Payal B., MSOT, OTR/L

Payal joined the team as a licensed Occupational Therapist in 2020. Payal has worked at all of Carrico’s clinics thus far. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). After working in a corporate setting for a couple of years, she realized she wanted something more fulfilling in her career. After volunteering at various clinics, she discovered the field of occupational therapy and fell in love. Payal pursued her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at West Coast University in Los Angeles, CA. She loves how much of a difference she can make in helping children and their families live their lives to the fullest. Payal is certified in Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding (SOS) and Beckman Oral Motor intervention methods. She is currently completing her Advanced Practice in Swallowing Mentorship with the Owner/Director and has an interest in working with babies and children with swallowing difficulties. 

In her spare time, she practices and teaches Indian classical dance, experiments with new recipes in the kitchen, explores different restaurants, and travels to new destinations.