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Brandy Close, M.S., OTR/L

She grew up in Campbellsville with her parents and twin brothers who are two years younger than me. Brandy graduated from Taylor County High School. Early on she knew she wanted to do something to help kids. After some guidance in high school she realized that occupational therapy sounded like the perfect fit for her. Brandy went on to school at EKU and was accepted into the occupational therapy program. She fell in love with OT and how hands on it was and how many amazing opportunities there would be for her career and how many different ways she could help others. After graduating with her bachelors in OT, she immediately went back to EKU and got her master’s degree in OT with an emphasis in pediatrics! She was so glad to be able to move back home where she was a school based occupational therapist for 8 years! Towards the end of the 7th year she began to feel like she needed to do something to reach kids on a different level. Brandy wanted to be more involved with the family aspect of their therapy and be able to make a difference on a different level. Jen and Brandy met while working at Taylor County schools. Both of them had the same desire to help kids on a different level. Once they realized this they knew that God had brought them together for this purpose and The Kid SpOt Center was born. She loves The Kid SpOt Center and their mission to help children become as independent as possible. She loves working with the families to make sure therapy is carried over in the home so the kids can get the most benefit. As The Kid SpOt has grown she really enjoys the community outreach they are able to do and how they have such an amazing staff that love kids and carry out the Kid SpOt's mission everyday.

Co-Owner/Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Houk, M.S., CCC-SLP

Hello! My name is Jennifer Houk and I am one of the co-owners of The Kid SpOt Center. I grew up in Summerville and graduated high school from Green County. I have one brother, Brandon and my parents are Marty Glanzer and Denise Glanzer. From a very young age, I knew that I wanted to work with kids. I babysat some very special families as an 8th grader through the rest of my high school career. Those families will always have a piece of my heart!! When choosing my career path, I knew that as a SLP I could work with kids and celebrate the most precious milestones with families, such as their first words, first bites of food, learning sign language, and so much more. It is truly one of the most rewarding careers! I received my Bachelor degree from Western Kentucky University in 2004 and obtained my Master's degree in Communication Disorders in 2006. When I look back on life experiences, college was a turning point in my life. I had the best group of friends I could have ever ask for, along with the best professors in the Speech program that I still love like family. After graduating with my Master's degree, I married my high school sweetheart, John. I have been married to John for 13 years; however, we have been together over 20 years (he was my high school sweetheart

). John is employed at US Army Corp of Engineers as the Maintenance Supervisor at Green River Lake.

We have 3 children, Skyler (12), Taylor (9), and Xander (2). Sky attends Taylor County Middle School and is in 7th grade. She loves volleyball, softball, and is quite the perfectionist in school. Sky has a very big heart and is one of the most compassionate kids I have ever met. Taylor attends Taylor County Intermediate school and is in 4th grade. She loves gymnastics, art, swimming, and is a social butterfly. Taylor keeps us on our toes and always knows how to make us smile! Xander is our sweet surprise later in life. He completed our family and God knew exactly what he was doing when he blessed us with this little boy. He loves to play outside, all farm animals, and his family! I am truly blessed with the best family and support system I could ever ask for. We live a very fast paced life supporting our kids and we wouldn't change one minute of it!

Upon my college graduation, I worked at Taylor County school district where I met Brandy. Little did I know that she had the same passion and love to help kids, and we shared the same dream to open a clinic. Through much prayer, planning, and family support our dream became a reality!

Co-Owner/Speech-Language Pathologist

Marcie Close CPA

Marcie is a native of Campbellsville and she is married to Mike Close who works at Atmos Energy as operational supervisor. They have one son, Andy Close. Marcie has a bachelor of arts- business Admin from Lindsey Wilson in 2006. And a masters of business from Campbellsville University in 2004. She has been a CPA for 28 years with experience as comptroller at Campbellsville University, financial analyst for office of financial management and economic analysis, staff accountant at Wise & Lee CPA, and fiancé officer for Taylor County School District.  She enjoys reading and playing with her grandchildren and watching them play ball. 

Expense Manager

Marsha Herron

Marsha graduated from the University of Campbellsville with a degree in Administrative Technology with an emphasis in Medical Administration. She started her trip with The Kid Spot Center in 2011. Marsha is married and has two children and loves to spend quality time with her family. Some of her favorite hobbies include camping, cooking and riding a motorcycle with her husband. Her passion is to help others, and she loves being able to do it through her position at The Kid Spot Center. In her role, she can help families and staff understand their insurance policies and help children get the services they need.

Contract & Credentialing Specialist

Tonya Grant

Tonya joined KSC in March 2016 as Human Resources Manager. She has a Bachelor's degree in Human Services with a specialization in Social Sciences. She has worked in Human Resources for almost 10 years in combination with specialized training in Human Resource Law, FMLA and Human Resources Compliance. Her favorite part of her job is to meet and connect with new people while assisting staff with their personal and professional growth. Tonya says she loves The Kid SpOt Center because "I love being part of something so meaningful to so many children and their families."

Director of Human Resources

Rebecca H. Price, LPCC-S, LCADC, TCM

Rebecca Price graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in 2001 earning a Master's of Education in Counseling and Human Development with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Rebecca is a National Board Certified Counselor, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor-Supervisor, a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and a Targeted Case Manager. She is also qualified as a DUI assessor for the State of Kentucky and a Prime for Life instructor. Rebecca is starting her fourth year with The Kid SpOt Center and her twentieth year of providing counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults in central Kentucky. Rebecca's areas of interest include holistic approaches to the treatment of mental health, treatment of substance use in adolescents, children of addicts, and victim's advocacy.  

Clinic-Based Counseling and Targeted Case Management Services Director

Erin Arnold, CSW, PBSS

Erin has a Master's degree in Social Work from Campbellsville University.  She is a Certified Social Worker who is currently working to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has worked for The Kid SpOt Center since July 2016 as a Mental Health Therapist and Positive Behavior Support Specialist. She has previously worked as a child and family therapist. She has received training in behavioral analytic services and cognitive behavioral therapy about trauma.

Director of Positive Behavior Support

Allison Parrott M.S., CF-SLP

Allison is a Speech-Language Pathologist from Somerset, KY. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Master's of Arts in Communication Disorders. Allison enjoys all things crafty, quirky, and fun! She has obtained a variety of clinical experiences evaluating and treating children across pediatric settings. Allison strives to create a fun, dynamic, and child-centered therapy environment.

Somerset Clinic Manager/Speech-Language Pathologist

Amber Kendall

Amber received her Associate's Degree in Human Services from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in business from Campbellsville University. Amber started with The Kid Spot Center as Accounting Clerk in 2017 and became Quality Assurance Manager in 2019. Amber has previously been a family home provider for adults with disabilities. She has a passion for helping others and loves to be a part of "Shaping Children for their Futures". 

Quality Assurance Manager/ Community Living Supports

Kristie Railey M.S., CCC-SLP

Kristie received her Bachelor's and Master's degree in Communication Disorders from Western Kentucky University in 2006. She holds a Kentucky license and a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Association of Language and Speech Hearings. Kristie has focused her career on working with the pediatric population. She has worked with this population since graduating in 2006. Through this experience, Kristie has observed the growth that children can achieve when families participate in the communication process of their children. When she is not at work, Kristie enjoys spending time with her husband, Dayan, her 2 daughters, Leah and Ellie, shopping on the Internet and watching reality television!

Bowling Green Clinic Manager/Speech-Language Pathologist

Lauren Jones, OTR/L

Lauren is an Occupational Therapist who started with The Kid SpOt Center in August 2015. She has a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Sciences and received her graduate degree in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Kentucky University in 2015. She is licensed by the Kentucky Licensing Board For Occupational Therapy and certified by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy. Lauren is also certified in interactive metronome. She has also attended courses to develop and implement sensory diets and sensory integration evaluations and treatments.

Bowling Green Lead Therapist/Occupational Therapist

Lynn Beard, PBSS

Lynn Beard is a “PBSS” Positive Behavior Support Specialist/” RBT” Registered Behavior Technician at the Elizabethtown location at The Kid Spot Center. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Master of Science in Exceptional Education Learning and Behaviors Disorders with Teacher Leadership endorsement. She began her career in the elementary school setting as an instructional assistant and teacher before joining the KSC team in April 2018. Lynn has been married for 24 years. She and her husband Bobby have two children, Kelsea 21 and Clayton 16 along with the love of our lives, 3 furry children- two boxers and miniature Yorkie!! They enjoy the outdoors especially hunting, fishing, kayaking, playing card and board games.

Elizabethtown Clinic Manager/Positive Behavior Support Specialist

Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a native of Campbellsville. She has a wonderful husband named Alan and together they have 2 beautiful daughters. Megan graduated from the University of Campbellsville in 2014, where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Economics. In October 2016, she was hired to be the finance assistant for The Kid SpOt Center. Megan is grateful to have a job that she likes to come to every day and is excited to see herself grow with this company.

Income Manager

Samantha Giles, M.S., OTR/L

Samantha Giles is an Occupational Therapist at the Kid SpOT Center. She attended the University of Kentucky and received her degree in Kinesiology.  Samantha attended Spalding University, where she received her Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy. Samantha joined the Kid SpOt Center in October 2016. She has a passion for working with children and enjoys spending the day working with her children. Outside of work, Samantha likes to spend time with her family and friends, reading and watching movies.

Campbellsville Lead Therapist/Occupational Therapist

Stefanie Sidwell PT, DPT​

Stefanie is a Physical Therapist and Manager of the Campbellsville clinic. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Transylvania in Exercise Sciences in 2008 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of KY in 2011. Stefanie joined the Kid SpOt team in February 2013 with previous experience in First Steps (ages of birth-3).  Stefanie has additional courses in several pediatric diagnoses and has attended several pediatric conferences. She loves helping children reach their full potential. In her free time, Stefanie enjoys water sports at Lake Cumberland, crafting and DIYing, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and son.

Campbellsville Clinic Manager/Physical Therapist

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Campbellsville: (270) 465-7768

Elizabethtown: (270) 763-8225

Bowling Green: (270) 495-1312

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