Bethany received her Master of Arts degree in Occupational Therapy from The College of Saint Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota. She completed her Master’s thesis on Autism and feeding challenges using the SOS Approach to Feeding. Prior to her work at STAR Institute, Bethany worked as a member on a multidisciplinary team in a day treatment clinic for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, SPD, emotional/behavioral disorders, and feeding problems. Additionally, she has completed the STAR Institute Intensive Mentorship Program and trained under Kay A. Toomey, PhD using the SOS Approach to Feeding. Bethany joined the STAR Institute team because she valued being in a clinical setting with a extraordinary team where she could expand her knowledge, experience, and clinical reasoning skills while working with children with SPD and Feeding Problems.