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Who We Are

The OT Collective is a group of pediatric occupational therapists, each of whom brings a different background and unique therapeutic offerings to our clients. The OTs have been hand-picked to join the Collective based on their ability to provide neurologically-based treatments as well as to combine different disciplines and targeted activities into their treatment sessions.

Each therapist has completed training through a renown neurologically-based therapy program, Therapeeds Inc. Each therapist has his or her own established private business, but we work together as a group by providing monthly co-treatment sessions, bi-weekly continued education discussions, monthly Tiny Topics for parents, and weekly to monthly activity groups for children. We are all Medicaid and Imagine! providers.

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Meet The OT Collective Therapists

Natalie Mannherz, OTR/L
Anna Stoecklin, OTR/L
Crystal Delker, OTR/L
Lauren Barry, OTR/L 
Yrma Perdomo OTR/L

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Natalie M. Mannherz, OTR

Natalie Mannherz is a pediatric occupational therapist and piano teacher who provides consultation services to families who have children diagnosed with neurobiological disorders across the US. Natalie graduated with a Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy in 2007 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2011 from Boston University. She moved to Boulder in 2011 where she founded a piano and therapy business, Occupational Piano. As Natalie delved more into providing occupational therapy services to children, she became increasingly interested in the neurological reasons behind developmental delays. Natalie focused on completing all of the Therapeeds, Inc. continuing education courses and changed her treatment approach to focus on changing how the brain processes information. In the spring of 2018, Natalie founded The OT Collective with the goal of creating a group of like-minded occupational therapists who could provide neurologically-based services. In her free time, Natalie takes care of her two young sons, skis, hikes, and plays the piano.

Anna Stoecklin, OTR

Anna Stoecklin is a pediatric occupational therapist and owner of Lotus Occupational Therapy and Yoga.  Anna graduated from Saint Louis University with a B.A. in Occupational Science and M.A. in Occupational Therapy. While in school, Anna’s experience of yoga developed in a way that transformed her life, and she wanted to be able to share the many aspects of yoga with others, including the pediatric population. Anna became a 200-HR Certified Yoga Teacher and 95-HR Certified Kids Adaptive Yoga Teacher. Anna’s approach to treatment is heavily based on neurology and influenced by completing all continuing education courses through Therapeeds, Inc. Her interventions are focused and target specific areas of the brain, allowing intervention to be sustainable and efficient. Anna is passionate about educating parents and the community about neurological approaches to treating processing in the brain, as well as discussing preventative approaches. In her free time, Anna enjoys bouldering, snowboarding, and summiting tall peaks.

Crystal Delker, OTR

Crystal has worked with children and their families in home and clinic based settings since 2014. She earned her bachelor of science in Psychology and Finance from the University of Florida, and her Masters of Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. Crystal is a life long learner who is passionate about sustaining the OT collective principles of providing effective, targeted, brain centered therapy within a collaborative model.  With a strong neurological, evidence based focus, Crystal is continuously reading the latest research and literature to stay in the know with current understanding of the brain and behavior. Crystal has specialty training and expertise serving infants, toddlers and children with breast and bottle feeding, feeding, eating and oral motor difficulties; developmental delays; birth complications; neurobiological disorders; physical disabilities; and those diagnosed with a syndrome or chromosomal abnormality. Crystal has additional qualifications in Neurodevelopmental Therapy (NDT), Baby Lead Weaning, Ayers Sensory Integration, and she is a Certified Lactation Counselor.  Crystal is a New Mexico native who has made her home in Colorado since 2001. During her free time, Crystal loves cooking, and is an avid outdoor adventurer who enjoys traveling, paddling, hiking, skiing, biking and spending time with her husband and two children.

Lauren Barry, OTR

Lauren is a Boston native and outdoor enthusiast who has been working with children with special needs since 2015.  Lauren graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Psychology.   She then went on to graduate school at Springfield College where she received her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2014.  As an occupational therapist, Lauren has worked with children and families in home, community, and school settings. She works and has worked as an occupational therapist in the ASD specialty programs and severe emotional behavioral classrooms of the Longmont school system. Lauren joined the OT Collective in December 2017 with a desire to expand her approach, incorporating specified neurology as a guiding force to sensory-motor based approach. As part of the collective, Lauren follows the collective principles of offering a collaborative and brain-based approach that is designed to change the way your child processes sensory information in the most effective and efficient way possible.  Lauren also provides therapy that focuses on nature exploration with children who have processing difficulties at the level of the midbrain and higher.

Yrma Perdomo, OTR

Yrma has a specialty in neurodevelopmental intervention strategies for children from birth to 4 years old. Part of her mission is to educate parents in the use and application of basic and simple movement strategies for babies within their pre-crawling period to help them develop to their optimal potential. This specific approach is used as a preventive treatment to help parents attune to their babies while teaching them how to support their child’s neurological development as they grow. Before coming to Boulder, Yrma held a thriving private practice in the South Florida area where she collaborated with talented Pediatricians, Obstetricians, ENTs, Dentist, Audiologists, Teachers, Behavior Analysts, Pediatric Psychologist, Birth Centers and Lactation Consultants to enhance their holistic and evidence-based clinical approach. Yrma is prioritizes connecting with the Boulder County community of medical professionals who share her passion for providing preventive child-centered care, proactive caregiver education, and on-going parent support.   

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