Kimberly is a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist. She earned her Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California. She went on to complete her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California, focusing on wellness for individuals with psychiatric diagnoses. She gained experience working with children and adults with mental health diagnoses in both inpatient and outpatient settings, incorporating sensory strategies to reduce instances of seclusion and restraint. She then transitioned into Early Intervention, where she worked with infants and toddlers in home, preschool and community environments. She has worked with children throughout a range of ages, with a variety of diagnoses. Kimberly believes that success stems from a foundation of trust, and flourishes through collaboration motivated by playfulness. Outside of work, Kimberly enjoys being outdoors in the sun, snow, surf or sand.
Kimberly has the following certifications and training:
- Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) Administration and Sensory Integration Treatment
- The Sequential Oral Sensory Feeding Approach (SOS)