Vision Therapy Team

Qualified and well trained therapists with the skills and knowledge to apply appropriate Vision Therapy programs to meet the individual needs of each patient. Highly credentialed therapists with competencies in OCVT best practice vision therapy methodologies.

 

Ashley Coley - color (800x640)ASHLEY COLEY, COVTDirector of Vision Therapy and Patient Relations
Being a people-type person and having the personality to match it, Ashley has worked exclusively in customer-centric positions. Ashley’s desire to have a major impact in children’s lives led to her studies in Education. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Education from Texas State University at San Marcos. Ashley graduated with Magna Cum Laude Honors. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has board certified Ashley as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT).
Rachel Bailey - color (800x640)RACHEL BAILEY, COVT Human Resources Manager
After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin, Rachel came to OCVT with a strong passion for helping others. Rachel has worked with children and adolescents in various settings for over 10 years. To help each individual reach their fullest potential is very personally rewarding for her. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has board certified Rachel as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT).
Ashley Alavi - color (800x640)ASHLEY ALAVI, COVT – Head of Vision Therapy, OCVT Westlake
Ashley completed her degree in Psychology from the University of Texas.
With an extensive background working with children, she consistently strives to help unlock a child’s true potential. Ashley worked as a tutor and mentor for several Austin and Dallas families and has assisted in conducting research at the University of Texas Children’s Research Lab. Connecting with people is one of her key attributes. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has board certified Ashley as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT).
Annie RamirezANNIE RAMIREZ, COVTHead of Vision Therapy, OCVT Stone Oak
Annie completed her degree in International Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin. She has spent several years working as a patient care attendant for a student with special needs and is currently assisting at the Volunteer Health Clinic. Her love for motivating others to achieve their goals is what led her to OCVT. Annie has an extensive background working with children and a strong desire to help patients reach their full potential. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has board certified Annie as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT).
Jonathan GasparJonathan Gaspar, COVT – Senior Vision Therapist
Jonathan is a graduate from the University of Texas at San Antonio where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. During his time there he helped create a student led group to help raise money and awareness for mental health. He has a background of volunteering with the San Antonio State Hospital and with special needs children. His intrinsic motivation for helping others has made him feel right at home at OCVT. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has board certified Jonathan as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT).
SYLENA MARTINEZSylena Martinez, COVT – Senior Vision Therapist
Sylena graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development with a focus on Early Childhood Development. She has tutored in diverse elementary schools and assisted with research at the University of Texas. Sylena is dedicated to make an everlasting impact on her patient’s lives and thoroughly enjoys working with them to achieve their greatest potential. Her goal to make a difference and develop tender relationships with others is what led her to OCVT. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has board certified Sylena as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT).
SARAH PULCINISARAH PULCINISenior Vision Therapist
Sarah graduated from the University of Texas at Austin where she studied Psychology, Business Foundations and Spanish. She is currently working on a post-baccalaureate in Communication Sciences and Disorders and getting ready to apply for a Master’s in Bilingual Speech Language Pathology. Sarah has always been passionate about working with children. She was a camp counselor to individuals with special needs for several years and had the opportunity to volunteer at the Oncology Clinic at Dell Children’s Hospital. Her desire to encourage others to reach their goals is what led her to OCVT.
Taylor WarshauerTAYLOR WARSHAUERVision Therapist
Taylor graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor of science in kinesiology and health exercise science. She loves connecting with all of her patients, and she values the opportunity working at OCTV has given her to help them achieve their goals. Taylor passionate about working with children in particular, and prior to joining our vision therapy team, she gained extensive experience helping kids as a volunteer at a child-focused physical therapy clinic, an after-school sports program, and as a summer camp counselor. In her free time, Taylor enjoys running and exploring Austin.
Ranjani PandaRANJANI PANDAVision Therapist
Ranjani graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science and Arts degree in Human Development and Family Sciences under the Pre-Health Professions Program. Her love of science and medicine has driven her to gain experience in various health care settings and her passion for children has led her to work closely with them through tutoring and mentoring. Getting the opportunity to see her patients flourish in their abilities is what she enjoys most about being part of The OCVT Team.
Kaitlin SiojoKAITLIN SIOJOVision Therapist
Kaitlin is currently an undergraduate at the University of Texas at San Antonio where she is working on a Bachelor degree in Biology. After graduating, she hopes to attend optometry school, which she has been interested in since middle school. Her dream is to travel to lots of countries and offer eye care to those in need. Her love of children, interest in the field of vision, and her desire to help others is what led her to OCVT.
Theresa Yee - color (800x640)THERESA YEE – Vision Therapist
Theresa graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Nutrition Dietetics. She gained experience working with children through nutrition education outreach and tutoring in elementary schools. “I love to interact and help people achieve their goals and strengths. It’s an honor to be part of this team that makes a difference and impact in others’ lives.”