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Victoria Namihas is a Certified Hand Therapist, specializing in Occupational and Hand Therapy, and maintains a dual office private practice in Prescott and Prescott Valley, Arizona.

With over 17 years years experience as a clinician, she has worked in a variety of settings, including Southern California hospitals, Inpatient/Outpatient setting and for local private practitioners.  Since 2008, she has maintained her own practice, and serves a broad spectrum of clients throughout Yavapai County. Among her areas of expertise are Tendon Injuries, Wrist Fractures, Carpal Tunnel, Osteoarthritis, Neuropathy, Dupuytren's Contracture and other injuries of the upper extremity.

Victoria is a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. She incorporates a blend of conventional and creative approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client. With sensitivity and compassion, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.

Education - '97 USC graduate, UCLA Hand Fellowship with Dr. Roy Meals

License, Certifications & Awards - OTR/L, CHT

Community Involvement - YMCA Youth Basketball League Sponsor since 2010

Professional Activities and Memberships - Phi Beta Delta, International Scholars

Richard Staudt is a licensed Occupational Therapist exceeding 27 years in the profession of rehabilitation. He earned a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy at the Texas Women's University and has worked for Arizona Hand Center since 2017.  Currently working at our Prescott Valley office,  he treats clients for a wide spectrum of orthopedic, neurological and chronic pain relief or pain management needs. 

Having designed and implemented Occupational Therapy Programs for rehab patients in multiple states around the country including long term care, inpatient and outpatient treatment settings, Richard uses manual therapy and mindfulness training as pivotal parts of his treatment approach.  

He has been a Myofascial release practitioner and seminar instructor in training healthcare providers address patients' chronic pain for functional recovery since1995. Richard contributed to a book chapter and co-wrote an article along with Judith Mckee, COTA titled  "Hemi-Sync as a complementary treatment with long-term residents" published in the Spring/Summer 2002 Vol XX edition of the Hemi-Sync Journal.

Education - BA Biology, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin TX

                     BA Psychology, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin TX

                     Master Occupational Therapy, Texas Women's University, Houston TX 

License, Certifications & Awards - MOT, OTR/L  


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