Amy E. Bryant, M.Ed., OTR/L

Amy Bryant is an Instructor for TherapyEd and has been an occupational therapist for 30 years. She is currently the OTA program director at Keiser University in Pembroke Pines, FL. She received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of New England in 1990, and her Master's in Adult Education from the University of Georgia in 2007. She is currently enrolled in an Ed.D program at the University of St Augustine. She has spent the majority of her career in OTA education serving as a faculty member, academic fieldwork coordinator , and as a program director. She is passionate about assisting students in their preparation for the certification exam, both in regards to content and issues related to test taking skills and test anxiety.


Paula Carey OTD,OTR/L


Dr. Paula D. Carey, OTD, OTR/L has been an instructor for TherapyEd for over 18 years and has been an occupational therapy educator for over 30 years at Utica College. She served as the weekend coordinator and as the program director for occupational therapy at Utica College, but has now retired from full-time teaching.  She earned her Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Chatham University, Master of Science in Adult Education from Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Utica College, and Associate degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant from Herkimer College.  She is invested in facilitating exam candidates' successful preparation for the occupational therapy and the occupational therapy assistant certification examinations.  Her primary research interests relate to occupational therapy education and productive aging in the areas of driving and stress management and coping.

Regina M. Lehman M.S., OTR/L

Regina Lehman is an Assistant Professor and Program Director at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY in New York.

Heather Panczykowski D.H. Sc., OTR/L

Dr. Panczykowski is an Instructor for TherapyEd and an Associate Professor and Program Director at Jamestown Community College, SUNY in Jamestown, NY. She received her doctorate in Health Sciences from Nova Southeastern University, her Master’s from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her Bachelor’s in Occupational Therapy from Keuka College. She serves as the Vice-Chairperson of the Academic Leadership Council of the AOTA, and has worked in a variety of health-care settings including in-patient rehabilitation, school systems, early intervention, and in-home health. She continues her clinical practice while teaching, believing that to be a good teacher she needs to continue to be in the practice environment.

Jeanine Stancanelli OTR/L

Jeanine Stancanelli is an Associate Professor at Mercy College in New York.

Toni Thompson DrOT, OTR/L, C/NDT

Ms. Thompson received her Occupational Therapy education at the University of Illinois. She earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Webster University, St. Louis, MO. Ms. Thompson was formerly a Team Leader of Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology at the Shriners Hospital for Children of Tampa, FL and her work experience includes service with the Peace Corps in Ecuador and Venezuela. She has significant experience in SI and NDT-Pediatrics, and has written numerous articles for a variety of Occupational Therapy and Orthopedic publications. Her area of concentration is the implementation of health care programs for Hispanic populations. In 1995 she received the Award of Excellence from the Florida Occupational Therapy Association.

The course was great. I feel a lot more prepared and less overwhelmed than before. - Kirsten Barnes;  

Great course, would recommend it! - Sydney Lanham;  

Very informative and helpful. - Amy Edwards

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