Ask Our Experts!

Watch ‘Ask Our Experts’ video helping families learn about Respiratory Health. With summer rolling out, there are many things you can do to help your children with their respiratory care, health, and wellness! Hear from Respiratory Therapist and Clinical Educator for respiratory care at MCC, Marighny Dutton (MS, RRT) and our Co-Owners and Speech Pathologists, Lauri Cole and Healther Field.

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Elite Therapy Center Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) puts the “fun” back into functional by providing skilled treatment to clients age birth to 21 years. The occupational therapist treats clients with a variety of congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal, or acquired disorders/diseases perform functionally and achieve/restore mobility at the highest level possible. » More Info

Elite Therapy Center Speech Therapist performs a Speech screening

Speech Therapy

Elite Therapy Center’s speech therapy is operated by ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologists and our primary objective is to provide quality, comprehensive speech-language therapy to the public. We offer encouragement and celebrate in each client’s success.
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Physical Therapy

Elite Therapy Center’s physical therapy team is dedicated to assisting in early detection of motor development problems and identifying concerns with movement, posture, strength, developmental delays, body position, and functional independence in children birth to 21 with any degree of impairment.
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We Are Elite Therapy Center

Elite Therapy Center Owners and Directors

[L-R] Co-owners: Heather Field, MS,CCC-SLP, Lauri Cole, MS, CCC-SLP, and Kari McKown, MOT, OTR

Heather Field, Lauri Cole, and Kari McKown, co-owners and directors of Elite Therapy Center, were each called over a decade ago to serve children and families through physical, occupational and speech therapies. Speech pathologists, Lauri Cole, M.S., CCC-SLP, and Heather Field, M.S., CCC-SLP, and occupational therapist, Kari McKown, MOT, OTR, have a long history of treating children with disabilities, intellectual challenges and behavioral disorders. Together as professionals and friends, these three servant-leaders created Elite Therapy Center, founded on the principle of helping families on a journey of hope and healing.

Elite Therapy Center is a team of over 60 certified therapists and administrative professionals helping our clients achieve their full potential by providing quality and comprehensive treatment plans tailored to meet their unique needs. Our team approach promotes collaboration with families, physicians, and schools. By setting the highest ethical standard for our associates and clients, as well as ourselves, we are equipped to establish and uphold a reputation of clinical excellence with a personal touch.

Treats-To-Trunk

Treats-To-Trunk

Join us for the 4th annual, sensory-friendly Halloween event for children and families with special needs and disabilities in Central TX

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Grants & Resources

Grants & Resources

Financial Assistant and Value Added Services Grant for Autism Services Positive Behavior Sports, Corp. is a National Network of ABA providers delivering the highest quality of care with proven metrics demonstrating effective treatment models that result in lower...

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Survey Thanks

Thank you for participating in the survey, Effects of Leisure Use of Electronic Devices on Child Development. If you have any additional questions or are interested in contacting Stephanie Aldridge, MOT, OTR,please submit an email to her by clicking below. [button...

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Join the Pride 2020

Join-the-Pride Disabilities and Special Needs Event and Resource Fair

Elite Therapy Center is a GOLD Sponsor partnering with the Waco Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities to celebrate the 10th Annual JOIN the PRIDE event and resource fair for people with disabilities and special needs.

This fantastic event is geared towards our community with disabilities and special needs, to offer an amazing resource fair with many businesses and organizations who specifically work and support them in all areas of life, abilities and ages.

Sign up to register today! Due to current circumstances this year, we are hosting a VIRTUAL event! Register for FREE at: https://join-the-pride-wmcfpwd.eventbrite.com

One of my greatest joys is watching kids participate in extracurricular activities like sports and school organizations and succeed despite their limitations.

Kari McKown

Co-owner, Clinical Director of Occupational & Physical Therapy, Elite Therapy Center

Clinics & Hours

Monday-Friday : 8:00am-5:30pm

Elite works closely with local area family and pediatric physicians. We have five convenient clinic locations in Central Texas allowing us extended reach to serve rural communities. Contact us for how our we can best accommodates your family’s location and treatment needs. Elite Therapy Center is open Monday through Friday and our therapists can visit in homes, private schools, after school programs daycares, and parent day out programs.

Waco Clinic

601 W. Loop 340
Waco, TX 76712

Temple Clinic

6420 S. General Bruce Dr.
Temple, TX 76502

Gatesville Clinic

4723 E. Hwy 84
Gatesville, TX 76528

West Clinic

848 E. White Oak Rd.
West, TX 76691

Killeen Clinic

1100 Trimmier Rd.
Killeen, TX 76541