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.
Natalie Rahbar 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!
Kristine Robles has been a Speech Language Pathology Assistant at Excel Care Therapy since August 2018. After obtaining a B.S. in Family Studies and Human Development from The University of Arizona, Kristine moved to Portland, Oregon to teach at an in home Montessori preschool. She has a passion for speech and language and hopes to attend graduate school in the upcoming year. Kristine continues to bring so much joy and positivity to the office. She loves to stay active and on the weekends you can find her hiking a mountain or in a spin class!
Michael Ramirez graduated in 2018 from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a Bachelor of Science in Speech Sciences and Technology. Michael joined Excel Care Therapy in August 2019. He enjoys reading in his spare time and hiking with family and friends.
Jesus Pereda graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Cal State Fullerton in 2009. Since graduating, Jesus has worked with students with disabilities and loved it. His experience as a Paraprofessional and Behavior Interventionist at schools has taught him a lot and has created a passion he hopes to continue throughout his career. In his spare time, Jesus loves to travel, cook his mother’s recipes, spend time with friends and family, and build mobile applications.
Cami Mcintire graduated in the spring of 2019 with her Bachelor 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 loves going to shows/concerts, spending time outdoors, and enjoys cooking.
Tatiana Olea graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2020 with a Bachelor’s in Science in Strategic Communications and a Bachelor’s in Science in Creative Media and Film. Tatiana joined Excel Care Therapy in June of 2020. enjoy hiking, writing blogs, listening to music and podcasts.
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