Susie Amundson, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Susie Amundson is the Executive Director of O.T. KIDS, Inc., a small publishing business in Homer, Alaska. She has an extensive background in pediatric occupational therapy. As an occupational therapist, Susie has provided services to children and families, consulted to families and other child professionals, and worked in clinics, home outreach, and the public schools. She lectures internationally and nationally and has taught in two university settings. Currently, she is a Clinical Faculty Member of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle. Susie is also the author of the Evaluation Tool of Children’s Handwriting (ETCH), TRICS for Written Communication, and various chapters and journal articles related to school-based occupational therapy practice.

In addition, Susie is a workplace consultant specializing in workplace team effectiveness. Based on her own research and other empirical investigations, Susie developed an evidence-based model of team effectiveness that is easily applied to the work environment. She specializes in health and human service team development through her business EQUILIBRIUM based in Spokane, Washington and Homer, Alaska (


  • Ph.D. in Leadership Studies, Gonzaga University
  • MS in Occupational Therapy, University of Washington
  • BS in Occupational Therapy, University of North Dakota
  • Emotional Intelligence Certification
  • Transformative Mediation Certification

O.T. KIDS, Inc. was founded by Susie Amundson, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA in 1995
PO Box 1118
Homer, AK 99603 USA
phone and fax (907) 235-0688


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