Therese’s hobbies include recreating dishes from her favorite restaurants, spending time with family and friends, dancing, and exploring the great outdoors. Therese has traveled all over the world and is on a mission to visit all 7 continents.
Therese grew up in sunny Los Angeles, surrounded by a huge family. She then went on to live in Berkeley and later New York City. She recently moved to San Francisco and enjoys being back in the Bay Area.
After completing her undergraduate degree, Therese worked as a teacher’s aide at school for children with autism. There, she worked alongside Occupational Therapists and enjoyed watching how the use of play and meaningful activities helped these students reach their full potential. Therese has always had a passion for helping others and quickly recognized that Occupational Therapy was the right fit for her. Therese earned her MS in OT from New York University.