Megan Dooley, OTD, OTR/L, LSVT-BIG, CLIPP, CBIS, Skills2Care is an occupational therapist and the owner of Innovative Therapy Solutions & Consulting LLC. She runs a mobile outpatient clinic that serves people across the lifespan and specializing in neurological diseases. She is a Certified Living in Place Professional, Brain Injury Specialist and certified in LSVT Big, CAPABLE, Skills2Care and hippotherapy. Her expertise includes working with caregivers of individuals with dementia, individuals with brain injuries, Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions, home modifications, and leading community groups related to health and wellness for people to chronic illnesses. She has done years of research on community-based programs for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers. She along with the YMCA implemented an 8-week "Express Yourself" group focused on the psychosocial impact Parkinson’s disease may have on individuals with PD and their care partners funded by a grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation. She also works closely with the Alzheimer’s Association to best serve individuals with dementia and their families. Finally, she enjoyed previously providing virtual support groups for The North Dakota Brain Injury Network, being on NDBIN’s Education Committee and collaborating with area health professionals to education clients on nutrition and supplementation to live a health lifestyle. She truly believes that through collaboration and hard work we can help individuals age-in-place while maintaining their highest quality of life.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Megan Dooley is the owner of Market America/nutraMetrix and has an employment relationship with Innovative Therapy Solutions & Consulting LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Megan Dooley is a member of the North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association, the American Occupational Therapy Association, and the American Hippotherapy Association. She serves on the Bismarck Parkinson’s Support Group Board.