Emily Ballard, OTD, ORT/L
Emily is a licensed doctorate of occupational therapy. Her clinical interests are aiding Neurodivergent people in finding their independence in everyday life skills. In addition, she enjoys teaching Neurodivergent people, and their support systems, how to aid their loved ones in modifying, adapting, or overcoming differing challenges in their life that may hinder their independent growth. Her focuses are pediatric development milestones, self-care, and emotional regulation development/support. Along with this, she also focuses on adult home maintenance skill training, independent living skills, and money/medication management skills.
Emily is a fun loving and direct clinician. One shoe does not fit all, and it is Emily’s goal to find the shoe that best fits her clients and their support system’s specific needs. She does this by developing strong rapport with her clients, and ensuring their goals and needs are her first priority. Emily encourages her clients to be the agent of change in their life, highlighting their independent abilities and supporting their strengths and growth each and every week.
Emily received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Carthage Collage and her Doctoral Degree In Occupational Therapy from Concordia University – Wisconsin. She is passionate about supporting those in the neurodivergent community. Emily is currently pursuing additional certifications in DIR/Floortime Therapy.
–Blue Cross Blue Sheild PPO
– Cigna PPO
– Aetna PPO
– United Healthcare (PENDING)