Kristin Palen, OTR/L is an occupational therapist with over 19 years of experience solely in pediatrics. Kristin is the owner of Coastal Connections Pediatric Therapy, in the Outer Banks North Carolina. Her practice provides direct nature based occupational therapy services, early intervention services, virtual parent coaching, nature based resources and masterclasses coming soon.
Kristin is a proud mother of two preemies (30 weeks and 36 weeks); and she believes her experience as a preemie mom has shaped her into the OT that she has become giving her a unique perspective. Kristin’s children have been homeschooled from the start. They use a Waldorf homeschool approach and Kristin enjoys weaving Waldorf inspired philosophies into her OT practice. Kristin, her husband Aaron, and their two children reside just minutes from the Outer Banks, North Carolina. In their free time you will pretty much find them playing on the beach!!
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