Michele Sheehan, OTD, MS, OTR/L

Michele Sheehan, OTD, MS, OTR/LMarquette University

1700 W. Wells

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-8273

Clinical Assistant Professor

Occupational Therapy

Doctoral Capstone Coordinator

Michele graduated from Mount Mary University with a bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy in 1994 and her post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctoral degree in 2018. She holds advanced certification in Sensory Integration and Praxis testing from the University of Southern California and Western Psychological Services. Michele has over 25 years' experience with the pediatric population ranging from clinic-based interventions focusing on sensory processing disorders, neurological disorders, autism, and developmental delays to school based occupational therapy practice In the school setting, Michele has spent many years providing professional development to teachers and staff as well as presenting at the Early Childhood Today conference held at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. Michele joined Marquette University in 2020 as a Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctoral Capstone Coordinator.  For fun, Michele enjoys spending time with her husband and children, watching softball games, and cuddling with her fur babies, Maggie (Great Dane), Bailey (Irish Setter), and Nomar (cat) 


  • OTD, Occupational Therapy, Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, WI, 2018 
  • Graduate courses at Augustana University, University of St. Francis, and University of Illinois at Chicago 
  • B.S. Occupational Therapy, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, WI 1994 

Professional Affiliations

  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) 
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 
  • Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 


  • Registered Occupational therapist, National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) 
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of Illinois 
  • SIPT certification