We believe quality therapy can enable all children to build skills that will lead to a brighter tomorrow.

We utilize an individualized approach to empower children and their families to achieve goals that are meaningful to them. We are grateful for the opportunity to join in your journey.

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In-Home and Community Based Services

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists work with children to help them develop functional skills and optimize participation in everyday activities. All aspects of the child are evaluated including physical, social, and emotional wellness. Families are encouraged to actively participate in the therapy process to enhance follow through and ensure the skills learned are utilized in all environments. Unique to the Alexandria, MN and surrounding area, occupational therapy will be provided in the children’s home and other community based settings.

Fine Motor Skills

Self-Care Skills

Feeding Skills

Play Skills

Social Skills

Sensory Processing

Visual Perceptual

Emotional Regulation

Executive Functioning

Independent Living Skills

Fine Motor Skills

Self-Care Skills

Feeding Skills

Play Skills

Social Skills

Sensory Processing

Visual Perceptual

Emotional Regulation

Executive Functioning

Independent Living Skills

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About

Lisa Mitteness MOT, OTR/L, BCBA

Occupational Therapist and Behavior Analyst

Lisa graduated from the University of North Dakota with a bachelor’s of science degree in Psychology in 2009 and master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2010. She also attended St. Cloud State University for Applied Behavior Analysis and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2015. Lisa has experience providing pediatric occupational therapy services in schools, private practice and several areas of mental health including inpatient and partial hospitalization, residential and outpatient programs.

Lisa has additional training in treating children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and mental health diagnoses. She has attended trainings on Social Thinking, Zones of Regulation, and Handwriting Without Tears. She is also certified in the S.O.S Feeding Approach. Other areas of interest include emotional regulation, social skills, executive functioning, and independent living skills.

About

Lisa Mitteness

MOT, OTR/L, BCBA

Occupational Therapist and Behavior Analyst

Lisa graduated from the University of North Dakota with a bachelor’s of science degree in Psychology in 2009 and master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2010. She also attended St. Cloud State University for Applied Behavior Analysis and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2015. Lisa has experience providing pediatric occupational therapy services in schools, private practice and several areas of mental health including inpatient and partial hospitalization, residential and outpatient programs.

Lisa has additional training in treating children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and mental health diagnoses. She has attended trainings on Social Thinking, Zones of Regulation, and Handwriting Without Tears. She is also certified in the S.O.S Feeding Approach. Other areas of interest include emotional regulation, social skills, executive functioning, and independent living skills.

Testimonials

Lisa is an extremely experienced occupational therapist serving the pediatric population. Lisa believes in a collaborative approach to treatment and working with the parents and caregivers to ensure effective follow-through of treatment strategies. Lisa believes in continuing her education to provide the most evidence based, current techniques to provide her patients the most effective treatment possible. I highly recommend Lisa to provide experienced, professional services to children and their families.

Krisann M., MS, OTR/L

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