Marianne offers occupational therapy services within each of our child and adolescent day treatment programs and through outpatient services. Marianne works for Crossroads in both Janesville and Sun Prairie locations.
Marianne offers occupational therapy services within our child and adolescent day treatment programs and through outpatient services. Marianne works for Crossroads in both Janesville and Sun Prairie locations. She has extensive knowledge of international and domestic adoption and attachment issues. Marianne has been nationally registered as an OT since 1996.
Occupational therapists work to help individuals gain independence in the everyday skills needed to work, play, or provide self-care. The emphasis of occupational therapy treatment may include movement skills, vision, sensory problems, social and emotional skills, or self-regulation and coping. More information about occupational therapy is available at www.aota.org
Marianne has received specialized training from psychiatrist Dr. Harald Blomberg of Stockholm, Sweden and is a practitioner of Blomberg Rhythmic Movement Training. BRMT consists of neuro-developmental movement techniques that change the brain for improved sensory, motor, and emotional functioning.
Marianne also has received basic training in use of Integrated Listening Systems (iLs) equipment and can design and supervise programs involving this innovative technology for remediation of sensory, attention, or auditory processing problems. www.integratedlistening.com
Marianne is licensed to practice as an occupational therapist in the state of Wisconsin and registered with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. She has completed an MS in Child and Adolescent Development, a BS in Psychology and a professional BS in Occupational Therapy. She also holds a certificate in Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication Systems for individuals with disabilities. Prior to working at Crossroads, Marianne has worked in many public school settings throughout central and south-central Wisconsin, participated in public speaking, and focused on raising her two adoptive children.