Occupational Therapy 

Occupational therapy helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do. Occupational therapists enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. 

Occupational therapists have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment and/or task to fit the person, and the person is an integral part of the therapy team. Interventions include helping individuals participate fully in school/work, social situations, developing or regaining skills, and providing supports to make life more meaningful.

Minds In Motion

Minds in Motion is a small private occupational therapy clinic founded in 2015 by Jessica Sibley M.S., OTR/L. We are dedicated to supporting the goals set forth by both the individual and the family. We focus on skills relating, but not limited too: body awareness, strength, coordination, gross motor, fine motor, visual motor, bilateral integration, crossing midline, finding hobbies and interests, engaging in groups and communicating with one another. In September of 2019 Minds in Motion joined forces with Bryana Williams M.S., CCC-SLP of The Growing Place and Kelsey Aughey of OutWord and opened a multipurpose office space. Together, they offer groups and summer programs for teens and young adults. At Minds in Motion we believe everyone has the capacity and desire to learn and grow. Our only mission is to support our clients in bringing forth their full potential. 

Jessica Sibley, M.S. OTR/L

Jessica Sibley graduated with a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from New York University in 2011. Her career began as a movement assistant at a small non-profit school, The Hirsch Academy, where she was able to develop her love for creating strong relationships, a playful spirit and through her empathetic nature came to appreciate the parent perspective. Her passion is supporting clients in developing strength and coordination through exercise, improving social engagement with others and developing motor skills to allow more meaningful engagement in life. She continues to enjoy collaborating with schools, working with parents, supporting her clients and creating more opportunities for social interactions.

Jessica Sibley is an I-ASC Registered S2C practitioner and currently works for I-ASC as a mentor to participants. She consults with Hirsch Academy and The Connections School of Atlanta. In addition, she works closely with Susie Lotharius (a parent) to run and operate Every Voice Matters, a community of self-advocates, parents and professionals who strive to learn alongside one another and gather for social events. Her commitment to the Atlanta community has been unwavering and her dedication to her clients is transcending. 

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