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About Sandbox Therapy

With over 30 combined years of experience, the founders of Sandbox Therapy Group have excelled at our craft. While operating private businesses serving individuals and families throughout east King County (as Anna’s CAPS, and Childhood Speech & Language) we have come together to strengthen our services with an interdisciplinary model of psychological services, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.

For our pediatric clients, we have the ability to evaluate and diagnose a range of emotional and behavioral challenges including ADHD, autism, and developmental delays. We also offer general assessment and individual treatment for speech therapy, including motor speech disorders and apraxia, occupational therapy, including sensory processing disorders, and general psychological services.

Sandbox Therapy Group has teen support available in speech therapy, occupational therapy (including pre-vocational and living skills up to age 21) and psychological services that extend into adulthood.

Our psychological staff also serve all ages to include those with a wide range of needs including general psychological, emotional, or behavioral support including individuals experiencing ADHD, anxiety and autism spectrum disorders, to name a few, with specialization in technological addictions such as video game addiction, Internet/phone addictions, or other digital media.

Dr. Anna DiNoto Myers, PsyD, LMHC
Psychologist & Founding Partner

Dr. Anna DiNoto Myers is a Psychologist that specializes in treating Interactive Media Addictions and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She particularly enjoys coaching families on how to manage their child's meltdowns and temper tantrums, potty-ing challenges, as well as feeding/eating challenges. She works in office and also in her clients' homes, and sometimes out in the community, (more…)

Ryan Conley, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist & Founding Partner

Ryan has worked exclusively with children with speech and language delays since 2001. He received his B.S. in Communication Disorders from Boston University and his M.S. from the University of Washington. He has experience in classroom-based speech and language intervention from the Experimental Education Unit at the University of Washington (UW) and in multi-disciplinary assessment from the Center for Human Development (more…)

Ashley McConkey, MOT, OTR/L
Licensed and Registered Occupational Therapist

Ashley is a licensed and registered occupational therapist with a background in pediatric and school-based therapy. She attended James Madison University in Virginia (more…)

Cassandra Wilson, LMHCA
Psychotherapist

I graduated with my master of arts in counseling psychology from The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. I am currently an LMHCA working towards full licensure. A little bit more about me, I pursued the study of psychology because of my past work with children. (more…)

Catherine Hobson, LMHC
Clinical Supervisor and Psychotherapist

Our past is present in our attitudes and our experience of ourselves in the world. Understanding and acceptance within the therapeutic relationship is an opportunity that allows movement beyond old patterns and limiting self definitions. (more…)

Please contact us to ask how we can support you or your family. Come to the Sandbox and see what a difference teamwork makes!

Cecily Woodard, LMHC
Psychotherapist

Cecily is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Roosevelt University in Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology (more…)

Chris Wiegenstein, MS, CDP, LMHC
Psychotherapist

I earned a Masters of Science Counseling from the University of Great Falls in Great Falls, Montana. My experience is vast and includes adults, adolescents, and family. (more…)

Debi Brown, COTA/L
Occupational Therapy Asst.

Debi became certified as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in 2016 and gained experience working with children in the school setting before joining Sandbox Therapy Group in 2018. (more…)

Dr. Francine Baffa, BCBA-D
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

I'm Francine Baffa, an individual, family and couple therapist committed to helping each client define their needs and desires, and align the steps to reach them. (more…)

Eryn McDowell
Receptionist

Eryn has a passion for making connections with people from all different cultures and lifestyles and is open to learning and new experiences. (more…)

Hee Yung Akins, LMHCA
Psychotherapist

I am a licensed Mental Health Therapist - Associate and received my degree in Master of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University and Bachelor of Science (more…)

Jacoba Messman, MA, LMHC
Clinical Supervisor

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who received my Master's degree in Community Counseling from Seattle University and my Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Montana. (more…)

Jennifer Stallings, MSW, LSWAIC
Psychotherapist

I graduated with a Masters of Social Work from the University of Washington and earned an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. I am currently, a licensed Clinical Social Worker (more…)

Katie Wild, MA, R-DMT, LMHCA
Psychotherapist

Katie is a licensed mental health counselor associate and a nationally registered dance/movement therapist. Non-verbal communication is essential to children’s expression, (more…)

Kelly Caulfield
Office Assistant

Kelly holds a Bachelor's degree in Human Development and Psychology from California State University, Long Beach. Since moving up to the PNW from southern California, (more…)

Kris Mulcahy, COTA/L
Occupational Therapy Asst.

Kris joined us as a certified occupational therapy assistant in 2013. In addition to our occupational therapy curriculums, Kris supports the yoga groups and is our resident expert in shoe tying.  (more…)

Kristen Arquette, MEd, CDP, LMHCA
Psychometrist

Kristen is a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate and Chemical Dependency Professional who received her Master of Education in Counseling from the University of Puget Sound. (more…)

Kylee Osowski, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist

Kylee is a licensed speech and language pathologist with background knowledge in education and psychology. She attended the University of Massachusetts where she received her Bachelor's (2013) and Master's (2015). (more…)

Lauren Harrison, MA, LMHCA, R-DMT
Creative Arts Psychotherapist and Peer-to-Peer Educator

Lauren E. Harrison is a licensed mental health counselor associate and a registered dance/movement therapist. (more…)

Margarita Lalayan, LMHCA
Clinical Supervisor and Psychotherapist

Margarita holds a Master’s degree in Psychology with specialization in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Margarita provides counseling to children, adolescents, and adults (more…)

Melissa Karatay, MA, LMHCA
Psychotherapist

Hello! My name is Melissa Karatay, I am a ABA and psychotherapist at Sandbox Therapy Group. I am currently licensed as a LMHCA and am working towards full licensure in WA state. (more…)

Mollie Luallen, MA, LMHCA
Psychometrist and PsyD Pre-Intern

I graduated with my masters of arts in counseling psychology from Northwest University. I am currently an LMHCA working toward a PsyD in Counseling Psychology at Northwest University. (more…)

Morganne Fair, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Oxana Kulakova, LMHCA
Team Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor

Oxana specializes in providing counseling for clients who may be going through transitional periods of personal re-evaluation or severe life crises related to struggles stemming from relationship issues (more…)

Sharon Paulson
Billing Specialist

Sharon’s background is in customer service, billing & collections, previously for environmental engineering companies. Sandbox is her first venture into medical billing, which has proved to be challenging but fun! (more…)

Serving the Eastside, including Kirkland, Bellevue, and Redmond, among others.