About Us

Kerri D’Onofrio, MSN, APN, BC

Kerri D’Onofrio  is committed to improving the health and well-being of children and families affected by neuro-developmental and behavioral disorders. Kerri will diagnosis and create individual treatment plans, with the use of traditional and biomedical treatments.

Kerri has created a loving and caring environment for children and families that face very challenging situations, by taking the time to listen and understand the challenges they face. Kerri prides herself on treating the whole person, not just the diagnosis and strongly believes that each child is an individual and no two children are alike, therefore no two treatment plans can be alike.

Kerri D’Onofrio, MSN, APN, BC has over 20 years of pediatric experience, and specializes in developmental pediatrics and biomedical treatments for children affected by autism, ADHD, anxiety, behavioral issues, developmental delays, food sensitivities, gastrointestinal issues, learning difficulties, nutritional deficiencies and speech delays.

Kerri has been married for over 26 years, is the mother of three children, and prides herself on being very family oriented. She understands what it is like to raise a family during these very challenging times. As a New Jersey resident and centrally located in NJ, Kerri D’Onofrio is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and maintains an ANCC Pediatric certification. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Rutgers the State University of New Jersey and her Masters of Science in Nursing at Monmouth University.

Prior to opening her own practice, Kerri worked as a Nurse Practitioner at the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Program at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in NJ, treating children with Autism, ADHD, Developmental Delays and Behavioral Issues.

Professional Affiliations
MAPS member
Sigma Theta Tau
American Nurses Association

 

Beth Holden M.S., R.D., C.L.T.

Beth (Margaret) Holden is a Registered Dietitian and Certified LEAP Therapist. Beth received her Bachelor of Science at Harding University and Masters of Science at the University of Arkansas.

Beth has over 12 years of  experience and is an expert in her field of Holistic Nutrition. Beth is passionate about treating individuals & their families through nutrition, natural supplementation & lifestyle changes. She prides herself on giving her patients  the right  tools they need to improve health, improve behaviors/mood, manage weight & maintain wellness. And she will work closely with your medical team, in order for you to  achieve your individual goals.

Beth specializes in the LEAP Dietary Program and food-sensitivity testing and  aims to resolve health problems in a Holistic manner. Beth believes in treating people as people, not problems, symptoms,  or a diagnosis, by getting to the root cause of medical or behavioral concerns. Often this can be achieved  without medication, by healing the body through nutrition and supplementation. Beth prides herself in educating families and giving them the right tools they need for the best possible outcomes.

Beth has been trained in a variety of dietary theories.  She prides herself on implementing a wide range of plans depending on a patient’s Bio-Individual dietary needs, including allergies, food sensitivities or metabolic needs.  Beth works with gluten-free, casein free, dairy-free, Feingold, FODMAP, low oxalate, Paleo, SCD, GAPS, and elimination diets to name a few.

Beth has experience in working children and adults with individuals with ADHD/ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety, Arthritis, Autoimmune Disorders, Celiac Disease, Cholesterol balance, Chronic Fatigue, Colitis, Crohn’s, Depression, Diabetes, Digestive Issues, Gluten Sensitivity, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies and Sensitivities, High Blood Pressure, Hormone/Thyroid Balance,  Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Migraines, Pain, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Skin Problems, Sports and Weight Management.

Beth currently lives in Red Bank, NJ  with her husband.

Professional Credentials and Affiliations

Registered by the Commission of Dietetic Registration

Member of the American Dietetic Association

Certified  LEAP Therapist

 

Mary Ann DiMarco, M.S. Ed, LAC, NCC 

Mary Ann is a bilingual counselor who provides Psychotherapy to individual children and families, specializing in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Play Therpay and Psycho-Drama Therapy.

Mary Ann received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Rutgers University and her Masters in Educational Counseling and Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Counseling from Monmouth University. Mary Ann holds Certifications in School Counseling, Grief Counseling for Children and Families and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children.

Mary Ann has experience in working with children and families with behavioral disorders, developmental delays and chronic mental illnesses. Mary Ann has worked in a variety of settings, providing individual psychotherapy, school based counseling and crisis intervention/management.  With a focus on self-esteem, social skills, stress management, coping skills, anger management, and building relationship skills.

Mary Ann resides in Monmouth County, New Jersey with her husband and children. She is dedicated to her profession and is passionate about working with children and families that are impacted by developmental and behavioral disorders.

 

Shelley Driscoll, M.A., CCC-SLP

Shelley Driscoll graduated from Kean University with a Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology in 2009. Shelley maintains a Certificate of Clinical Competence with the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), and is a member of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association (NJSHA).

Shelley has vast experience in working with children in school, outpatient and hospital settings. For the past 8 years, Shelly has evaluated and treated children with apraxia, articulation disorders, phonological processing disorders, receptive and expressive language delays, pragmatic language disorder and autism spectrum disorders.

Shelley’s approach to therapy is family-friendly within the motivational framework of play. She believes that all children want to connect with others through social experiences which inherently involve speech, language, and learning. She partners with families to help each child reach his or her highest level of function. Her area of special interest is working with young children with highly unintelligible speech, which is often due to childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) or a phonological processing disorder.

Office Hours

Monday 11am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 11am - 7pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 2pm

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Children’s Wellness & Developmental Center
2006 State Highway 71 Suite 4
Spring Lake Hts, NJ 07762 Monmouth County
T: 732.919.1335
F: 732-782-0353
E: info@cwdcenter.com

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