Pediatric occupational therapy is the practice of helping children achieve day-to-day activities by looking at their health from a holistic perspective. We are fortunate to have Murray Therapy, a privately owned pediatric occupational therapy practice, conveniently located at The Youth Clinic Oak Park Drive location.
For more information or learn more, please visit MurrayTherapy.com or call (970) 226-6225.
John C. Murray, OTR/L
John Murray is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist at Murray Therapy with over 25 years of pediatric experience. At Murray Therapy, trained, experienced, and registered pediatric occupational therapists work with you and your child to achieve whole-body success. We work with your child in a variety of areas including sensory processing disorders, gross and fine motor skills, poor handwriting, lack of self-confidence, and more.
Sarah Belancio, MOT, OTR/L
Sarah Belancio is a graduate of CSU with a master’s degree in Pediatric Occupational Therapy and a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Reno, NV. She loves working with children and has done so for many years in a variety of forms. Prior to receiving her master’s degree, Sarah worked with children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families.
Emily Kopal, MOT
Emily attended Colorado State University for her post-secondary education. She received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies in 2020 and her Master of Occupational Therapy degree in August of 2022. Emily was a student volunteer with John Murray during her undergraduate studies then went on to complete her final OT clinical rotation at Murray Therapy. Emily has teaching and paraprofessional experience and has worked with children of all ages and abilities. Emily is dedicated to providing individualized, family-centered care to enable children to achieve success and autonomy in their day-to-day life experiences.
Lauren Spaeth, MOT, OTR/L
Lauren graduated in May 2011 with her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Gonzaga University and in August 2013 with her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Colorado State University. Since graduating Lauren has worked in the outpatient pediatric setting and loves the opportunity to see her clients grow and develop. She loves working with children and developing fun and exciting treatment sessions to keep kids engaged, motivated, and excited to come to OT. Lauren has pursued continuing education in the areas of feeding, sensory integration, and neurodevelopmental treatment.