North Phoenix Address
20330 N. Cave Creek Rd., Suite A-150 Phoenix, AZ 85024
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm
[Closed for Lunch 1pm – 2pm]
Annette Berka, OTR/L, CHT – Hand Therapist Annette received her B.S. Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida in 1985. She spent the next two years working in general rehabilitation and hand therapy in South Florida before moving to Arizona in 1988. She joined Desert Hand Therapy six months after its inception and worked as the clinical director for one of their busiest offices in the Valley. Annette ventured into independent practice for five years before returning to Desert Hand Therapy in 2014. She is passionate about patient care and building relationships with her patients and their medical team for the best outcomes. In addition to her clinical work with Desert Hand, she is an active member of ASHT.
Kelsey Wright, MOTR/L Kelsey received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University (WMU) in 2015. Throughout her schooling, Kelsey gained OT experience in the settings of pediatrics, mental health, hand therapy, and geriatrics. Her passion for hand therapy originated while observing hand therapy services at the DHT Mesa clinic in 2012 and her interest has continued to develop over time. Also during her studies at WMU, Kelsey gained valuable research experience studying the impact of sensor technology in the homes of older adults with Dementia. In addition to her clinical work, Kelsey is a member of American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Arizona Occupational Therapy Association (ArizOTA), and American Society of Hand Therapy (ASHT). She also loves elephants. 🙂