Teddie Buchner graduated from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan with her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. Her undergraduate studies were also completed at GVSU where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biomedical Science and Developmental Psychology. She is currently working towards her PhD in Occupational Therapy at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale Florida, focusing her research on maternal and infant mental health, attachment, and related sensory processing patterns.
Teddie has worked as an occupational therapist in community mental health, school-based, and outpatient pediatric settings, eventually specializing in pediatric mental health and developmental trauma. Recently transitioning from school-based rehabilitation services as an occupational therapist at Niagara Children’s Centre, Teddie works on the Individual and Family Services team at Sick Kids Community Mental Health in Toronto.
Teddie is a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, the Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists, and licensed to practice occupational therapy in both Michigan and Illinois. Two years ago, Teddie was granted a faculty appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) at McMaster University and enjoys supporting occupation therapy students.