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Adira Occupational Therapy


At Adira Occupational Therapy, we recognize the pivotal role that maternal health plays in the overall well-being of families. Dr. Monica, a lactation-informed Occupational Therapist, is dedicated to providing comprehensive support for mothers and infants during the crucial stages of breastfeeding and bottle feeding. Our approach extends beyond pediatric and maternal occupational therapy, encompassing a holistic perspective that nurtures the physical and emotional health of the family.

Maternal health OT at Adira Occupational Therapy involves personalized strategies and interventions to address the unique challenges mothers may face. Whether it’s navigating the complexities of matrescence or enhancing the overall maternal-infant bond, our goal is to empower mothers with the tools they need to navigate the transformative journey of parenthood.

Dr. Monica extends her expertise to address postpartum challenges, incorporating occupational therapy techniques to support mothers in regaining strength, managing stress, and promoting self-care. We understand that the postpartum period can bring physical and emotional adjustments, and our team is committed to providing compassionate care that addresses the diverse needs of each mother.

Our commitment to family-centered care means we view maternal health as an integral component of the family dynamic. We strive to create a supportive environment that addresses immediate needs and fosters long-term well-being for both mothers and their families.

At Adira Occupational Therapy, we specialize in infant and pediatric feeding, which includes breast and bottle feeding, especially for infants with adversity in their young lives; we have expertise in tethered oral tissues (TOTs). Dr. Monica is skilled in identifying and addressing infant feeding challenges, providing specialized care beyond conventional therapy practices. This expertise allows us to support families facing unique circumstances, ensuring every child receives the personalized care they need to thrive.

Owner Name

Monica Quintanilla Goldstein, OTD, OTR/L, CNS, CEAS, PAM

Care Offered

  • Occupational Therapy

Virtual Services

Yes, in addition to in person



Areas Served

Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Ventura, Los Angeles

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