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Greenville Pediatrics at Verdae Staff

Dillen Hartley
Occupational Therapy, Clinic Owner

Dillen is a graduate of the University of Pretoria with a degree in occupational therapy. Dillen was born and raised in a gold mining town in South Africa. He moved to the United States in April of 1996. Dillen and his business partner, Niel Visser, started Advanced Therapy Solutions in 2003. Dillen and Niel manage and own five therapy clinics; two adult clinics and three pediatric clinics in Spartanburg and Greenville. Dillen enjoys teaching and mentoring students and other therapists. He is very motivated in building therapeutic alliances with team members, parents, and teachers. Dillen is passionate, dedicated, and motivated to serve as a husband, father, therapist, friend, leader and a child of God. Dillen lives with his amazing wife Miki and their three sons, Jakob, Austen, and Michael.

  • Favorite Color: Blue
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Park City, Utah
  • Favorite Hobbies: Carpentry, playing games, camping, traveling, and snow boarding
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Processing and Learning Disorders
  • Professional Certifications and Training:
    STAR Institute Research Mentorship
    IM Pediatric Best Practice Certification iLs Advanced Practitioner Certification
    Brain Gym
    Safe and Sound Therapy/ Polyvagal Theory
    DIR/Floortime
    Handwriting Without Tears

Nikki Tench
Occupational Therapy, Clinic Manager

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 learning disorders. Nikki has extensive training in sensory processing disorders and has completed the Level 1 STAR Institute Mentorship program. She is a Pediatric Best Practices 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. She began working at ATS, Kids in 2007.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Disney World
  • Favorite Hobbies:  Running and camping with my family
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Processing Disorders and Learning Disorders
  • Professional Certifications and Training:
    Level 1 STAR Institute Mentorship
    IM Pediatric Best Practice Certification iLs Advanced
    Practitioner Certification Handwriting Without Tears Certification
    SOS Feeding Therapy
    Many years of Sensory Processing Disorder CEU’s completed
    Many years of Learning Disabilities Executive Functioning Skills training

Kathie Duhon
Occupational Therapy

Kathie is a graduate from Purdue University with a B.S in Child Developments and Family studies. She then pursued her M.A in Occupational Therapy at University of Indianapolis. Kathie has been working with children of all ages and varying diagnoses for over 20 years. Kathie has extensive training with infants and children with neurological challenges. In addition, she also specializes in feeding birth to 3. Kathie lives in Greenville, SC with her daughter Reagan and their dog, Gracie. Kathie joined the ATS family in 2012.

  • Favorite Color: Purple
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Mountains
  • Favorite Hobbies: Anything outdoors, hiking, kayaking, running, and paddle boarding
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Processing/ASD, ADHD/Learning challenges, Feeding disorders, Infants
  • Professional Certifications/Training:
    NDT
    Craniosacral Therapy
    IM Pediatric Best Practice Certification
    iLs Advanced, Practitioner Certification
    Infant/Pediatric Massage Therapy
    Many years of Feeding Therapy courses and CEU’s

Chris Davison
Occupational Therapy

Chris joined the ATS team in 2011 and is certified in Integrated Listening Systems and Interactive Metronome. Prior to completing the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Greenville Tech, he studied percussion at Anderson University. In addition to providing occupational therapy services at ATS, he also teaches music at NoteAbility Music School in Greer. He lives in Simpsonville with his wife Jerri and their spunky little girl Eliza.

  • Favorite Color: Blue
  • Favorite Food: French Fries
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Pawley’s Island, SC
  • Favorite Hobbies Tennis, ping pong, basketball, cards and board games, movies, traveling, Clemson sports, and spending time with family and friends.
  • Professional Interests: Therapeutic benefits of music and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Professional Certifications and Training:
    Interactive Metronome
    Integrated Listening Systems

Emily Bollmann
Occupational Therapy

Emily is a graduate of Missouri State University with a B.S in Exercise and Movement Science. She received her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Creighton University. She has experience working with clients of all ages; however, her passion lies in the treatment of children with sensory processing disorders and feeding difficulties. Emily enjoys participating and leading research for ATS and the OT field. She currently lives in Taylors, SC with her dog Charlie and enjoys traveling to see family and friends. Emily joined the ATS family in June of 2016.

  • Favorite Color: Green
  • Favorite Food: Pizza and ice cream
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere new
  • Favorite Hobbies Running, traveling, hiking, and trying new things
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Processing, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Feeding, and Learning Disabilities
  • Professional Certificates and Training:
    Level 1 STAR Institute Research Mentorship
    IM Pediatric Best Practice Certification
    ILS Pediatric Practice Certification
    AIEOU Feeding

Emily Rigg
Physical Therapy

Emily is a graduate from the University of Findlay with a Bachelor of Science and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She was born and raised in Ohio. Emily moved to Charleston, SC to finish her clinical coarse work and decided to stay in South Carolina. Emily has experience in orthopedics treating adults and children. She enjoys working with children in their natural environment. She moved to Greenville with her husband, Igor and their son, Leo. They have two Siberian Huskies, Legolas and Sasha. Emily joined the ATS family in 2018.

  • Favorite Color: Purple
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The beach
  • Favorite Hobbies: Dogs, Photography
  • Professional Interests: Neurological disorders

Courtney Knox
Physical Therapy

Courtney is a graduate from Gannon University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Courtney relocated from Ohio to South Carolina in the fall of 2018. Courtney has experience working with patient populations ranging from birth to 22 years in a variety of pediatric settings, including; schools, outpatient, and homebased. Courtney’s passion lies within serving infants and medically complex patients. She lives in the Greenville area with her husband and their two dogs. She began working at ATS, Kids in November of 2018.

  • Favorite Color: Neutral or Pink
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The beach
  • Favorite Hobbies Traveling, staying active, hanging out with her dogs, embracing new experiences, and spending time with her family and friends
  • Professional Interests: Infants, Medically Complex, Torticollis/Plagiocephaly, Autism

Jessica de Vos
Physical Therapy

Jessica is a graduate of the University of Florida. She received her B.S in Health Education and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Jessica has experience in pediatrics, adult acute care, and geriatric rehabilitation. She is a certified Brain Injury Specialist and an APTA credentialed clinical instructor. Jessica works with all ages. She enjoys helping kids of all ages transition into community based recreational play. You can find her at both of our Greenville locations. She resides in Greenville, SC with her husband, Soren and their son, Axel.

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

Lena McLeod
Physical Therapy

Lena is a graduate of the Greenville Technical College COTA program. She was born and raised in Germany, where she obtained her occupational therapy degree. Lena moved to the US in 2008 and went back to school to become a licensed COTA. Lena has worked in a private clinic setting working with pediatric and adult populations, including a variety of disabilities. Lena enjoys working with patients across the lifespan. In her free time, you can find Lena spending time with her husband Nathan and their 2 children Emma and Elise. She began working at ATS, Kids in October of 2017.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Food: Pasta
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Venice
  • Favorite Hobbies Going on walks, playing with her children, watching movies, and listening to music
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Integration
  • Professional Certifications and Training: IM Pediatric Best Practice Certification

Tracie Goldman
Occupational Therapy

Tracie attended Meredith College in Raleigh, NC where she received her BA in Psychology and International Studies. While in college, her interest and passion for working with children diagnosed with ASD was sparked. Tracie and her family moved to Spartanburg, SC where she taught 4K and related arts classes for 15 years. Along with teaching, Tracie became involved and worked as an ABA therapist for HOPE Reach. Tracie decided to return to school where she obtained her Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant degree from St. Catherine University. When she’s not working, Tracie enjoys spending time with her two sons and her cockapoo, Louie. Tracie has been working at ATS, Kids since August 2018.

  • Favorite Color: Green, Clemson orange, and Kentucky Blue
  • Favorite Food: Veggie Pizza and spicy Mexican
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere on or near water
  • Favorite Hobbies Running, reading, and relaxing while watching college basketball and football
  • Professional Interests: Autism, Neurodevelopment, and Developmental Delays

Rebecca Holeman
Occupational Therapy

Rebecca is a graduate of North Greenville University with a B.S in Health Promotion and Wellness Exercise Science in 2016. She then went to the Medical University of South Carolina, earning her Masters of Occupational Therapy in 2018. Rebecca was born in Indiana. While her parents were missionaries, Rebecca lived in Bolivia, South America for 3 years. Her family landed in Mauldin, SC where she grew up playing sports, serving as a buddy at Miracle League Baseball, serving in her church, and working at a summer camp in Kentucky for both typically developing and special needs children and adults. Rebecca has 1 sister (her best friend), and currently lives in Mauldin, SC with her parents and their German Shepherd mix, Diamond. She began working at ATS, Kids in September 2018.

  • Favorite Color: Blue
  • Favorite Food: Ice cream, Mexican, and Chick-fil-a
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Mountains
  • Favorite Hobbies Spending time with her family and friends, sports, hiking, and traveling
  • Professional Interests: Sensory Processing, Learning Disorders, Developmental Delays, Assisting children in community sports and activities, Supporting children and their families
  • Professional Certifications and Training:
    IM Pediatric Best Practice Certification
    iLs Practitioner Certification

Julia Nadzam
Physical Therapy

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  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Food: Pizza and ice cream
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Edisto Island, SC
  • Favorite Hobbies Jigsaw puzzles, baking, spending time with her husband and dogs
  • Professional Certifications and Training:
    B.S. Exercise Science
    AAS Physical Therapist Assistant
    ACSM Exercise Physiologist
    Personal Trainer Certification

Kody Hall
Intake Coordinator

Kody is a graduate of Anderson University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. He joined the ATS family in January 2019. He loves seeing the difference ATS makes in the lives of our patients and their families. Kody enjoys helping others find joy and the courage to be themselves. “If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou

  • Favorite Color: Carmine Red
  • Favorite Food: Salad
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Denver, CO
  • Favorite Hobbies Playing the piano, traveling, and trying new restaurants
  • Professional Interests: Making people smile