Occupational Therapy

Improving the ability to perform work, self-care and leisure activities in children and adults.

We can help if you are experiencing
  • Work-related injuries including lower back problems or repetitive stress injuries
  • Limitations following a stroke or heart attack
  • Arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or other serious chronic problems
  • Birth injuries, learning problems, or developmental disabilities
  • Limitations following orthopedic or other surgery
  • Mental health or behavioral problems including Alzheimer’s schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress
  • Burns, spinal cord injuries, or amputations
  • Broken bones or other injuries from falls, sports injuries, or accidents
  • Vision or cognitive problems that threaten the ability to drive
  • Weakness due to illness or injury that impairs daily activities
 
Services typically include:
  • Customized assessments and treatment programs to improve the ability to perform daily activities
  • Comprehensive home and job site evaluations with adaptation recommendations
  • Adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training
  • Education and training for family members and caregivers
  • Custom fabrication of hand splints for acute, post-operative and non-acute, hand and upper extremity diagnoses

 To make an appointment, contact Summit Therapy & Health Services:

(509) 332-5106 or 1620 SE Summit Court, Pullman WA 99163

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Living life to its fullest

Successful occupational therapy treatment allows for independent, productive, and satisfying lives.

Our Staff
Christy Gould, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Education: BS Occupational Therapy, University of Puget Sound, 1993
Special Interests:Neurological Rehabilitation, Hand Therapy, Ergonomic Evaluations, Custom Splint Fabrication and Home Safety Evaluations

Kaela Dewan, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Education: Master of Occupational Therapy, Eastern Washington University, 2015; BA Interdisciplinary Studies, Eastern Washington University 2014. Member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Special Interests: Neurological Rehabilitation, Acute Care, Pediatrics, Autism Spectrum Disorder in Rural Communities, Aquatics.

Kaitlin Watson, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Education: Masters of Occupational Therapy Colorado State University 2007, Masters of Physiology North Carolina State University 2001,BS Zoology-Pre Med North Carolina State University 1999, Member of the American Occupational Therapy Association
Special interests: Geriatrics, Productive Aging, Pediatrics, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Acute Care

Frances Preston, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Education: BSc. Occupational Therapy from The Ohio State University 1994. Certified Instructor: Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention, Tai Chi for Energy.
Special Interests: pediatrics, sensory processing, visual perceptual processing, and tai chi.