Wendy Pickenpaugh has always had a deep interest in helping struggling children, which is what lead her to receive her B.S. in Pre-K and Elementary Education with a concentration in Developmental Psychology. In May of 2013, with the desire to provide struggling children with the necessary tools to be more successful, Wendy began her career with Brain Balance. Since that time, she has gained extensive working knowledge of neurobehavioral disorders from her widespread training and experience successfully guiding hundreds of children through the Brain Balance program. Wendy is also a wife, mother and avid equestrian.
Katie Donathan is passionate about providing solutions for families in need. Having experienced significant behavioral, social and academic difficulties with her own son, Katie is able to connect and relate to each family seeking answers for their child’s struggles. Katie received her Bachelors in Human Services through Old Dominion University, is a Certified Cognitive Specialist and is currently completing her Master’s in Special Education at Liberty University. She is a wife and mother of three children. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, spending time with her family and playing board games.
Niki White is the mom of two boys who came to Brain Balance when her youngest son was having academic and social difficulties in school. After exploring other alternatives without success, she learned about Brain Balance and enrolled her son. Her entire family benefited so greatly from the growth he achieved during and after completion of the Brain Balance program that she wanted to share this success with other families, so she joined the Brain Balance team! Niki brings to the center practical knowledge from a parent perspective of the challenges that brings each person through the door and is available to help guide them through their own Brain Balance journey.
Student Success Coordinator
Anna Chase has a huge heart for helping children and young adults reach their full potential and is thankful for the opportunity to do just that at Brain Balance. It is her mission to make each child and parent feel at home the moment they walk through our door. As a Certified Cognitive Specialist and former 911 dispatcher, Anna is prepared to handle the varied needs of our students and families with the utmost care and consideration. Anna is also an avid equestrian, dog lover, and Disney movie fanatic!