Michaelann Gabriele OTD, OTR/L (she/her)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
Michaelann Gabriele, OTD, OTR/L, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy at the Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics from Georgetown University and spent nearly 5 years in Italy teaching English as a Foreign Language to learners of all ages before completing her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in occupational therapy at the University of Southern California. She has spent more than a decade collaborating with local and state organizations on policy and advocacy to increase access to services for children in California and has developed expertise around documentation in pediatric occupational therapy settings. In clinical practice, she is a co-owner and director at Center for Developing Kids, Inc. in Pasadena, California, where she works with children and adolescents in clinic, school, and community settings.
Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2013 | University of Southern California
Master of Arts (MA)
in Occupational Therapy
2012 | University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
2007 | Georgetown University
Bodison, S. C., Stein Duker, L. I., Nakasuji, B., Gabriele, M., & Blanche, E. I. (2022). Occupational therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual and developmental disability. In P. McPherson (Ed.), Handbook of treatment planning for children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders (pp. 389-398). Switzerland: Springer.
Gabriele, M. (2020). Documenting occupational therapy intervention with Ayres’ Sensory Integration. SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 5(4), 2–5. Full text