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Dr. Nicole Villegas, OTD, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist whose clinical practice promotes social justice and wellness to improve quality of life.
Through the use of therapeutic activity, Nicole helps clients participate in things that they need and want to do (occupations). She compassionately collaborates with clients to help them realize their strengths, connect to resources, and develop supportive tools.
Nicole believes that practicing self-determination, respect and empowerment can improve overall well-being. Nicole completed a Master of Science (MS) and Post-professional Doctorate (OTD) in Occupational Therapy from Boston University, with focused study in primary care services. She earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Development from University of California, Davis. Nicole’s holistic occupational therapy practice is informed by research evidence, theory, and experience in the following areas: in-home services for adults living with HIV, inpatient physical rehabilitation, community-based mental health services, and graduate student mentorship.