Elizabeth has over 12 years of pediatric occupational therapy experience. She earned her Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California and her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Seattle University. She became impassioned to help children at an early start when her younger brother was diagnosed with a disability. Since becoming an OT, Elizabeth has worked in many settings – all with children – in multiple private sensory integration clinics, preschools, schools, in-home early intervention, and group based early intervention.
She invests in continuing education and current on evidence-based intervention and is certified to provide Feeding and Oral Motor Intervention. In addition, she holds experience and education in The Sensory Integration Framework through The SIPT/Ayres Method and The Spiral Foundation. Elizabeth also is pursuing Training and Certification in “The Tummy Time Method” to new parents, to administer individual therapy and group therapy to facilitate proper strength, development, alignment, muscle coordination throughout the body, neck and mouth.
Other training includes The Astronaut Training Program, Handwriting Without Tears, The Listening Program, The Get Permission Approach to Mealtime, The Rhythmic Movement Training/Reflex Integration, The Alert Program – How Your Engines Run, and The Zones of Regulation.