Our Staff
Mandy Oestreich, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Mandy Oestreich, OTR/L is the owner of Treehouse Therapy. She has been an occupational therapist since 2002 when she earned her Bachelor's of Science in Occupational Therapy at East Carolina University after attending the College of Charleston.  She has most of her experience in pediatrics.  She has a love for children and enjoys treating all diagnoses.  Her experience in pediatrics includes private practice as well as schools. Mandy has special interest in sensory processing, autism spectrum disorders, and feeding disorders. 

Julia Thornton, COTA/L is an occupational therapy assistant. She is originally from Augusta, Georgia where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology at Augusta University and then an Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate of Applied Technology degree at Augusta Technical College. She has experience with pediatrics in the school and outpatient settings. Her passion is pediatrics with a special interest in sensory modulation, reflex integration, and visual motor processing. 

Julia Thornton, COTA/L

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Rebekah Heath, COTA/L is an occupational therapy assistant. She is originally from Lenoir County and earned her Associate’s Degree at Pitt Community College to become an Occupational Therapy Assistant. She has a passion for serving children and has experience in outpatient pediatrics through fieldwork and in the school system. Her special interests are in developing fine motor skills, motor planning, and handwriting. She loves to explore the New Bern area and spend time with her fiancé, family, and friends. 

Rebekah Braxton, COTA/L

Occupational Therapy


Lindsey Hines M.A.,CCC-SLP, CAS

Speech Language Pathologist  Certified Autism Specialist 

Lindsey Hines, MA CCC-SLP is a speech language pathologist who has been practicing for 15 years. She is a Certified Autism Specialist through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards. She has worked with multiple hospitals, schools, and outpatient clinics with both inpatient and outpatients. She has extensive experience in the area of pediatrics, and has helped to develop therapy initiatives in the areas of pediatric swallowing, language, and apraxia. She has mentored and taught graduate and new SLPs in their educational journeys, and has served as a consultant with different companies.In addition, Lindsey has experience as a special education teacher, and served as the Director of Children's Ministries of her previous church. Lindsey lives with her husband and 2 children in Greenville, NC. She enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, hiking, exploring, and relaxing. She is passionate about learning and serving the needs of the people around her. She is in hopes to finish her doctoral degree in Speech Pathology before her children graduate from school. 

Taylor Saunders, PT, DPT is a Physical Therapist. She earned a Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Physiology at East Carolina University and then her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Campbell University. During her course work, Taylor worked with the entire lifespan but the little ones are her favorite! She has a love for children and enjoys treating all diagnoses. In her spare time Taylor enjoys working out, running, and spending time with her husband, friends, family, and 2 dogs. 

Taylor Saunders, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Danielle is our receptionist at Treehouse Therapy.

She was born and raised here in New Bern NC. Her passion is for children and animals. She was co-op homeschooled most of her life by her mother which she feels helped her develop great personal skills and humble characteristics. In her free time she loves to go to the beach, hunting, and spend time with her family. She is ready to help with any scheduling needs and to answer any questions you may have.

Danielle Caprio


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