Olivia is a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist who received her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2021, and her bachelor’s degree in occupational science in 2020, from Ithaca College. Olivia completed both her Level II Fieldworks in pediatric settings, the first being in a school setting working with children in Kindergarten through 6th grade who presented with difficulties in emotional regulation, social/emotional skills, mental health, and fine and gross motor skills. Her second was in early intervention where Olivia gained experience and knowledge on working with children 0-3 years old and their families in a child/family-centered approach to care. Since then, Olivia relocated to Cape Ann from Glens Falls, NY, where she currently works at her level II placement, Northeast Arc early intervention. As a per diem OT at KidSHINE, Olivia brings her passion for working with children and their families to create individualized care plans, while looking at the child as a whole. Olivia also brings her passion for physical activities as a former rower at Ithaca College to KidSHINE, to help children learn about their bodies and everything they are capable of to succeed in life.
In her free time, Olivia enjoys working out at Reck Fitness in Beverly, going for long walks on the beautiful beaches in Cape Ann, finding the best places for iced coffee, and spending time with family and friends.