About Our Therapists

All of our therapists have current licensure in the State of Florida. Our Speech Language Pathologists are nationally certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and our Occupational Therapist is nationally certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Laura Wilson, M.A., CCC-SLP

Owner/Founder of TheraPlay Jax LLC

Laura has been providing speech, language, and feeding services for children in Northeast Florida for over 10 years after receiving her graduate degree at George Washington University (GWU) in Washington, DC in 2011. Her career as a Speech-Language Pathologist is one of her greatest joys and she has a great passion for seeing progress in the children that she serves, as well as investing in the next generation of clinicians through adjunct teaching and supervisory roles. Her specialty areas include: early intervention for speech, language, and foundational play skills; feeding difficulties in infants and young children; evaluation and treatment of cleft and craniofacial disorders; and motor planning-related speech disorders. 

Sarina Tarantino, M.A., CCC-SLP

Lead Speech-Language Pathologist

With more than a decade of experience following the completion of her graduate degree from University of Central Florida, Sarina has found her passion in working with children and families to achieve their early communication goals. She believes that the family is a vital part of therapy, as well as establishing a highly effective (and realistic!) home program. Her specialty areas include: evaluation and treatment of cleft/craniofacial disorders, phoneme specific nasal emission, early language, early Autism and neurodevelopment concerns, and alternative and augmentative communication systems. Her career has also given her extensive experience in working with children who have been diagnosed with sensory processing disorders. 

Courtney Fickling, MHS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Courtney graduated from The Medical College of Georgia in 2010 with her Masters of Health Science in Occupational Therapy. Since graduation, Courtney’s focus has been primarily on the pediatric population. She has worked in a variety of settings including public and private schools, outpatient clinics, and early intervention. Courtney has completed intensive training for diagnosis and treatment of Sensory Processing Disorder at the STAR Institute. Additionally, she has training in Handwriting Without Tears and Keyboarding Without Tears. Courtney is registered with her national organization, NBCOT, with a practice area of emphasis in pediatrics. Additionally, she is licensed in the state of Florida through the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Courtney believes in order to achieve successful outcomes in therapy family involvement is fundamental. Her goal is for each family to take skills learned in therapy and successfully transfer learned skills to everyday practical life.

Danielle Rocque, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Danielle graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2010 and brings over a decade of incredible experiences in pediatrics to our practice. She has worked in a variety of settings, including Early Intervention, outpatient rehabilitation, and the schools. The greatest passions of her career include working with the birth to three population and helping families navigate feeding challenges in babies and young children. Her specialties include infant feeding, feeding for the medically fragile, and feeding for children with Down Syndrome. As the families she's served over the years well know, she works hard to make great strides with patients using evidence-based strategies that are also FUN! Danielle loves working with families in their most natural environments to achieve their goals.

Paige Bolen, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Having graduated with her master's degree from Armstrong State University in 2018, Paige immediately entered the fun and challenging world of pediatric practice. Her experiences at a local PPEC and Wolfson Children's Hospital have given her incredible knowledge and experience with a wide variety of speech and language disorders. Paige's specialties include early play-based speech and language intervention, cleft lip and palate, feeding, and fluency. She loves being a pediatric SLP because of the impact she gets to make in the life of the families she serves. She enjoys relationship-building, being able to advocate and educate, and being part of a process that brings long-term change.