EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Brittni smiling in the Sensory Gym

Dan Pullin, MS, OTR/L


Occupational Therapist

Part of the Emerge Family since 2024

Dan has experience and training in:

  • Interactive Metronome
  • Zones of Regulation
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Social Thinking Curriculum
  • Interoception Curriculum
  • Physical agent modalities
  • Splinting
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Working with a variety of diagnoses including autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, sensory processing disorders, oppositional defiance disorder, fine and gross motor delays, and orthopedic conditions such as De Quervain’s tenosynovitis and epicondyle apophysitis

Originally from the UK, Dan has lived in North Carolina for over 20 years. She attended NCSU for her bachelor’s degree and received her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut in 2023. Prior to becoming an OT, Dan enjoyed working with children in a variety of roles and settings including babysitting, tutoring, daycares, and outdoor summer camps. She also spent several years working in administration for a pediatric PT/OT/SLP clinic. Dan is passionate about using play and each child’s interests to both strengthen the therapeutic relationship and work on skill development. In her free time, Dan enjoys crafting, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.