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Jeannie Orel OTR/L is the owner, director of BrainAzium. She graduated from Cleveland State University in 1997 with her Bachelors of Science and Occupational Therapy degree. She lived and raised her family in an eastern suburb of Cleveland Ohio where she began working in various settings including retirement homes, mental healthcare, traumatic brain injury centers and hospitals. She centered her training and work settings early on in pediatrics where she worked in various school settings and art centers working with preschool through high school aged children but continued her work in acute and rehab hospital work.  She moved here to the Austin area In August of 2011 and opened the doors of BrainAzium in 2014 after completing some intensive training in Neurological rehabilitation.

Her special interests have included animal assisted therapy and interventions with certifications for her and Pepper completed in June 2019. 

Jeannie Orel OTR/L


Some of the disorders she has worked with include:

Developmental delay

Neurological disorders

Sensory integration disorders 

Bilateral integration disorders

Processing disorders

Spectrum disorders

Executive dysfunction 

Handwriting difficulties 

Brain injury

Aging disorders


She employs a holistic approach to therapy creating a unique approach to each individuals needs and goals. 


 She has continued her post graduate studies 

Sensory processing and integration

Integrative Listening System

How Does Your Engine Run

Sensory diet

Sensory Tools for Children, 

Teens and Preteens

Handwriting Without Tears

Keyboarding without tears

S'cool Moves




Brain training

Captains Log MindPower Builder




Interactive Metronome

Animal Assisted Therapy and Interventions