Nico believes that movement is medicine and through play, a child learns and practices meaningful skills that shape them into passionate humans. If Nico is not surfing waves or snowboarding, you will find him at NAPA teaching play skills to kiddos to spark passionate lives. It’s no wonder all of our patients want to hang out with Nico. Between CrossFit, camping, traveling, exploring unique places to eat, and laying on the beach soaking in the sun Nico is simply a cool dude. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Cal. State Channel Islands before pursuing his Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy at Touro University Nevada. Before starting at NAPA, Nico worked as a pediatric occupational therapist in the outpatient setting with a skilled emphasis in sensory integration. Nico has also worked in school-based and early intervention settings.