Alissa Brennan, OTD, OTR/L, earned her clinical doctoral degree from Northern Arizona University in Phoenix, AZ. She pursued a career in occupational therapy after observing her mother working as a physical therapist with children in the school system. She was born and raised in the Phoenix desert and recently moved to Redondo Beach in January. Prior to moving, she worked at an outpatient pediatric clinic with children with a variety of diagnoses. She is passionate about making each child feel independent, capable, and confident to complete important tasks in their everyday lives.