Here at Excel Care Therapy our team of diversely skilled professionals continually push themselves to learn and evolve as therapists so that they may help each client meet their goals.
Nadereh Nabai, M.S., CCC-SLP Speech/Language Pathologist, holds a master of science degree, is nationally certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and holds an Arizona License. She received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology in 1983 at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs then received her Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Arizona State University in 1997. Nadereh has been a speech-language therapist in the Phoenix area for over 22 years. In her free time Nadereh enjoys hiking and has also been involved in modern Japanese martial arts and weapon (Aikido and Shintō Musō-ryū), since 2001.
Jillian Moorehead-Naini, M.S., CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist, received her Masters degree in Communication Disorders from Arizona State University in May 2019. There, she received the “Clinical Achievement” award and graduated top of her class. She graduated suma cum laude from Arizona State University in May of 2015 with a Bachelors of Science in speech and hearing science. Jillian previously worked as a SLP at Banner University Medical Center in the inpatient rehabilitation institute working with patients with neurological deficits. Prior to her role at Banner, Jillian spent three years working as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant at a Pediatric Speech and Language Specialists in Scottsdale, and ten years as a Senior Behavior Therapist at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders. Jillian has a passion for astronomy and loves hiking, cooking, and traveling in her spare time.
Natalie Rahbar, MOTR/L has been an Occupational Therapist since January 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Arizona State University and her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Midwestern University. Natalie joined Excel Care Therapy in October 2019. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her cats, spending time with her family, finding tasty restaurants, and staying active!
Risa Fly graduated in the spring of 2019 from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors of Science in Communication Disorders. She joined Excel Care Therapy in July of 2020. In her free time Risa enjoys swimming, traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Cami Mcintire graduated in the spring of 2019 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Family and Human Development from Arizona State University. Cami has been with Excel Care Therapy since February of 2019 and is in charge of all things patient related! Cami also holds a position on the research and evaluation team at First Things First. Cami loves going to shows/concerts, spending time outdoors, and enjoys cooking.
Hope Aldaco is currently attending Arizona State University, majoring in Social Work! Hope joined the Excel Care Therapy in September 2020. In her free time she loves to spend time with her 2 dogs and is always looking for new places to travel!
Nick Eskandari is the operations manager for Excel Care Therapy. He has a background in the high tech industry with a long career at Intel corporation where was fortunate to have received over 40 awards and 7 US patents. He is married to Nadereh Nabai and together they have a son, Cameron, and a daughter, Nicole. In his free time, he volunteers, practices yoga, and hikes mountains