Vincentia graduated from West Virginia University in 2007, with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Health & Performance, & a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. She has extensive training in Sensory Processing Disorder treatment including Level 1, Level 2, and Research Mentorship programs with the Star Institute, Level 1 SIPT Trained, as well as a Sensory Processing Level 1 Proficiency certificate through Temple University.Vincentia has also received continued education training in Integrated Listening Systems, treating Central Auditory Processing Disorders, SOS feeding approach, NDT approach, licensed Level 2 Therapist in Hippotherapy, & Handwriting Without Tears. She also holds a certificate as a DIRFloortime® Therapist. Before joining the STAR team, she worked in outpatient pediatric clinics and contracted through a local school system as well as working in early intervention services through her home state of WV. She presented trainings about Sensory treatment and strategies which included setting up and directing a sensory modality classroom to the school staff. She has used the treatment of hippotherapy and animal-assisted therapy in and outside of the clinic settings. Her dog, Harley, is part of their Pet Partner team.
Occupational Therapist - Group Program Lead and Student Placement Coordinator
Vincentia Ferrari, MOT, OTR/L (she/her)