Staff – Houston

21703 Kingsland Blvd, Suite 100, Katy, Texas 77450 • 281-769-1015

Occupational Therapists | Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant | Physical TherapistsCertified Speech Therapists  Administrative Staff


Occupational Therapists


Vickie Liang – Registered Lead Occupational Therapist, OTR

Vickie received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Cornell University in 2010 and her Master of Science in Family and Child Studies from Texas State University in 2012. She graduated with her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Texas Woman’s University in 2015. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Texas Occupational Therapy Association, and Pi Theta Epsilon Occupational Therapy Honor Society. As a graduate research assistant, Vickie presented a research poster at the 2015 Texas Woman’s University Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium. In collaboration with faculty from the college of nursing and school of occupational therapy at TWU, she led a workshop regarding the application of telehealth in occupational therapy at the 2015 Texas Occupational Therapy Association Mountain Central Conference. Vickie is trained in Listening Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy, Interactive Metronome, NDT Pediatric Facilitation Techniques, Handwriting Without Tears, and Kinesiotaping. She is a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS). She is excited to be a part of the Cutting Edge team and to have the opportunity to work with families in Houston and Katy.

Favorite Movies: Anything Disney

Hometown: Houston, TX

Fun Fact: I’m a big foodie – I’ll try any food at least once!

Favorite Treat(s): Peanut M&Ms, Lay’s potato chips (classic or flaming hot), smoothies, coffee, boba drinks, and spicy foods.

Certifications: Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS), Interactive Metronome (IM) for Pediatrics and Adults, Craniosacral Therapy 1, Handwriting without Tears– Pre-K Readiness and Writing and K-5, Kinesiotaping Fundamentals and Advanced KT1 and KT2 Pediatric NDT Intensive Handling Techniques, Therapeutic Listening Program (TLP) and inTime. Beckman Oral Motor, and Masgutova Neurosensory Reflex Intergration (MNRI).


Janet Lindenmoyer – Registered Occupational Therapist, OTR

Janet graduated magna cum laude from Sam Houston State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Biology. She received her Master of Occupational Therapy degree in 2013 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX where she was a member of the Pi Theta Epsilon Occupational Therapy Honor Society.  Janet is trained in Handwriting Without Tears, Zones of Regulation, and is certified to complete the Assisting Hand Assessment for children diagnosed with hemiplegic cerebral palsy and brachial plexus injury. She has experience treating children and young adults with autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, Down syndrome, chromosomal abnormality, ADHD, sensory processing disorders, muscular dystrophy, dysgraphia, ataxia, brachial plexus injury, dyspraxia, and various other disorders. Janet has a passion for working with children and their families to fulfill their goals and improve their quality of life. She is so excited to be a member of the Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy team!

Favorite movie: All romantic comedies

Hometown: Houston, TX

Fun Fact: I’ve been skydiving twice!

Favorite Treat(s): Apple pie.

Certifications: Masgutova Neurosensory Reflex Intergration (MNRI) and Handwriting without Tears.


 Zoobia Qureshe – Registered Occupational Therapist, OTR

Zoobia graduated from the University of Houston in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Health. She received her Masters of Occupational Therapy degree in 2015 from Texas Woman’s University. She was a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Texas Occupational Therapy Association. She is proud to have chosen Occupational Therapy as her career path. It is a profession that requires compassion, understanding, and sensitivity; all of the characteristics that she values tremendously. She is so excited to be a member of the Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy team!

Favorite movie: Lion King is my favorite but pretty much LOVE all Disney movies.

Hometown: Houston, TX

Fun Fact:  I love to bake and make customized truffles for events!

Favorite Treat(s): Sweetarts, Sour skittles, Peanut butter cookies! 🙂


Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants


Jessica Fernandez- Occupational Therapy Assistant, COTA

Jessica graduated from Panola College in 2019 with an Associates of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant in May of  2019. As a student  she was elected to serve as  the President of the Students of Occupational Therapy Assistant (SOTA) club for one year.  Jessica experienced a variety of settings during her clinicals such as Adults Outpatient, Pediatric Outpatient, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Adult Home Health, and Hippotherapy. Jessica is extremely excited to join the CEPT team and begin her dream career.

Favorite movie: I LOVE romantic comedies-Sweet Home Alabama and How to lose a guy in 10 days are my favorite. But I also LOVE my Disney movies!!

Hometown: Wallis, TX

Fun Fact: I love antique shopping and teaching my blue heeler new tricks

Favorite Treat(s): Blue Bell Ice Cream


 Vanessa Galicia– Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, COTA

Vanessa graduated from PIMA Medical institute March of 2018 with an Associates of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy. While in school, she was an active member of SOTA (Students of Occupational Therapy Association) and completed many community outreaches with Rebuilding Houston. Throughout her schooling experience, she completed rotations in psych, SNF’s, orthotics clinics, and sensory integration clinics. She has experience working with children from birth to 17 years of age with a range of diagnosis consisting of ASD, SPD, chromosome abnormalities, developmental delays, learning disabilities, alexia/dyslexia, torticollis, TBI’s, and corpus callosum injuries. She has working experience in home health and out-patient clinics while co-treating with ABA, ST, PT, and RN’s.  Vanessa is truly excited to be a part of the CEPT family and ready to continue making differences in the field of her dreams.

Favorite movie: Hocus Pocus and any good horror movies

Hometown: Brownsville, Tx (valley girl whoo hoo!)

Fun Fact: I can’t stop adopting dogs. I recently adopted two Pitbull’s and I have one feisty husky who talks my ear off. I have a 6 year old sweet little boy and a 3 year old step daughter. It’s their world, I just live in it to spoil them!

Favorite Treat(s): Hot Cheetos, pickles, and popcorn.


Physical Therapy


Lizzy Lundin – Physical Therapist, PT

Lizzy is a licensed physical therapist and has been practicing since 2012. She received her Bachelor’s Degree and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For the last seven years, Lizzy has worked with pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations in outpatient, home health, and hospital settings. Lizzy is excited to venture into a new pediatric setting and to join the CEPT team.

Favorite movie: Grease

Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina

Fun Fact: I love experimenting/baking healthy desserts and going to the YMCA with my family.

Favorite Treat(s): Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream: Cherry Garcia.

Certifications: Kinesiology Taping, Manual Therapy, Nuero Re-Activation, Treatment of balance and dizziness disorders, and American Physical Therapy Association Credential Clinical Instructor.


Physical Therapy Assistant


Carrie Hanaoka-Jarrett – Physical Therapy Assistant, PTA

Carrie is a licensed physical therapist assistant and has been practicing since 2010 after receiving a Bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock and her PTA degree from St. Philips College in San Antonio. While in school, Carrie received valuable clinical experience in skilled nursing, outpatient and home health settings with a variety of patient demographics including adult and pediatrics. For the last four years, Carrie has been working with the pediatric population in the home health setting. She has gained valuable knowledge and experience with a variety of developmentally and medically fragile children. Carrie is eager to return to a clinical setting to expand her knowledge and skill set, while also pursuing continued education relevant to her work with Cutting Edge.

Favorite Movie: I am a sucker for any romantic comedy, but also love a good horror film. My husband and I had our first official date watching The Descent many years ago.

Hometown: I am a southern California girl born and raised, but moved to the Katy area for high school where I graduated as a proud Cinco Ranch Cougar.

Fun Fact: I have 2 amazing little boys, 7 and almost 4. We have fun roughhousing, playing sports, and spending time outside getting dirty, but also love to chill at home with snacks and any Disney movie… because who doesn’t?!

Favorite Treat(s): Anything and everything with chocolate  (but definitely no nuts)!

Certifications: Torticollis


Certified Speech Therapists


Jennifer Herbert – Speech Language Pathologist, SLP

Jennifer graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication Disorders in 1997. In 1999, she received a Masters of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Southern Mississippi. Jennifer is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in both Texas and Louisiana. Additionally, she is a Certified (CCC-SLP) member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Jennifer has over 11 years of experience working in the field of Speech-Language Pathology. She has worked in both schools and outpatient settings. Her career as a Speech-Language Pathologist has been dedicated to working with the pediatric population. She has provided assessments and therapy to both pre-school and school-aged children. Jennifer has treated many types of communication disorders including the following: expressive and receptive language, pragmatic language, articulation, apraxia of speech and fluency. She has worked with children with diagnoses of Autism, Developmental Delays and Down Syndrome. Jennifer enjoys furthering her knowledge by completing continuing education in a variety of areas of interest relating to the field of Speech-Language Pathology. She currently resides in Katy, Texas.

Favorite Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life

Hometown: Metairie/New Orleans, LA

Fun Fact: My favorite hobbies are dancing and playing tennis.

Favorite Treat(s): I like various types of chocolate candy, especially dark chocolate, and cheesecake.


Administrative Staff


 

Raven Morris – Office Manager

Raven Morris earned her Bachelor of Science degree from The College of Healthcare Professions, specializing in Healthcare Management in 2016. Raven has worked in the Healthcare field since 2012, in various positions and specialties in medicine. She has had the privilege of working alongside some of the best Physicians in the world at TIRR Memorial Hermann, helping with the coordination of PT and OT ranging from small children to adults. Raven is super excited to join the Cutting Edge family and begin her journey in leadership with the company! In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and son, and working on formulating her own line of skincare products to launch soon.

Favorite Movie: Anything Horror! I make my husband watch 80’s horror flicks all the time with me so I won’t be scared.

Hometown: Pearland, TX

Fun Fact: I am a very talented singer. When I was 16 years old, I performed every weekend for a local restaurant singing old classic tunes.

Favorite Treat(s): Sour Straws/Belts!! ALL FLAVORS!!!


Lakeisha Laws – Office Coordinator

LaKeisha joined us with multiple years of medical office experience which include benefit verification & scheduling since 2006. Previously, she has held positions as a Customer Service Representative, Patient Care Assistant, and Scheduler for specialties such as Radiology, Otorhinolaryngology, Infusion Therapy, & Pain Management. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, the outdoors, and socializing with family & friends. LaKeisha is looking forward to building a rapport with our patients and their families to create positive experiences and she’s truly excited to be a part of the Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy team.

Favorite Movies: Anything Disney/Pixar

Hometown: Wharton County, TX

Fun Fact: I like crafting in my spare time.

Favorite Treat(s): Kettle corn.


Iris Melgar – Office Coordinator

Iris has been working with children in different fields both administratively and educationally since 2003. She’s the proud wife and mother of two wonderful children. She lived in New York City for 32 years prior to moving to Texas in 2014. She and her family love Texas but are true New Yorkers at heart! Let’s go Mets!!!

Favorite Movies: Marvel Movies

Hometown: New York City & Corona

Fun Fact: I love cooking and Arts & Crafts.

Favorite Treat(s): Chocolate chip cookies.


Joe Gomez – Office Coordinator

Joe Gomez is a new Office Coordinator and has been in the industry of rehabilitation since 2018. He is very passionate about helping people and loves to see the patients progress and how everyone grows stronger and stronger everyday. He was born and raised in Houston, TX and is a huge fan of all hometown teams especially The Astros! One of his favorite snacks is Hot Cheetos and loves the movie Grease. He is very proud to say he is a part of the awesome CEPT team and excited to learn and grow into the Cutting Edge community.

Favorite Movies: Grease

Hometown: Houston, TX

Fun Fact: “I love to dance and cook!”

Favorite Treat(s): Hot Cheetos