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We're so glad you're here! Chances are, if you're viewing our site, you might have some concerns about your child. We understand this can be a time of uncertainty in the parenting journey; and whether you are new to the process or have been through therapy in the past, we are here to offer support every step of the way. At BBPT we believe we can help change little lives forever through exceptional interventions and highly trained therapists. Our team truly cares for each child and we become part of the family, helping you through your developmental needs and celebrating your successes. 

Our Team

Melissa Babel, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist, Owner

Chandler, Gilbert

Melissa founded BBPT in 2004 and handles all referals/intakes, coordination of care and billing for BBPT. Melissa has 20 years experience in pediatric home care with a wide variety of diagnoses. She offers a positive play environment tailored to each individual child's needs. 

Kristin Stapp, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Tempe, Ahwatukee

Kristin is a light of energy and positivity in the therapy room. She has extensive background in the school setting as well as home-based therapy, making her very well-rounded and highly effective in a variety of settings and with various populations. Kristin brings a unique skill set with ideas for improving home and classroom independence. 

Renee Salcido, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Chandler, Gilbert

Renee has been practicing speech pediatrics for 20+ years and is gifted at working with children of all diagnoses and communication abilities. She is proficient with using/programming augmentative communication devices and effectively treats children ranging from non-verbal to high level language pragmatics.  

Cindy Weir, MA, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Feeding specialist, Ahwatukee

Cindy is well versed in many areas of speech therapy. She has particular strength in feeding/dysphagia. In addition, Cindy has expanded her treatment to improve communication through music. Cindy is knowledgeable in many aspects of speech and voice production; and is comfortable with the medically fragile feeding population. 

Our Offerings

We offer the very best therapy in Southeast Valley: Ahwatukee, Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert! Contact us today to inquire about schedule openings. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the highest quality therapy through positive, meaningful and enjoyable play experiences to help children reach their highest potential. 

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