Michele Hurlburt (MSOT, BScOT, OTR/L)

Occupational Therapist
Therapy Services Faculty

Michele Hurlburt (MSOT, BScOT, OTR/L) graduated from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with a Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1985 and has been a registered Occupational Therapist since then. She received a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from SUNY in 1991 and has been a National Board for Certification OT (NBCOT) since 1990.

Michele has provided client/family centered functional OT intervention to individuals ranging in age from birth to 95 years. Early in her career she worked with children in home, clinic and community settings. Michele moved to providing Disability Management Services to young adults and adults returning to work/school/homemaking after injury. Michele has taught at a university level and provided training to new hire Rehabilitation Consultants working in disability management.

Michele joined Monarch in August of 2015, returning to treating children and consulting to the Chrysalis classrooms. Michele embraces Monarch's four core goals (self regulation and self awareness, executive functions, relationship development and academics) the DIR model, a sensory integration frame work and SMART (sensory, motor, attuned relationships-rich, time) play (Lucy Miller 2014, Sensational Kids). Michele is eager to provide impactful, individualized assessment and treatment to the children and their families while encouraging functional abilities and improving their relationships.

Some of the recent relevant training Michele has completed includes:
Certification in The Listening Program (TLP), TLP – inTime, and TLP - Online from Advanced Brain Technologies; Certification in the Interactive Metronome and Handwriting Without Tears.

Michele enjoys fitness, travel, cooking and play golf with her husband, Nolan Mackay and two young adult sons, Alexander and Taylor.