Jessica Engman, OTR/L graduated from St Catherine University with a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 1997. She has many years of clinical experience treating adults and older adults with acute and chronic conditions, mental health and substance use disorders in hospital, community-based outpatient and homecare settings.
She enjoys learning and educating and has over 10 years adjunct teaching experience at University of Wisconsin LaCrosse, St Catherine University and the University of Minnesota. She is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) and has an Executive Certificate in Home Modifications (ECHM). She is a Health Habits for Living licensed provider and has training in USC’s Lifestyle Redesign evidence-based practices, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and sensory-enhanced yoga techniques.
She brings passion and compassion to her work, striving to help each person live their best life by addressing the physical, mental and environmental barriers limiting them from doing the things they want and need to do.
She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Minnesota Occupational Therapy Association and serves on the Minnesota Occupational Therapy Board of Practice. She enjoys travel, hiking, biking and volunteering in the community with the White Bear Lake Dragon Boat Festival, the White Bear Lake Lions, the Consortium of Lake Area Senior Services and on the board of the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf.