Anna is a certified Occupational Therapist Assistant whose passion for helping children began when she started teaching English in South Korea and Vietnam. She was able to engage with children of diverse ages and cultures. Anna’s clinical passions include working with a variety of children to develop evidence-based treatment plans that best align with each child and family’s unique lifestyle and needs.
Anna received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and minor in French from University of Nevada Las Vegas, and then later an associate in applied science in Occupational therapy at St. Catherine’s University.
Anna likes the emphasis on function and holistic approach in occupational therapy, specifically for pediatrics making learning fun and finding the motivating factor for each unique child. She enjoys problem solving and making adaptations to make functional tasks easier for children. Anna has completed continuing education in sensory integration techniques, sensory processing, handwriting interventions and developmental disorders. She has experience working with children in a variety of settings, from teaching for several years, preschool, behavioral therapy and then Home Health Pediatric Occupational Therapy. Her experience working with children propelled her into the career of occupational therapy where she can continue being creative to help children succeed in their meaningful tasks.
In her leisure time, Anna enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, exercising and exploring all the beautiful nature in Oregon.
Clinic Location: Salem Fairview