OWNER, CEO, SLP
Blue Door Pediatric Therapy, P.C., is owned and operated by
Melissa Bradley-Potter, M.A., CCC-SLP. Melissa is a Nebraska licensed and ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist serving families in Omaha and surrounding areas. An Iowa native who lives with her husband, nine year old twin boys and six year old daughter, Melissa has been working with children and their families for more than a decade. Melissa is a parent of children with autism and ADHD.
Melissa is a Certified Hanen Instructor for the It Takes Two to Talk® Program and the More Than Words® Program. These programs teach families how to become their child's most important language teacher. She is a Certified Baby Signs Instructor, teaching families how to communicate with their babies through sign.
Melissa is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) as well as the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA). She is also a member of the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association (NOTA) and a guild member for the Autism Action Partnership (AAP). Melissa specializes in working with autistic children, children with Down Syndrome, ADHD, and early intervention toddlers and preschoolers. Melissa is passionate about neurodiversity affirming practice, parent education, and mentoring the next generation of therapists to help our community. Melissa grew up on a farm in Iowa and went to undergraduate and graduate school at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Melissa loves reading, children's literature, animals and coffee. She enjoys experiencing all of the wonderful activities that Omaha has to offer with her family and friends. Melissa has an 18 year old gray tabby cat named Dougal and a 3 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback dog named Bea. Her favorite color is turquoise and she has an iris garden that blooms in beautiful colors in the spring.
Faith Kauzlarich - Occupational Therapy
Nicole Knight - Occupational Therapist
Megan Cain - Administrative Executive
Peggy Stone is our Claims Specialist and is part of our billing administration team. She uses her previous experience as a consultative account manager to assist with research and tactics for accounts receivable practices within our clinic. She holds a multidisciplinary management degree from UNO. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, attending sporting events and traveling.
Peggy Stone - Claims Specialist
Faith Kauzlarich is one of our occupational therapists (MOT, OTR/L), who studied at the College of Saint Mary in Omaha. She has been working with children with special needs since middle school and always knew it was where she'd end up. During her college completion, she devoted 4 years to being an ACP para with Millard Public Schools at Disney Elementary. She is passionate about trauma-informed care within her profession and loves to lead with empathy and advocacy for her families and clients. Faith has a loving husband named Chase, a mini-poodle named Zazu, and an adorable tabby named Liddy. When she isn't at home relaxing with video games, redecorating her home, or watching movies, Faith loves to spend time with her extended family in Omaha. She is a very proud sister and aunt!
Kelly Storjohann is Blue Door's Patient Services Manager and is part of our administrative team. Kelly graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a degree in Elementary Education. She previously taught both preschool and 4th grade in her hometown of Blair. Her husband Mike runs Turnkey Telecom Solutions, and her oldest daughter, Evie, is a Sophomore at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Mackenzie is a Junior at Blair High, and her youngest Tucker is a Freshman. Kelly loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves warm weather, the ocean, and lots and lots of coffee!
Kelly Storjohann - Patient Services Manager