LifeSkills Therapy Staff

 Sandra Wainman

Sandy Wainman, OT/L

Sandy has 25+ years of sensory integration experience as an Occupational Therapist. She is Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) certified. Her primary interests are treating and the clinical training and supervision of LifeSkills therapists. She enjoys lecturing and is a Certified Hippotherapist.
Solena Bosch

Solena Bosch, COTA/L

It was during her clinical internship at LifeSkills that Solena first had the opportunity to work with and get to know the staff and children of LifeSkills — and she fell in love with pediatrics and Sensory Integration.  Her favorite thing to do when she is not working is spending time having fun with her young family.

Adam Casaceli

 Adam Casaceli, COTA/L

Adam is a graduate of Adventist University of Health Sciences with an Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. He is the first student from Adventist University to receive the Newman Civic Fellowship Award for his volunteer work in the community. Prior to joining LifeSkills, Adam worked with children on fine motor skills and activities of daily living. In his spare time, Adam enjoys scuba diving, fishing, and going to theme parks.

Tara Gates

Tara Gates, OTR/L

Tara is a graduate of Adventist University of Health Sciences with a Masters in Occupational Therapy and has been a nationally certified Licensed Massage Therapist for 12 years.  She loves helping children achieve their potential and, as a LifeSkills team member, uses Sensory Integration to help them blossom. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities, cooking and spending time with her family.

Jennifer Hennessee

Jennifer Hennessee, COTA/L

Jennifer is a graduate of Adventist University of Health Sciences with an Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She also has over 20 years of experience as a Neuromuscular Massage Therapist and bodywork practitioner. Her background and a love for working with children drew her to pediatric Sensory Integration. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor water activities.

Sheila Owens

Sheila Owens, COTA/L

Sheila graduated as a COTA from Adventist University, then obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rollins College.  She has worked in pediatrics for 12 years, with a special interest in Sensory Integration. Sheila has a son who is married, as well as a large, furry family of 3 cats and 2 dogs.