Monica graduated from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and has her Master of Occupational Therapy from Elmhurst University. Aside from working at Therapeutic Links, Monica is a swim instructor and has been teaching since high school, which sparked her interest in working in pediatrics. Monica has experience working with all ages from childhood to adulthood in school, acute care, and outpatient settings. She plans on continuing her education in Early Intervention (EI), Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI), and sensory integration. In her free time, Monica enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with her dog, friends, and family.