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FARRELL LINDLEY-KESSLER, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Farrell Lindley-Kessler, MOT, OTR/L, is a nationally board certified and licensed occupational therapist with over 20 years of practical experience with an emphasis on pediatrics and sensory integration. Farrell earned a master’s degree of occupational therapy from Pacific University and advanced certifications focused on sensory integration and praxis test administration(SIPT) from USC. Farrell has extensive experience working with children in acute and outpatient settings, early intervention and home settings, residential treatment, therapeutic boarding school, and traditional school settings, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She is a certified provider for Attention, Memory, and Processing Skills (AMPS)  assessment and treatment for children with visual, auditory, processing and attention deficits. Farrell is a certified provider for a variety of auditory-based programs, Interactive Metronome, Integrated Listening System, etc.,  to help children improve overall organization, attention to task, auditory processing, motor planning, communication, reading, memory and writing skills. Farrell has provided educational trainings locally and nationally and has created therapeutic sensory spaces across  Idaho and nationally. She is a past president (2007-9) for the Idaho Occupational Therapy Association and currently sits on the Idaho Occupational Therapy Licensure Board. Farrell works with a variety of nonprofit organizations and is an Idaho Diaper Bank board member. She is a mother of two grade school-aged boys and enjoys skiing, tennis, and outdoor activities with her family.