Owner/Executive Director/Occupational Therapist
Kara Brogan, is the owner and executive director of Galvin Therapy Center. She has been an occupational therapist since 1998. Kara earned her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from Xavier University and has completed coursework for a M.S. in Cognitive Disabilities at Nova Southeastern University. Kara worked in Ireland as a pediatric occupational therapist in the Midland Health Board. It was here that she developed her love for developing programs, and a path to having her own therapy practice was started. Upon returning to Cleveland, Kara spent 10 years working within public schools, before beginning work as the clinical director at Galvin Therapy Center. In 2017, Kara purchased Galvin Therapy Center from the founder and owner. Since then, Kara has grown the practice to include talented therapists and interventionists, add a therapy center in Avon, and include ABA programming to the multidisciplinary practice. When not working, Kara enjoys cooking, reading, playing with her dog ‘Tilly’, and spending time with family and friends. She loves watching her children grow and thrive through sports and music. Kara has always had a passion for working with children. Her goal is to help children and families achieve their potential by working with them to develop needed skills. Kara lives by the words of Mahatma Gandhi, “ Be the change that you wish to see in the world ”.