The Therapy Closet,
Our Therapy Team
Our Therapy Team
Our therapy staff consists of experienced, caring professionals who are licensed and insured to practice in the state of Florida. Our therapists work closely with community physicians, families, classroom teachers, coaches and tutors. Our multi-disciplinary approach provides a framework for every patient's success!
Paige Leonard, M.S., CCC-SLP / Director
Paige received her master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Valdosta State University in 2007, and began working with the company shortly after graduation. Paige recently took over handling the business operations of the company but working with pediatrics will always be her top priority. Paige enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, dogs, friends and family.
Anne Oliveira, M.S., CCC-SLP
Anne received her Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Radford University in 2006, and has been with the company since 2009. She loves working with the pediatric population and their families, and feels most rewarded when her kids meet their goals! Anne believes that all people involved in a child's life - teachers, parents, peers, (and therapists!) all impact that child's growth and development, and we all can make a positive difference if we put in the effort. :) She spends her free time (which isn't much!) with her husband and three young daughters, who keep her very busy - and happy!
Brenda Toner, Office Manager
Brenda does it all~answering the phone, medical records, and billing. During her day, she wears many hats! Brenda is originally from Pennsylvania but attended high school in Maryland. She is very proud to be the wife of a Naval Aviator for the past 23 years. She has lived many places across the U.S. and is now thankful to call Jacksonville home! Mother to two teenagers she is constantly on the go. In all her spare time, Brenda loves to cook and spend time with her family.
Detra Simpo B.S., OTR
Detra received her bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida in 2000. She has been working as an occupational therapist in a various settings including private schools, homes, clinics and daycares serving students with a variety disorders. Detra enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her friends and family.
Chrissy (Haislip) Daniel, M.S., CCC-SLP
Chrissy started her private practice in 2000, shortly after moving to Jacksonville, FL. With 23 years of experience, she has done it all from newborn hearing screenings to publishing & seminars. Chrissy currently performs screenings and evaluations throughout Duval, Clay, St Johns counties. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her wonderful husband and spending time with all her animals!
Kim Tees, M.S.,CCC-SLP
(pictured with her daughter, Emerson) Kim received a Bachelor’s and Master's Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Florida State University as well as a Master’s Degree in Gerontology from the University of South Florida. She started her career as a SLP working with children in the public school system. Kim initially assisted in administrative duties for The Therapy Closet. Since completing her Master’s degree in SLP through FSU’s SLIDE program, she joined our team of therapists in the fall of 2012!
Claire Goodrich, MA, CCC-SLP
Claire earned her undergrad degree from the University of Central Florida in 1995. She completed her Masters degree from Ohio University in 1997. Her work experience includes the Florida public schools systems serving Pre-K through middle school students and outpatient clinics serving both pediatric patients and adults. While becoming a Mom to her daughter, Claire became educated in the field of nutrition and started a home based nutrition business. In her spare time, Claire enjoys traveling with family, Zumba, Pilates, time with her husband & daughter and reading.