Our Pediatric Team

Meet Our Therapists


Elizabeth Web shotElizabeth Brewer, PT, DPT

Elizabeth is a licensed Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science in 2012 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. She followed up her undergraduate education by attending Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015.

Elizabeth initially came to Dominion Pediatric Therapy as a student to fulfill her eight week clinical experience requirement in Physical Therapy school. She also completed 16 weeks of clinical education at Children’s Specialized Hospital in Toms River, NJ where she gained extensive knowledge treating torticollis and additional experience treating children with neuromotor and developmental disabilities. Following her graduation from Physical Therapy School Elizabeth joined the Dominion Pediatric Therapy & Associates, Inc. team as a full-time physical therapist in June 2015.

Elizabeth is a member f the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Section on Pediatrics within the association, as well as the Virginia Chapter of the APTA (VPTA) and the Pediatric Special Interest Group (PSIG) within that chapter.

Kristin Web shotKimberly B. Ceniceros, M.S. CCC-SLP

Kimberly is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in the State of New Mexico. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Disorders, with a minor in Spanish from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM in 2003. She then earned a Master of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM in 2007. During her time at the University of New Mexico, Kimberly gained experience as a graduate research assistant on bilingual research projects focusing on English/Spanish language issues.

Kimberly’s work experience includes working with children and adults with a variety of diagnoses and disorders. She has worked with individuals and families in Early Intervention programs, Developmentally Delayed programs, community-based programs, and school settings.

Kimberly holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Division 14: Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations. Kimberly joined the Dominion Pediatric Therapy staff in February 2014.

Cathie Web shotCathie Costello – Barker, PT/L

Cathie is a licensed Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1985 from Simmons College in Boston, MA. Because of a personal interest in pediatrics (sister with disabilities), Cathie began her PT career in New Hampshire’s Early Intervention system and relocated to Virginia in 1988 to fill Riverside Regional Medical Center’s first specialized pediatric position. Throughout nearly 15 years at Riverside Pediatric Therapies the program grew to include a small multidisciplinary team. Cathie gained well-rounded experience with center, home and childcare based settings, school contracts and inpatients (including NICU) serving a variety of ages and diagnoses. For eight years she served as the Clinical Coordinator.

Cathie’s ongoing commitment to her community includes providing developmental screenings and education on child development and disability awareness in schools, daycares and agencies. Cathie continues to provide comprehensive services to her pediatric Physical Therapy patients ranging from early intervention through young adult, with emphasis on neuromuscular dysfunction and adapted equipment diagnostics and collaboration. Cathie has been published in the Journal of Social Science Research for work done with Old Dominion University and Physicians for Peace in the Dominican Republic in 2015.

Cathie joined Dominion Pediatric Therapy in September 2002. She currently serves on Dominion Pediatric Therapy’s management team.

Shirron Web shotShirron Dobie, M.A., CCC-SLP

Shirron is a Licensed Speech-language Pathologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology & Audiology from Old Dominion University. She received a Master of Arts degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from Hampton University.

She holds her certificate of clinical competence in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), as well as a Certificate of Graduate studies in Autism from Regent University (2012). Shirron is also a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Division 16: School Based Issues.

Shirron’s experience includes more than 15 years as a Speech Language Pathologist in school systems on the Peninsula and in Central Virginia. She has worked with children from preschool to high school. Shirron has a passion for working with the pediatric population and has a particular interest in early language development and autism spectrum disorders.

Shirron is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV). She joined the staff of Dominion Pediatric in May 2006.

Michele Web shotMichele Donnelly, COTA/L

Michele is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Michele earned her A.A.S. degree from Maria Regina College in Syracuse, NY in 1989. Michele joined the Dominion Pediatric Therapy team in 1997. She played an integral part in beginning the pediatric practice in the clinical setting and early intervention.

Michele began her career working in the schools with children with developmental delays in the role of teacher assistant implementing IEPs and treatment plans. Michele moved to the Hampton Roads area from upstate New York and began by leading a Rehab department in several nursing homes and home health agencies. She developed several restorative feeding programs with other speech therapists and trained nursing assistants.

Michele is a certified Beckman Oral Motor feeding therapist. She also training with the M.O.R.E. program and is well known in the community for her expertise in working with children with a variety of feeding concerns from newborn to school age.

Michele also has extensive training with visual processing techniques working closely with developmental optometrists in the area. The OT team continues to provide trainings on sensory integration for educators in the community as well as parents to assist the children with sensory, social, and feeding issues. The OT team also works closely with speech therapists and families in choosing and implementing communication systems/techniques.

Michele has worked closely with the Peninsula School for Autism and has been published in the Journal of Social Science Research for work done with Old Dominion University and Physicians for Peace in the Dominican Republic in 2015.

Michele serves as the Lead Therapist for the Speech Therapy department. Through management training, she strives to provide a cohesive interdisciplinary team within the clinic and the community through early intervention.

Michele continues to take continuing education courses to enhance her occupational therapy career and provide Dominion Pediatrics with quality service for the children and families.

Mara Web shotMara E. Dupuis COTA/L

Mara graduated with her degree from St. Catherine University in December 2015 and has been licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia since March 2016.

Mara’s clinical experience includes children and adults with a variety of mental and/or physical diagnosis in home settings, outpatient clinics, and inpatient skilled rehabs. upon completing a clinical internship at Dominion, Mara joined the Dominion staff in 2016 and has since continued her education outside of the classroom by attending workshops and becoming certified in Beckman Oral Motor Therapy. Mara continues to increase her experience by researching and facilitating areas of practice related to neuromuscular re-education, sensory integration for children with autism, and social skills for increased independence and participation in daily activities.

Kristin Web shotKristin L. Largena, OTR/L

Kristin is a Registered Occupational Therapist licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Kristin earned her Occupational Therapy degree from East Carolina University in 2002. She completed a full time clinical internship with Dominion Pediatric Therapy as well as having begun her career volunteering at Dominion Pediatric Therapy in 1998 with Michele Donnelly, COTA/L. Kristin joined the Dominion Pediatric Therapy team in April 2003.

Kristin’s work experience includes working in inpatient Rehab unit in a hospital setting as well as with adults with developmental disabilities in community settings. Her passion is in pediatrics however. She enjoys working with children with a variety of diagnoses and prides herself and Dominion on providing a holistic, family centered approach to occupational therapy.

Kristin is certified in the Beckman Oral Motor Program as well as has extensive training with visual processing techniques working closely with developmental optometrists in the area. The OT team continues to provide trainings on sensory integration for educators in the community as well as parents to assist the children with sensory, social, and feeding issues. The OT team also works closely with speech therapists and families in choosing and implementing communication systems/techniques.

Kristin has worked closely with the Peninsula School for Autism and has been published in the Journal of Social Science Research for work done with Old Dominion University and Physicians for Peace in the Dominican Republic in 2015.

Kristin serves as the Lead Therapist for the Occupational Therapy department. Through management training, she strives to provide a cohesive interdisciplinary team within our clinic and the community through early intervention.

Kristin continues to accept fieldwork students from several universities to provide quality mentorship and training to further OT career development.

Cathie Web shotKaren M. Nettemeyer, M.S., CCC-SLP

Karen Nettemeyer is a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology from a Longwood College/ University of Virginia co-op program. She received her Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology from James Madison University. She has the certificate of Clinical competence in Speech/Language Pathology from the American Speech – Language -Hearing Association. Karen also earned her certification to teach preschool handicapped students from Old Dominion University in 1994, and also holds a Commonwealth of Virginia Postgraduate Professional License (Pre-K – 12).

Karen’s experience includes more than 30 years as a Speech Pathologist in the Newport News Public Schools and four years as a Preschool Handicapped teacher at PEEP (Program for the Education of Exceptional Preschoolers). She has worked with children from the Preschool years to 12th grade with a variety of diagnoses and speech language disorders. She has also worked in numerous residential rehabilitation settings with adult population.

Karen is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV). She joined the staff of Dominion Pediatric in May of 1998.

Benita Web shotBenita C. Patrick, M.A., SLP

Benita C. Patrick is a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Virginia and earned a Master of Arts in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from Hampton University. She holds the Commonwealth of Virginia licensing with the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Benita’s experience includes 11 years as a Speech Language Pathologist in the Hampton Public Schools and 15 years as a Speech Language Pathologist in the Hampton Public Schools and 15 years as a Speech-Language Pathologist with York County Public Schools. She has worked with school age children from preschool to high school with various speech and language disorders.

She joined Dominion Physical Therapy and Associates, Inc. in February 2015.

Cathie Web shotSharon B. Richardson-Smith, M.A., CCC-SLP

Sharon Richardson-Smith is a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Norfolk State University. She received her Master of Arts in Communication Disorders from Hampton University. Sharon holds the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-language Pathology and the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology License.

Sharon’s experience includes over 30 years as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Public School setting. She has worked with school age children from preschool to high school and adults with a variety of speech and language disorders.

Sharon is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV). She joined Dominion Physical Therapy & Associates, Inc. in July 2007.

Lindsey Web shotLindsey Walker, M.S., CCC-SLP

Lindsey is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Speech-Language Pathology from Old Dominion University. Lindsey holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Group 12: AAC and 05: Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders. After graduating from ODU, she joined the Dominion Pediatric Therapy staff in March 2014.

Her work and clinical experiences include working with pediatrics and adults with a variety of disorders and diagnoses. She is certified in the Beckman Oral Motor Program and has taken courses in PECs, self-regulation in children, the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, and more. She is passionate about working with children of all ages and improving their quality of life through communication.

Dominion Pediatrics is also a provider of Early Intervention Services. These are developmental services that are designed to meet infants’ or toddlers’ special developmental needs in a number of specialized areas including: gross and fine motor skill, physical, cognitive, language, speech, psycho-social development, or self-help skills.

Dominion Pediatric Therapy is open from 9am to 6pm Monday through Friday. Individual patient needs are accommodated by appointments both earlier and later than normal office hours.

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