Occupational Therapist, Department Director
Training & Special Interests: Early Intervention (EI) evaluator and provider, Infant Massage certified, Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT), Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT), Kinesiology (KT) taping certified, sensory integration, torticollis (CMT) and plagiocephaly (head shape), American Occupational Therapy Association member
Debbi joined the Beth Osten & Associates team in 2017. She received her M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis. Debbi has been an occupational therapist for 16 years and worked with children from birth to 18 years of age. Debbi has previous experience in setting up early intervention social groups, was part of early intervention medical diagnostic team, and worked in setting up and maintaining a neonatal intensive care (NICU) follow- up clinic. Debbi has worked in a variety of settings, including in-home, inpatient, and outpatient. Debbi believes that this training was invaluable in providing her with an enhanced competence in treating medically complex infants and children as well as working with, identifying, evaluating, and treating children with autism, sensory processing disorder, and attention deficit disorders.