Our Therapists:

Sandra Glovak, OTRL

Sandy was the director at Sensory Systems Clinic from 1982 until 2012, 30 years.  She is currently clinical director.  She graduated from Wayne State University in 1976, and has completed training in Sensory Integration, Oral Motor, Neurodevelopmental Training, Integrative Manual Therapy, Interactive Metronome, Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Therapeutic Listening, Core Course Samonas Sound Therapy, DIR/Floortime, Integrated Listening Therapy, MNRI Reflex Treatment Techniques, Attachment, Autism, Infant Developmental Assessment, Neurofeedback and many others.  She is certified to administer and interpret the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests.   She completed an advanced mentorship in Sensory Processing Disorder.  She has co-authored a chapter in Case Studies in Infant Mental Health: Risk, Resiliency and Relationships (publisher is Zero to Three 2002, editor Shirilla and Weatherston) and co-authored (Deborah Weatherston, PhD and Julie Ribaudo, MSW) an article in Infants and Young Children, An Interdisciplinary Journal of Special Care Pediatrics (July 2002).  In 2005 she was recognized with the Occupational Therapy Alumni of the year award.  Sandy sub-specializes in continuing education training, assessment/evaluation, and advanced cranial sacral work.

Michelle Sgrazzutti, COTAL
Michelle Sgrazzutti graduated from Macomb County Community College with her Associates of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant in May of 2011.  Michelle holds certifications in Interactive Metronome, Mastery Level in Greenspan's DIR/Floortime, IN-TIME Music Therapy and ILS Listening Systems.  She has completed several Advanced Cranial Sacral technique classes, Visceral Manipulation, Lymphatic Drainage, Reflex Integration and SOS Approach to Feeding.  Michelle has also attended Jean Ayre’s Sensor Integration theory classes, participated in Greenspan's Regulatory Sensory Workshop and Meltdowns Workshop, has had Attachment training (Defining Therapeutic Action and Understanding Disorganized Attachment and Caregiving)  She is also trained in Handwriting Without Tears (including the Print Tool Evaluation).  Michelle was inspired to go into Occupational Therapy when her own child experienced sensory issues around the age of four and became a client of Sensory Systems Clinic.  She has the perfect perspective to treat clients, having a child who was treated herself.

Amanda Oswald, OTRL

Amanda Oswald, OTRL is a 2002 graduate of Western Michigan University's Department of Occupational Therapy.  She holds certifications in Sensory Integration (SIPT), Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Treatment, Handwriting Without Tears, Yoga for the Special Needs Child, Therapuetic Listening and Samonas Sound Training.  Her continuing education coursework includes therapeutic taping strategies, fine motor, DIR/Floortime, Craniosacral and visual/vestibular treatment to name a few.  Amanda has had intensive experience working in clinical and school based therapy programs in Northeastern Illinois and Metro Detroit areas.  She is the proud wife and mother of 3 young children who looks forward to the endless possiblities that each day brings.  Amanda feels that the potential for making postive functional changes with pediatrics is endless!

Lindsay Boks MS, OTR/L

Lindsay graduated in 2008 from Western Michigan University with a Master of Science with emphasis on Occupational Therapy. Her continuing education work includes Craniosacral Therapy, Interactive Metronome, The PLAY Project, Torticollis, and sensory integration treatment techniques.  Lindsay has experience working in outpatient neurological setting working with adults with stroke, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury. Lindsay is a proud wife and mother of two children.  She loves working with children and bringing out the best in each and every one of them. 

Cara Clark, MOTRAL
Cara graduated from Michigan State University with her Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in health studies and a cognate in Anthropology. She then went on to graduate from Wayne State University with her Masters in Occupational Therapy. She has completed several continuing education training courses including Craniosacral therapy, How to Calm Your Brain, Infant Mental Health with attachment, and SOS Feeding therapy for Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders. She has begun her certification for the Sensory Integration Praxis Test and is excited to continue to expand her knowledge of SI. She also has training in Interactive Metronome, Lymphatic Drainage, and Praxis. Her training with sensory integration therapy began in 2012. She is also a dance instructor at Le Reve Dance Company for various concentrations including a class specifically for children with special needs. She is proud and loving to her husband and two dogs. She believes that sensory integration is "play with a purpose" and it provides endless potential for children to grow and learn!

Sheena Patel, MOTRL
Sheena Patel earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science from Michigan State University in 2009, and then graduated with her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Baker College Center for Graduate Studies in Flint, Michigan in 2014. She is currently licensed and registered in Michigan, California, and Idaho. Sheena has experience working with infants in the NICU to the elderly with a plethora of diagnoses some of which include cerebral palsy, autism, down syndrome, traumatic brain injury (TBI), cerebrovascular accidents (strokes), congestive heart failure (CHF) and cancer.  Sheena certifications include, Autism Spectrum Disorder: Childhood Sensory Success, Play Matters: Play as a Therapeutic Modality a Neurodevelopmental Perspective, Certification to administer the Sensory Integration and Processing testing (Completion Date October, 2016), and Level I of Upledger Craniosacral Therapy (Completion date October, 2016).