Red Door Pediatric Therapy is a private practice providing speech/language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and counseling in a professional, yet comfortable, child-centered atmosphere.

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OUR CLINICS

Our clinics provides a comfortable, child-centered atmosphere; complete with individual treatment rooms, play areas, and specific areas designated for thematic activities.

The Team

Owners

Kelli Ellenbaum, M.S., CCC-SLP

Email: kelliellenbaum@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Owner
Location: Bismarck

Kelli received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2001. Kelli worked as a school Speech Language Pathologist in Kansas and North Dakota until 2005.  In 2006, Kelli opened Red Door Pediatric Therapy in Bismarck with Heather Arnt.  In 2014, Kelli and Heather expanded operations to Minot. Kelli’s professional interests include the autism spectrum, auditory processing, augmentative alternative communication, myofunctional approaches to treatment, and language development.  Kelli holds a Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Kelli served on the North Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for several years and is an active member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

Kelli is the mother of 4 busy girls and enjoys food and time at the lake.

Kelli Ellenbaum, M.S., CCC-SLP

Heather Arnt, M.S., CCC-SLP

Email: heatherarnt@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Owner
Location: Minot

Heather received her master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2001.  Her previous work experience includes work in the school system in Arizona, as well as outpatient settings.  In 2006, Heather opened Red Door Pediatric Therapy in Bismarck with Kelli Ellenbaum. In 2014, Heather and Kelli expanded Red Door Pediatric Therapy to Minot.  Heather’s professional interests include childhood apraxia of speech, language development and articulation/phonology (especially those darn /r/’s!), as well as insurance rights and reimbursement as they relate to pediatric outpatient services.  Heather serves on the Advisory Board for the development of undergraduate/graduate degrees in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Mary.

Heather is the mom to one bright and busy daughter.  She enjoys great times with great friends and gobs of books.

Heather Arnt, M.S., CCC-SLP

Vice President of Operations

Brandi Breitbach, MOTR/L

Email: brandibreitbach@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Vice President of Operations
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Brandi received her master’s of occupational therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2003. At the beginning of her career, Brandi worked as an occupational therapist in Sidney, MT, covering inpatient, outpatient, home health and pediatrics. In 2007, Brandi started an occupational therapy department for Red Door Pediatric Therapy. Brandi’s professional interests include autism spectrum, sensory processing, and adaptive social behaviors. She is a registered practitioner in Therapeutic Listening. Currently, Brandi serves as Red Door Pediatric Therapy’s Vice President of Operations for all locations.
Brandi is from Bismarck and enjoys spending time with family and friends, cheering on local football teams, cooking, and reading.

Brandi Breitbach, MOTR/L

Directors

Stephanie Schneider, M.S., CCC-SLP

Email: stephanieschneider@reddoorpediatric.com
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Stephanie received her Master’s of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2008 from Minot State University. Go Beavers! Red Door Pediatric Therapy has been her home ever since. Throughout her career, she has experienced the unique challenges and great rewards of working with the children and families of this community. Stephanie’s professional interests include literacy, stuttering, and diagnostics. She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

Stephanie and her husband John are Bismarck natives. They are also the proud parents of three children and enjoy anything that includes family, music, or the great outdoors.

Stephanie Schneider, M.S., CCC-SLP

Tia-Lee Whitted

Email: tia-leewhitted@reddoorpediatric.com
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Tia-Lee received an associate’s degree from Rasmussen College in 2009. She has experience working in child care and operated an in-home daycare for 3 years. Tia has experience with insurance companies, web-based billing systems, coding and scheduling. Her professional interests include utilization of spreadsheets, efficient scheduling, and excellent consumer relations. Tia maintains current compliance standards with insurance companies throughout the midwest.

She has one boy and one girl, both keep her busy and on her toes! Tia loves cats and spending time with friends and family.

Tia-Lee Whitted

Clinic Leads

Brianna Mittelsteadt, M/OTR/L

Position: Team Lead: Bismarck
Email: briannamittelsteadt@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy Department Coordinator
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Brianna received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Mary in 2015. She has experience working with pediatrics in several settings, including outpatient and school system. Brianna also has experience with the adult population as an acute care therapist . She joined the Red Door team in 2016 and is very passionate about working with children! Brianna’s professional interests include autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing, self-regulation, and feeding.

Brianna is from Mandan where she lives with her husband and children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the lake, boating, and other outdoor activities.

Brianna Mittelsteadt, M/OTR/L

Team Lead: Bismarck

Jorden Beckman, MS, CCC-SLP

Position: Team Lead: Minot
Email: jordenbeckman@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Minot

Jorden received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minot State University in 2016. She joined the Red Door team in 2016 and loves working with kids! Jorden’s professional interests include speech-sound disorders, language development, and childhood apraxia of speech. She is trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Jorden is from Mohall, North Dakota, but currently resides in Minot with her husband, dog, and baby girl. She enjoys golfing, reading, traveling, being at the lake, and spending time with family and friends.

Jorden Beckman, MS, CCC-SLP

Team Lead: Minot

Speech Language Pathology

Chelsea Phillipe, MS, CCC-SLP

Email: chelseaphillipe@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Beulah

Chelsea received her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead.  Chelsea joined the Red Door Pediatric Therapy team in 2012.  Chelsea has experience in articulation, language, cognition, fluency, social aspects, and augmentative and alternative communication. Chelsea’s areas of interest include speech sounds disorders, language development, and childhood apraxia of speech.  She holds a current license from the North Dakota State Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
In her free time, Chelsea enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, boating and anything outdoors or on the water.

Chelsea Phillipe, MS, CCC-SLP

Amber Fox, MS CCC-SLP

Email: amberfox@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Amber received her Masters of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2006. Originally from Velva, ND, she has found a home in Bismarck following graduation. Amber’s experience in the hospital setting allowed a varied caseload including outpatient adults and pediatrics, NICU, acute care, inpatient rehab and long term care. Her professional interests include autism, childhood apraxia of speech, auditory processing, chromosomal disorders, augmentative and alternative communication and pediatric dysphagia (swallowing disorders). Amber holds Autism Certification through UND, certification in PECS, apraxia treatment training in PROMPT and training in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric dysphagia. Amber believes strongly that a whole language approach focusing on the child’s strengths; communication and coordination of service delivery with other providers; and keeping family’s goals and carryover needs can lead to greater outcomes. She holds a current license from the North Dakota State Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Amber serves on the North Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She is slowly learning to snowboard and knit from her husband as they spend time with their cats and new baby boy.

Amber Fox, MS CCC-SLP

Mandy Griffin, MS CCC-SLP

Email: mandygriffin@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Mandy received her Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2006. She has previous work experience in long-term care. She joined the Red Door team in 2016 and loves working with children! Mandy’s professional interests include dysphagia, orofacial myofunctional disorders, infant feeding, early language development, and articulation/phonology. She is an active member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and the International Association of Orofacial Myology. She earned her Certification of Orofacial Myology (COM®) in February 2021. She is trained in GoMAP (Guided Oral Movement with Active Patterning for Infant and Toddler Feeding).

Mandy and her husband Matt are from Bismarck and have 4 kiddos. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, reading, and cooking.

Mandy Griffin, MS CCC-SLP

Linaya Ming, MS CCC-SLP

Email: linayaming@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Linaya received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Hearing Sciences and Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She also holds her Autism Certificate, and is certified in Beckman Oral Motor Stretches and Massage. She spent her first 3 years working at a private practice pediatric clinic in Fargo, North Dakota. Linaya has experience with articulation, language delays, fluency, voice, cognition, and alternative and augmentative communication. Linaya’s areas of interest include: autism spectrum disorders, voice, and speech sound disorders. She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. In her free time Linaya enjoys traveling, reading, being outdoors, and watching anything sports related (especially hockey and football)!

Linaya Ming, MS CCC-SLP

Alexis Hanson, MS, SLP

Email: alexishanson@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Minot

Lexi received her Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minot State University in 2019. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Communication Disorders from Saint Cloud State University in 2017. Lexi’s professional interests include language development, speech-sound disorders, and anything related to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). She loves working with kids and enjoys guiding and supporting kids with communication needs.

Lexi is originally from West Fargo, ND and currently lives in Minot. She enjoys spending her free time at the gym, at the lake, or shopping on Amazon.

Alexis Hanson, MS, SLP

Kayla Nustad, MS, CCC-SLP

Email: kaylanustad@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Kayla received her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Kayla’s professional interests include early language development, articulation/phonology, and apraxia of speech. She loves working with kids and being able to support their communication needs.

Kayla Nustad, MS, CCC-SLP

Crystal Baerwald, MS, CCC-SLP

Email: CrystalBaerwald@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Grand Forks

Crystal attended the University of North Dakota where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders. She also received her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2018. During her professional career, she has had the opportunity to work with children with Developmental Delays, Feeding/Oral Motor Disorders, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia, Fluency Disorders, and Articulation/Phonological Disorders. She is trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She strives to foster a positive environment in her therapy sessions and encourage a sense of confidence in the children she works with as they work to reach their full potential.

Crystal is originally from Devils Lake, ND. She loves to travel, read, and relax at home with her corgi and loved ones.

Crystal Baerwald, MS, CCC-SLP

Briana Leier

Briana Leier, MS, CCC-SLP

Email: brianaleier@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Beulah

Briana received a Master’s of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2013. Her previous experiences include working with speech clients in Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation services as well as school-age children in private and public schools in Bismarck and Mandan, ND. Briana’s professional interests include working with children of all ages on speech sound and phonological development and language skills.
Briana was born and raised in Hazen, ND. Previously residing in Mandan, ND, Briana, her husband, and two young children have recently moved home. She is excited to be living closer to family and Lake Sakakawea. Briana and her family spend their summers camping and boating and their winters skating, attending sporting activities, and traveling.

Briana Leier, MS, CCC-SLP

Madison Kossan, MS CFY-SLP

Madison Kossan, MS CFY-SLP

Email: madisonkossan@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Minot

Madison received her Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Minot State University in 2021. Her professional interests include autism, early language development, infant feeding, and Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC). She loves working with kids and strives for a positive, fun, environment that helps kids reach their full potential.

Madison was born and raised in Minot and is super excited to join the Red Door team in her hometown. When not at work, she enjoys golfing, spending time with friends & family, traveling and going to the lake in the summer!

Madison Kossan, MS CFY-SLP

Kelly Kasper

Kelly Kasper, CFY-SLP

Email: kellykasper@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Minot

Kelly received her Master’s of Science in Speech Language Pathology from Minot State University in 2021. Her professional interests include language development, speech-sound disorders, and childhood apraxia of speech. Kelly has a passion for play-based therapy to make sessions motivating and promote the generalization of skills.
Kelly was born and raised in Minot and is excited to be a part of the Red Door Team in her hometown! When she is not at work, Kelly enjoys golfing, going to the lake, spending time with family and friends, volunteering with Special Olympics, and online shopping.

Kelly Kasper, CFY-SLP

Mary Ellingson

Mary Ellingson, MS CFY-SLP

Email: maryellingson@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Minot

Mary graduated from Minot State University with a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology in 2021. Her professional areas of interest include language development, social aspects, children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, assistive and augmentative communication (AAC), children with intellectual disabilities, and children with articulation/phonological disorders. Mary utilizes structured activities to facilitate play-based therapy in order to teach children new skills and motivates families to practice these skills within their daily routines.

Mary Ellingson, MS CFY-SLP

Madison Brazeel

Madison Brazeel, MS, CFY-SLP

Email: madisonbrazeel@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Madison received her Master’s of Science in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Mary. Her professional interests include autism, speech sound disorders, social communication, and early language development. She holds a current license from the North Dakota State Board of Examiners on Audiology.
Madison was born and raised in Yuma, Arizona, and spent her summers in San Diego, California. She currently lives in Bismarck with her dog. Although she lives far from her hometown, the people she has met have made Bismarck feel like home. She enjoys spending her free time with friends, family, and trying new things!

Madison Brazeel, MS, CFY-SLP

Occupational Therapy

Sara Erickson, Offsite Coordinator, MOTR/L

Email: saraerickson@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Sara received her Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2013. She spent her first year as an occupational therapist working with adults/older adults in the Bismarck/Mandan area. Her previous work experiences include acute care, subacute care, inpatient rehab, and long term care. Sara has always had a passion for working with kids and was excited to join the Red Door Pediatric Therapy team in the summer of 2014! Her professional interests currently include sensory integration/sensory processing, developmental delays, and autism spectrum disorders. Sara is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association. She hopes to further her education by taking a more active role in these associations and other specialized groups.

Sara is from Bismarck and enjoys spending time with family and friends, participating in outdoor activities, spending weekends at the lake, traveling, and learning about her professional interests!

Sara Erickson, Offsite Coordinator, MOTR/L

Erin Imsland, OTR/L

Email: erinimsland@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Erin received her Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2016. Erin’s previous pediatric experience includes fieldwork at Red Door as well as an inpatient psych facility. She also has experience with adult and geriatric populations in acute rehab, psych, and long term care. After graduating, Erin was excited to return to Bismarck, Red Door, and pediatric occupational therapy. Her professional interests include self-regulation, sensory integration, and social skills. Erin is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Erin is from Bismarck and enjoys spending time with friends and family, biking, sports, coffee, and traveling.

Erin Imsland, OTR/L

Heather Weisbeck, MS, OTR/L

Email: heatherweisbeck@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Heather received her Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Mary in 2014. Heather’s previous experience includes fieldwork in pediatrics, acute rehab, transitional care unit, and in long term care. She has been with Red Door since January 2015. Heather is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association. Heather’s professional interests include autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing, self-regulation, and feeding.

Heather lives in Bismarck with her husband and son. Her interests are spending time with family and friends, photography, playing sports, swing dancing, and traveling.

Heather Weisbeck, MS, OTR/L

Geena Schmidt, MS OTR/L

Email: geenaschmidt@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Minot

Geena received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Mary in 2017. She completed her Level II fieldworks at Red Door and in a regional acute care hospital.
Her professional interests include self care, self-regulation, and sensory integration. Geena is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association. She serves as a board member for the North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association.

Geena is originally from Stanley, North Dakota, but currently resides in Minot with her husband and two dogs. She enjoys outdoor leisure activities, traveling, and hosting dinner for family and friends.

Geena Schmidt, MS OTR/L

Hayle Hauser, OTR/L

Email: haylehauser@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Hayle received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Mary in 2019. Hayle’s professional interests include mental health, sensory integration, self-regulation, and helping children reach their full potential.

Hayle loves spending time with her family and friends, coffee, camping, and working on arts and crafts projects in her spare time.

Hayle Hauser, OTR/L

Paige McCullough, OTR/L

Email: PaigeMcCullough@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Grand Forks

Paige received her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science from Concordia College in 2017 and her Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2020. Paige’s previous experience includes fieldwork in the school system, acute care, inpatient psych, and inpatient rehabilitation. She has always had a passion for kids and was excited to join the Red Door Pediatric Therapy team following graduation in Spring of 2020! Her professional interests currently include sensory integration, self-care, and emotional regulation. Paige is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association.

Paige is originally from Fargo, ND. She enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, and spending time with family and friends!

Paige McCullough, OTR/L

Karlie Marler, M/OTRL

Email: karliemarler@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Minot

Karlie attended the University of North Dakota where she received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2020. Karlie’s previous experience includes fieldwork in acute patient rehab, pediatric outpatient rehab, and the school system. Karlie’s professional interests include working on sensory integration and self-care skills. Karlie has a passion for working with children and is super excited to be on the Red Door Therapy team!
Karlie is originally from Jamestown, ND. She loves to spend time with her family and animals back home. She also loves to travel and enjoys doing photography as her hobby.

Karlie Marler, M/OTRL

Kellie-Kvislen

Kellie Kvislen, M/OTRL

Email: kelliekvislen@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Minot

Kellie received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Mary in 2019. Kellie’s previous experience includes fieldwork in outpatient pediatrics and skilled nursing facility settings. Kellie has a passion for working with kids and was excited to join the Red Door team! Kellie’s professional interests include sensory integration, self-care, and the SOS approach to feeding. Kellie is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association.
Kellie is originally from Bismarck, ND. She enjoys traveling, coffee, and spending time with friends and family.

Kellie Kvislen, M/OTRL

Paige Melby

Paige Melby, M/OTRL

Email: paigemelby@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Minot

Paige received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota in May of 2020. Her previous clinical experience includes outpatient pediatrics, pediatric partial hospitalization, acute inpatient, and skilled nursing. Paige is an SOS-certified feeding therapist. Her professional interests include sensory integration, self-care, and therapeutic exercise. Paige is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Minnesota Occupational Therapy Association, and North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association.
Paige is excited to be back in Minot, her hometown, and to have joined the Red Door Team! Outside of work, she enjoys being outdoors and at the lake, exercising, and spending time with her friends and family.

Paige Melby, M/OTRL

Shelby Wittenberg

Shelby Wittenberg, OTR/L

Email: shelbywittenberg@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Shelby received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 2020. Her previous clinical experience includes school-based services, outpatient adult rehabilitation, rural health, and outpatient pediatrics. Her professional interests include sensory integration, self-care, and executive functioning. Shelby is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association.
Shelby is originally from Bismarck, ND.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, crafts/projects, camping, and spending time with her friends and family. Her dream vacation is to visit Italy and Greece.

Shelby Wittenberg, OTR/L

Physical Therapy

Amanda Weisz, PTA (Licensed Assistant)

Email: amandaweisz@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Physical Therapy
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Amanda received her Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapy Assistant from Lakes Area Technical Institute in 2016. Amanda’s professional interests include working with children to develop gross motor skills that address delays and neurological disorders. She loves the joy that comes from working with kids and making therapy a fun experience for everyone.

Amanda is originally from Wahpeton, ND. She loves to travel, read, and spend time with friends and family.

Amanda Weisz, PTA (Licensed Assistant)

Alexis Morlok, DPT

Email: alexismorlok@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Physical Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Alexis received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Mary in Bismarck in 2016. Alexis’s professional interests include assessing children’s walking and running patterns (gait), orthotics and core mechanics. Alexis has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; she loves nerding out with the angles and the forces that our bodies make.
Alexis is originally from Menoken, ND. She now lives back out there only a mile from the family farm. She has three young boys who keep her and her husband quite busy. In her spare time, her passions include: dad jokes, puns, running, audible books and excel.

Alexis Morlok, DPT

Seriann Birchem, DPT

Seriann Swiontek, DPT

Email: seriannbirchem@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Physical Therapy
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Seriann attended the University of Mary where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training in 2017 and her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2020. Seriann’s previous experience includes fieldwork in the rural outpatient setting, men’s and women’s health, NICU/acute care childrens, and children’s outpatient and bowel/bladder program. Seriann’s professional interests include working on biking skills and pediatric orthopedics. Seriann enjoys working with children because each one is a unique puzzle piece and brings their own attitude and skills to each session.
Seriann is originally from Wahpeton, ND. She loves to travel, spend time with her family at the lake, and to try new things.

Seriann Swiontek, DPT

Hayley C

Hayley Carlson, DPT

Email: hayleycarlson@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Physical Therapy
Location: Minot

Hayley attended the University of Mary where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2018 and her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2021. Hayley’s previous experience includes fieldwork in outpatient pediatrics, school-based therapy, and rural outpatient and inpatient therapy. Hayley’s professional interests include working with children with neurological conditions, orthopedic issues, and gross motor delays.

Hayley is originally from Motley, MN. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding and spending time with family and friends.

Hayley Carlson, DPT

 Schedulers

Leslie Schill

Position: Senior Scheduler
Email: leslieschill@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Before coming to Red Door, Leslie worked for a staffing agency in the HR department. This is where she learned the true meaning of being compassionate toward others.
Leslie loves to stay busy and loves life in general. It’s very rare to see her without a smile on her face.
Leslie currently resides in Bismarck with her husband and two daughters. Leslie keeps busy by hunting, crafting, painting, refurbishing furniture, and spending quality time with family and especially spending as much time as possible with her grandchildren. One of her life long dreams is to go to Mexico and swim with the dolphins.

Leslie Schill

Senior Scheduler

Dawn Leingang

Email: dawnleingang@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Dawn has joined Red Door Pediatric Therapy in addition to maintaining a flourishing career as a licensed Realtor®. She’s thrilled to be a part of the Red Door Pediatric team, as it will allow her to continue to pursue her passion of helping people and supporting her community.

Dawn grew up on a ranch in Mandan and currently resides in Lincoln. She adores her two children and loves spending her leisure time traveling, relaxing on the river, or riding her motorcycle.

Dawn Leingang

Dena Daws

Email: DenaDaws@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Prior to joining Red Door Pediatric Therapy, Dena was employed as a paraprofessional with Minot Public Schools for 15 years.  She worked with young adults with disabilities.  What she loved most about her job was the interaction with students and seeing them reach their potential.
Dena is married to her husband Bob. They have 2 grown boys. One is a Sgt in the United States Marine Corps and the other is graduating from college with a degree in Criminal Justice. Dena enjoys gardening, spending time with family, mountain biking, and cuddling with her 2 dogs.

Dena Daws

 Medical Billers

Kelly Feist

Position: Senior Medical Biller
Email: kellyfeist@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Prior to joining Red Door, Kelly worked in the hospital setting for over 20 years. She has experience as a medical biller and holds a certificate as a medical coder. Kelly loves being busy and having a variety of jobs to do.

Kelly is a self proclaimed “Army brat” and has traveled the country. Her father retired after 20 years and settled in his home state. Kelly has been married to Daryl for 30 plus years (incidentally he is from the same hometown as her father). She has two boys. Kelly loves to travel! She also enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. She is a bit of a prankster, so watch out! Kelly believes, “Life is too short not to make someone laugh.” She is always trying to come up with new ideas for everyone to have some fun.

Kelly Feist

Senior Medical Biller

Katie Vettel

Email: katievettel@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Katie has worked in the health insurance industry for 14 years as a claims processor. She brings an understanding of the other side of the medical billing process. Katie is persistent and thrives on challenges. She is always ready to learn something new or find ways to make processes more efficient.

Katie was born in Oklahoma, but was raised on a small hobby farm outside of Carrington, ND. She lived in Bismarck for 15 years, and currently has been residing in Mandan for the last 3 1/2 years with her husband and two children. In her spare time, Katie spends time keeping her kids very busy running from one activity to the next. She is a parent leader in the special needs community, especially in the apraxia world as her son has an apraxia diagnosis. He was also recently diagnosed with autism and ADHD so she is finding her place in that realm of supporting her son as well as other families in the community. She loves to be involved with events and activities for our children with disabilities such as the ND Walk for Childhood Apraxia of Speech, which she chairs. She is a member of the iCan Bike camp planning committee and participates in events hosted by the Bisman Autism Families. Katie loves to cook, bake, and create fun cakes and treats.

Katie Vettel

Kandy Swenning

Kandy Swenning

Email: candaceswenning@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Kandy has experience working in the medical field as a Certified Nurse Assistant and in Phlebotomy. She has been certified in child care since 2005, as well as many years of customer relations and management. Kandy’s passion is working with people of all ages. Kandy has two very active daughters that keep her very busy! Her hobbies include indoor/outdoor gardening, riding her motorcycle, a variety of crafts, a love of coffee, and spending quality time with friends and family.

Kandy Swenning