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Our Therapists

All Child’sPlay therapists are trained and experienced in various areas of pediatric therapy. They are also caring people who want the best for you and your child.

Megan Lentz Bickelmann Megan Lentz Bickelmann

Megan is a licensed and registered occupational therapist. She was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia but her family moved to Wilsonville, Alabama in 2009. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Auburn University (War Eagle!) in Psychology with a professional focus in early childhood development. She earned her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Brenau University in Atlanta, Georgia in 2016.

She has dedicated her entire career to pediatrics and has a passion for helping kiddos and their families achieve their fullest potential. She is thrilled to be continuing her pediatric career with Child'sPlay. Megan works in the center and also in Early Intervention with babies 0-3 years old. She has special training in primitive reflex integration, sensory integration, interactive metronome, neuro developmental techniques, feeding therapy and kinesio-taping. Outside of work, Megan enjoys spending her time outdoors with her daughter and dog exploring the beautiful state of Alabama, attending Auburn football games, and crafting!
Martha Davis Martha Davis

Martha Davis is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Montevallo with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Science and Disorders in 2006. She received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Montevallo in 2008. She completed her fieldwork at UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center, UAB Hospital, Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital, and Vestavia Hills High School.

Martha has 10 years experience working in pediatric clinical private practice. She enjoys working with children of all ages. Her special interests include developing early language skills, articulation, and autism spectrum disorder. In her free time, Martha enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with her husband and 3 sons.
Caroline Bauldree Caroline Bauldree

Caroline is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist originally from Auburn, Alabama. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University (War Eagle!) in Communication Disorders and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Montevallo. Caroline completed most of her graduate clinical work with children in clinic, school, and early intervention settings. She has a passion for articulation, early language, and pragmatic skills and has experience from her graduate studies with the Orton-Gillingham approach. She received her certification following work in a private pediatric clinic and a skilled nursing facility.

.work, Caroline enjoys going on walks with her husband and dog, participating and serving in church events, and providing makeup services for weddings.
Amy Harris Amy Harris

Amy is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders and Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Alabama. She has experience in both clinic and public school settings, and her special interests include early language and cleft palate. When not at work, Amy enjoys spending time with her family and watching the Crimson Tide.

Danielle Russo Danielle Russo

Danielle is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with children, teens, and their families. She received her Bachelors Degree in Human Development and Family Studies and her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy From
The University of Alabama. She completed clinic hours at Sprayberry Education Center, DCH Employee Assistance Program, and the Capstone Family Therapy Clinic. She has also worked in private practice for 2 years with children and families. Danielle has experience working with issues ranging from anxiety and depression to behavioral issues and complex trauma.

Working with children is different from working with adults because they do not have the language to express what they are experiencing internally. Danielle utilizes play therapy techniques to help them explore and process what is going on for them internally and in life. When she’s not working with kids, she likes to spend time with her friends, family, and pets.
Jessica Varnadore Jessica Varnadore

Jessica is a licensed and registered occupational therapist. She is originally from Prattville, AL and moved to Birmingham in 2011 to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham. There she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management and a Master’s of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy. She has received training in the Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding and Interoception Awareness. Jessica believes that play is the means by which children learn, grow, and heal. Therefore, she is passionate about playing with kids to help them thrive in all areas of life. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys reading, spending time with her family and friends, and playing with her pets.