Seneca Rehab Team

Melissa Aprile, COTA

Joined company:  March 2019. Graduated from:  Erie Community College. Best part of job:  “Working with the patients to help achieve their goals.” Hobbies:  Being a mom, spending time with my family, swimming and going to Disney World.

Sara Bartz, Occupational Therapist

Joined company: January 2019. Graduated from: D’Youville College. Best part of the job: “Helping patients gain back their independence in order to return home.” How she motivates patients: “Encouraging patients to better themselves in order to become independent.” Most important thing for patients to do: “Come to therapy with a positive attitude.” Hobbies:  Running and […]

Tracy Carrion, PTA

Joined company:  June 2018. Graduated from:  Villa Maria College. Best part of job:  “Being a part of the healing process.” Hobbies:  Camping, walks near the waterfront with her dog, spending time with her family and cheering on the Buffalo Bills. How she motivates patients:  “Encourage them and remind them of their progress.” Most important thing […]

Lynette Coffelt, MSPT, DPT, CWS Physical Therapist, Director of Rehab Services

Joined company:  August 2018. Graduated from:  D’Youville College, Daemen College. Best part of the job:  “Working with patients, helping them progress to achieve their goals.” How she motivates patients:  “Focus on the positive, praising all accomplishments”. Most important thing for patients to do:  “Stay positive and focus on their goals!” Personal hobbies:  Golf, hanging out […]

Kathryn Erdolino, COTA

Joined company: September 28, 2016. Graduated from: Erie Community College. Best part of the job: “Getting to meet new people.” Hobbies: Reading and traveling. How she motivates patients: “I encourage them and boost their self-confidence to put forth their best effort.”

Mackenna Fagan, COTA/LTC Specialist

Joined company: May 27, 2015. Graduated from: Erie Community College. Best part of the job: “Seeing patients achieve their goals.” Hobbies: Camping, playing with her dogs, spending time with family, going on nature walks and makeup. How she motivates patients: “With a smile and a friendly, positive attitude.” Most important thing for patients to do: […]

Brian Grabiec, PT, DPT Physical Therapy

Joined company:  June 2018. Graduated from:  D’Youville College. Best part of the job:  “Seeing a patient improve to the point of going home.” How he motivates patients:  “Find activities that will target their needs but they will also enjoy.” Most important thing a patient can do:  “Perform every exercise/activity with the best effort possible.” Personal […]

Janet H., PT, DPT, Physical Therapist

Joined company: March 1, 2012. Graduated from: Daemen College.

Jill Kotas, Occupational Therapy Assistant, COTA/L

Joined company:  September 2018. Graduated from:  Erie Community College. Best part of job:  “Making a difference in someone’s life.” Hobbies:  Hanging with friends and family, traveling, hiking.

Morgan Lefford, Speech Language Pathologist, M.S. CCC-SLP/L

Joined company:  November 2018. Graduated from:  Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Best part of job:  “Working with people from all walks of life.  The field is challenging and always changing.” Hobbies:  Reading, going to the gym and kayaking. How she motivates patients:  “Positive reinforcement, encouragement, showing progress towards goals.” Most important thing for patients to do:  […]

Nicole Madden, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist

Joined company: October 25, 2017. Graduated from: Daemen College.  

Kate Miano, Occupational Therapist, M.S., OTR/L

Joined company:  November 2019. Graduated from:  D’Youville College. Best part of job:  “Seeing the progress and witnessing healing.” Hobbies:  Playing co-ed football, volunteering at a dance studio for adults and children with disabilities. How she motivates patients:  “I like to get to know them as people, not just patients.  This way we can build a […]

Cynthia Peterson, PTA

Joined company: March 4, 2015. Graduated from: Villa Maria College. Best part of the job: “Getting patients back to their maximal functional mobility.” Hobbies: Working out and spending time with family. How she motivates patients: “Encouragement and laughter.” Most important thing for patients to do: “Stay positive.”

Amanda Vetter, MS, OTR/L

Joined company:  January 2019. Graduated from:  D’Youville College. Best part of job:  “Being an advocate for my patients.” Hobbies:  Long distance running, camping/spending time outdoors, playing guitar. How she motivates patients:  “I like to tell my patients that by participating in therapy, they will get strong and be able to participate in activities they want […]

Teresa Wutz, PTA/LTC Specialist

Joined company: May 31, 2011. Graduated from: Villa Maria College. Best part of the job: Making a difference in my patients day, keeping them optimistic for positive results and helping them maintain a healthy mind. Hobbies: Camping and spending time with family, friends and co-workers. How she motivates patients: “Stay positive and positive results will […]