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Jessica Presnell, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Part of the Emerge Family since 2021

Jessica has experience and training in:

  • Ayres Sensory Integration
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Astronaut Training
  • Primitive Reflex Integration
  • Interactive Metronome
  • The CAN-EAT Approach to Feeding
  • Working with children with a variety of diagnoses including sensory processing disorder, ASD, ADHD, developmental delay, learning disabilities, fine motor delays, and feeding difficulties.

Jessica is a North Carolina native. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Athletic Training from The University of North Carolina, Jessica went on to receive her Master of Science Degree in Occupational therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2014. Jessica completed both a Level I and Level II fieldwork at Emerge, where she gained invaluable experience working with children with sensory processing difficulties, ASD, fine motor delay and developmental delay. Prior to returning to join the Emerge family, Jessica spent 7 years working in both the outpatient therapy setting and the preschool setting. In her free time, Jessica enjoys going to the lake and mountains with her husband and daughter and cheering on the Tar Heels!