20492_Spots_261 copyMichele received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from New York University and her Bachelor of Art in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication from the University of Delaware. She has received advanced training in sensory integration, self-regulation, Therapeutic Listening, reflex integration, Handwriting Without Tears, and The Alert Program. She has worked with children of all ages in a variety of pediatric settings, including Early Intervention, preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools. She began working at SPOTS in 2003 as a staff therapist seeing children of all ages and joined the evaluation team in 2007.

During her free time, Michele loves being the mother of two active daughters who are 10 and 13. Also, she enjoys running, playing tennis, reading, and taking her dog for long walks at Prospect Park.

What do you like about being an OT?

“What I love most about occupational therapy is having the opportunity to work with children and their families to develop a positive relationship while they learn to manage emotional, behavioral, social and/or physical challenges.”

Michele can be contacted at: michele.a@spotsot.com