Meet our Clinicians

Joanna Jacobs, COTA/L, Owner/ Director

Joanna Jacobs is a board certified and licensed occupational therapy assistant. She has been practicing for over 12 years, having earned her occupational therapy degree and Bachelor’s in Health Sciences from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Joanna has vast experience working with children and their families, including working with children with developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, musculoskeletal conditions, medical fragility, emotional disturbances, genetic disorders, and cognitive delays. 

Joanna started out as an office manager for a pediatric sensory clinic in Westchester County, NY. While living in New York. She enhanced her skills working at a distinguished school and pediatric rehabilitation center based out of New York City.

 OT & Me, LLC grew out of the need for more pediatric occupational therapy providers in the greater Harrisburg area. Joanna has a passion for looking at the whole child to make the best progress. This includes sensory-based approaches in addition to addressing fine motor, gross motor, coordination, executive functioning, visual processing, emotional regulation, visual motor, and social skills.

Amara Kreider, OTR/L

Amara Kreider has been serving the Central PA community as an occupational therapist since 2013. She is a graduate of Elizabethtown College’s Masters of Occupational Therapy Program. Amara has held positions in multiple pediatric settings including: school based, outpatient, Early Intervention and in-home therapy. Amara enjoys building relationships with children and their families and working together to target skills and areas of importance. She strives to incorporate the child’s interests into therapy and find out what motivates the child to achieve goals. Amara brings her expertise in the SOS approach to feeding as well as excellence with a family coaching model to OT & Me.

Dr. Mary Ashton Miranda, OTD, OTR/L

Bio coming soon.