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Dillen Hartley
Owner, Occupational Therapy

Dillen graduated from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, School of Occupational Therapy in 1995 and moved to the USA in 1996. He is co-owner of Advanced Therapy Solutions. Dillen has 19 years of clinical experience and is trained in multiple treatment approaches with both adults and pediatrics. Dillen’s interest is in the areas of Autism, developmental disorders, sensory processing disorders, ADHD, ADD and learning disabilities. He is trained and experienced in sensory integration, neuromuscular re-education, brain gym, vision therapy, environmental adaptation, Tai-Chi, yoga, Interactive Metronome and Integrated Listening Systems. He serves on the Clinical Advisory Board for Interactive Metronome and he is also a certified iLs trainer and is often asked to present his views and treatment approaches in treatment of children internationally. Dillen lives in Duncan with his wife, Miki and their two sons, Jakob and Austen.

  • Favorite Color: Blue
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Sydney, Australia
  • Favorite Hobbies: Wood working, Golf and Hiking

Nikki Tench
Occupational Therapy

Nikki is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina and is originally from St. George, SC. She has experience working with clients of all ages; however, her passion lies in the treatment of children with sensory processing disorders as well as feeding difficulties. Nikki is a trained feeding therapist, certified Interactive Metronome provider, and an advanced practitioner of the Integrated Listening Systems program. Nikki lives in Greer with her husband Scot and their 2 children Ethan and Emerson.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Any beach
  • Favorite Hobbies: Shopping, Playing golf
  • Professional Interests: Feeding Therapy, Sensory Processing Disorders, Learning Disorders

Lauren Perez
Occupational Therapy

Lauren graduated from Florida International University with a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2011. She worked for a full year in Miami at an orthopedic clinic before moving to South Carolina. Lauren is certified in Integrated Listening Systems and Interactive Metronome. Lauren is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and is certified in Hot Yatra Yoga. Lauren lives in Greenville with her cat, Binx.

  • Favorite Color: green
  • Favorite Food: brownies
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Colorado
  • Favorite Hobbies: yoga, team sports, cooking
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Integration

Lisa Roehl
Clinical Director of Haywood Clinic
Physical Therapy

Lisa received her Doctor of Physical of Physical Therapy from the University of South Carolina in 2009. She has worked with the pediatric population for over 5 years. Lisa is trained in TheraSuit® and TheraSuit Method®, with a specialized interest in the neurological population. Lisa joined the ATS team in January 2015. She lives in Simpsonville with her husband, Trey and dog, Salem.

  • Favorite Color: Red and Orange
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Topsail Beach, NC
  • Favorite Hobbies: Reading, Cycling, Running, Spending time with friends and family
  • Professional Interests: Neurological patient population and Developmental Delay

Casey Camp
Occupational Therapy

After graduating from North Greenville University with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Casey went on to further her education and found her passion in Occupational Therapy. Casey has experience in both geriatric and pediatric settings as well as with the school district. She finds joy in helping to better the lives of the children and families she works with. Casey and her sons William and Walker live in Greer.

  • Favorite Color: Green
  • Favorite Food: Chips and dip
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Beach
  • Favorite Hobbies: College football, Taking pictures
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Integration and Problem Feeders

Kayla Leader
Occupational Therapy

Kayla graduated from Greenville Technical College and has a five year+ history with ATS-Kids! She is committed to children and their families and is passionate about what she does. She is married to Daniel, has a handsome baby boy, Chambers and a Golden Retriever named Colton.

  • Favorite Color: Orange
  • Favorite Food: Mexican
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Mexico
  • Favorite Hobbies: Crafts, Reading, Gardening
  • Professional Interests: Administration, Sensory Integration, Mental Health, and Parent Education

Susan Melo
Occupational Therapy

Susan recently relocated from Fort Lauderdale Florida, and graduated
from Keiser University. She has experience working with clients of all
ages, specializing in Sensory Integration, Astronaut Training, Therapeutic Listening, Interactive Metronome, Physical Dysfunctions, Spinal Cord Injuries and Stroke Rehabilitation. Susan lives in Taylors with her Fiancé, Josue. Susan is certified in the treatment of Sensory Processing Disorders and Sensory Integration.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Food: Anything with cheese or potatoes.
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Any beach or Tropical Island.
  • Favorite Hobbies: Reading, spending time with friends and family.
  • Professional Interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Physical Dysfunctions, Sensory Processing Disorders and Spinal Cord Injuries.


Gayle Hannon
Occupational Therapy

Gayle graduated from Greenville Tech with a Health Sciences degree in Occupational Therapy. She joined the ATS team in January 2015. Gayle lives in Greer with her husband. She has two daughters and a mini dachshund, Gilbert.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Food: Greek & Italian
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Beach
  • Favorite Hobbies Spending time with my family, biking, being outdoors, knitting, sewing and reading
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Integration, Autism and Parent Education

Lauren Evans
Physical Therapy

Lauren earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Erskine College in 2011 and graduated from Greenville Technical College as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2014. She has been passionate about serving the pediatric population since she was a kid herself and is excited to be on the ATS-Kids team. Lauren lives in Simpsonville with her husband and their malti-poo rescue, Kibble.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Food: Sushi, Chick-Fil-A, and ice cream
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Beach
  • Favorite Hobbies Traveling with family, UGA football games, and being outdoors
  • Professional Interests: Early Childhood Development

Jessica de Vos
Physical Therapy

Jessica received her Bachelor’s of Science in Health Education in 2009 at the University of Florida. She went on to obtain her Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Florida in 2012. She is a certified Brain Injury Specialist, and is an APTA credentialed clinical instructor. Jessica comes with us with experience in pediatrics, adult acute care and geriatric rehabilitation. Jessica joined our team in October 2015 and works between both our Verdae and Haywood clinics. She lives in Greenville with her husband, Soren.

  • Favorite Color: Purple
  • Favorite Food: Mint Chocolate chip ice cream
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Any beach
  • Favorite Hobbies: Yoga, crafting, baking, antique shopping
  • Professional Interests: Acquired Brain Injuries, Early Development

Mariah Woody
Occupational Therapy

Mariah is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina and grew up in Kentucky. Mariah is a former Applied Behavior Analysis therapist for children with autism, and that is how she fell in love with Occupational Therapy. Mariah is a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner and Interactive Metronome provider as well as being trained in Craniosacral Therapy. She currently lives in Greer with her husband and her dog, Stella. =

  • Favorite Color: Green
  • Favorite Food: Anything except cauliflower.
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Belize
  • Favorite Hobbies: Snowboarding, SCUBA diving, hiking, anything outdoors!
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Integration, Craniosacral Therapy, Kinesiotaping, Stroke Rehabilitation, Handwriting