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Krystal Robinson-Bert, OTD, OTR/L CSRS, C/NDT, CKTP, CAPS

Assistant Professor, Master of Occupational Therapy Program

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krobinson@messiah.edu

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717-796-1800, ext. 2626

Interest and areas of expertise

Adult & Older Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Assessment & Treatment of Unilateral Spatial Neglect
Management of Vision Deficits after Neurological Injury

Education

OTD, Misericordia University, Specialization: Adults & Geriatrics
M.S Occupational Therapy, Misericordia University
B.A Health & Exercise Science, Messiah College
Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist
Certified in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT)
Certified in the Kessler Foundation Neglect Assessment Process and Prism Adaptation Treatment
Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner
Certified CarFit Event Coordinator
Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Co-Presenter 2018, Prism Adaptation Treatment for Unilateral Spatial Neglect

Classes I teach

Analysis of Occupation
Evidence-Based Inquiry
Neurological Conditions in OT Practice/Lab
OT Process: Adult Practice/Lab
Level I Fieldwork: Community Interventions
Spirituality, Meaning & Health in Occupation
Research

Profile

Krystal has experience working with the adult and older adult population in the practice settings of acute rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities. She specializes in stroke rehabilitation including the assessment and treatment of spatial neglect. She obtained her bachelor of arts in Health and Exercise Science from Messiah College and acquired her M.S. of Occupational Therapy and Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Misericordia University with specialization coursework in Geriatric Care Management. She is a Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist, Certified in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT), a Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner, a Certified CartFit Event Coordinator, and is certified in the Kessler Foundation Neglect Assessment Process & Prism Adaptation Treatment. Krystal lives in Dillsburg, PA with her husband Jonathan and her two daughters and continues to practice at a local rehabilitation hospital in the Central Pennsylvania area.