Kristin Zielinski, Occupational Therapist, evaluates and treats children who have a variety of needs, including behavioral and emotional regulation, sensory processing, fine and gross motor skills, visual-motor and perceptual skills, feeding and eating, toilet and hygiene training, sensory-motor needs, and social skills challenges. Kristin has been with Galvin Therapy for 1.5 years. Prior to that, she received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at the University of Toledo. During graduate school, Kristin completed her Capstone Dissertation by advocating for the need for increased transdisciplinary communication among a pediatric team. She also completed research entitled “How Can OT Facilitate the Transition of Veterans Returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars?”. Kristin also has worked as a home health aide for a man with quadriplegia. She is a proud member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, and she has presented at the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association conference for the past 3 years. She was a co-presenter of “Regulation in Children: A Practical Approach to Use of Sensory and Cognitive Strategies” at the 2019 Milestones Autism Conference. In her spare time, Kristin enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities, and baking. She believes in always going the extra mile to help someone and never letting barriers stop her on the path to helping people.