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  • Carrie Einck OTR/L

    Carrie works as an occupational therapist for adults, adolescents, and children at the STAR Institute for SPD in Denver, Colorado. She has extensive knowledge and training in Sensory Processing Disorder treatment and evaluation through participation in the Level 1 Mentorship program with the Star Institute for SPD and through participation Read more [...]

  • Jennifer Giustra-Kozek, LPC, HpN, RMT

    When Psychotherapist Jennifer Kozek was told her son had ADHD, Anxiety, a Pervasive Developmental Disorder (Autism) and Sensory Processing Disorder, all the training and education she received in graduate school and by prestigious psychiatrists about the benefits of medication were about to be challenged. She refused to believe that medication Read more [...]

  • Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D., OTR

    As the founder of the first comprehensive Sensory Processing Disorder research program nationwide, and author of groundbreaking Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder and No Longer A SECRET: Unique Common Sense Strategies for Children with Sensory or Motor Challenges, Dr. Lucy Jane Miller’s name is Read more [...]

  • Teresa A. May-Benson, Sc.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

    Dr. May-Benson is the Executive Director of the Spiral Foundation at OTA-Watertown, is a well-known lecturer and researcher on sensory integration theory and intervention. She has authored numerous book chapters and articles on praxis and sensory integration, and completed her doctoral dissertation on ideational praxis. Dr. May-Benson has a diverse Read more [...]

  • Dorita Berger, PhD, MT-BC, LCAT

    Dorita Berger, PhD, MT-BC, LCAT, has more than 20 years of experience as a Sensorimotor Music Therapist specializing in treating auditory and allied sensory factors in Autism Spectrum and related neurophysiologic diagnoses in all age groups. Dr. Berger has several published books lauded internationally, and peer- reviewed Journal articles and Read more [...]

  • Shala Nicely, LPC

    Shala Nicely, LPC is a counselor and cognitive-behavioral therapist specializing in the treatment of OCD and related disorders at Cornerstone Family Services in Atlanta.  She is the co-author with Jon Hershfield, MFT of Everyday Mindfulness for OCD, which will be published in 2017.  She was keynote speaker for the 2013 Read more [...]

  • Wendy Kolar OTR/L M.Ed. C.L.C.

    Wendy Kolar has worked over 25 years with people and children with differences, and their families. She was sensory certified under the tutelage of Ann Fisher and Anita Bundy, authors of Sensory Integration and the Child, in 1991. Her M.Ed. is from the Erikson Institute of Child Development in Chicago. Read more [...]

  • Linda Girgis, MD

    Dr. Linda Girgis MD, FAAFP is a family physician who treats patients in South River, New Jersey and its surrounding communities. She holds board certification from the American Board of Family Medicine and is affiliated with both St. Peter’s University Hospital and Raritan Bay Hospital. Dr. Girgis also collaborates closely Read more [...]

  • M. Zachary Rosenthal, Ph.D.

    Dr. Rosenthal is the Vice Chair for Clinical Services (http://psychiatry.duke.edu/patient-care) at the Duke University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry. He is also an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and in the Duke University Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. He is director Read more [...]

  • Chris Owens, MA, LPC

    Chris Owens, MA, LPC is currently a faculty member for Drexel University’s Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Healthcare Education in Philadelphia, PA.  His primary duties involve developing and delivering continuing education workshops to other mental health professionals throughout Pennsylvania. Chris also has twenty years of experience as an educator, Read more [...]