Occupational Therapists

Nancy Stark, OTR/L

Nancy graduated from the University of Southern California with her B.S. in Occupational Therapy.  The past 21 years she has worked with children with a wide range of disabilities including those with Down Syndrome, Multiple handicapped neurological impairment, intellectually delayed and those on the Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Nancy enjoys family interaction and education regarding sensory processing and motor skills.

Michelle Tucker, OTR/L

Michelle is a graduate of the University of Utah with a Masters of Occupational Therapy and a graduate of Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health: Health Promotion. She was born and raised in Gilbert and is excited to be back in Arizona! Michelle has worked with pediatrics in a variety of settings including schools and home health. Prior to being an occupational therapist, Michelle was a job coach and worked with adolescents seeking vocational skills. In occupational therapy, she loves helping individuals develop functional skills so they can participate in their daily activities. Michelle also enjoys teaching caregivers how to implement practice of their child's new skills into their daily routines. A forever learner, she is always researching evidence-based techniques and treatment ideas to best serve her clients. In her spare time, Michelle likes hiking, old movies, traveling, thrift store shopping, and spending time with family and friends. Michelle is excited to be a part of the Baio team!

Whitney Wilhelmi, MOT, OTR/L

Whitney graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Masters of Occupational Therapy and a Minor of Psychology in May 2016. She has experience working at St. Alphonusus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID and also at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, ND where she had the opportunity to work with individuals across the lifespan, including children. She developed a passion for treating children and adolescents in a holistic manner who are dealing with mental, physical, and emotional health issues. She hopes to assist these individuals with living life to the fullest and reaching their highest potential to thrive. 

Whitney was born and raised in North Dakota and has recently relocated to Arizona for an exciting, new career adventure at Baio! In her free time, she enjoys studying holistic nutrition/wellness and also loves yoga, music, and spending time outdoors hiking and exploring AZ. Whitney is excited to join the Baio team!

Samantha Baker, COTA/L

Samantha graduated with her Associates of Science in Occupational Therapy from Mercyhurst University of Pennsylvania in May of 2014. She has a background in art and enjoys crafting and other forms of creative expression. Samantha has always had an interest in working with children who experience developmental delay or sensory processing disorders, so she is very excited to be able to provide occupational therapy services to kiddos here at Baio. In her spare time, Sam likes to read, draw, sew, hike, and play with her five year old daughter.

Mary Weeks, COTA/L

Mary graduated from Pima Medical Institute here in the valley in June of 2015. She knew from the start of her education that she wanted to work with children, and has experience in doing so with children who have developmental delays, and sensory processing disorders. She utilizes sensory integration techniques and play to assist her clients in achieving their goals. In her free time, she likes to sew, draw, and DIY projects, and she loves to bring that creative spark to her sessions.