Meet the OTAP Team

Always a kid at heart

Occupational Therapists

Jennifer Kraeuter

Owner/Executive Director

OTAP’s owner and clinical director, Jennifer is a nationally board-certified, registered and licensed occupational therapist with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Scranton. She leverages her 20+ years of experience to work with children and their families to help them grow into their full potential. Jennifer’s exclusive pediatric focus, working in various therapeutic and education roles with children with a variety of physical, developmental and learning abilities, provides a unique level of expertise in sensory integration, autism, ADHD, early childhood development, fine motor skills, reflex integration, visual processing and ocular motor skills. She maintains certifications in Sensory Integration, The Listening Program, Therapeutic Listening, The Alert Program, Zones of Regulation, as well as handwriting support to address all aspects of a child’s therapeutic needs. Jennifer works diligently with the OTAP therapy team to ensure all families and children are cared for with the same superior attention to detail and the whole child that she applies to her own patients.

Certification & Trainings

CPR Certified, Sensory Integration and Praxis Test Certification, Handwriting without Tears, Size Matters Handwriting Approach, Therapeutic Listening, The Listening Program, Primitive Reflexes, Zones of Regulation, The Alert Program, Executive Functioning, Early Childhood Development, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Astronaut Training, Wilbarger Brushing Protocol, and Sensory Integration.

Katie Raber

Senior Occupational Therapist

Katie is a nationally board-certified, registered, and licensed Occupational Therapist. Katie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Exercise Science and Minor in Psychology from The College of New Jersey. She then went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Katie has nearly 10 years of working with children with a variety of diagnoses, developmental and physical abilities both in schools and in a clinical setting. Her clinical background also includes work in acute care/rehabilitation hospitals (for both adults and children), early intervention, outpatient clinics, and school settings. She excited to be a part of the OTAP team and help children reach their highest potentials.

Certification & Trainings

Interactive Metronome, Zones of Regulation, CPR Certified, Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Katilyn Pelli

Kaitlyn graduated from Seton Hall University’s Occupational Therapy program with a Master of Science degree in 2019. She has spent the last three years specializing in pediatric Occupational Therapy, working throughout public school districts in New Jersey. A nationally board-certified, registered and licensed occupational therapist, Kaitlyn has experience providing treatment for developmental delays, graphomotor skills, behavioral concerns, self-regulation, motor planning, and visual motor skills.

Gabriela Oliviera

Gabriela was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and grew up in Plainsboro, NJ. She received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from York St. John University in England before returning to the US to receive her master’s degree in occupational therapy from New York University. Gabriela, a nationally board-certified, registered and licensed occupational therapist initially began working as an occupational therapist in New York schools. Gabriela’s love for children has led to her career in pediatric OT where she has worked with h children virtually, in the home as well as in a school based setting.  Gabriela has experience working with children with varying diagnosis including developmental delay, autism, graphomotor concerns as well as fine motor and gross motor weaknesses.

Anjali Patel

Anjali is a nationally board-certified, registered and licensed occupational therapist. She graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Biology in 2016 and Seton Hall University with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2019. She has previously practiced as a full-time school-based therapist and worked part time at a pediatric outpatient clinic as well as provided home care services for children with autism. Anjali has also treated middle school and high school students in various school districts to provide therapy during extended school year. She currently works at Princeton Public Schools as a school-based therapist and treats children from the preschool level through 5th grade to provide one on one and group-based services to help students build independence.

Certification & Trainings

Anjali has completed the K-5 Handwriting Without Tears course.

Administrative Staff

Susan Venezia

Office Manager

Susan has been with the OTAP team since 2019 and manages our day to day operations. Susan’s background in customer service helps her to address the needs of our clients and their families. Susan ensures that our practice runs like clockwork and is always available to assist with any insurance or billing questions.

Tori Brokaw

Evening Receptionist

Tori is our evening receptionist.  While handling all of the administrative work for the office in the evenings, she also makes it a point to greet all of the children.  While not at OTAP, Tori is completing her School Psychology Internship with the Edison School District.

Join Our Team

Welcome Fieldwork Students!

We are always looking for Level 1 and Level 2 Fieldwork students to complete their graduate school requirements here at OTAP. 

If interested, please contact us!