Michelle Currey received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development from the University of California, San Diego. She earned a Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2000. With a lifetime interest and love for working with children, Michelle has worked as a pediatric occupational therapist and occupational therapy supervisor since graduation. Her passion for mentoring other therapists and teaching also led her to teach at the university level, as well as provide a variety of in-services for schools, educational staff, parents, and colleagues. Michelle has worked with children ranging from the ages of 2 to 16, with a variety of diagnoses, providing evaluation, treatment, and consultation in the clinic, home, school, and community based settings. She is SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests) Certified, using the foundational practices of the sensory integration frame of reference combined with sensory-motor techniques in order to enhance the motor development, daily living skills, play skills, social skills, academic skills, and self-help skills of her clients. Michelle loves to be active and outdoors. Play sessions with her family include walks to the beach park, beach days with a possible surf session and swimming, movie nights in the backyard, and get-togethers with family and friends. Michelle also loves independent films, watching live music, playing the guitar, and traveling (especially to warm, tropical locations).