Lucretia A. Berg, MSOT, OTR/L

Lucretia Berg

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor and Admission
lberg@pugetsound.edu


Biography

Ms. Berg has worked as an occupational therapist in pediatric settings since 1985. She has focused her work on treating children with obstetrical brachial plexus injuries, traumatic injuries, cerebral palsy, and upper extremity congenital limb malformations or traumas.   Ms. Berg has specialized in using technological adaptations to promote optimal functional participation. Recent interests include the use of constraint-induced movement therapy for children with hemiplegia or obstetrical brachial plexus palsy as an intensive therapy option. Ms. Berg has also been extensively involved in the annual campus-sponsored CarFit event.

"The Occupational Therapy Program at Puget Sound provides an authentic working and learning environment. The faculty are distinguished by how each incorporates active learning experiences to teach curriculum that is often challenging and complex. In fulfillment of Puget Sound's goals and objectives to serve the local community, the Occupational Therapy Program fosters emerging therapist deveopment at the on-site pediatric and adult therapy clinics, and the inclusion of students to serve the local menthal health community.  Puget Sound Occupational Therapy Program is authentic because the faculty believe in the work of their peers and foster the belief that quality student learning is a primary objective".

Research Interests

  • Treatment interventions for children with obstetrical brachial plexus palsy and post-traumatic traumas. 
  • Constraint-induced movement therapy for children with hemiplegia or obstetrical brachial plexus palsy.

Personal Interests

Ms. Berg enjoys cycling, hiking, and kayaking with her husband, and creative writing.