Office & Administration Team

Sarah Halfacre, Executive Director, MSOT, OTR/L, ATRIC 

Sarah Halfacre, MSOT, OTR/L, ATRIC, joined Green Hill Therapy’s staff in February of 2017 and has since completed her American Hippotherapy Level 1 and Level 2 training. She provides hippotherapy at Green Hill and aquatherapy at the Home of the Innocents. In September of 2017, Sarah received her certification for aquatherapy from the Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute. In August of 2019, Sarah Halfacre became board certified in hippotherapy by the American Hippotherapy Certification Board. She is one of only 130 therapists in the world to hold this distinction.

Previously serving as the Clinical Manager, Sarah became the Executive Director of Green Hill Therapy in February of 2020. 

Sarah has experience in both adult and pediatric populations with concentrations in mental health and physical rehabilitation settings. She provides educational presentations to a variety of audiences in order to increase awareness and understanding of therapy techniques to benefit differently-abled individuals. At Green Hill, Sarah uses a holistic approach, utilizing creative play activities, making use of the outdoor spaces at Green Hill to engage children in softball, landscape design, and even painting rocks to achieve functional outcomes and reach therapy goals. Sarah has had the pleasure to see dozens of athletes achieve many accomplishments during her 18 years of coaching Special Olympics sports. Sarah has two children and loves sports and living an active lifestyle.

 

Andrea Burton, Business Office Manager

Andrea joined the GHT staff in May 2020 as a billing specialist, bringing with her ten years of medical billing expertise. In February of 2021, she took on the role of Business Office Manager. Andrea fell in love with the kids and culture of Green Hill, and couldn’t imagine being anywhere else. A native of the Green Hill neighborhood, she has deep connections to the community and loves being able to witness firsthand the work and play that can only be found at Green Hill. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors with her husband, Joe, and two boys, Marshall and Hunter.

 

Equine Team

Kilie Buschman, Equine Manager

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Therapist Team

Brittany Browning, Clinical Manager, OTR/L

Brittany Browning, OTR/L joined the Green Hill team in 2015 after earning her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Spalding University in 2014. The uniqueness of Green Hill allows her to not only offer skilled occupational therapy services in a typical clinical setting, but also the chance to utilize equine movement and hippotherapy principles as well as the Home of the Innocents therapeutic pool to provide aquatic therapy. She has completed Level 1 and Level 2 training through the American Hippotherapy Association and has also completed a pediatric aquatics course through Aquatics University.

Whether it’s in the clinic, the barn, or the pool, Brittany enjoys utilizing client-centered treatment principles to help children of all ages and diagnoses reach their full potential. She enjoys collaborating with the children, parents, therapists, office and equine staff that make up our Green Hill family to impact our community in a positive way. Brittany gains inspiration for treatment through the unique setting Green Hill is able to offer to our patients.

When she is not at work, she enjoys baking, crafting, and  spending time with her husband, Craig, and her daughters, Caroline and Sophia.

Jane Harper, OTR/L

Jane Harper, OTR/L, B.A., M.A, B.S. has over thirty years experience as an occupational therapist with over twenty-five years specializing in pediatrics. She joined Green Hill Therapy in 2007 after ten years in the First Steps program. She has certification in Level 1 Hippotherapy and Pediatric Certification from the Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Institute. Professional continuing education includes Therapeutic Listening, pediatric kinesiotaping, reflex integration to improve sensory processing, pediatric neuro-development treatment, and the use of assistive technology. Jane uses her creativity to make challenging activities fun and engaging, making Green Hill’s proven playful approach a perfect employment fit.

Jane shares her home with her husband and 10 cats. She is a long-time volunteer with Alley Cat Advocates and provides in-home medical rehabilitation to injured and sick felines (that’s how she got 10).

Sara Johnson, OTR/L

Sara Johnson, OTR/L graduated from Spalding University in 2008 with a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. Sara completed her Level II fieldwork rotation at Green Hill. She started working at Green Hill Therapy after graduating. She has completed American Hippotherapy Association Level 1 and Level 2 training. Other continuing education has focused on ‘Autism Meltdowns in Children and Adolescents’, and ‘Social Skills for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder’. Sara is CPR and First Aid certified for adults and children.

Sara loves working with her kids at Green Hill and watching them grow and become more independent every day. Her treatment style is a client-centered approach, and often incorporates parents and caregivers in the session. Sara believes this approach empowers and motivates the client in the therapeutic process and provides for the best carryover at home.

In her free time, Sara enjoys baking, reading and spending time with her husband, David, and daughters, Madalyn and Olivia.

Whitney Veatch, OTR/L

Whitney graduated from Spalding University with her BS in Health Science in 2018 and her MS in Occupational Therapy in 2019. She completed her level 2 fieldwork rotation at Green Hill during the summer of 2018. Her clinical interests include Down syndrome, autism, sensory integration and the use of both hippo and aqua therapy to promote independence and improve quality of life among pediatric patients.

In her free time she enjoys adventuring with her fiancé, Trevor, taking care of farm animals, spending time with family, walking her dogs, and caring for her beloved cat of 20+ years, Rosie.

Kelsey Phillips, MSOT, OTR/L

Kelsey Phillips, MSOT is a new graduate from the Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy at Spalding University. She has gained clinical experience in hand therapy and acute care during her Level II fieldwork rotations. Green Hill Therapy provides Kelsey with the ability to grow in her pediatric experience and passion to work with children while studying for her National Board Certification exam. Outside of Green Hill, you can find Kelsey and her husband spending time with family/friends or at local parks and trails with their newly adopted 90lb lap dog, Jack!

Emily Moscoe, OTR/L

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Sara Brooks, OTD

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Michelle Ramsey, PT, DPT

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Natalie Goodrich, DPT,PT

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Lara Isaacs, MS,CCC-SLP

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