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Our Team

Jill Zank

Founder | Speech Language Pathologist | Owner

Jill Zank holds a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from East Carolina University and maintains her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) with the American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA).  She has extensive training in working with children ages birth through middle school.  Jill is a wife and a mother of 2 beautiful girls.  In addition to her passion for speech and language,  she  enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, exercising, camping, cross country skiing and traveling.

Amy Sundheim


As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, She has experience and training in autism identification and treatment that she integrates with her background in child development. She is also dedicated to supervising others in using a play-based model rooted in applied behavior analysis during treatment. She loves to collaborate with parents, school staff, and specialists around the state. When not at the clinic or in Homer-area schools, Amy can be found boating on the waters of Kachemak Bay, making concoctions in the kitchen, reading by the woodstove, and trying to keep up with her three busy kids.


Taylor Kozell

Occupational Therapist

Taylor Kozell is a Board-Certified Occupational Therapist who received her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist, Certified Neuro Specialist and is 2/3 of the way complete with her Aquaticist certification! Taylor has experience treating people across the lifespan at some of the top facilities in the country in the inpatient, outpatient and community based settings. When she’s not helping her patients with the things they love, you can find her spending time with her husband and their dog, Moose, exploring the outdoors or finding the best taco place :)

Shaylee Woods

Speech Language Pathologist

Shaylee Woods holds a Master of Science degree from Brigham Young University, and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Shaylee worked previously as a school-based SLP in Utah, and has experience with augmentative/alternative communication, narrative language intervention, speech/articulation intervention, and dynamic language assessment. Shaylee enjoys reading, baking, fishing, camping, traveling, spending time with loved ones, and trying new things. 


Megan Connell


Megan is a teacher with fifteen years’ experience working with individuals from age three to twenty-one in schools in Nome and across the Peninsula.  She has an English degree from Baldwin Wallace University in Cleveland, Ohio, and a Special Education degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  She is currently working on completing her master’s and BCBA from the University of Cincinnati.  She believes learning should be joyful and that every individual deserves dignity and a voice.  During her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, skiing, trying to be a runner, and spending time with her three dogs, cat, husband, and friends.

Karen Richard

Administrative Assistant | Billing Specialist

Ms. Karen is the face behind our front desk but she does so much more! We wouldn't know what to do without her! During the summer when she is not at the clinic she likes to spend time gardening and snuggling her grandbaby.


Ally High

Office Assistant

Ally is a high school senior working part time at Changing Tides Therapy Services. She does everything from treatment prep to cleaning to social media and web design. She hopes to become a graphic designer after graduating high school.

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