Occupational Therapists

Shauna Burchett, OTR/L, Owner

Shauna Burchett, OTR/LShauna Burchett  is the owner of Synergy Healthcare in Spokane, WA. She graduated from University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Occupational Therapy in 1993. She began her career as an occupational therapist specializing in traumatic head injuries. She has also worked in skilled nursing facilities specializing in long and short term geriatric rehabilitation. Shauna has been in private practice since 1998.

She loves craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation and lymphatic drainage.  Her perspective on healing and recovery has been influenced by many osteopaths whose classes she has taken, but more importantly by the clients that have taught her through their injuries and illnesses.

She loves the expression ” If you listen hard enough to a patient they will tell you what is wrong with them, but if you listen even harder they will tell you how to fix it.”  It is the framework on which she built the clinic.   The perspective she tries to lead from and from which she tries to live her life.   “I think we don’t listen enough”.

Shauna enjoys spending time with her husband, Robin, and three sons, Ethan, Parker and Sawyer. She also enjoys traveling, playing the piano, and studying yoga.

 


Kevin Brick, OTR/L

Kevin Brick, OTR/L

Kevin received his bachelor’s in Occupational Therapy in 1978 and an advanced master’s in Research and Technology in 1992 at State University of New York (SUNY) in Buffalo. He has
extensive clinical expertise in orthopedic and neurological conditions from pediatrics to geriatrics.
 
Kevin combines a wide variety of technologies to expedite healing and train his patients in proper body mechanics and compensatory movement strategies. His knowledge of acute injuries and chronic pain has developed from comprehensive education and training in soft tissue osteopathic approaches. He is proficient in cranio-sacral therapy, visceral manipulation, and muscle energy techniques that serve to complement physical agent modalities and traditional therapy approaches. He also has extensive experience in Frequency Specific Microcurrent, a modality which directly affects the cause of pain and dysfunction at a cellular level.
 
He was the Internship Coordinator and instructor at Eastern Washington University, where he assisted in developing coursework for the Occupational Therapy Department and transitioning from a bachelor’s to a master’s program. During his graduate education, he co-instructed the undergraduate course on the philosophy of effective client care and management.
 
 

 Aiko Terao-Rabidoux, COTA/L

Aiko Terao–Robidoux was born and raised in Spokane WA and leads a very active lifestyle. Since an early age, she’s been involved in sports and outdoor activities which have put her on the receiving end of Physical Therapy a time or two. She earned her Associates in Fine Arts in 2003 and Yoga Certification in 2009. Using these passions for creativity and instruction, she obtained her COTA/L certification in 2017. As a mother of three, she is strongly focused on family and empowering others through building community. Since joining Synergy, Aiko has placed all her enthusiasm into working with our patients and learning our culture of care.
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