Lori Rothman's Bio, Professional History & Certifications

As early as 7th grade, I knew I wanted to be an Occupational Therapist working with children. Aside from working as an OT in hospitals in the NYC area, I also worked in the areas of adolescence psychiatry and physical disabilities.

Professional Experience:


  • Private Practice, over 38 years
  • Rusk Institute at NYU Medical Center (Senior OT)
  • Queens (NY) Children’s Psychiatric Center (Staff OT)
  • published a study in Autistic Adolescence Behavior in American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT)
  • undergraduate studies:
    Sargent College at Boston University – graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Occupational Therapy

Certifications and Professional Organizations


  • Sensory Integration Training
  • Pediatric Neuro-Developmental Treatment

  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Samonas and Forebrain Sound Therapies
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • American Occupational Therapy Association