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Kristen Maisano, OTD
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Area of Expertise: Occupational Therapy
Kristen Maisano, OTD is an occupational therapist and the interim director of Rehabilitation Services for the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Virginia. Dr. Maisano has worked as an occupational therapist for the Department of Defense since 2011 and specializes in evaluating and treating patients with traumatic brain injuries.
Prior to her work with the Department of Defense, Dr. Maisano worked as an occupational therapist in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania for Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Genesis Rehab Services, and the Wyoming Valley Healthcare System.
Dr. Maisano received her OTD from Boston University in 2010 and is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Kristen Maisano’s Content on BrainLine Military
- What Is the Role of the Spouse or Family in Occupational Therapy?
- What Is the Role of Motivation in Occupational Therapy?
- What Are "Activities of Daily Living"?
- What Is the First OT Appointment Like for a Person with TBI or PTSD?
- How Do You Help Patients Who Have a Hard Time Filtering What They Say?
- How Is a Therapy Dog Different from a Service Dog?
- What Kind of Strategies Can You Use to Help Patients Who Are Hypervigilant?
- How Do You Set Goals in Occupational Therapy?
- What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Service Members and Veterans with Mild TBI and PTSD?
- How Do You Help Service Members Transition from the Military to the Civilian Lifestyle?
- How Are Psychological Service Dogs Assigned to Patients?
- How Can Civilian Providers Assess Whether a Patient Needs Occupational Therapy?
- What Is the Role of the Patient in Occupational Therapy?
- How Can Service Dogs Help Individuals with TBI and PTSD?
- How Do Occupational Therapists Help Individuals Ease Back into the World After TBI and/or PTSD?
- How Do Occupational Therapists Address Issues of Sexual Health After Brain Injury?
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