Meet Our Team
Tara loves skiiing, snowboarding, dancing, traveling and hanging out with her friends and family. She particularly enjoys spending time with her husband, Andrew, and their cat, Tucker. “We like to try new foods/restaurants and travel to various places together.
She is extremely passionate about giving back to others. Tara and her mother, Susan Helwig, created The Helwig Scholarship in which they donate money to a Misercordia University student yearly to assist with tuition. Tara strives to give back to various charities and people in need.
When Tara isn’t doing speech-language therapy, she is usually planning a trip or brainstorming ways to expand TeleVine Therapy. Tara loves assisting people as a Speech-Language Pathologist and wishes to help more people everyday, She hopes to be known across the world. In her spare time, she enjoys watching TV shows such as “Survivor”, “Shark Tank”, “Bachelor”, “Bachelorette” and “Married at First Sight”.
Tara stresses the importance of personal development and honoring work-life balance. She’s always listening to something that will empower herself or others to become a better person. She is known for coaching others in their life struggles and uplifting their souls towards greatness.
A recent graduate from Cleveland State University with a degree in Speech and Hearing, Jessica is excited to attend graduate school in the future. Jessica is passionate about helping people in any way imaginable. She finds volunteering a rewarding experience. She has served through Habitat for Humanity, mentoring a child in foster care, donating blood, assisting the blind through an application called Be My Eyes, helping at Ronald McDonald House, and numerous other opportunities.
When she’s not studying for the GRE or reviewing what she learned from her undergraduate courses, Jessica enjoys reading. She makes an effort to travel to a bookstore, even if it is our of the way. Her favorite place to go is the used bookstore in New Philadelphia, Books-N-Things. “I can always find a great book there for a reasonable price. When I go there, I am driven to explore other genres that I normally wouldn’t look at.” Jessica aspires to have her own library in her house. She jokes, “Now to find a man who will help me carry all of my books into our home and not hate me when we are all done.” Aside from reading, she likes to spend time with her family from near and far, go to the gym, try new places to eat and participate in church-related events.
When asked who her role model is, Jessica states, “I tell Tara all the time that I want to be like her, but I don’t think she believes me.” She wishes to have Tara’s drive and dedication among other aspects that make her a great role model. Jessica believes that there is a lot to learn from Tara and is excited to see the growth that will stem from TeleVine Therapy. “I strongly believe that when I visit Ireland, which is a bucket list item for me, I will see TeleVine Therapy.”
Emily is a recent graduate of Kent State University where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Speech-Language Pathology in four and a half years. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, crafting, pretending she’s an interior designer by decorating and buying home décor, working out, and playing with her dog, Cooper.
When she’s not searching Pinterest for new therapy ideas or crafting projects, Emily likes watching TV shows such as, “Fixer Upper”, “Survivor”, and “Greys Anatomy.” She is also enjoying a new challenge — coaching a fourth-grade girls basketball team for her alma mater. Coaching is something that “runs in the family” and Emily hopes to be a basketball or track coach in the future.
Throughout college, Emily held a variety of jobs that reflect her desire to fulfill the idea that “work should be fun.” Formerly, she was a zipline guide during the summers and pushed her customers to face their fears. She was a “Leisure Education Mentor” for students with disabilities on Kent State’s campus and enjoyed introducing the students to new, fun activities. She also held a job at Kent State’s Rec Center where she was able to play games on the job, get involved with multiple intramural teams, and meet many new friends who share the same passion for a healthy lifestyle.
Emily is excited to begin her professional career with TeleVine Therapy, share her passion for Speech Therapy, and have an impact on all the clients she meets. She is looking forward to being mentored by Tara and growing as an individual and a Speech-Language Pathologist. Emily states, “I hope to emulate the drive, passion, and hard work that I see in Tara. I’m so excited to see where TeleVine Therapy can take me.”
Join Our Team
Why TeleVine Therapy?
At TeleVine Therapy, our mission is to provide quality therapy with caring services to all populations in order to enhance their communication, swallowing, cognition, and overall lives while attaining great results. As part of our team, you will work with highly qualified colleagues and help carry out the TeleVine Therapy mission. We strive to meet the highest standards in order to meet our client’s needs.
Qualities of a TeleVine Therapy Team Member
As a TeleVine Therapy employee, your job is all about the client. Every action you take and every decision you make will be to ensure each client has the best experience with us. Upon joining our team, you will receive an Employee Handbook that highlights TeleVine Therapy’s mission and values. If you possess the following skills and characteristics, you will fit right in.
- Integrity and ethical decision making
- Social Responsibility
- Compassion and advocacy for individuals with communication and swallowing disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them
Thank you for your interest in working among a team of talented professionals that provide quality therapy with caring services. For consideration, please send a PDF of your resume and a cover letter to email@example.com.
Equal Opportunity Policy
TeleVine Therapy provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, return from layoff, training and social, and recreational programs. All employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating on any discriminating on prohibited basis