Joanie Johnson, OTR/L, MPA-HA


Joanie Johnson, OTR/L, MPA-HA has been practicing pediatric occupational therapy in inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient pediatric clinics, early intervention, pediatric home health and school district settings in the Portland metro area for the last 10 years.  Joanie enjoys building relationships with children and families that foster empowerment, and help children build confidence and gain new skills.


Joanie has completed continuing education in the following areas:

  • Handwriting Without Tears® (HWT)
  • Self-Regulation in Children
  • Pediatric exercise and strengthening programs
  • Brain Gym®
  • Floortime®
  • The Alert Program (How Does Your Engine Run)®
  • SOS Program for Feeding®
  • Social thinking
  • Therapeutic Listening®
  • Sensory Processing
  • Behavior Management


Joanie recently finished a Masters Degree in Health Administration, where she had the opportunity to collaborate with health policy analysts on a state and federal level to advocate for the needs of special needs children and their families.  In her spare time, Joanie enjoys traveling, hiking, and exploring the beautiful Northwest.