Meet Our Staff

 

Randy Headley - Prior to joining Discovery Therapies in 2017, Randy taught public, private and homeschool students in the Carolinas for over 25 years. Though he enjoyed teaching K-5 through 5th grade Sunday Schools, one favorite teaching experience was a year-long Bible history course taught to elementary aged homeschoolers in Charlotte, NC.  He also taught World History to adults at the Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort, SC.

 

Randy’s hobbies include following world news, trout fishing, and being a member of the Thorn Creek Hunt Club of Fairfield County.  He is a Military Veteran and member of The American Legion. Gaining his B.S., Ed from Slippery Rock University, Randy is also teacher certified with A.C.S.I., holds the M.A. from the University of NC, Charlotte, and is currently pursuing his NILD certification course work from Southeastern University.

 

Becky Ansley - Serving as our Office Manager, Becky is responsible for the general duties of running the office and works closely with our Executive Director. If you are a parent of one of our students, she has has been involved somewhere along the process. A seasoned home school parent of four, two of whom were DTI students, Becky has been working with Discovery Therapies since it was first publicly launched. 

 

Having received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from Winthrop University, she resides with her husband, Mickey, in rural Blythewood. She enjoys exploring the woodlands and spending all the time she can get with her three grandchildren. Becky’s favorite part of work is being able to encourage parents who are just beginning their journey with DTI.

 

Dolly Raehl – has her Master’s in Education and has been an NILD therapist since 1992.  She enjoys seeing students of all ages experience the thrill of achievement. Her guidance and knowledge are a valuable asset to all of her students and our staff. She and her husband Tom have given countless volunteer hours to DTI to improve our technical and practical methods of operations.

 

Mary Kaye Dickinson - Mary Kaye has been involved in education for over thirty years, including private, public, and homeschooling, as well as being a licensed NILD educational therapist since 2001. She enjoys Mexican food, decorating, traveling and spending time with her four children and seven grandchildren. Working with students to reach that "Aha" moment is one of her greatest joys.

 

Catherine Wood - Before joining Discovery Therapies in 2014, Catherine taught first grade in Charlotte, NC. A graduate of Hillsdale College, she is currently pursuing her masters. She loves sharing her love of learning with students. She also enjoys reading and spending time outside.

 

Julie Moore – Julie graduated from Columbia International University in 1989 and began her career as an elementary school teacher. Before coming to Discovery Therapies, Julie served as a missionary in Mexico for twenty years while homeschooling her six children through high school. She enjoys traveling and being out in nature.

 

Sue Faulk - Sue has worked with public, private, home schooled, and college students since becoming an educational therapist in 2011.​ Sue is a Holistic Nutritionist, certified by American Fitness Professionals and Associates.  She also completed a health coaching course through Dr. Josh Axe’s Institute of Nutritional Leadership. Her educational background includes study in English, education, and several different languages. She spent six and a half years as a radio announcer and interviewer.

 

Gretchen Bolen - Gretchen taught first and second grade before joining Discovery.   As a person who has overcome a diagnosed learning disability herself, Gretchen is thrilled to work for an organization that helps individuals who struggle in the same ways she once did.  She has served as our therapy coordinator, and continues as an educational therapist who has a passion to help struggling learners and their parents.  She has also worked as a theatre teacher, children's theatre actress, and currently teaches art. Gretchen and her husband Kevin, an educator himself, are parents to three wonderful and squirrelly children, one of whom is a current DTI student.

 

Jeannie Moody - Jeannie is an NILD professionally certified educational therapist. Curently she is working on her master's degree in exceptional student education/educational therapy through Southeastern University. She is a graduate of Erskine College with a degree in English. Prior to becoming an educational therapist, she enjoyed travelling with her husband who played baseball professionally. Jeannie has been married to her husband, Eric, for 22 years and they have two sons. One of her sons is a former DTI student. 

 

Beth Moore - Beth received her M.A. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has 23 of years experience in public and private education, as a tutor, homeschool teacher, and an NILD trained Educational Therapist. She has also worked as a Special Needs Counselor for the South Carolina Association of Independent Home Schools (SCAIHS). She and her husband, Charlie, have two home schooled children, Daniel, now in the work force, and Samantha, who has begun her college career. Being the mother of dyslexic children herself, she enjoys helping parents of struggling learners in their educational journey. In her free time she enjoys attending Bible Studies, spending time with her family, and going to the movies. One of her favorite things about working with children is seeing them develop a love of reading. 

 

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