Michelle is a licensed physical therapist that graduated with her doctorate from Bradley University. Michelle is an Early Intervention Evaluator and Therapist serving children ages 0-21yrs. She has experience in orthotics evaluation, gait training, assistive technology, aquatic therapy and animal-assisted therapy. Michelle has worked as a pediatric physical therapist since 2012, helping children with a wide variety of abilities. She also enjoys co-running Paws Giving Independence, a local nonprofit that trains and places service dogs to help those in need and facility dogs to work at rehab centers and hospitals. Michelle has started numerous animal-assisted therapy dog programs in the Peoria, Bloomington/Normal and Chicago areas.