-Bringing hope back into your life-
Here to help you with support and treatment for brain and cognitive changes. There is something you can do for a changing brain!
We specialize in screening for and identifying brain and cognitive changes in a comfortable setting. You may be asking yourself “now what?” when you first begin to notice signs and symptoms of brain changes or when you receive a diagnosis from your primary provider and need a place to turn for service and support. Our team will help you identify why your brain may be changing and provide insight into what you can do to support your brain health. They will also join you and your loved ones on a journey, living with dementia, to help you maintain independence and function in your home and community.
MEET OUR FOUNDERS
Dr. Harvey Hart, MD
Sarah Viola, OTR/L
MEET OUR SPECIALTY PROVIDERS
Jennifer Gustafson, OTR/L
Jenn supports clients of all ages to live their fullest lives in all functional areas of life. Her 20+ years in her field have led her to specializing in detailed assessment and focused interventions for those needing support in work, leisure, and/or basic daily tasks. Jenn’s strategies and treatments target areas of dysfunction in the areas of both physical and mental functions.
Jenn is an occupational therapist whose primary areas of focus include:
Assessment of neurological needs for persons of all ages with a purpose of achieving maximization of quality of life.
Intervention to support people living with neurological dysfunction. Diagnoses may include but are not limited to: ADHD, Parkinson’s Disease, MS, anoxic brain events, and sensory processing difficulties.
Jenn holds specialty certifications including Interactive Metronome and LSVT BIG to maximize patient outcomes.
Clinic based, home based or combination of clinic/home are options for her occupational therapy services to help support clients in their natural environments
Sarah Viola, OTR/L
Sarah supports clients in reaching their fullest potential by holistically addressing all aspects of a person: physical, mental, and social well-being. The balance between these three aspects is necessary to maintain the highest quality of life.
Sarah is an occupational therapist whose primary areas of focus include:
Specialty services for Dementia care and management by assessing clients living with a diagnosis of dementia in their home and supporting they and their families to optimize cognition and maintain functional performance while remaining in their preferred home location.
Care coordination and advocacy services to help clients living with cognitive impairment and/or behavioral difficulties navigate the healthcare system and obtain necessary services and support.
Sleep assessment and treatment to support a client with optimizing sleep quality and quantity to maximize brain health and overall occupational function.
Nonmedicinal, occupation-based therapy, to help support clients living with depression and anxiety symptoms by helping them develop strategies to manage symptoms.
The Brain Intercept BLOG
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