Elite Therapy Center

COVID-19 Update

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, we want to assure you that Elite Therapy Center clinics have always maintained standard precautions along with stringent disinfecting and cleaning procedures to maintain a healthy team and environment. Our practice remains a constant posture of cleanliness and strength with thoughtful discernment as we progress through these days.  We are balancing our existing, high-quality healthcare with trust in our therapists and staff while adhering to recommendations by the CDC and other regulatory agencies for healthcare facilities.

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April is National OT Month

Celebrate with us as we recognize our amazing team of Pediatric Occupational Therapists. Elite Therapy Center’s team of OTs and COTAs were voted #1 with Locals Love Us for 2019-2020. Get to know this special group by visiting our OT page. A kid’s occupation is to grow, learn, do schoolwork, and play. OT helps kids who have a physical, sensory, or cognitive disability. It helps them do everyday things like eating, putting on shoes and socks, focusing on learning, writing, and playing with toys and kids.

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Phone: 254-899-8255 and Fax: 254-235-3408

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.

Elite Easter Activities

Elite Easter Activities

Enjoy some of these fun activities our therapists provide for kids this Easter week! They are fun and easy to do at home.

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Elite Therapy Center STORYTIME

Elite Therapy Center STORYTIME

Listen as Maci McKown reads Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. Reading to your kids is a wonderful activity ANYTIME but especially during this time of shelter-in-place. Take your kids on adventures with pictures, sounds, and stories – even if you’ve read it a hundred times. It’s always a wonderful way to engage and connect while growing their skills in listening.

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Printable OT Color Page

Download our FREE printable coloring page to celebrate National OT Month! During this time of social distancing, we encourage parents to snap a photo of the colored page and share it to our Facebook page OR tag us on Instagram @EliteTherapyCenter .
If you are a child continuing to visit our clinics onsite, please bring your coloring page and we’ll hang it in our special gallery!

Elite Therapy Center Celebrates National OT Month Free Coloring Page

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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