Erica Zapatka, OTR/L

Occupational Therapy Supervisor

Erica is mom to two wild boys and the occupational therapy supervisor at Ädelbrook Behavioral and Developmental Services in Cromwell, CT.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Theology from Providence College and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Occupational Therapy from Quinnipiac University. Erica’s career path has included time as a youth minister, classroom teacher, dance teacher, therapeutic horseback riding instructor, and occupational therapist. As an OT she has focused primarily on working with children and families touched by autism and/or sensory processing disorders. Erica has worked in sensory clinics, public and private schools, the Connecticut birth to three program, and therapeutic residential and educational facilities. She has been trained in “S.A.N.E. The Whole Child” evaluation and treatment approach and craniosacral therapy. Erica brings the wealth of her experiences and knowledge into her work today as she assists young people and those who care about them to build success and independence in all aspects of their lives.