Our Leadership Team
Partnering with therapists, children, and caregivers in order to bring excellent Occupational & Speech Therapy brings so much joy and fulfillment to our leadership team!
Tyler Michael, MS, OTR/L
Tyler, our Founder and Clinical Director, oversees all of our clinicians at Capable Therapy. She has a BA in Psychology, Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy & 10+ years of experience working as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist in a variety of settings including: a children's hospital, outpatient clinics, school based (elementary - high schools), teletherapy, and home health.
Tyler has an Autism Specialist Certification and her areas of specialty include: Sensory Processing, SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding Program, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Pediatric Myofascial Release, Fine Motor Skills, and Visual Perception. She also has experience in the assessment & use of: SPIO vests, AmTryke Bikes, Hoyer Lifts, and Adapted Bath & Feeding Chairs.
Since Jan. 2019, Tyler has served as ArizOTA's (Arizona OT Association) Pediatric Special Interest Chairman and also serves on the Occupational Therapy Program Advisory Boards for A.T. Still University & PIMA Medical Institute. She has worked as an Instructor at PIMA Medical Institute's OTA program where she taught: Pediatric Practice, Human Growth & Development, & Communication courses. In 2018, Tyler was named "Best in Practice" in the state of Arizona by the American Health Council.
Sean, our Co-Owner and Business Operations Director, oversees Capable Therapy's scheduling team, human resources, insurance processes, and other administrative needs.
During Sean's corporate and non profit career, he discovered a passion for developing people, programs, and strategic processes that help connect people to their purpose. He also has a passion and experience in growing organizations that make an impact in their local communities.
Over the last decade, he has developed his areas of expertise in: organizational leadership, business operations, human resources, sales management, and non-profit leadership with an emphasis in public speaking, community engagement, fundraising, and people/program development.
Kenderia Bice, MS, CCC-SLP
Kenderia, our Speech Team Lead, has provided Speech Therapy with Capable Therapy since 2018. She is an ASHA certified speech language pathologist with 11 years of experience in providing pediatric speech therapy services, educating families/caregivers regarding diagnosis, and engaging in the therapeutic process for a variety of pediatric speech-language disorders. She has provided speech and language therapy in various settings including schools (pre-school, elementary, junior high and high school), clinics, and homes.
Her areas of expertise include expressive and receptive communication, social communication, articulation, early language development, augmentative alternative communication devices and executive functioning. She has obtained additional training in: phonological awareness, treatment of childhood apraxia of speech, "Routine Scripts and Rule Books for Young Children: Evidenced-Based PBS Strategies," communicative functions of behavior, sensory for the SLP, and Building CCSS-Aligned Vocabulary Skills.
Kenderia has enjoyed leading and supervising speech therapy assistants for years, as well as, instructing speech therapy graduate students.