Kristin has been an occupational therapist for over 30 years with a primary clinical focus in pediatrics. She has specialized in working with children birth to five years of age and their families particularly those children and families who are dealing with concerns related to feeding and eating. Kristin also has experience working with children and adults experiencing concerns related to neurologic diagnoses such as cerebral palsy and stroke. Kris has worked in an academic setting for the past 15 years teaching coursework on occupational analysis, theory, pediatrics, and leadership.
Kris is active at the local and national level in the Maine Occupational Therapy Asscociation, The American Occupational Therapy Association, and the Society for the Study of Occupation.
Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy
University of New Hampshire
Master of Education, Early Childhood Education
University of Vermont
Doctor of Philosophy, Occupational Therapy
Nova Southeastern University
Patient and Family Centered Care
DiZazzo-Miller, R., Winston, K., Winkler, S., & Donovan, M. (2017 in Press scheduled for Issue 71 Volume 5). The Family Caregiver Training Program: A Randomized Control Trial. American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
- Reese-Walter, J. & Winston, K. (Accepted 2016 In Press). Therapeutic Occupations and Modalities. In W. Schultz-Krohn & H. McHugh-Pendleton (Eds) Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 8th ed.
- Winston, K. (2017) Interventions to enhance feeding, eating, and swallowing. In K. Sladyk, K. Jacobs, and N. MacRae, (Eds.) Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence (3rd ed.). Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc.
- Fabrizi, S., Ito, M., Winston, K.,(2016). Effect of occupational therapy-led playgroups in early intervention on child playfulness and caregiver responsiveness: A repeated-measures design. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70(2), 1-9.
- Dunbar, S.B. & Winston, K. (2015). An occupational perspective on leadership: Theoretical and practical dimensions (2nd ed.) Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.
- Garbarini, J. & Winston, K. (2015). Exploring the leader in you. In S.B. Dunbar & K. Winston (Eds.) An occupational perspective on leadership: Theoretical and practical dimensions (2nd ed.)(pp. 61-74) Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.
- Winston, K. (2015). Situational leadership and occupational therapy. In S.B. Dunbar & K. Winston (Eds.) An occupational perspective on leadership: Theoretical and practical dimensions (2nd ed.)(pp. 15-24) Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.
- Winston, K. (2015). Feeding a child with mealtime challenges: A mother’s work. Work: A journal of prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation, 50(3), 443-450
- Winston, K. & Loukas, K. (2014). Feeding and Eating. In K. Sladyk, K. Jacobs, and N. MacRae, (Eds.) Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence (2nd ed., pp. 457-472). Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc.
- Winston, K. & Harmon, J. (2014). Emma: Anxiety disorder/Inpatient. In S.M. Cahill & P. Bowyer (Eds.) Cases in Pediatric Occupational Therapy: Assessment and Intervention, (pp. 153-155). Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.
- Winston, K. (2014) Finn: Autism spectrum disorder and feeding concerns. In S.M. Cahill & P. Bowyer (Eds.) Cases in Pediatric Occupational Therapy: Assessment and intervention (pp. 106-108). Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.
- Paxson, D., Winston, K., Johnston, S., Tobey, T., & Iwama, M. (2012). The Kawa Model: Therapists’ experience in practice. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 28, 340-355.
- Winston, K. A., Dunbar, S. B., Reed, C. N., & Francis-Connolly, E. (2010). Mothering occupations when parenting children with feeding concerns: A mixed methods study. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 77, 181-189. doi: 10.2182/cjot.2010.01.00