Ira Glovinsky, PhD and Kelly Mahler, MS, OTR/L

Ira Glovinsky is a fully licensed psychologist practicing in West Bloomfield, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1977 with a Ph.D. in Special Education and taught for five years in the New York City school system working with emotionally impaired children and then for five years in a children's psychiatric hospital helping develop a clinical program for preschoolers with emotional difficulties. He then coordinated an NICU follow-up program for high-risk infants at Sinai Hospital in Detroit. Since 2007 he has been part of the Interdisciplinary Council for Developmental and Learning Disorders, co-leading the program when it merged with Fielding Graduate University. He has written two books on pediatric mood disorders with Dr. Stanley Greenspan. He also is currently an adjunct faculty member at Brooklyn College and at Fielding Graduate University. Kelly Mahler earned an MS in Occupational Therapy from Misericordia University in Pennsylvania, where she is currently a doctoral student. She has been an occupational therapist for 18 years, serving school-age children and adults. She is winner of the 2019 American Occupational Therapy Association Emerging and Innovative Practice Award. Kelly is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Elizabethtown College as well as in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Misericordia University. She is co-investigator on several research projects pertaining to topics such as interoception, sensory processing, trauma and autism.