Kristen is a registered occupational therapist, certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. She is also licensed with the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy. Although she is a Pennsylvania native, she completed her undergraduate studies at James Madison University in Virginia, where she obtained her degree in Early Childhood Education, including a minor in exceptional education. Prior to becoming an OT, Kristen taught children of various age groups in a variety of settings including public schools, a private day school, and a daycare. Due to her love of working with children and their families, she pursued a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their golden retriever dog named Luna! She also likes to travel, try new restaurants, and practice yoga. Kristen is passionate about helping children reach their full potential, and looks forward to working with you and your family.