Judith Giencke Kimball

Judy is the Founding Director of and Professor Emeritus in the Occupational Therapy Department. She has been an OT for almost 50 years, has served as the Director and Post-Professional Graduate Coordinator for the OT program, founded the Community Occupational Therapy Clinic, was the first female Full Professor at UNE and is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Her clinical work, presentations and research are in the areas of sensory integration, sensory modulation, manual therapies, clinical research techniques, and PTSD in veterans. She greatly enjoys her volunteer and Board work with Maine State Ballet and Carlisle Academy (therapeutic riding), and she has a daughter who also is an occupational therapist.

 

 

 

Education

PhD

Syracuse University

1980

MS

Syracuse University

1972

BS

Boston University

1968

Board Certifications and Licenses

School Psychologist, New York State

Occupational Therapy, National and Maine

Certificate

Marriage and Family Counseling

New England Family Institute

Portland

Maine

Clinical Affiliations

Clinic Name

Portland Public Schools

Portland

Maine

Expertise

Sensory Integrative OT

School Based OT

Use of Manual Therapies in OT Practice

especially craniosacral

Dance Medicine

Research on Sensory Integration and New Applications of OT for Veterans with PTSD

Research

Research Interests

Efficacy of practice

Judith Kimball

Judith Giencke Kimball

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PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Founding Director, Professor Emeritus

Proctor Hall
316

jkimball@une.edu

(207) 221-4108

On Campus