Staff

The Directors

John McComick


Tara McCormick
OTD,OTR/L,C/NDT, FIPT/C


John and Tara McCormick are the proud parents of 5 children, Tristan, Liam, Kiara, Bridgette, and Nolan. They own and manage the Kioko Center and reside in Andover, MA.

Tara McCormick, OTD,OTR/L,C/NDT, FIPT/C, completed both her Bachelors and Clinical Doctorate degrees at Creighton University in Omaha, NE. A native of a small farming community in Nebraska, and youngest of 13 children, Tara, understands the concepts of commitment, hard work, and flexibility. She grew up working on the farm with her parents and siblings to plant/harvest grain fields and raise cattle, horses, pigs, and chickens. These values and ethics engrained in her since a young child have carried over into her commitment to help her clients and their families.

In addition to being SIPT and NDT Certified,Interactive Metronome Certified, and Handwriting without Tears Certified, Tara has additional training in the following areas of pediatric therapy: Listening Therapy, DIR/Floor Time therapies, Aquatic therapy, and Hippo therapy..

Tara and her staff are committed to the children and parents to help them achieve their goals.

Tara McCormick
OTD,OTR/L,C/NDT, FIPT/C
Hi, I am Tara, founder and owner of the Kioko […]
Linda Wells
Office Manager
Linda Wells- Office Manager Linda’s responsibilities at the center encompass […]
Pauline Viscosi
OTR/L, C/NDT
My name is Pauline Viscosi and I graduated from Quinnipiac […]
Jessica Kenney
MS, OTR/L
Jessica Kenney has been working as a pediatric occupational therapist […]
Jillian Brook
MS, CCC-SLP
My name is Jillian Brook and I have been an […]
Alyson Shaheen
MS, CCC-SLP
Alyson Shaheen, M.S., CCC-SLP, originally from Methuen, completed her Bachelors […]
Anita Spear
MS, CCC-SLP
Anita Spear, MS, CCC-SLP graduated from Northeastern University with her […]
Stacy Jackson
MS, CCC-SLP
My name is Stacy Jackson and I have been an […]
Dana Shaffer
M.S., CCC-SLP
Dana Shaffer, M.S., CCC-SLP, originally from Methuen, completed her Bachelor’s […]
Liz Thayer
M.A. CCC-SLP
Liz got her bachelors in Communication Disorders in 2006 and […]
Suzanne Hulick
Suzanne completed her undergraduate degree at Amherst College in 2009, […]
Elaine Richards
COTA/L
My name is Elaine Richards, and I’ve been a Certified […]
Brooke Basiliere
OTR/L
My name is Brooke Basiliere and I am a recent […]
Alexa Maskowitz
CF-SLP
Alexa Moskowitz, MS, CF-SLP graduated from Northeastern University with her […]
Rachelle Cowdrey
CCC/SLP
Rachelle F. Cowdrey, M.Ed.-CCC/SLP has been a speech/language pathologist in […]