Our Professional Team

Pediatric Oasis is a multi-disciplinary occupational, speech, physical and behavioral therapy ​provider serving children, young adults, and families in central VA. Our team is comprised of a ​collection of highly motivated, self-driven individuals who feed off of each other’s love for their ​profession and compassion for helping neurodiverse and neurotypical individuals succeed. If ​interested in joining our team, please visit our Careers page.

Meet The Co-Founders and Owners

Pediatric Oasis is a therapist-owned practice built on love, acceptance, faith, ​fortitude, and vision. As co-owners and sisters with experience in healthcare and ​trauma recovery, we are passionate and dedicated to helping children and families ​thrive in all environments. We believe that with the assistance of a nurturing and ​dedicated therapy staff, every child can reach for the stars.

Sherain Bruce, MOT, OTR/L, CAS, PFT

Sherain completed her undergraduate degree in Human Performance and Health, Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy, and Minor in Communication Studies at West Virginia University. She is a Early Intervention Provider, Pediatric Feeding Therapist, Autism Specialist, and licensed by the Virginia Department of Health Professions. For fun she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, and singing in her church’s choir.


Shenia completed her undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University, Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, and a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Management from Johns Hopkins University. She is a senior healthcare leader with expertise in organizational development, healthcare policy, training and compliance. In her spare time she enjoys being a mom, reading, and running.

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Our mission is to create environments ​that nurture and help children and ​adults, reach their full potential in the ​community.


From our therapy sessions to our transformative workshops and trainings, your child and/or organization will receive next level services and high quality care. Relationship-centered therapy and innovative services are coupled within our allied health model and our therapists are known for their empathy, compassion, unforgettable nature, and positive personalities.

At Peds Oasis, therapy is fun and enjoyable and we will exceed your expectations with our diversity-affirming approaches, which are proven pathways to better living! If you are looking for a team to communicate consistently about your child’s health and progress. Look no further, because our team works together to provide a relaxed, yet professional work environment where your family is the focus.

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To provide holistic care, educate the ​community, increase access to equitable ​healthcare services, improve educational ​outcomes, and enhance the lives of children ​and families across the world.


Our staff hold educational and professional credentials, as well as knowledge and experience working in a variety of different settings such as homes, private and public schools, daycares, group homes, hospitals, and outpatient facilities. Each of our Occupational Therapists are registered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Our speech therapists hold Certificates of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), and the Physical Therapists are licensed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). All staff are CPR/First Aid certified, licensed by the Virginia Department of Health Professions, and required to participate in POPT (Pediatric Oasis Professional Training).

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At Pediatric Oasis communities come together and thrive. Utilizing our diversity affirming ​approaches, our staff create belonging and acceptance for typical, at risk, and medically ​diagnosed children from various backgrounds.

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Don’t let years go past where your child doesn’t make progress and you feel lost in life’s storms. You can have peace at Pediatric Oasis and life can be better for your child and family.

Now Accepting New Patients in Central VA and Surrounding Areas!