Amy Thomas, MPT

Amy received her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1999.  She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1985. 

Complimentary to her studies, Amy was a Fellow for one year at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning. She received the Tom Watson Trainee Research Award while completing fellowship for work involving access to community recreation for people with disabilities.  Amy published an article about promoting community recreation and leisure in the Pediatric Physical Therapy journal of the American Physical Association in 2003.

Amy prefers to work with infants and children in their natural environments using a variety of interventions.  Amy embraces the ‘family-centered’ philosophy of caregiving in which family members play a central role in the developing health and well-being of a child.

Amy consistently earns more continuing education hours than required for licensure as a testament to her eagerness to learn and help clients. Amy has extensive experience with a wide variety of conditions that include, but is not limited to, various syndromes and associations, rare genetic defects, organ transplants, and unspecified gross motor delay.

In addition to her physical therapy work, Amy enjoys being with her 2 children and dog, cooking, reading, and traveling.