MEET OUR TEAM

Dr. Joni Redlich, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist, author and owner of KidPT.  She has focused on using children’s strengths, curiosities and learning styles to help them meet their goals throughout her career.  She focuses on the whole child and believes that every child has unlimited potential. She is the author of Turn Stumbling Blocks Into Building Blocks, a book that has helped parents and other therapists from all over the world help children be all they can be. The amazing kids she has worked with have taught her more than she could ever teach them!  In her free time, Joni loves to spend time with her husband and two daughters having adventures together.

Dr. Ali Clodfelter, PT, DPT is both one of our amazing Physical Therapists and is also the KidPT Social Media Manager. Dr. Ali uses creativity and play to help children build on their abilities to access mobility in new and useful ways! In addition to her background in PT, she has experience in dance science and likes to use creative movement concepts as a fun way to teach and influence children’s movement control and balance. She enjoys seeing what each child has to bring to the table and how this can be utilized to improve confidence and motor abilities. When she is not working she often enjoys dancing, running, hiking, photography, and crafting of any sort!

Dr. Kathryn Rothman, PT, DPT, understands the importance of joy to promote true learning and optimal movement skills. She incorporates fun and creative play that specifically caters to the client. She strives to empower her clients to reach their full potential in order to participate in the joys of life and achieve their dreams. She ultimately desires to focus on what is important to each child and family. She loves what she does as she witnesses that improved mobility and development enhances a child’s success in academics, mental well-being, sports, recreation, social interaction, and future endeavors. In her spare time Kat enjoys painting, hiking, reading, caring for her plants, and spending time with family and her fluffy pal Buttons.

Wendy Canary, PT, has focused on pediatrics for over 25 years and loves working with children and their families. . Regardless of setting or diagnosis, Wendy loves to work with each individual to maximize their abilities and assist them in achieving their life goals. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors gardening, sailing or relaxing on the beach with her husband and children.

Nina Britz, MS, OTR/L loves to follow a child’s lead and build upon what they CAN do in OT.  Her OT sessions focus on the whole child, and she designs her interventions through a Sensory Integration lens, making them creative and motivating! Something that makes Nina a unique occupational therapist is her certification in administering the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), which reminds her to always incorporate play, communication, social interaction, and imaginative use of materials during sessions.  Nina has two young daughters at home, who keep her imagination running wild, and her heart wide open!

Caroline Mandel MS, OTR/L has over 10 years of experience in Occupational Therapy.  She has worked with adults, geriatrics and children.  Her sessions focus on the whole child with a sensory integration approach.  The ability of a child to organize his senses is an integral part of learning and play.  She works full time at an elementary school for children in preschool and kindergarten as well as middle school students.  Caroline has two daughters who fill her days with laughter and love as well as two dogs who are wonderful fur companions.  In her free time, she loves reading, learning and being with her family

Disha graduated from Seton Hall University with her M.S in Occupational Therapy and has been a pediatric OT for 5 years. She has a special interest in sensory processing, early intervention, and hopes to one day work in the NICU. In her free time she loves to work out, create art, and spend time with her dog.

Sue is currently the Client Care Coordinator at Kid PT. She spent the last 20 years of her career as an Early Childhood Educator and the Assistant Director of a thriving Preschool and Kindergarten program. She has 3 children Jimmy 30, Kristen 27 and Kim 25. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, hiking and taking her therapy dog on visits to local schools and nursing homes.