Dr. Katherine Lewis
FOCUS: Health and Wellness • Lifestyle Optimization • Healthy Habits • Routine Development • Environmental Modifications
Meet Dr. Katherine Lewis, OTD, OTR/L, a dedicated and licensed occupational therapist, who focuses on the use of lifestyle optimization to support individuals facing challenges related to various diagnoses such as ADHD, autism, sensory processing disorder, depression, anxiety, and other health concerns that impact participation and engagement in daily life.
Dr. Katherine Lewis's expertise lies in empowering individuals to overcome obstacles by focusing on lifestyle optimization through the use of effective habits, routines, and environmental modifications. Her sessions rely heavily on the use of mindfulness, self-awareness, education, and collaboratively problem-solving ways to promote meaningful participation in daily life. Her sessions may focus on the development of a health-promoting morning and evening routine, implementation of sensory and emotional regulation skills, increasing engagement in work, leisure, and social pursuits, and improving time management, organization, and executive functioning skills all depending on your individual abilities, needs, and desires.
As an occupational therapist, Dr. Katherine Lewis works closely with her clients on a personal level, fostering a collaborative approach to set individualized goals. She has experience working in both traditional pediatric and adult settings. By harnessing her extensive training, experience, and knowledge in occupational therapy, she helps design customized wellness plans that span all aspects of life including self-care, household management, leisure, education, work, social participation. Throughout the journey, she offers unwavering support and practical solutions.
Occupations, from an OT perspective, are meaningful activities that individuals engage in daily. They encompass everything from self-care and work to leisure and social participation. Dr. Katherine Lewis recognizes that mental health concerns can create barriers to participating in these activities, impacting overall life satisfaction. She strives to address these challenges head-on, making daily routines more efficient, adapting environments to suit individual needs, implementing sensory diets for sensory regulation, and introducing stress-reduction and time-management strategies that can be applied across all areas of life.
By utilizing virtual visits, Dr. Katherine Lewis extends her services to individuals and families across North Carolina, ensuring accessibility and convenience. Additionally, she offers in-person appointments for those residing in the Charlotte, NC area.
With her skilled guidance, Dr. Katherine Lewis shares evidence-based strategies for promoting well-being and meaningful engagement in daily life roles. Her ultimate goal as an occupational therapist is to help individuals not only cope with mental health diagnoses but to thrive and lead fulfilling lives. Through her compassionate and knowledgeable approach, she aims to be a beacon of support for her clients on their journey to living better each day.
Book an appointment with this Holistic Occupational Therapist to address: ADHD, autism, dyscalculia, dyslexia, obsessive compulsive disorder, cluttering, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, neurotypicality, and panic disorder
Licensed Occupational Therapist