Karen Porter

Occupational Therapist

Karen Porter

Occupational Therapist

What would you do even if you didn’t get paid to do it?

Teach children’s cooking classes.

How long have you been working in your field?

23 years, since 1995

What do you enjoy most about your work?

Seeing families accomplish goals (both big and small), feeling successful, and being able to enjoy life more because of their successes. I also enjoy working with my coworkers.

 

What are you most passionate about professionally? Personally?

Sensory Processing, Behavior Management, feeding/eating challenges, helping family members acquire skills to help their children, 0-5 population. I also love lecturing to families and professionals about different aspects of occupational therapy and supervising occupational therapy students. Personally? I am passionate about family, friends, food, cooking, baking, teaching, learning and the Pittsburgh Steelers.