Kim began her career as a pediatric occupational therapist serving children and adolescents with a broad spectrum of neurological and developmental disabilities. Kim is now world-renowned teacher and therapist, most active in the fields of relational trauma and sensory processing. Her revolutionary process reinforces the importance of relationship in therapy; blending the art of intuitive inquiry with cutting edge developments in neuroscience.
Highly sought after as a facilitator and speaker, she collaborates with many different cultures, age-groups and nationalities. Currently, Kim is collaborating with former NHL hockey legend, Theo Fleury in the writing of their book “Conversations with a Rattlesnake”, slated for release in November 2014.
In this interview, Kim Barthel and Lisa talk about what Sensory Processing Disorder is. She gives in amazing, in depth descriptions of how Deep pressure Therapy impact the neurosystem, and discusses some of her favourite tools and technqiues. Finally she discusses her book "Conversations with a Rattlesnake" co-authored with NHL legend Theo Fleury, including how their partnership and book title came about. Click here to learn more about Kim Barthel.