Jeannie Orel OTR/L is the owner, director of BrainAzium. She graduated from Cleveland State University in 1997 with her Bachelors of Science and Occupational Therapy degree.
She lived and raised her family in an eastern suburb of Cleveland Ohio where she began working in various settings including retirement homes, mental healthcare, traumatic brain injury centers and hospitals.
She centered her training and work settings early on in pediatrics where she worked in various school settings and art centers working with preschool through high school aged children but continued her work in acute and rehab hospital work.
She moved here to the Austin area In August of 2011 and opened the doors of BrainAzium in 2014 after completing some intensive training in Neurological rehabilitation.
Her occupational therapy special interests have included sensory integration, animal assisted therapy and interventions with certifications for her and Pepper completed in June 2019.
Some of the disorders she has worked with include:
Bilateral integration disorders
Retained Primitive Reflexes
Sensory integration disorders
She employs a holistic approach to occupational therapy creating a unique approach to each individuals needs and goals.
She has continued her post graduate studies in these area:
Animal Assisted Therapy and Interventions
Executive Functioning Skills
Handwriting Without Tears
How Does Your Engine Run
Integrative Listening System
Keyboarding without tears
Sensory Tools for Children, Teens, and Preteens
Pepper - Therapy Dog
Pepper joined our center at 10 weeks old and is now full grown. She can't wait to meet you and be your friend!!!
We create a unique approach to each individuals needs and goals