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!

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.

Melanie is a proud “ new kid”  on the Kid PT block!  As “ Marketing Magician”, she spreads the word about Kid PT so the kiddos who need us, reach us.  She leads relevant marketing communications, community partnerships,  family outreach, events, workshops, social media and more.

Her favorite role is Warrior Mom to and Advocate for her daughter and son.  She is a 23 year veteran of the special needs parenting journey and is passionate about  inspiring parents and caregivers to believe in themselves, so they can be more resilient.

Kelley is our Client Care Coordinator here at Kid PT.  She graduated with a degree in Psychology and has always gravitated towards connecting with people throughout her career. Helping others is truly something she looks forward to every day.  In her spare time, she enjoys Pilates, reading and spending time at the beach with her husband and three daughters.