About Kelsey Helgesen

Kelsey Helgesen is a pediatric occupational therapist in New York City. She graduated with a master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Southern California and has provided both school-based and home-based early intervention occupational therapy services. Kelsey is currently a doctoral student at Fielding Graduate University where she is studying Infant and Early Childhood Development. She is particularly interested in childhood trauma and its relationship to sensory processing. Kelsey is also a foster mother caring for one to two children at any given time.