20492_Spots_233 barbaraBarbara received a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies from New York University. She has received training in Handwriting Without Tears and reflex integration. She has had the opportunity to work in a research department for educational children’s television shows. She has experience in school based therapy and currently works at Girls Preparatory Charter School (Bronx) and Grand Street Settlement, as well as the SPOTS Manhattan and Brooklyn offices. She is a Level I and II fieldwork supervisor and runs arts and crafts for the younger SPOTS Summer Camp.

During her free time, Barbara enjoys baking and decorating cookies!

 What do you like about being an OT?

“What I love about pediatric occupational therapy is that I can use play, fun, and creativity to develop and/or widen a child’s motor, social, and emotional skill set. I love how occupational therapy not only treats the body but the spirit as well.”

Barbara may be contacted at: barbara.c@spotsot.com