Vicky Namihas, OTR/L, CHT
Victoria Namihas is an occupational therapist specializing in hand therapy, and maintains a dual office private practices in Prescott and Scottsdale, 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
Melissa Alley OTR/ L
Melissa Alley, OTR/L is a licensed occupational therapist in Arizona. She received a BA in Psychology from Central Michigan University in 2008 and completed her MS in Occupational Therapy from Milligan College in 2018. During her MS program in occupational therapy, Melissa concentrated on hand therapy and completed a fieldwork rotation in this specialty at Hilton Head Hospital in South Carolina. Melissa has a strong foundation in scientifically verified treatment methods and draws on current research to shape her treatment sessions.
Richard Staudt, MOT, OTR/L
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