Cary - Pediatrics
Pam Foland MS, PT
Pam FolandMS, PT
Pam is the Clinic Manager at the Cary Pediatric location.
Pam graduated from Duke University, where she earned her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. She has since attended many continuing education courses, including: Lois Bly 5-day Handling Course, Motor Control and Motor Learning through Columbia University, Mulligan courses and Kinesio Taping.
She has extensive experience with Developmental Delay, Neurological Conditions, Gait Abnormalities, Torticollis, Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Hypotonia. Pam has over 20 years of experience in treating pediatric disorders and has three children of her own. She is passionate about empowering parents to maximize their child’s functioning and gross motor skills. She enjoys having a positive effect on many people’s lives and getting to know lots of wonderful people.
Pam was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, but she grew up in New Jersey. She played soccer while in college, and now enjoys spending time with her family and children, running, and playing tennis.
Brigid Dohse-Kolasa OTR/L
With over 20 years of experience in pediatrics Brigid has extensive certifications and training in Therapeutic Listening, Astronaut Training: A Sound Activated Vestibular-Visual Protocol, Building Blocks for Sensory Inegration, Handwriting Without Tears, Bal-A-Vis-X, Interactive Metronome, Alert Program, Zones of Regulation, Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Treatment, Relationship Development Intervention (RDI), MNRI and multiple sensory processing curriculums. She has worked extensively with the pediatric population in home, school and out patient and private clinic settings. She enjoys working with a variety of diagnoses including: sensory processing disorders, autism, CP, Down Syndrome, developmental delay, prematurity, and chromosomal disorders. She loves working and empowering families to have active roles in their child’s life in order to maximize their full potential.
Brigid enjoys time outside the clinic doing a wide range of activities from volunteering, running to powerlifting. She has two children that keep her busy with youth sport but she always tries to make time to enjoy the beach.
Alexandra Villecco PT, DPT
Alexandra VilleccoPT, DPT
Alexandra earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Sage Graduate School in Troy, NY. Prior to earning her doctorate, she graduated from State University of New York at Oneonta with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology and a minor in Personal Training.
Alexandra specializes in pediatric neuroscience, gait mechanics, developmental milestones and primitive reflexes, and implementing “play” into therapeutic activities. She is passionate about working with the pediatric population and delivering effective therapy in a fun and enjoyable manner. Her best piece of advice for patients and families is, “Rehab requires hard work and patience and it is a continuous journey. Make sure to take moments to pull yourself back and take in the happiness and joy that your child shows and live in those moments with them.”
Along with her husband, Joe, Alexandrea lives in Cary and loves the country-feel of the city with all the trees and foliage, while still having everything needed within a 10 minute drive. When she’s not in the clinic she loves spending time doing DIY projects, practicing yoga, hiking and participating in other outdoor activities. Her favorite quote is, “The journey of 1,000 miles begins with the first step,” and anything from Dr. Seuss.
Cailey Easdale OTD, OTR/L
Cailey EasdaleOTD, OTR/L
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Cailey earned her Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Kettering College in Dayton, Ohio. Prior to this, she completed her undergraduate degree in Family Science at Towson University in Towson, Maryland, where she also played collegiate tennis.
While in school, Cailey spent a clinical rotation in a geriatric memory care unit, implementing a program based off of the Allen Cognitive Disabilities Model to increase participation in self-care and leisure activities for residents with dementia. She enjoys working with children and takes special interest in sensory integration in pediatrics. She loves that BreakThrough provides a safe environment, allowing children an opportunity to build on the skills required to achieve their goals and grow and play without feeling judged or criticized. Her best advice to her patients is to never give up on their dreams and that hard work, persistence, and heart will take them far.
Cailey is originally from Ohio, but currently lives in Raleigh. In her spare time, she enjoys attending yoga classes and playing tennis. She loves making a positive impact on others’ lives and lives by Henry Ford’s quote, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.“