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Wesley Professor Publishes Book

Posted February 12th, 2018 at 4:08pm

Wesley College Chair and Director of Graduate Programs in Occupational Therapy, Dr. Varleisha Gibbs published a book titled “Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Over 82 Exercises & Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD & Autism Spectrum Disorder.” The book published through PESI Publishing & Media, is sold by Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

The book uses the latest research in neuroscience to help therapists, children, and educators alike learn about their brain and body to help gain the skills needed to self-regulate. Her specific interest lies in kids with autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing disorders, and cultural competency in treatment interventions. Dr. Gibbs was inspired in these areas by her many years in private practice.

Dr. Gibbs earned her Ph.D. in health sciences from Seton Hall University, her doctorate in occupational therapy from Thomas Jefferson University, her master of science in occupational therapy from Columbia University and her bachelor of science in psychology from the University of Delaware.

The book is Dr. Gibbs second book, her first book was published in 2013, “Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders.” She co-authored the book with Dr. Rondalyn Whitney.

To learn more or order the book visit Amazon.com;