Amber graduated from Concordia University in Seward, NE, in 2014 with a bachelor of exercise science degree. At Concordia, she played softball for four years as the starting catcher. She then graduated from the occupational therapy assistant program at Central Community College in Grand Island in 2017.
Amber started her career in school-based pediatrics and skilled nursing facilities before joining the Rehabilitative Services and Wiggles & Giggles teams at Columbus Community Hospital full time in 2018.
As a certified occupational therapy assistant, Amber enjoys working with the occupational therapists in a variety of settings to achieve the best possible outcomes for her patients. She loves helping patients increase their independence and improve their quality of life through engaging activities.
Amber has additional training in Senaptec Sensory Station, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) techniques, and is certified in Interactive Metronome and Physical Agent Modalities.
Amber is from Seward. She currently lives in Columbus with her husband, Nick, son, Merrick, and step children Hollynn and Emmitt. She enjoys coaching softball, playing sports, volunteering, working out, and spending time with family in her free time.