Michelle has a passion for working with children and enjoys every moment of working closely with her clients and their caregivers. As a parent herself, she knows the joy of each milestone reached and every challenge mastered and finds happiness in assisting infants and children reach these goals. Michelle is also interested in holistic approaches to treatment and will work with parents on changing a child’s diet to improve attention and concentration, incorporate yoga into therapy and direct you to Naturopathic Doctors as needed. Michelle is also beginning to take Ayurevda courses increasing her ability to bring holistic ways into her practice. She has also taken a course on Holistic Occupational Therapy - Mind, Body & Spirit and Introduction to Aromatherapy complementary alternative medicine is an area of therapy that is extremely important in the success of treatment as well.
Michelle is a member of The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) and Holistic Occupational Therapy. She has also contributed to an article in ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners as well as being a co-writer for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Leader blog. Michelle also provides in-services to pre-school and primary school teachers to educate staff regarding occupational therapy and it's many levels, when to refer children to OT, sensory integration, and nutrition.