Lisa Hamilton-Goscombe, PT
A pediatric physical therapist for more than 30 years, Lisa is the owner and founder of Groton Integrated Therapies. Her past clinical background spans a wide range of pediatric settings, including clinical coordinator and staff therapist at OTA-Watertown in Watertown, Massachusetts, Children’s Hospital in Boston, California Children’s Services in Los Angeles County, as well as various school systems and early intervention programs. As a clinical manager and pediatric therapist, Lisa was the Co-Director at the Early Intervention and Pediatric Therapy Program in Nashua, New Hampshire. She has impressive clinical education and experience as a specialist in the evaluation and treatment of sensory processing disorders. In particular, she has pursued extensive advanced training in the areas of listening therapy, oral motor evaluation and intervention, and Neurodevelopmental Treatment and Craniosacral Therapy. Lisa is certified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests and is a certified provider with invaluable experience supporting clients and families in the Tomatis-based Dynamic Listening System (DLS), Integrated Listening System (iLs), The Listening Program (TLP), and Therapeutic Listening. At Groton Integrated Therapies Lisa is actively involved in the management of the clinic, as well as providing evaluation, treatment, and consultation to clients of varying ages and with varying diagnoses. She is involved in mentoring the staff and providing education to the community.
Amanda M. Pierce, MS, OTR/L
Amanda has impressive clinical experience working with children and families across a range of settings. Amanda worked at OTA-Watertown as a staff therapist for many years and later as a clinical specialty coordinator, where she helped to educate staff and coordinate the development of the visual-vestibular therapeutic specialty area. Her clinical background also includes screening and assessment for early identification of children within Boston Head Start programs and area preschools, as well as consultation with schools and assessment and treatment in the private clinic setting. Amanda specializes in the evaluation and treatment of sensory processing disorders and is certified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT). She has an interest and extensive experience in visual-vestibular assessment and intervention and the functional implications of such difficulties. She also has advanced training in various auditory interventions and handwriting programs. At Groton Integrated Therapies Amanda oversees the development and operations of the clinical specialty areas and enjoys being an active mentor to clinical staff.