Kim Karels, OTD, OTR/LOutpatient Care New Albany


  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism & Honors English/Creative Writing, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2004
  • Master of Arts, Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management, School for International Training Graduate Institute, 2008
  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy, The Ohio State University, 2021

Experience and Interests

Kim treats individuals dealing with persistent chronic pain, as well as a variety of neurological conditions. Kim became interested in chronic pain clients as student at Ohio State University, where she learned about the benefits of a holistic treatment approach and interdisciplinary team care. Kim aims to be creative with her treatments, tailor her sessions to her client's individual needs and to improve function in areas and activities of meaning for her clients.