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Mevisa Akagawa


Mevisa is an enthusiastic Occupational Therapy practitioner who loves to implement fun, effective, and play-based therapeutic sessions prioritizing the goals of her kiddos and their families while also creating client-centered based approaches. She received her Bachelor's degree from University of California, San Diego and received her COTA degree in 2020 from St. Catherine University.

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She has been honored to serve the pediatric outpatient clinics throughout her OT journey and post-graduation. Some of her experiences include interning at the Blind Children’s learning center, volunteering at CHOC’s children’s hospital and CA Children’s services (HCS) treating children with a variety of diagnoses. Some of those include but not limited diagnoses and/ or disorders of Autism (ASD), down syndrome, Muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, brachial plexus,cerebral palsy, ADHD, feeding disorders, and sensory processing disorders. She is passionate about developing therapeutic bonds with children and their families and ensuring their needs and questions are met to provide the best quality care possible to enrich the quality of life for every child she encounters. Moreover, she also has experience working in Hand therapy and upper extremity injuries with the expertise to address hand weakness, grasp weakness, wrist complications, upper extremity complications and limited ROM. 


Mevisa’s skill sets serve our children with therapeutic interventions such as but not limited to; self-care activities of daily living, feeding difficulties, fine and gross motor skills, sensory integration, handwriting skills, community safety, and social emotional difficulties.

Mevisa was born in Thailand but spent the majority of her life in sunny socal. She loves to spend time with her daughter and husband exploring new adventures, beaches, parks, trying new foods, trying new recipes, and traveling.

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