Elite Therapy Center Speech Waco Staff

Speech Therapy

Elite Therapy Center’s speech and feeding therapies are operated by ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologists and our primary objective is to provide quality, comprehensive speech-language therapy to the public. 

Kimmy PT at Elite Therapy Center Waco

Physical Therapy

SCHEDULE a FREE sports screen for your athletic teams today! Spring sports are here and 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 with any degree of impairment.

Elite Therapy Center Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) puts the “fun” back into functional by providing skilled treatment with a variety of congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal, or acquired disorders/diseases perform functionally and achieve/restore mobility at the highest level possible.


CONSTRUCTION UPDATES: Waco Clinic, this weekend (2-18), the flow of traffic coming westbound will change. To access our building you will need to take the Beverly Dr Exit and stay on the access road. The Imperial loop will remain open as will the Imperial exit traveling East.

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

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Our six convenient clinic locations in Waco, Gatesville, Temple, Harker Heights, Killeen and West allow us extended reach to serve both urban and rural communities Monday through Friday. Therapists also treat in private schools, after school programs, daycares, and parent day out programs.


Call 254-399-8255 to check-in for appointments.

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Lauri Cole Kari McKown Heather Field

[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.


Transitional Living Therapy

Occupational Therapist, Emily, works with a youth on budgeting and spending.

>> Fill out an online request . Elite Therapy Center is an essential health care provider offering pediatric speech, occupational, physical therapy services through six locations in Central Texas. We also offer specialty services including feeding, sports injuries, ortho, serial casting, feeding therapy, hippotherapy, aquatic therapy, visual, and academic tracking.