Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEMA, CAPS, FAOTA

/Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEMA, CAPS, FAOTA

Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEMA, CAPS, FAOTAElective Track Director for Aging

    Amy Wagenfeld - RMU of HP OTD Faculty

    Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA roles span being an occupational therapist, educator, design consultant, researcher, and author. She is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, holds specialty certification in environmental modifications through the American Occupational Therapy Association, and certification in Healthcare Garden Design through the Chicago Botanical Garden. Her work focuses on design, programming, and evaluation of environments that support physical and emotional rehabilitation and learning in healthcare, community, senior living, military, correctional, and educational settings. Amy presents and publishes widely in peer-reviewed and popular press publications on topics relating to collaboration with designers and access to nature. Design projects include collaboration with landscape architects on memory care and assisted living gardens, evidence-based design guidelines for site design for wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Naval Military Center, V.A. gardens, a sensory garden individuals with autism, a serenity garden at a Florida state park, and a garden for children in the foster care system, and serving on the design team for three American Society of Landscape Architecture award winning therapeutic gardens. She is coauthor, with Daniel Winterbottom, of the award-winning book, Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces published by Timber Press in 2015.

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