About Us

Stephanie Kibler, MS, OTR/L

Stephanie grew up in South Wales, NY and attended D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY, for her Master’s degree in occupational therapy. She completed her fieldwork at the Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center and has worked in pediatric homecare and multiple schools over the past five years, making her a great fit for Chicago Occupational Therapy. Stephanie is a sought after occupational therapist based on the exceptional results she gets with children.


Karen George is a licensed pediatric speech-language pathologist who has been practicing since 2005.

Karen has provided therapy in a variety of clinical settings, including in-home speech services, addressing the needs of preschool age children through adults.

Karen has extensive experience in the diagnosis and intervention of children with a variety of communication disorders including receptive and expressive language, apraxia, oral motor, articulation, and pervasive developmental disorders.

Karen works closely with occupational therapists. She strongly believes in treating the “whole” child through developmental therapies. Karen has unique experiences working with speech and occupational therapy in a child’s care plan. It is the mission of Chicago Occupational Therapy and Karen to care for all the unique challenges of a child, and guarantee better results and successes through a holistic approach.

She was locally featured in the Sunday Chicago Tribune, which discussed her therapy style and practice.

Karen received both her bachelors and masters degrees in Speech-Language Pathology from Marquette University.

The practice she founded provides in-home pediatric speech, feeding, and occupational therapy in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. Karen and her team of therapists have a reputation for ultra-effective therapy and work with a variety of children.

Karen is the author of several books such as A Parent’s Guide to Pediatric Feeding Therapy

She is often asked to speak and has addressed audiences at top children’s hospitals, elite preschool, and respected universities. Karen and her team are highly referred by many Chicago-area pediatricians and top schools.

In her spare time, Karen enjoys running, biking and swimming along Chicago’s lakefront and has competed in over 25 triathlons.