Robbie Lavery, MOT, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Robbie is a pediatric occupational therapist specializing in early intervention particularly in the areas of feeding and sensory integration. She has been practicing OT for over 10 years and has worked in hospitals, pediatric clinics, and schools throughout San Diego county before finding her niche in home-based early intervention. She enjoys engaging in community outreach activities with her church and plans to facilitate community engagement within the OT program as well. Robbie enjoys cooking and traveling with her husband and three kids. She is proud to be a founding faculty member of the PLNU OT program.


  • MOT, Occupational Therapy, Temple University

  • BS, Health Policy and Administration, Penn State University

Experience in Field

  • OT at UCSD La Jolla and Hillcrest Hospitals

  • Pediatric OT at Family Health Centers of San Diego

  • Pediatric OT at Optimize OT

  • Home Based Early Intervention OT

Professional and Community Involvement

  • On the Care Team at Makers Church