Our team of occupational therapists are experts in understanding the influence of the person, environment, & occupation and work with children and families to promote sensory integration, motor skills, and social interactions that support independence in everyday activities and meaningful participation in life.
Dr. Laura Mraz (Executive Director) specializes in The Intentional Relationship Model, Sensory Integration, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, and Healthcare Management.
Sarah Hirschman (Clinic Director, West Loop) specializes in Sensory Processing, Early Intervention, NDT, and Reflex Integration.
Dr. Erin Harvey (Clinic Director, Northcenter) specializes in autism spectrum disorder and yoga for the special child.
Dr. Alexa Greif (Director of Feeding Therapy) specializes DIR/Floortime, Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, Sensory Integration, and The Intentional Relationship Model.
Monal Patel (Department Head) specializes in Sensory Integration, Psycho-Social Development, Play Skills Development, Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, Reflex Integration Work, and The Intentional Relationship Model.
Dr. Bridget McNamara specializes in Pediatric Occupational Therapy.
Amy Morton specializes in Pediatric Occupational Therapy.
Cara Newman specializes in Early Intervention (Birth-3) and Sensory Processing.
Linda Maheras specializes in Animal-Assisted Therapy and Balance and Movement Disorders.
Sasha Palmer specializes in Pediatrics.
Andrea Gurga specializes in Assistive Technology (ATCP).
Together, the OT team seamlessly collaborates with each child’s entire therapeutic team to address best practices and individualized treatment plans.