Play-Based Pediatric Occupational Therapists in Bloomingdale at MPJ OT PC

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MPJ OT PC is a play-based, relationship driven, and child-led pediatric occupational therapy practice in Bloomingdale. They are welcoming in children to play, learn, and grow! Read on to learn more about this family-centric local practice and how they focus on each child’s innate strengths and interests to help them thrive.

This article is sponsored by MPJ OT PC.

About Tish and Michaja of MPJ OT PC

Tish and Michaja of MPJ OT PC bring a play-based, relationship-driven model to occupational therapy. Their inclusive space was designed with sensory needs in mind and is an amazing location for their one-on-one OT sessions!

Therapists Tish and Michaja have worked together for eight years, starting in Chicago’s West Loop before relocating to Bloomingdale. They specialize in sensory integration and DIR®/Floortime (The Developmental, Individual-Differences and Relationship Model).

Tish and Michaja believe that relationships have power to break down barriers, limits, and labels. They keep the family central to their support for each child, integrating them into their plans. That includes coaching for parents and caregivers that helps them understand their child’s strengths and the beautiful things innate to them as a person.

Services Offered at MPJ OT PC

The practice works with children who have neurodevelopmental delays, poor regulation, poor attention, and sensory challenges that impact their ability to engage and participate fully in play, self-care, school, and/or peer relationships, among other things. Their strengths-based approach builds goals from each child’s own natural interests and motivations. They have a special interest in supporting children through the toilet training milestone as well.

They’re also able to observe children in their school environment in order to help provide teachers and parents with with strategies and support techniques to help the child thrive.

Other services MPJ OT PC offers include bike-riding intensives and, in the near future, nature-based therapy programming. They are also in-network with many insurance providers!

MPJ OT PC
412 Meadowlark Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(810) 656-2863

Call the number above or email Michaja at michaja@mpjot.org for more information, to schedule sessions, or set up a tour.

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