Staff

Lanette DeCelle, PT

Lanette graduated from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. She was initially employed at Deaconess Hospital in OKC for one year of geriatrics and wound care before beginning her pediatric career in 1992 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa where she worked with inpatients, including NICU and PICU, and outpatients, including SoonerStart. Lanette continued to work in the pediatric field as a self-employed PT in varied school systems and for SoonerStart in multiple counties. She was a founding member of TherapyTime, LLC and co-owner of TherapyTime Pediatrics. She continues to attend many continuing education courses including the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine's (AACPDM) annual conference and is certified in many, including being NDT certified in pediatrics and being certified as a Cascade DAFO clinician for casting and fitting orthotics.

Lanette DeCelle, PT
Monica Messmer-Tunnell, PT

Monica Messmer-Tunnell, PT

Monica graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She began her PT career in Broken Arrow Medical Center then worked from 1995 to 2005 at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, in NICU, PICU, inpatient, and outpatient areas. She taught classes as a certified Infant Massage Instructor while there. In the many continuing education courses she attends, The American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine's (AACPDM) annual conference is always a favorite. She is certified as a Cascade DAFO clinician for casting/fitting for orthotics  and in Kinesiotaping. Monica joined TherapyTIme in 2005 and is co-owner of TherapyTime Pediatrics.

Sabrina “Nikki” Cutright

Sibrina graduated In December 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Sports Science. She furthered her education and graduated from Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medical Center with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2008. She has worked for both St. Francis Hospital and St John’s Hospital here in Tulsa with focus on neurological diagnosis’. She joined TherapyTime Pediatrics September 2017. She is trained in kinesiotaping.

Shannon Henry

Shannon graduated from Tulsa Community College in 2016 from the Physical Therapist Assistant program with an Associates in Applied Science. Shannon participated in a pediatric internship. Prior to obtaining her PTA Associate Degree she studied Health Promotion and Wellness. She joined TherapyTime Pediatrics in February of 2017.

Lorisa Nesterenko, PTA

Lorisa, who goes by Lori, graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Tulsa Community College in 2015 with an Associates’ Degrees in Applied Science with honor’s certificate. She also took a 6 month course in Pediatric Population along with a pediatric internship. Lori was inspired to become a PTA due to having a nephew born with special needs.

Lorisa Nesterenko, PTA

Angela “Angie” Platner

Angie graduated from TCC in July of 2000 with an Associates in Science in Physical Therapy Assistant. She has worked for 17 years with most of the time spent with the pediatric clientele. She has worked in the school systems, home health, and in an outpatient clinic setting. She has extensive knowledge of the DDSD system. She joined TherapyTime Pediatrics September 2017.

Cathy Ross, MA, CCC-SLP

Therapy Time Pediatrics is happy to welcome Cathy Ross, Speech Language Pathologist to our team.
Cathy graduated from University of Oklahoma in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders and from the University of Arkansas in 1999 with a Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology.  She has worked across all settings.  Starting her career in long term care for adults and moving to Pediatrics.  She owned a private speech therapy clinic, was contracted by a national Augmentative Communication company, worked with early intervention, and the public schools.  Cathy has experience evaluating and treating a variety of communicative disorders in children with a variety of diagnoses as well as in typically developing children.  Cathy specializes in the following areas:

  • Articulation & Phonology
  • Receptive/Expressive Language
  • Social Language/Pragmatics
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication
  • Feeding and Oral Motor Therapy
Cathy Ross, MA, CCC-SLP
Kelsey Shull, DPT

Kelsey Shull, DPT

Kelsey is originally from Texas. She grew up close to the Louisiana border. She graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2013, and graduated from the University of Texas with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016. She completed an internship at Cook Children’s in Texas. She is dedicated to performing advocacy work promoting physical therapy. She attended the APTA’s Federal Advocacy Forum in Washington D.C. three different times. She is an APTA and TPTA member

Wendy Smith, PT

Wendy attended Baylor University and then graduated from UT Southwestern Health Science Center in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. She began her pediatric career immediately at the Child Study Center in Fort Worth, TX. Her work in pediatrics continued as she took on a private home care practice and later, worked for Therapy 2000. She also became a certified Kindermusic® instructor, and more recently taught elementary and high school music as well as upper level science courses at Grace Preparatory Academy in Arlington, TX. Wendy highly values the hands on, educational, and relational aspects of pediatric physical therapy and enjoys treating a wide variety of patients. She serves on the board of directors of Connected Kids, a nonprofit organization equipping families to nurture kids from hard places. She is married to Mark Smith and together they have three daughters in college and a son in high school.

Wendy Smith, PT

Debbie Swanson Ross

Debbie graduated from Oklahoma University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree. In 2011, she graduated from Tulsa Community College with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant. She had internship experience in a pediatric physical therapy setting. She has worked for Saint John’s Hospital for the last 5 years in the outpatient and acute settings. She joined TherapyTime Pediatrics September 2017. She is trained in Astym.

Ashley Warren

Ashley graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelors in Exercise Science in July 2010, and from Meridan Community College in May of 2013 with an Associates in Physical Therapy Assistant. She moved to Tulsa and worked in Okmulgee for 3 years in the outpatient setting. She treated all ages. Prior to graduating she worked as a personal trainer for 3 years. She has her AAAI/ISMA personal trainer certification.

Rachel Woodward, PT

Rachel Woodward, PT

Rachel graduated from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Tulsa , in 1995 with a Master Degree in Physical Therapy. Rachel began working in pediatrics in Claremore before joining TherapyTime Pediatrics in 2008. She is certified as a Cascade DAFO clinician for casting/fitting of orthotics and has attended courses including Theories in Motor Learning and Motor Control and and Minimally Invasive Treatment Methods for Cerebral Palsy.