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Theraplayy Associates - Louise Horst LINDSAY MCBRIDE OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Lindsay is a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Business at Texas A&M University. She received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at Texas Woman’s University. As a student, she trained extensively in sensory processing disorders at a private occupational therapy clinic. While completing her graduate work, Lindsay made weekly home visits to multiple children who received therapy at Theraplayy Associates. She provided opportunity to further their performance skills, social skills and independence, under the guidance of a licensed Occupational Therapist. Intervention included play therapy and handwriting tutoring using a multisensory approach. Lindsay has always been devoted to helping individuals perform at their highest potential. She has provided countless hours of volunteer work to a non-profit afterschool program that provides a safe haven and academic support to at-risk children living in low-income neighborhoods and was also honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for volunteering over 600 hours assisting students attending Texas A&M University at the crisis counseling program.

Lindsay has experience working in a variety of settings including outpatient, acute care, intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit, inpatient rehabilitation, home health care, and private practice. Lindsay began her career at Texas Children’s Hospital working in the outpatient and acute settings and took on the role of team leader for the outpatient rehabilitation team. Lindsay is experienced with feeding evaluation and interventions in the neonatal ICU and outpatient settings using both behavioral and sensory approaches. She has a special interest in sensory processing disorder, feeding disorders, autism, pervasive developmental disorder, ADD/ADHD, dyspraxia, developmental coordination disorder, developmental delay, visual motor and visual perception dysfunction, as well as fine motor and handwriting difficulties.

Lindsay has participated in continuing education in the following areas: Sensory Integration, Handwriting Without Tears, Kinesiotaping course levels 1-3, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Neuro-Developmental Treatment, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Modalities, Wound care, Aquatic therapy, and the ARMEO arm device for upper extremity rehabilitation. She has received mentorship and experience with the Therapeutic Listening Program, oral motor and feeding evaluation/intervention, as well as DIR Floortime. Lindsay enjoys incorporating yoga into individualized treatment plans as a therapeutic tool to address sensory needs. Through the application of sensory integration principles to the practice of yoga, children make tremendous physical and social gains. Lindsay provides an environment for children that support their engagement with the world. She has a passion for collaboration with families, teachers and colleagues and always enjoys a challenge!