Bloom Pediatrics
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We are a team of passionate, dedicated and experienced therapists. We approach children with respect and understanding while encouraging them to stretch outside of their comfort zones in a natural, safe and supportive environment.

Niki Peterson, OTD, OTR/L

Niki Peterson, OTD, OTR/L


Pediatric Occupational Therapist

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Niki received her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degree in 2019 and her Masters degree in 2018, both from the University of Southern California. She completed her doctoral residency at Bloom Pediatrics with a focus on occupation-based programming. During her residency, she incorporated her passion for the outdoors into practice by developing a social skills gardening group for kids. Niki has advanced training in Handwriting Without Tears® and previous experiences as an academic tutor and classroom volunteer. She volunteers for Life Rolls On, an organization that helps people with disabilities surf and skateboard. In her free time, Niki enjoys traveling, bicycling, and going to the beach.