Healy is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she obtained her undergraduate and Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Duquesne University. Healy has always had a passion for helping people across the lifespan and is so excited to be a part of the FUNctional Therapy Team treating both at the clinic and St. Joseph's Orphanage. In her free time, Healy enjoys traveling and hiking, doing yoga, and looking for treasures while thrift shopping.
Kristin has known she wanted to work with children since she was a little girl. She began by becoming a teacher, earning her undergraduate degree in elementary education from Western Kentucky. She taught kindergarten and second grade for a few years in North Carolina. After seeing the struggles students and families were experiencing with attention and participation in the classroom, Kristin decided to pursue her masters in occupational therapy to further understand how to help children and families. In her free time Kristin enjoys spending time outside and around water, hiking and kayaking at the creek and lake with her husband, kids, and little Labrador Lucy.
Lydia became an OT after growing up with her grandmother who was blind and watching her navigate life in a functional way. She graduated from the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, NY and worked in subsaharan Africa as her first job. She continues to enjoy travel, but has recently settled in Louisville to put down roots. She loves blending her creativity and passion for people into the science of rehabilitation. Lydia is thrilled to join the FUNctional Therapy family! In her free time, Lydia loves to read, create art, write, hike and spend time with her husband and two corgis, Kevin and Karen.
Margaret was born, raised, and has spent her entire career here in Louisville, KY. She graduated from EKU in 1985. Within her career she has developed a wide range of experience with different populations including NICU, school therapy, rehab, and acute care with adults and children, working with multi disciplines along the way. Her passion is working with families and children to develop strategies to support and enjoyable family life and help build a foundation for success. She is excited to continue the career she loves at FUNctional Therapy. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her daughter's family including 3 grandchildren.
Morgan earned her undergraduate degree in exercise science from Western Kentucky University. She taught dance full time at a local dance company and coached collegiate dance team following her graduation. She then pursued her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Belmont University. Morgan is always considering her clients interests and is amazing at communicating and educating her clients and their families. In her spare time she enjoys reading, watching movies, gardening, playing with her cats, and spending time with her husband, Andrew.
Rachel is originally from Wisconsin where she realized she had a passion for working with children. After recognizing the many amazing ways OTs can support individuals in leading their most meaningful lives, she knew it was something she would love doing every day. She moved down to Louisville for OT school and stayed after meeting so many amazing people. She will always love Wisconsin and the Packers, but most certainly favors the milder winters! She is excited to be part of the FUNctional Therapy team working with so many creative and supportive individuals wo do the very best for their clients adn community. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, traveling to new places, and hanging out with friends, family and her dog, Owen.
Patient Care Coordinator
My name is Samantha Goldsborough and I am the Patient Care Coordinator at FUNctional Therapy. Louisville is my hometown, and no matter where I travel, I always end up back in my favorite state, Kentucky. I enjoy drawing, painting, reading (mostly true crime and history), spending time with my family, and watching movies (I am a huge movie-buff). My weird talent is being able to identify movies based on their beginning seconds and sometimes just by the beginning of a background track ( a very useless yet fun talent). Helping people is my greatest passion and I am very excited for the opportunity to do this through a clinical environment. I am extremely creative and look forward to using this in marketing to new patients as well as continued treatment for existing patients. I would love to hear any questions, suggestions or success stories from current families or perspective patients. Please feel free to reach out to myself or Anna ! Exceptional care and treatment is the number one goal of FUNctional Therapy and I am so happy to be part of their mission..
Sarah is originally from Nashville, TN but spent seven years in Alabama obtaining her bachelor's degree in psychology and her master's degree in occupational therapy. She is excited to begin her next adventure and chapter in life here in Louisville. Sarah has always had a passion to work with children and help others. This passion shines daily through her engagements with her clients and their families both at the clinic and AJ Preschool. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with friends and family, taking her dogs on walks and hikes, traveling, and trying out new recipes.
Sondi has been working with children and families for decades. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Reading Minor back in ’86 and then wore many hats -- wife, Mom, teacher, Odyssey of the Mind coach, school and church volunteer, children’s music director, etc. Ever ready to grow and learn, at 42 years of age, she began graduate studies and became a Speech-Language Pathologist upon successful completion of U of L’s School of Medicine’s Communicative Disorders program with a Master of Science Degree and began her own private practice, Time 2 Talk, PLLC in May 2013.
While an introvert at heart, she has always been drawn to connecting with children, creatively teasing out how to help them grow and feel more confident in who they are and what they are able to achieve. She primarily services children and families at the clinic and works with children and teachers on site at Harvey Browne Preschool. Being able to work with parents and caregivers is a favorite part of each day-- modeling, training, and answering questions to empower families once they leave the clinic to apply what they’ve learned together!
She relishes “quiet” time in nature, camping, hiking, reading, gardening, writing, singing, and cooking, and just regularly being in awe of each newly designed sky or landscape. She’s an empty-nester now but enjoys making memories with her adult children, her cat Nutmeg with the crooked tail and “hiss” meow, and extended family and friends. She feels greatly blessed to be a part of this clinic, to work with such wonderful therapists at FUNctional Therapy, and to have such a colleague and friend in its owner over all of these years.