Kenia Amaya

M.S., OTR/L - Occupational Therapist

Kenia Amaya

Kenia is an occupational therapist who earned her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Kean University. She has a bachelor's degree in Psychology and Recreational Therapy. Kenia discovered her passion for occupational therapy while working as a recreational therapist in an adult rehab/recreational center. There she had the privilege to work with a deeply passionate OT who influenced her decision to become an occupational therapist. Kenia discovered her love for working with children with special needs while attending her graduate program. She has been working with the pediatric population for over 5 years and enjoys helping them reach their full potential. Kenia has experience working in various settings including outpatient clinics, home-based, schools, summer camps, and a hand clinic. She has a formal training in Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT), Kinesio Taping, Zones of Regulation and Learning Without Tears. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.

In her free time Kenia can be found outside spending time with her wonderful husband on the beach, going for walks and runs, hiking every beautiful mountain they stumble upon, traveling to other states and simply enjoying time with family and friends.