Meet Our Staff

Tamara "Tammy" Kichar-Barry


Tammy is a licensed occupational therapist, with over 20 years of experience, treating adults and children with a variety of therapy needs. Tammy is most well known for her CranioSacral therapy skills in treating conditions such as concussions, torticollis, plagiocephaly, sensory integration, attention deficit disorders, and developmental delays. She has been extensively trained and is a Teaching Assistant for the Upledger Institute. Tammy also lectures and teaches on early intervention topics including motor milestone attainment, sensory motor development, oral motor/feeding, and school readiness. Tammy is fully dedicated to improving the well being of all individuals in both mind and body.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Daniels


Betsy is a licensed occupational therapy practitioner as well as a certified companion animal assistant therapy facilitator and has completed the DJ Pet Assisted Therapy University Certificate Program at the Community College of Rhode Island, which is a 3-course program that included a 100-hour internship with her Standard Poodle, Rupert. Betsy has over 19 years of experience providing pediatric occupational therapy in various settings. Betsy is trained in CranioSacral Therapy through Upledger Institute. She is also certified in Handwriting Without Tears (HWT). Betsy is trained in How Does Your Engine Run? as well as various visual and feeding modalities. Betsy is available for workshops in the area of pediatric development. Betsy enjoys and is passionate about working with children and their families to make a difference.

Jennifer Lafreniere


Jennifer is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Reiki Practitioner. She is a graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy and has been practicing massage since 2009. She continued her education by receiving certifications in Mother Massage (specialized massage for prenatal and postpartum women) and Reiki. Jennifer has worked in both Spa and Chiropractic settings and is excited to have a new home for her practice at The Body's Wisdom.