Lisa is also a yoga instructor and distributor of Young Living Essential Oils. Lisa incorporates the yoga philosophy of the mind, body and breath connection in her occupational therapy practice.
Lisa is married to Chris, and they celebrated their 15th anniversary last September. They have one son, Tate who is 9 years old. Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, traveling, practicing yoga, and gardening.
Lisa Berry graduated from Rockhurst University with a B.A. in psychology in 1995 and in 1997 with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. During her first two years of practice Lisa spent time in both Arizona and Pennsylvania as a traveling therapist working in a variety of facilities ranging from geriatrics to pediatrics. After returning to Kansas City in 1999, Lisa gained employment with the Gardner School district where she remained a staff pediatric therapist for 5 years. Simultaneously, Lisa worked for Infant-Toddler Services of Johnson County, serving children 0-3 and their families. Lisa has been employed with Blue Valley School District for over 12 years and is currently practicing as an early childhood occupational therapist.
Since incorporating reflex integration into her practice has made Lisa a more effective therapist for her clients.
Lisa has had two articles published in OT Practice Magazine: Promoting Occupational Therapy in the School System (January 22, 2001) and Worlds Apart: Fine Motor Skills in Children in the U.S. and in a Developing Country (March 20, 2006).
Lisa is a co-author of Every Move Counts, Clicks and Chats: A sensory-based approach to communication and assistive technology for individuals with significant sensory-motor differences, developmental differences and Autism (2007).