Allison Schwartz

Calev’s Mom + OTR/L

Allison Schwartz

Allison Schwartz has dedicated her career to helping people achieve their full potential. Allison graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brandeis University and a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from New York University. She is currently a practicing licensed occupational therapist and has worked in a multitude of settings.

In her personal life, Allison experienced a pregnancy loss at 39 weeks. The stillbirth of her first son has given her a newfound appreciation for the fragility of life and the importance of supporting others through difficult times. She has become a strong advocate for raising awareness about pregnancy loss and providing support to those who have experienced it. Allison enjoys yoga, going on walks, and spending time with her family.

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