Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant-Licensed

Daren was born and raised in Spokane, Washington where he was part of the first graduating class of occupational therapy assistants from Spokane Falls Community College. Daren graduated in June of 2013 and has started his career in occupational therapy at Summit Rehabilitation Associates.

He was first introduced to occupational therapy when his grandma broke her back. He was able to witness all the amazing things that the occupational therapists did to help his grandma gain function and strength, from that point on he knew what career he wanted to pursue.

Daren spent 3 months living in Florence, Italy while taking general classes as part of a study abroad program. He was able to travel parts of Europe including Barcelona and the Netherlands as well as most of the major cities in Italy. Daren returned to Spokane and had a beautiful daughter in 2008, where he spends his free time enjoying every minute of her childhood.

Daren looks forward to advancing his career at Summit Rehabilitation Associates and continuing to grow as an occupational therapy assistant. He enjoys being a part of the progress of helping people become more functional in their daily lives and witnessing the positive changes that occur when practicing occupational therapy.

SPECIALTIES & INTERESTS
-Work Injury Management Programs
-General and complex orthopedic conditions
-ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living)
-Chronic Pain

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