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

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Julia Thornton, COTA/L is an occupational therapy assistant. She is orignally 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. 

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 Heath, COTA/L

Occupational Therapy


Robin Di Giacomo M.A.,CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Robin Di Giacomo, M.S., CCC-SLP is a bilingual (Spanish/English) Speech Pathologist who has been practicing for 35 years, primarily in the area of pediatrics.  She has worked at Children's Hospital of Alabama and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta with both inpatients and outpatients, and has also worked in private clinics and school systems.  Prior to moving to New Bern in 2018, Robin was a Clinical Instructor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at the University of Virginia.  Robin and her husband Alex love the New Bern area and surrounding small communities like Beaufort and Swansboro.  She is passionate about the field of Speech Pathology and about how therapy can improve the lives of children with communication disorders.    

Jennifer Kemp, PT

Physical Therapist

Jennifer is a Physical Therapist. She graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a bachelors degree in 1984.  She has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including clinics, early intervention programs, regional evaluation centers, and school districts. She is a former military spouse and has been blessed to have always found excellent pediatric employment to advance her skills in over 10 states. Her achievements include starting a pediatric outpatient clinic at a Texas hospital, working with the regional pediatic evaluation center at the University of Louisville, and being a therapy supervisor for Maine's Cumberland Co Early Intervention program. She even expanded her skills as a preschool teacher in an Autism Center in California. She considers herself lucky to be doing exactly what she loves....working and learning from children and their families.

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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