Abbey Eckhoff, Ms, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Abbey Eckhoff

Credentials

Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Studies

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Specializations/Interests

  • Sensory Integration
  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Vision Therapy
Where are you from?Austin, MN
What did you study?I received my undergraduate in Child Development and Family Studies and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy.
Name the moment that inspired you to take your career path.I wanted to be a special education teacher initially because I always loved volunteering in the classroom and helping. I heard about occupational therapy and decided to shadow a pediatric OT in high school through a mentorship course. I fell in love with the holistic, lifespan approach of OT and how it combines medicine, education, and a person and family’s unique needs all in one!
What do you specialize in?I specialize in Sensory Integration, health promotion and wellness, Autism Spectrum Disorder and vision therapy.
Coffee or tea? Coffee!
Favorite therapeutic swing?Cuddle swing
What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment? Getting my master’s in occupational therapy to help others achieve their goals.
Books or movies?I try to make time for both but watch more movies
Where would you go on your dream vacation? South America so that I can practice my Spanish
Favorite children’s song? Winnie the Pooh
What skill are you most proud of? Patience
Winter or summer? Definitely summer!