Our Staff


At Shining Stars Therapy, we take pride in providing the best Pediatric Therapy Services for your child. Please learn more about all of our experienced therapists at Shining Stars Therapy! 

Ellen Macri, BS CBRS, ITFS

Ellen has a long history of working professionally and personally in the fields of education, child development, behavioral management, speech language delays, sensory integration and play therapy. She is a teacher, an advocate and an understanding member of the special needs community. She is held in high regard both by the medical and educational community both in New York State in North Carolina. Ellen has served as a program coordinator and lead teacher of a distinguished inclusion preschool program in the Raleigh vicinity. Ellen believes in helping a child become a “whole” person by addressing all primary areas of developmental growth as the child matures: social, physical, emotional, communication and intellect.

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Kerri Frie BA, CBRS, ITFS

Kerri graduated from Adelphi University in 1996 with her Bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders. While studying her undergraduate degree, Kerri attained many clinical hours treating children with speech/language delays and articulation disorders in a speech therapy setting.

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