Staff Therapists

Pediatric Development Center of Atlanta employs registered and licensed occupational therapists and speech language therapists.  These clinicians demonstrate exceptional knowledge and understanding of child development and processing as well as an interest and dedication to working with children.  They provide parents with ongoing support and education for an understanding of their child’s current level of performance and how to incorporate appropriate strategies at home.  They are constantly striving to improve their knowledge and skills through advanced training in their areas of specialty.

Occupational Therapists

Kimberlee K. Wing, OTR/L 

Kimberlee is the owner of PDC-Atlanta.  She has been in practice as an Occupational Therapist since 1977.  A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, with a degree in Occupational Therapy, she worked in school systems for over 16 years and then opened her own OT clinic in 1993.  She consults with and presents frequently to preschools, schools, parent groups and organizations on motor development, sensory processing, handwriting, perceptual skills, behavior, organization, attention and strategies to improve skills.  She has worked extensively with Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), and Asperger Syndrome, handwriting issues and oral motor difficulties.  She provides ongoing supervision and support for her therapists and families. Kim has been certified in sensory integration since 1979 and has been certified to give the SIPT evaluation since 1988. She is also certified in Therapeutic Listening and has been trained in Handwriting Without Tears.

Lauren Anderson, MS, OTR/L

Lauren Anderson has been involved in the therapy world for several years. As a young teenager, she used to assist her mother with Babies Can’t Wait playgroups for children with special needs, and groups with typically developing children. Lauren later attended the University of West Georgia where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History with a minor in Psychology in 2014. She then earned a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy at Brenau University in 2017. During her graduate studies, Lauren worked in a variety of settings including pediatric and adult rehab facilities. After graduating, Lauren received her occupational therapy license through the Georgia State Board and began to work in a metro Atlanta pediatric outpatient clinic. She eventually found her home at PDC Atlanta in 2019. Lauren has extensive experience working with children with autism as well as a variety of other disorders including Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and general developmental delays. When she is not working, Lauren enjoys hiking and spending time with her pet rabbits.

Arden Mobley, MHS, OTR/L

Arden Mobley is an Occupational Therapist at PDCA. She received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science at the University of Georgia where she also volunteered mentoring teens through an organization called Young Life and helping lead various activities with Extra Special People, Children’s Miracle network, and Relay for Life. She also spent time in college working as an intern at Camp Twin lakes where she worked with kids with traumatic brain injuries, cancer, kidney disorder, liver disorders, blood disorders, cardiac disorders, and children in the foster care system. Arden went on to receive her Masters of Health Science in Occupational Therapy at Augusta University where she served on a student government board and volunteered with an organization called Steps of Grace which teaches ballet to kids with disabilities. She completed her clinical experiences for 6 months both in the Atlanta area within orthopedic and neurological settings and also in Chattanooga in both outpatient and acute care pediatric settings. Arden has been with PDCA since October of 2019 and loves working with children of all abilities. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with her church, spending time with family and friends, traveling, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Sara Bolivar, MS, OTR/L

Emily Cyr, MHS, OTR/L

Speech Therapists

Michelle Nalley Phillips, M.S., CCC-SLP – Speech Department Supervisor

Michelle attended University of Kentucky, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2005. After working as a service coordinator for Kentucky’s Early Intervention Program, Michelle was inspired to go back to school to pursue her Masters in Communicative disorders, specializing in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. During her graduate studies, she had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including an acute care hospital, the public school system, and an adult and pediatric rehab facility. Once she graduated in 2013, Michelle moved to Singapore, where she worked in a pediatric clinic and the Singapore School for the Deaf, working with children and families from various backgrounds and cultures. While in Singapore, she received certification in PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT) and recently was certified in Beckman Oral Motor Therapy to assist with articulation, oral motor, and feeding concerns. She holds certification by American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed through the Georgia state board. Michelle moved home to the USA and has settled into a new city of Atlanta in October of 2014. She is excited to share her experiences with the children and families at Pediatric Development Center of Atlanta and continue her education in areas such as oral motor and feeding.

Yaeram Nile Kang, M.S., CCC-SLP

We are excited to announce Nile has joined our Professional Staff.

Abby Watson, M.S., CCC-SLP

Abby attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. During her undergraduate studies, she was a member of the swim team. She received a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a minor in Psychology in 2018. She immediately continued her graduate program studies and graduated in fall of 2019 with her Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology. During her graduate studies, she worked in her on campus clinic with clients of all ages and had the opportunity to work in an acute care hospital, early intervention, and an out-patient clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Upon graduation, Abby moved to Atlanta where she began work in the Cobb County School District. While there, she worked with students in all areas of communication disorders. She holds certification through the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed through the Georgia state board. When she is not working, Abby enjoys cheering on her St. Louis sports teams and spending time with her friends.