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Golden Earth Therapies, Inc. was established in 2001 by Katherine L. Fritsche.  Kathy has been dedicated to serving children with special needs in Rockingham and surrounding counties for two decades with an emphasis on service delivery being provided in the home and community settings.  With a great deal of thought and creativity, Kathy teamed up with Lisa Corum and Connie Reynolds to develop a safe place for children of all ages and abilities to explore and grow.  GET, Inc. is committed to providing skilled, evidence-based therapeutic services that enrich the lives of children and families.  


We believe in helping children reach their full potential through the use of sensory experiences to promote independence in their daily life, whether self care or play.

Katherine L Fritsche, MS, OTR/L


Katherine is the founder of Golden Earth Therapies, Inc. , originally established in September 2001.  Katherine has been an occupational therapist for 44 years.  She has 3 children and 10 

grandchildren and has worked in pediatrics most of her adult life. With a masters degree in Adlerian Psychology,

Katherine understands family challenges and child development.  She enjoys helping children and families  navigate the journey of life.

Lisa Corum, OTR/L

Lisa is the proud mom of two teenagers who are her motivation and inspiration.  She was born and raised in Eden and has a love for Rockingham County.  She obtained her degree from Winston Salem State University and has been practicing occupational therapy for 16 years, 13 years in the field of pediatric therapy. Lisa is a firm believer in the power of prayer and community and realizes that life is full of challenges and adventures that should be shared with others.

Connie Reynolds,
Lora Mize
Office Manager

Connie is a Rockingham County native and currently resides in Reidsville with her husband, Joseph, and son, Alex.  She received her undergraduate degree in Birth - Kindergarten Education from East Carolina University and her graduate degree in Occupational Therapy from Winston Salem State University.  Connie is passionate about connecting with others, especially children and their families and sharing information related to sensory processing and practice. 

Lora is a master of many things.  She is the mother of four awesome boys and wife to Gary.  Lora has a background in early childhood education and admittedly has learned a lot from her own children, particularly her twins with Autism.  She has a desire to use her knowledge to empower other parents.  Lora gets her "quiet" from work because at her house, life is never quiet but always full of fun!

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