Coloadro Center for Pediatric Learning and Development

enabling : development : function : achievement and a happy childhood



Occupational Therapists


Trisha Patel MS, OTR/L

Trisha's bio is coming soon!

Karin Phillips MS, OTR/L

Karin graduated with a Master’s in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin. She has worked with children in a variety of settings including home care, outpatient clinics, and school-based interventions. She is passionate about making therapy fun and functional, for both her clients and their families. She loves to learn more about Occupational Therapy, and enjoys various continuing education courses annually as well as partnering with area clinicians to contribute to the clinical knowledge and research base. Some of her trainings include sound-based interventions for improved handwriting skills (Interactive Metronome and Therapeutic Listening) and assessment of movement patterns for improved posture (introduction to NDT). She loves working with preschool/elementary age children, in group and individual treatment. In her free time, Karin enjoys exploring the outdoors with her husband, running races with her dogs, gardening in her backyard, and exploring new travel destinations.

Jacqueline Sheldon MS, OTR/L

Jacqueline graduated with a Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Misericordia University in Dallas, PA. Jacqueline has experience working with children with a broad spectrum of sensory processing, motor, visual, behavioral, and social interaction challenges. She has a deep passion for working with children and helping to improve each child and their family’s daily lives. Jacqueline also previously worked as a camp counselor at a summer camp exclusively for children with special needs. Jacqueline moved to CO in July and enjoys hiking, exercising, dancing, snowboarding, and exploring nature.

Julie Tourigny OTD, OTR/L

Julie is the founder and director of the Colorado Center for Pediatric Learning and Development. She graduated with her degree in occupational therapy from Boston University in 1997. Since 2003, she has worked in Denver with children birth-15 years of age. Her professional areas of expertise include: ASD, working with former preemies and multiples, baby therapy, and handwriting.


We are actively seeking to hire a pediatric Occupational Therapist to join our team. Please contact us for more information! 303-333-4982 //

Speech Therapists


Celia Horowitz MA, CF-SLP

Celia received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Tulane University in New Orleans. From there, she went on to receive her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Colorado-Boulder. Celia will be joining the CCLPD team for her Clinical Fellowship as she works towards receiving a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Prior to graduate school Celia worked as a Head Start Preschool Teacher and Preschool Director. She has clinical experience working in a variety of settings including schools, private clinics and tele-therapy while serving both a pediatric and adult population. Celia has a passion for supporting children with language delays and disorders, articulation/motor planning disorders, autism spectrum disorders, fluency disorders and working closely with their families to support communication. Celia has a deep belief that everyone should have access to communicating their wants and needs. Celia and her fiance live in Denver and love to explore both the city and mountains by foot or on bike!

Tracy Killian MS CCC SLP

Tracy joined the CCPLD team in 2013 after her family relocated from Chicago. She received her M.S. from Eastern Illinois University in 1998 and has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including hospital inpatient and outpatient, home health (early intervention), clinic, private schools and Northwestern University as a clinical instructor. Her areas of expertise include autism spectrum disorders, communication difficulties related to premature birth, language and literacy delays and disorders, and articulation disorders. Tracy believes in working closely with caregivers and educational teams to maximize a child's progress. Tracy is a mom to two children and her family loves to ski, camp and travel together.



We are actively seeking to hire a pediatric Speech Therapist to join our team. Please contact us for more information! 303-333-4982 //