Henry, Elise

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Clinical Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy

Phone: 718-262-3704
Office Location: AC-1E12E

Office Hours 
Mondays 8a - 9a 
Mondays 11a - 12p 


MS Columbia University Occupational Therapy 1994 
BA Amherst College Psychology 1988 
Elise Henry was a Department of Education loan-ship recipient while attending Columbia University where she received her Masters in Occupational Therapy and Masters in Public Health. She joined the York College occupational therapy department as a Clinical Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator after almost 20 years as a pediatric occupational therapist. Over the years she worked in various settings such as schools, hospitals and private clinics. Prior to joining the faculty at York College she provided workshops/lectures to schools and other practitioners on the implementation of the sensory integration approach in the classroom and the home. Her professional career outside of academia includes clinical supervision of new occupational therapists and teaching crafts to adults.

Areas of Expertise

Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Certified in the administration of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT)
Certified in Advanced Therapeutic Listening

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Creating a Sense-sational Classroom " April 8 & 9 2015: Concordia College.

" Creating a Sense-sational Classroom " November 24, 2014: Concordia College.

" Starting a private Practice " October 27, 2014: OT Systems Management Course.

" Starting a Private Practice " Nov. 19, 2013: OT Systems Management Course.

" Creating a Sense-sational Classroom " September 9, 2011: International Preschool.

" Fine Motor Skills in the Classroom " June, 2010: River East Elementary School.

" Fine Motor Skills in the Classroom " April, 2009: College of New Rochelle.

" Making Sense of Sensory Integration " April 2008: Mt. Kisco Day Care.

" Creating Sense-sational Classrooms, " October 2007: Spuyten Duyvil PreK.

" Typical Development in Children " January 2007: Riverdale Nursery School and Family Center.

" Creating Sense-sational Classrooms " December 2006: College of New Rochelle.

" Creating Sense-sational Classrooms " April 2006: College of New Rochelle.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

MOTEC (Metropolitan Occupational Therapy Education Council) – member: 2013 - present.

AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association) – member: 1991 – present.

NYSOTA (New York State Occupational Therapy Association) – member: 2013 - present.

MNYD (Metropolitan New York District of NYSOTA) - member: 2013 - present.

Henry, Elise

Henry, Elise
Clinical Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy