We have Certified Hand Therapists/ Hand Therapy Specialists available at our Clinton and Gaithersburg/Germantown locations.
Trisha Whittaker, MOT, OTR/L, CHT (Clinton Center)
Certified Hand Therapist/Hand Therapist Specialist
Trisha has over 8 years experience as a Registered Occupational Therapist. She is a graduate of Saint Francis University for both her bachelor and master degrees. In 2010-2011, Trisha attended Drexel University and received a certificate in the Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation. She then received her Certification in Hand Therapy in 2012. Trisha has experience in out-patient, acute and subacute rehabilitation. She has experience in working with a variety of ages and diagnoses.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, and watching movies.
Ashley Landis, OTR/L (Rockville Center)
Ashley Landis graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Towson University. She went on to earn her Masters in Occupational Therapy and Occupation Science from Towson University in 2012. She has specialized in hand therapy since earning her masters in OT and plans to sit for her Certification in Hand Therapy in November 2018. She values positive, individualized patient interactions and implementing interventions tailored to each person's unique needs. She also enjoys mentoring fieldwork students and promoting the field of occupational therapy. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family, running, and has completed several half marathons.
Victoria Dec, OTR/L (Gaithersburg / Germantown Center)
Tori graduated from Howard University with a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2017. Prior to earning her master’s degree, she graduated from Elon Unversity in Burlington, NC with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sport Science in 2015. Tori has gained valuable clinical experience completing several rotations in different hand therapy settings broadening her knowledge and expertise in order to provide the best patient care. She has also worked over 3 years as a PT and OT aid sharpening her skills. Tori is passionate about hand therapy and helping patients restore their optimal abilities and regain a higher quality of life. In her free time, Tori enjoys working out, baking, spending quality time with her family, and walking her dog.