Balk, Karen, MOT, OTR/L

Current Position

Occupational Therapist

Patients Seen At

4444 Forest Park Ave
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 286-1669
Fax: (314) 286-1601
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5232 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 286-1669
Fax: (314) 289-6131

Service settings also include community, home, and workplace.

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric and adult rehabilitation for movement disorders (Tourette's and tic disorders), self-regulation (anxiety, ADHD, autism), cognitive impairment (seizure disorder, brain injury), and neurological disorders (CP, traumatic brain injury, stroke)

Areas of Research Interest

Childhood development; treatment of neurological disorders and injuries; autism spectrum treatment; sensory integration techniques; self-regulation techniques; and return to work strategies and accommodations

Board Certification

Occupational Therapy -- Certified


2014: MOT, Saint Louis University
2013, BOT, Saint Louis University

Balk, Karen

Balk, Karen, MOT, OTR/L

Clinical Specialist

Contact Information

Phone: (314) 286-1669

Ranked as the Number Three OT Program in the Nation

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Current, future and accepted applicants are encouraged to visit. We also welcome people who are exploring career options and considering occupational therapy. Dr. Kathy Kniepmann, one of our faculty members, opens our visit sessions with an informal presentation and discussion, followed by a tour that’s led by one of our current occupational therapy students.

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*At least two to three visit sessions are scheduled every month. All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Click here for more info.

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Call Dr. Kniepmann at (314) 286-1610
or Robin Hattori at (314) 286-1653