Independent Living Therapy Services, LLC is a licensed, private and locally owned therapy practice.  We offer Occupational & Physical therapy evaluation and individualized interventions for individuals with orthopedic and neurological medical diagnosis as well as individuals with developmental disabilities. 


ivyrose-thumbIvyrose Gonzales, MOTR/L, ATP/SMS

Ivyrose is the owner and an Occupational Therapist at Independent Living Therapy Services.  Ivyrose has an undergraduate degree in Sports Medicine and Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She created Independent Living Therapy Services, LLC in March 2009 with a vision to improve healthcare delivery and improve accessibility to specialty services in New Mexico.  Ivyrose holds additional certifications from The Rehabilitation Engineer Society of North America (RESNA) as an Assistive Technology Provider and Seating & Mobility Specialist.  She continues to create a network of professionals committed to excellence in healthcare and practicing evidenced based treatment. Her specific therapy interests include upper extremity rehabilitation and complex rehab technology.

Ivyrose is a guest lecturer at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine for the Applied II Occupational Therapy course. Ivyrose received The Distinguished Alumni Award from the Occupational Therapy Graduate program for 2016.


melissa Melissa Daniels, MOTR/L

Melissa Daniels, MOTR/L graduated in December 2014 with a Master’s Degree from the University of New Mexico Graduate Occupational Therapy Program.  Melissa provides community based occupational therapy services for individuals with developmental disabilities in their home and community.


janelle-thumbJanelle Jackson, DPT, PT, CLT

Janelle Jackson, DPT, PT graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014.  Janelle obtained additional certification to assist individuals in the management of lymphedema in 2017.  She provides individualized physical therapy for individuals with orthopedic and neurological diagnosis.