About Us

Customized and Fun for Kids and Families

Our Approach


Goal-focused, Practical, Functional

girl and therapist at table

Parent-driven, Collaborative, Flexible

Compassionate, Inclusive, Trauma Informed

Pamela Hood Szivek

Meet Our Therapist

Pamela Hood Szivek, OT

Occupational Therapist Registered and Licensed

Miss Pam, as her young clients call her, has more than 25 years experience as a pediatric occupational therapist in a variety of settings including early intervention, schools, homes, clinics and private practice.  She has participated in research studies and written and received grants to start innovative programs.  In 2010 she opened a practice in Corvallis, Oregon, in 2013 she expanded to offer telehealth services throughout Oregon, and in 2017 she opened the Canadian Children’s Therapy office in Victoria, BC.

Experienced and Professional

Our Therapist is Trained in:

  • Handwriting Without Tears©
  • Astronaut Training Protocol
  • Benbow Handwriting
  • Printing Like A Pro
  • Bal-a-vis-x©
  • Brain Gym©
  • Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS)
  • Early Intervention Certification 
  • The Alert program© self-regulation
  • Social Thinking© curriculum
  • Zones of Regulation©
  • Incredible Five Point Scale
  • Neuro Developmental therapy (NDT)
  • SOS Feeding©
  • SOFFI Method© feeding
  • TAMO
  • Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
  • STAR Institute Internship
  • Transdisciplinary Play-Based Therapy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Wilbarger protocol for Sensory Defensiveness
  • Yoga for the Special Needs Child
  • Reflex Integration – Primitive Reflexes
  • Trauma-informed therapy
  • Assistive Technology

Professional Memberships

Canadian Association of
Occupational Therapists (CAOT)

American Occupational Therapy
Therapy Association (AOTA)

World Federation of
Occupational Therapists (WFOT)

National Certifications

Canadian Association of
Occupational Therapists (CAOT)

National Board for Certification in
Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)

Registrations and Licenses

British Columbia Registry of Autism
Service Providers (RASP-listed)

College of Occupational Therapists
of British Columbia

Arizona Board of Occupational
Therapy Examiners

California Board of
Occupational Therapy

Oregon Occupational Therapy
Licensing Board

State of Washington Department of Health,
Occupational Therapy Licensure