Enna Codekas Director - Speech Therapy

Enna Codekas is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist at Little Fin Therapies. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Speech-language Pathology and Audiology at Andrews University in Michigan and obtained her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders at Washington State University.  Upon finishing her schooling, Enna has worked in private therapy for 5 years and in the Tacoma School District for 2 years.  She has gained additional experience as a clinical supervisor of SLPAs, Clinical Fellows, and Speech Graduate Students. She has also used her skill sets in a position as clinic director of a private pediatric facility. Her certifications include:

 Enna’s choice to become a speech language pathologist came from her love of teaching children. Her interest in speech pathology began when she was 15 years old caregiving for a child who had a stuttering disorder. Her love of helping children grew from there and led her on the path to where she is today.

 Enna lives in Tacoma with her husband, Michael, her step-son, Cannon, and two bunnies, Sophie and Cinnamon Bun. Her enjoyments include hiking, camping, biking, baking, gardening, and archery.

Enna Codekas is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist at Little Fin Therapies. After living in England for two years, she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Speech-language Pathology and Audiology at Andrews University in Michigan and obtained her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders at Washington State University.  Upon finishing her schooling, Enna has worked in private therapy for 5 years and in the Tacoma School District for 2 years.  She has gained additional experience as a clinical supervisor of SLPAs, Clinical Fellows, and Speech Grad Students. She has also used her skill sets in a position as clinic director of a private pediatric facility. Her certifications include:
  • Nationally Certified Speech Language Pathologist-Certificate of Clinical Competence,
     American Speech–Language–Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist, State of Washington
  • Washington State Educational Staff Associate
Enna’s choice to become a speech language pathologist came from her love of teaching children. Her interest in speech pathology began when she was 15 years old caregiving for a child who had a stuttering disorder. Her love of helping children grew from there and led her on the path to where she is today. Enna lives in Tacoma with her husband, Michael, her step-son, Cannon, and two bunnies, Sophie and Cinnamon Bun. Her enjoyments include hiking, camping, biking, baking, gardening, and archery.

Marissa Johnson Director - Occupational Therapy

Marissa Johnson is a nationally certified occupational therapist at Little Fin Therapies. She has lived within the Seattle-Tacoma area for the majority of her life, and obtained both her Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Puget Sound. While she has worked in a wide range of settings, she has specialized in pediatric therapy since early on in her 13 year career, and has a background working within the school district and early intervention settings, as well as within various outpatient clinics. She has gained additional experience as a clinical supervisor of OTs, COTAs, and OT students.

Her certifications include:

  • Nationally Certified Occupational Therapist, through NBCOT
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of Washington
  • Washington State Educational Staff Associate

Marissa lives in University Place with her three children, Addison, Quinton, and Theodore, and her English Mastiff, Finley. Her hobbies include include various forms of art and enjoying time with friends and family. 

Dianna Finlay
Director - Therapy Operations

Dianna Finlay is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist at Little Fin Therapies. She obtained her bachelors and masters degree in speech-language pathology from Malloy College in New York. Dianna has worked in private therapy for 8 years. She brings her experience as a clinical supervisor of SLPAs, Clinical Fellows, and Speech Graduate Students to Little Fin Therapies. Her certifications include:

  • Nationally Certified Speech Language Pathologist-Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, State of Washington
  • Washington State Educational Staff Associate 
 
Dianna has a passion for helping children and making quality therapy services accessible to the community. She is motivated and committed to contributing positive energy and evidenced based therapy to children and families as they navigate therapy services. 

Aside from work, Dianna enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her husband, dog and baby boy. 

Shane Finlay Director - Business Operations

Shane Finlay obtained a Bachelor’s degree in International and Comparative Legal Studies from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Post-graduation, Shane was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer and served on active duty for six years, spending most of his time posted at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

In 2018, Shane left the military and he and his wife Dianna decided to make Puget Sound their permanent home. Shane expanded his professional skills in both business and tech by working for a top Seattle tech company. Shane’s commitment to service for others is his motivation for applying both his leadership and business experience to support Little Fin Therapies and the local community.

Shane lives in Puyallup with his wife Dianna, dog Corona, and baby Roman. His hobbies include traveling, hiking and working out.  

Daisy Maldonado
Clinic Administrator

Daisy Maldonado is a part of the admin team at Little Fin Therapies. In 2016, she attended Meditec where she obtained her Medical Billing Certificate in San Diego, CA. Daisy has been working in healthcare for the past seven years and strives to provide the best patient experience possible. She is honored to be a part of this journey working with Little Fin Therapies. 

When she’s not in the office, she’s spending time with friends, camping, cooking or jet skiing with her boyfriend on Lake Washington.


Morgan DiGiovanni
SLP

Morgan is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist at Little Fin Therapies. She completed a post-baccalaureate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders through Montana State University. Morgan then went on to obtain her masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology at Western Michigan University. Her certifications include:

  • Nationally Certified Speech Language-Pathologist-Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist, State of Washington

Her desire to become a speech-language pathologist came about during undergraduate experiences working with kids with developmental delays and forming relationships with their families. Following her graduation from Western Michigan University, Morgan has worked as a speech-language pathologist in a pediatric private therapy clinic and in a an outpatient children’s hospital. Here she gained experience working with children of varying ages, collaborated and co-treated with other disciplines and solidified her passion for working with children and their families. She is passionate about play-based, relationship driven therapy and believes in the importance of empowering families to become their child’s greatest advocate. 

Morgan and her husband live in Tacoma with their cat, Rudy. In her free time, Morgan enjoys running, mountain biking, exploring the Pacific Northwest and making Kombucha. 

Nikki Andreotti
SLPA

Nikki is a certified Speech Language Pathology Assistant at Little Fin Therapies. Nikki has over a year experience working in a private outpatient pediatric clinic. Nikki attended the University of Oregon and graduated with a Communication Disorder and Science Major and a Special Education Minor.

In high school, Nikki worked one on one with preschools and closely with students who had speech delays. Because of this work, Nikki developed her interest in speech therapy. During her time in college, Nikki continued her work in preschools as a volunteer; providing assistance to students with varying disabilities.

In her free time, Nikki enjoys hiking, taking pure barre classes and going back home to Oregon to spend time with her family, especially her nephew Jackson and niece Raelynn.

Rosan Ortiz-Anaya
SLPA

Rosan graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, majoring in Speech-Language Therapy from the Caribbean University in Puerto Rico. After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree, she moved to Texas and began to work as an SLPA in the home health and clinic setting with pediatric population. She later relocated to Washington state and spent two years working for Bethel School District in an elementary school. Her certifications include:

  • WA SLPA Certification
  • Teletherapy Certification

 

Rosan became interested j the field of Speech-Language Pathology during her high school years when she was introduced to the profession by a close family friend. She is currently enrolled in the Communication Disorders Master’s program at Emerson College and hopes to continue to provide services within the pediatric population once obtaining her SLP certification. 

She lives in the Puyallup area with her husband and two children. In her free time, she enjoys completing DIY projects at home and cooking for her family. 

 

Paige Kensil
OTR/L

Paige Kensil is a nationally certified and licensed occupational therapist at Little Fin Therapies. She moved to Washington in 2017 to obtain her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Puget Sound. Paige has worked in outpatient clinics since becoming an occupational therapist. She previously worked as a contracted Registered Behavior Technician in public schools in California. Her previous work experiences include working with children of all ages, as well as adults with special needs.

Her certifications include:
Nationally Certified Occupational Therapist, through NBCOT
Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of Washington

Paige lives in Tacoma with her partner and their two dogs, Chloe and Scout. Her hobbies include reading, baking, traveling, and doing yoga.

Erica Petru
OTR/L

Erica is a nationally certified occupational therapist. She has been working in outpatient pediatrics ever she she obtained her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Puget Sound. Before becoming an OT, Erica worked for several years in Seattle Public Schools both in general education and special education settings. These experiences inspired her to pursue a career in occupational therapy with a goal of helping children better access their physical and social environment. Erica’s OT training included internships at the VA Medical Center in Asheville, North Carolina and Castro Valley Unified School District in California. 

As a therapist, Erica strives to collaborate with children and families to make OT services fun, meaningful, and productive. She is certified in infant massage instruction, and enjoys working with people of all ages, from infants adults. 

Erica lives in Tacoma with her partner and their dog, Charlie. During her free time she enjoys riding and fixing up bicycles, collaging, listening to music and curling up with a good book. 

Nicole Wissbrod
COTA

Nicole Wissbrod is a certified and licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant at Little Fin Therapies. Nicole graduated from Green River College with an associates in Occupational Therapy Assistance. She developed her passion for working with children with disabilities in high school when she worked as a volunteer para tutor for children with special needs and as a daycare assistant. She has experience working in school districts helping children develop fine motor skills and increasing social emotional regulation.

Nicole lives in Maple Valley and loves spending time with friends and family. In her free time she enjoys going on walks, cooking and watching movies. 

Megan Bearden
COTA

Megan is a nationally certified and licensed occupational therapy assistant at Little Fin Therapies. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University in Exercise and Sport Sciences. Megan and her husband moved from Texas to Washington in 2016. She attended PIMA Medical Institute to acquire her Associates degree in Occupational Therapy. 

While attending PIMA Medical Institute, Megan worked as a gymnastics instructor for children with various disabilities/diagnoses from three months to twelve years of age. Following graduation, Megan worked in adult neuro/trauma inpatient rehabilitation at Harborview Medical Center for two and a half years. Although she enjoyed adult rehabilitation, Megan wanted to get back to her passion of working with children. She is excited to assist children and their families to achieve their goals at Little Fin Therapies. 

Megan enjoys spending time with her husband, serving at her church, playing the violin, crocheting, and hiking with friends. 

Shea Shochat
COTA

Shea Shochat is a nationally certified and licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant. She graduated in 2019 with an Associates Degree at Spokane Falls Community College. Shea has been practicing Occupational Therapy in a pediatric setting for over a year.

Before starting school, Shea worked in art galleries and nannied for families around New York City. She loved the experience of helping children figure out the word around them as they grew, which led her to pursue pediatrics as a career.

Shea lives in Tacoma with her husband and 3 year old daughter. She loves taking walks, watching movies, and cooking in her spare time.