Kimberly is a licensed Occupational Therapist and graduated from the University of Southern California with her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. She has extensive training in Sensory Integration and received her SIPT certification, as well as her Advanced Practice in Swallowing, Assessment, and Intervention Certification (SWC). Kimberly specializes in children with oral motor and feeding sensitivities, food intolerances, and difficulties with the transition to solids. Kimberly has experience with both the pediatric and adult settings and previously worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District, as well as provided in-home therapy for older adults. She currently owns and manages a multidisciplinary clinic in Santa Monica CA, and completes in-home therapy in the South Bay.
Kimberly has worked closely with a variety of top clinicians and professionals in the pediatric therapy business and has experience in a wide array of learning programs to help children struggling in school including: PACE (Processing & Cognitive Enhancement), AMPS (Attention, Memory & Processing Skills), The Listening Program and Integrated Listening Systems, Handwriting Without Tears, Social Thinking, and Retrain The Brain. She also has had experience with professional and teacher in-service trainings, and local parent support groups.
Niki Weinstein graduated from New York University with a Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Previously, she attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she received a Bachelors of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a specialty in Child Development.
Niki has nearly a decade of experience as an Occupational Therapist, practicing in private special education, schools, homes, and clinic settings. She has worked with children as young as 6 months to 18 years with a variety of diagnosis and developmental delays. Niki believes that every child is unique and therefore tailors her services to meet each child’s individual needs. She believes that children learn, develop, and grow through play, so her treatment sessions are always fun and motivating.
Niki is certified in Handwriting Without Tears and Therapeutic Listening.
Hannah began her career in pediatric occupational therapy in 2015, earning a Masters of Arts from University of Southern California. Prior to working in occupational therapy, Hannah spent several years as a preschool teacher in Venice, CA, where she cultivated her love for working with kids. Hannah is passionate about helping children reach their full potential by building on the strengths and interests of the child as well as providing a holistic approach to therapy. She has worked in clinic-based settings as well as home-based early intervention and has pursued continuing education in courses such as Handwriting Without Tears, Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder, and ADHD certification. In her free time, Hannah enjoys spending time in nature, traveling, photography, and music.
Rachel received her Bachelor of Health Sciences and moved on to receive her Master of Occupational Therapy from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 2015. She recently moved to Los Angeles in 2016. Rachel enjoys hiking, going to the beach and playing with her dog. In her spare time, she is a health & wellness coach. Her favorite foods are pizza and donuts.
Rachel has previous experience at elementary schools within Los Angeles Unified School District, pediatric home-based school services and at inpatient rehab hospitals. She is passionate about providing clients and parents with tools for success to ensure carry over across all environments and continues to further her professional growth with continuing education courses such as: Sensory Motor Play in Early Intervention, Advancing Pediatric Function Through Neuroplasticity and Treating Children with ADHD.
Jill received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. After completing an acute care rotation at a children’s hospital, Jill knew that working with children and their families was her career path. Jill has experience working in early intervention and has provided services for children with genetic disorders, Down syndrome, torticollis, developmental delay, and children born premature or exposed to drugs in utero. She is passionate about working closely with families to help each unique child meet their full potential. Jill is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the California Physical Therapy Association, and the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy.
Monica Grover, MS, OTR/L, received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. She moved to Los Angeles in 2017 to begin her practice as a pediatric occupational therapist, starting with completing a graduate externship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Monica specializes in Feeding Therapy and has received training in Handwriting Without Tears (Pre-K thru 5 th grade) and Sequential Oral Sequencing (SOS) Approach. She enjoys working with kids of all ages while having a collaborative approach with each family to enhance the development of each child to their fullest potential.
Caroline Fournier, MOT, OTR/L is a licensed occupational therapist originally from Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. She earned both her Bachelor of Science in Health Science Studies and Master of Occupational Therapy from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. Caroline is passionate about sensory integration therapy, handwriting and feeding therapy. She has experience with providing occupational therapy services in-clinic to children of all ages and in-home through Early Intervention to children ages 0-3. Caroline has attended seminars to implement programs into her practice such as the SOS Feeding Approach and Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Motor Approach. She will also be working on her Sensory Integration Certification through USC this fall.
Amanda received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California. She completed her doctoral residency at OT 4 Kids with a focus on better understanding the business and management side of practice. Amanda is passionate about pediatric occupational therapy, specifically related to sensory processing differences and oral motor and feeding difficulties. She has a certificate in Sensory Integration from the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and has completed extensive continuing education on feeding and swallowing evaluation and intervention. Amanda enjoys spending her free time outside, often at the beach or in the mountains.
Deborah Haratoonian is a registered and licensed occupational therapist who received her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Loma Linda University. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles where she received her Bachelor's in Psychology with a minor in Educational Studies. She was previously a social skills facilitator for our Buddy Bunch Program and is thrilled to be returning to our team as an occupational therapist. Deborah has previous experience working in outpatient neurological rehabilitation and inpatient mental health. She has dedicated her time to conduct research for a homeschool screening checklist assessing childrens’ fine motor skills, handwriting, and sensory processing to determine the need for OT services. Deborah is currently a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and is continuing to build her knowledge in sensory integration to better help children and their families succeed. In her free time, she enjoys practicing yoga, cooking new recipes, and traveling.