Rachael Siegel-Berele is a Baltimore, Maryland native. She graduated in 2016 from Elon University in North Carolina where she studied Human Service Studies and Public Health. Prior to OT school, she lived in an intentional community with four adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Rachael moved to Portland, ME to complete her Master’s degree in Occupational therapy at The University of New England and graduated in 2019! She has experience working with individuals across the lifespan and has worked as a pediatric OT since 2019. She has experience working with children of all ages and abilities, including developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, and rigid behaviors. In her spare time, Rachael loves spending time in nature, baking, running and calligraphy!