Meet the Therapists

Occupational Therapy


Laura StricklandLaura Schluter Strickland

Laura is a Professor at Spalding University. She has been a certified lymphedema therapist since February 2010.  Her doctorate degree is in Leadership Education. She holds master’s degrees in Behavioral Medicine from University of Houston and Health Sciences from the University of Florida, and she has a BS degree in Occupational Therapy from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. As an occupational therapist with over 33 years’ experience, a 27 year cancer survivor, and living with secondary lower extremity lymphedema since 1992, she brings to the patient/therapist interaction her knowledge, skill, and lived experiences for enhancing mobility and lymph drainage and quality of life for those living with lymphedema.

Scott YScott Yaden

Scott earned a Master of Science in occupational therapy from the Spalding University Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy in 2010. Scott serves as the primary occupational therapist in Spalding University’s Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF). He holds licenses in both Kentucky and Indiana, servicing clients throughout the Kentuckiana region. In 2014 he received advanced training in lymphedema and is certified in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) / Complete Decongestive Therapy.


Physical Therapy

Lori Eggers Holt

Lori earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from Washington and Lee University. She has a master’s of exercise physiology from the University or Louisville. She earned her master’s of physical therapy from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and her doctorate in physical therapy from Regis University in 2008. She has advanced clinical proficiencies in  augmented soft tissue mobilization therapy and orthopedics, having earned specialist certifications in both areas.

Speech Therapy

Alison AmshoffAlison Amshoff,

Alison is a 2003 graduate of the communication disorders program at the University of Louisville. She has provided assistive technology assessment, intervention and education/training for individuals of all ages. She has expertise in development of augmentative/alternative communication systems and has had formal training in the delivery of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Additionally, she has Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) certifications. Alison has expertise working with individuals with various diagnosis including medically fragile, mental retardation and global developmental delay. Alison also has interest in working with individuals with feeding and swallowing difficulties.