NeuroSensory Center Staff
Our staff of NeuroSensory specialists include a neurodevelopmental optometrist, an occupational therapy assistant, vision and IM therapists, R.N’s and LPN’s, diagnostic technicians, and an administrative assistant. We serve patients with disorders including, but not limited to:
Dizziness, Vertigo, Chronic Headaches, Migraines, Dyslexia, Sensory Integration Disorders, Post-Concussion and Head Injury, Stroke, ADD/ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
Dr. Jeffrey Becker, O.D.
Director of Vision Services - Dr. Becker is a 1978 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and graduated from The Illinois College of Optometry in 1983. He has been a practicing Optometrist in Northeastern Pennsylvania for over 30 years, with a specialty practice in Rehabilitative Optometry. Dr Becker is an adjunct faculty member at Misericordia University, Dallas, PA., where he teaches vision rehabilitation courses to master's level occupational and physical therapy students. Dr. Becker, in his 35 years of clinical and research experience, has examined and treated over 3000 head injury, stroke, and neurologically impaired patients ranging in ages from birth to senior citizens. Dr. Becker is a consultant to many rehabilitation hospitals and he is a Defeat Autism Now! Certified Practitioner, and has spoken on the topic of Vision, Learning, and Autism at national and international conferences including Autism International in Dubai and Autism One in Chicago. He has also been a guest on Voice America and has published articles and chapters for “The Autism File”, and "Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism". He has also authored and has lectured at many international rehabilitation conferences. Dr. Becker recently accepted an appointment by Governor Wolfe to be a board member on the State board of Optometry.
Sheila Becker, R.N.
R.N.- Nurse Manager - Sheila is a graduate of the Geisinger Medical Center School of Nursing. Over the years prior to the opening of the NeuroSensory Center in 2007, she worked as an ICU/CCU nurse and then later moved into the Home Health field of nursing where she gained extensive knowledge and experience in the care of children with developmental and physical disabilities. For the past fifteen years she has helped families with children on the autism spectrum understand, cope, and find ways for recovery, as well as assist patients in their rehabilitation after a concussion/mTBI or stroke. Sheila is certified by the NeuroSensory Centers of America in the use of the Sensory View Diagnostic System and holds a certificate to provide Interactive Metronome Therapy, a research-based training program that helps children and adults overcome memory, attention, and coordination limitations. When she is not in the office, Sheila enjoys walking, reading, and spending time with her daughters, grandchildren, and other family members and friends
Shelly Sauers, L.P.N.
L.P.N. - Shelley became a part of the NeuroSensory Team in November of 2020. She graduated with honors from the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical School of Nursing. She has learned to prioritize the needs of patients in a wide range of health care settings and has participated in evidence based programs that encourage safe and competent nursing practices. She has also performed a wide array of clinical duties while developing a strong foundation for patient care along with the communication skills necessary to gain patient confidence and trust. She is cross- trained in all areas of the center and is certified by the NeuroSensory Centers of America in the use of the Sensory View Diagnostic System. She is also trained in Vision Therapy along with being a certified provider of Interactive Metronome for pediatrics and adults. She continues self-education certifications related to both therapies. Her goal at the NeuroSensory Center is to always assist patients in leading comfortable and healthy lives. In her free time, Shelley enjoys camping and spending time with her family.
Patty Haydt L.P.N.
L.P.N. - Patty is a licensed practical nurse graduate from the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical School of Nursing and is currently taking classes to become a registered nurse. She has a background of working with children with disabilities and also works as a pediatric home health nurse. She enjoys working at the Neurosensory Center and helping people get back to their daily activities. When not working, Patty enjoys spending time with her family and camping.
Diagnostician - Tricia Mohl is a 1990 graduate of Bob Jones University where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree. In 2016 she received an Associate Degree of Specialized Business in Electronic Health Records from McCann School of Business and Technology. After graduation she became a Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS). She is now certified by the NeuroSensory Centers of America in the use of the Sensory View Diagnostic System. She is also a certified provider of Interactive Metronome for pediatrics and adults. Tricia has an extensive history of teaching children and adults, as well as working with special needs individuals. She has volunteered at Special Olympics and helped the handicapped. In her spare time she volunteers to teach children at church, drives her van for various activities, and spends time with her family.
COTA Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant - Jeanette Yatsko graduated with high honors in 2016 from the Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associate of Applied Science degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. She is currently working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Health Science with a minor in Psychology. Jeanette has obtained her National Board Certification and is a Pennsylvania State Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant. She is also a member of both the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association. She also served as the POTA liaison as a senior at Penn College. Jeanette is certified by NeuroSensory Centers of America in the use of the Sensory View Diagnostic System. She is also a certified provider of Interactive Metronome therapy for both pediatric patients and adults. She continues her education with numerous seminars and courses dealing with all aspects regarding the treatment of ASD, traumatic brain injury and cerebral vascular accidents (strokes). Jeanette has experience working with patients who have sensory processing disorder, ADHD, CVA, TBI, and behavior disorders. Jeanette enjoys volunteering at her local soup kitchen, at Camp Emerge with kids who have ASD, and with the PTO at her children’s school. She is dedicated to providing the best care possible for our patients to help them achieve their goals.
Administration Assistant - Darlene joined the NeuroSensory Center in 2018. She is a graduate of Lackawanna Junior College where she received an Associate Degree in Executive Secretarial Science. She has been in the medical field for 45 years and has worked in various types of doctor offices and also at Moses Taylor Hospital as a certified phlebotomist. Her job duties at the NeuroSensory Center include checking in and scheduling patients, billing, and various other duties that keep the office running smoothly. When not at work, Darlene enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.