KARE 2 Communicate Therapists:

Teresa Erickson: owner/SLP

Teresa founded KARE 2 COMMUNICATE (K2C) to assist families in the Chapel Hill, Durham, Roxboro, and surrounding areas with obtaining quality speech therapy services in 2015, added special instruction services in 2020, and Occupational Therapy in 2022.

As an SLP, Teresa works with children in their natural environments including homes, preschools, and daycare centers.  The practice focuses on making sure that every client receives the most appropriate services and that K2C maintains a high standard of excellence. Providing solutions that allow children to reach their full potential in all areas of social, communication, behavioral, cognitive, motor and motor skills.  Our goal is to  enhance the success of all our clients.

Teresa is a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist, who holds a Master degree in Communication Disorders, is ASHA certified (CCC), and is licensed in the state of North Carolina. She participates in continuing education on relevant, timely topics as well as on current therapy techniques and approaches to provide up to date services according to best practice.

Maddie Keeton: Occupational Therapist (OT)

Rebecca Kamau: Bilingual Developmental Therapist (SI)

Rebecca earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocacy, and Human Development-Psychology from Wheelock College, Boston. After graduation, she worked for several years as a Community Outreach Worker for mothers and babies and also as an Intensive Care Coordinator for children with mental health disabilities. This work deepened her insight and skill in conducting home based work with parent-led interventions.

Rebecca is bilingual in English and Spanish and a mother of two bicultural and bilingual girls. She has had several years of experience working with families from diverse populations. She aims to empower families through motivational interviewing, and supporting families in being co-participants in making progress towards reaching their children’s developmental goals.

Phoebe Mouthrop: Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant (SLP-A)

Stacy Williams: Developmental Therapist (SI)

Stacy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2004. After graduation, she began working for a research grant to prevent school violence that involved 22 local non-profit agencies including Partnership for Children and Child Advocacy. Shortly after, Stacy obtained a Master’s Degree in Child Development and Family Relations from East Carolina University, where she was awarded an assistant teaching position in the campus Child Development Learning Laboratory Preschool. After graduation Stacy began working as a More at Four Pre-K teacher, as well as a Habilitation Therapist with children with a variety of special needs. Stacy has been working at a CBRS provider since 2009 and is an advocate for early intervention.

Stacy is the proud mother of two boys, and enjoys giving families practical and realistic activities to facilitate learning in daily activities. Stacy believes that family involvement is one of the biggest influencing factors in a child reaching their full potential. She looks forward to the opportunity to work with you and your family and welcomes your questions and concerns regarding your child’s growth and development.

Judith Witowski-Argentine: Speech-Language Pathologist

At K2C, we evaluate children to determine strengths and weaknesses, address family concerns, and develop an individual treatment plan that will incorporate the most appropriate therapy approaches and techniques for your child. We educate families on the techniques that are utilized during sessions and then provide ideas for carryover into your daily activities. In working with children, we focus on developing functional skills. Goals are often reached by using play-based, child-centered, family-friendly approaches. We would love the opportunity to work with you and your child.