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Kristen Pataki, Ph.D., OTR/L

Kristen Pataki

Occupational Therapist

Where did you complete your higher education?

I received my bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ohio University in 2007 and my doctorate degree in occupational therapy from The University of Toledo in 2010.

When did you join the Galvin Therapy Center?

I joined Galvin Therapy Center in the summer of 2011.

Your special areas of interest include:

What varied experience do you have in your field?

I spent time volunteering at Wellspring Retreat and Resource Center, a residential counseling and treatment center in Albany, Ohio for clients who have experienced psychological, emotional, or spiritual abuse. In graduate school, I developed and initiated an occupational therapy program for a battered women’s shelter in Akron, Ohio to help with teaching life skills to the affected women and children.

What licenses, certifications and/or special training do you hold?

  • DIRFLoortime®
  • Interactive Metronome®

What are you passionate about?

Working with kids of all ages that have sensory processing disorders and providing services to their families as well.

What inspired you to pursue your current career path?

What do you enjoy most about your work?

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