Marissa Goodman, OTR/L
Marissa’s passion for Occupational Therapy began in high school when she babysat and assisted in the care of a neighbor’s child with special needs. She achieved her goal of becoming a Pediatric Occupational Therapist after earning her Master of Health Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Georgia Regents University (Medical College of Georgia).
She has had the opportunity to participate in some amazing professional experiences and has worked with babies and children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Integration/Sensory Processing Disorder, Down Syndrome, challenges stemming from prematurity, neurological disorders, and developmental delays.
Marissa is committed to pursuing additional training and continuously adding tools to her therapy tool box. She holds specialty training in Primitive Reflex Integration and Neuroplasticity Techniques and The Astronaut Training Program – designed to integrate the senses of vision, hearing and movement. She is also certified in The Therapeutic Listening Program – designed to address sensory modulation, auditory sensitivity, auditory processing, vestibular dysfunction, and coordination and is trained in fine motor, gross motor, and handwriting skill development.
Marissa is a kind and compassionate therapist whose creative and fun approach to therapy keeps her clients engaged and motivated to participate. She is focused on improving the day to day function of her clients through thorough evaluation and treatment of sensory processing and sensory motor challenges as they impact every aspect of life and on education of the families she works with to empower them to implement strategies and tools that maximize success.
E-mail Marissa at firstname.lastname@example.org.