Movement Intervention Team
kinga E. czegeni
Kinga is the founder of Avalon Therapies. She brings over 25 years of experience working with children with movement and sensory challenges. She is passionate about providing therapeutic services to newly diagnosed babies and supporting their families throughout the process. Clients value her honest, straight-forward style, expert insight and relentless commitment to helping individuals reach their potential. As a parent with a son diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Kinga has the perspective of both a skilled professional and a parent who is eager to do what is best for her child. Kinga holds masters degrees in both special education and the Anat Baniel Method.
Magda uses an individual and holistic approach of movement therapy as an essential part of the support and treatment of a child. Her expertises include management and treatment of various diagnoses including: neuro-motor deficits, cerebral palsy, hypotonia, hypertonia, early intervention for children at risk of developmental delay (e.g. prematurity or traumatic birth), autism spectrum disorder, ADD/ADHD, sensory processing disorders, stroke, genetic disorders, developmental delays, brachial plexus injury, torticollis, scoliosis, motor-coordination issue, and other impairments. Magda holds master degrees in Physical Therapy and the Anat Baniel Method. She is Core Specialist in the Masgutova Method (MNRI).
Brenda specializes in treatment of the neuromuscular system and functional skill acquisition for children with physical impairments and gross motor delay. She enjoys creating a therapeutic environment that is intrinsically motivating, meaningful, and most of all fun for her clients to challenge their motor skills and celebrate their successes. Brenda graduated with her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from University of the Pacific in Stockton, Ca. She has taken various professional training courses on pediatrics and the neuromuscular system including: NDT, myofascial release, reflex integration, breathing and postural mechanics, and orthotic management.
Ann brings over 20 years of experience working with newborns, infants, children, and adults with neurological impairments. She has helped her patients by leveraging a wide range of techniques, including soft tissue mobilization (Deveny Method), Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Kinesio Taping, Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES), and Vestibular Rehabilitation. Anna holds a B.Sc. degree in Physical Therapy from the Semmelweiss University in Budapest, and a second diploma in Soft Tissue Mobilization (Deveny Method). She is a California licensed physical therapist and a member of the Association of Pediatric Therapists.
Lorna incorporates her fun-loving personality with doctorate level training in pediatrics, neuromuscular techniques, advanced orthopedics, and therapeutic exercise to come up with exciting ways for children to develop effective movement strategies for functional use. Lorna is skilled in clinical techniques such as soft tissue/joint mobilizations, cryotherapy, and electrical stimulation, and incorporates these methods to treat spasticity and inhibiting movement disorders.