Katie is originally from St. Louis and moved to Austin from Alabama in May of 2017. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and then returned to school to pursue her dream of working with children through Occupational Therapy, graduating from Wallace State Community College in Alabama.
She has worked in pediatric Occupational Therapy for over three years with experience in the outpatient clinic, public school system, and early intrervention, working with kids of all ages and exceptionalities. She also has experience working with the adult population in the inpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing settings.
Katie has received continuing education training in Handwriting Without Tears, feeding, and sensory processing. She is certified to teach yoga to children through the Kidding Around Yoga curriculum and is in the process of completing Children's Aerial Yoga and Mindfulness teacher training with Yogapeutics. She is excited to incorporate more of the dynamic sensory input provided by the yoga hammocks in her treatment sessions and plans to offer private, as well as small group classes, at ACS in the near Future.
Katie earned her 200 hour yoga teacher certification through Birmingham Yoga and in her free time enjoys listening to music, hiking with her dog, and discovering new places through travel.