Linda Meredith, PT
Physical Therapist and Clinic Owner Linda received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Washington. She has worked exclusively in the pediatric setting in schools, outpatient hospital clinics and private practice.
Currently, Linda is the sole proprietor of Children's Therapy of Woodinville, which she helped establish in 1989.
Continuing education courses include: neurodevelopmental therapy certification, sensory motor integration workshops, lower extremity splinting workshops, kinesiotaping, therapeutic electrical stimulation, and gait training with the Lite Gait Trainer/treadmill. She continues to stay updated on programs the clinic is offering including Integrated Listening System, Safe and Sound Protocol and cranial-sacral therapy.
Linda’s priorities at this time are managing this ever-growing pediatric clinic, which has become a mainstay in the community. She supports the staff as they work to provide high quality therapy services to the families that they serve. Linda also finds time to provide some short-term therapy to young infants for GE reflux and torticollis.
Linda and her husband have two adult daughters they love to spend time with. She loves to garden, take long walks and travel to interesting places.
Melissa Nilsen, MS, OTR/L
Melissa graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Nutritional Sciences and the University of Washington with a Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2006. Melissa has worked in the Lake Washington School District and has been at Children’s Therapy of Woodinville since 2007.
Melissa loves working with families to help their children develop motor coordination skills, functional play skills and positive strategies for emotional regulation. She focuses on finding underlying causes for delays and helping children find joy and confidence in daily activities that they currently resist.
Melissa uses a variety of techniques with her clients and adapts different theories as needed with each child. She has advanced training in sensory integration, primitive reflex integration, visual eye teaming, auditory processing, handwriting and other fine motor skills, emotional regulation and social skills. She teaches a summer Friendship Club at the park to further develop social skills in a group setting.
Melissa is married with two children. She spends her spare time carpooling her kids and enjoying the outdoors.