• Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD); Occupational Therapy Masters (MAOT); University of Southern California​
  • BA Environmental Studies, with a focus on Environmental Education; New College of Florida, honors college
  • Ayres Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT - Immersion Course)
  • Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)
  • Therapeutic Listening (Vital Links)​
  • ​Mealtime Notions: Current Trends in Feeding Therapy With the       Foundations of the Get Permission Approach
  • Handwriting Without Tears​
  • 15+ years in PK-6th Grade Science Education and Outdoor Recreation experience​​ 
  • ​See "Meet the Team" and LinkedIn for more details on credentials

"Ms. Deborah is amazing. I have two kids who enjoy her sessions. She is brilliant, creative, and fun!" - Lola T.

Canyons to the Sea OT - Nurturing Unique Occupational Therapy Experiences

with Families Across Orange County, CA

Growing healthier, happier, more hope-filled lives...together!

Canyons to the Sea OT 

Welcome to Canyons to the Sea OT!

Guest Lecturer, ​Teacher Training,  and Specialty Programs offered through the following:

Let's Get Ready for Summer!

Sensory, Safety, & Swim Readiness Classes

Family Fun Days

​Social Group Programs

PK-K Music & Movement Classes: 

We Rock the Spectrum Laguna Hills & Silverado Children's Center

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Canyons to the Sea OT offers clinic, home, community, nature, and adventure-based occupational therapy.

We are child-directed, family-centered, collaborative, and meaning-driven.​

Occupational therapy can happen anywhere - building relationships in the places most meaningful

to you, your child, and your family builds successful, happy kids, families, and communities! 

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Home Based OT

I focus on what YOUR goals are as a family! I can conveniently bring my mobile occupational therapy clinic to your home, meet you out in the community, take you and your family on a fun-filled adventure, or explore quietly in a wilderness area. I also have an innovative, intentionally designed, multi-sensory occupational therapy clinic nestled in beautiful Modjeska Canyon, CA on two acres of orchards and gardens to discover! 

Taking a strengths-based and whole-child development approach, I address fine, gross, visual, oral, feeding, and sensory motor challenges, as well as social issues related to attention, self-regulation, and stress management. I commonly see babies and toddlers (early intervention) through school-aged children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder (including Sensory Modulation Disorder), Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, and Developmental Delays, among other diagnoses. I also work  with children who might not have a diagnosis or qualify for school or medically-based services, however you as a parent feel your child would benefit from additional skills training and supports. 

My approach is family-centered, child-directed, collaborative, and meaning-driven with a strong emphasis on learning skills through joint engagement and relationship. I collaborate with you as a parent along with therapists, teachers, pediatricians, and other professionals on your child's team, in order to provide the best integrated care for your family. Perhaps most importantly, I address the functional goals that are most meaningful to you, your child, and your family… and we work on them together - because healing happens in relationship!

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Canyons to the Sea OT

 "My son has made remarkable progress in his four months of occupational treatment with Deborah Graves from Canyons to the Sea. I’ve found Deborah’s treatment  practice a  welcome change from the sterile offices of most health care professionals, which bear little resemblance to the home, school, and social life of clients." - Kristine C.

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Enjoying Spring!​​

Home/Charter School Programs

PK-3rd Grade Classes

​Social Group Programs

​Individual Sessions: Home, Clinic, or On-the-Go!

Artic Wonderland Multi-Sensory Room

Friday, May 5 at Hinterland with a later Play Date at We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym, Laguna Hills 

Class Times: 10:30, 3:30, & NEW 4:45  ~ Call for details: 657-226-5134  ~ RSVP REQUIRED ~  ASAP!

For a free consultation or to make an appointment please call 657-226-5134


Muti-Sensory Room

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Deborah Graves, OTD, OTR/L
Founder and Director, Canyons to the Sea OT

​​29371 Modjeska Canyon Rd

Silverado, CA 92676, USA

For a free consultation or to make an appointment please call 657-226-5134

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 "My son is entering mainstream kindergarten!... With the help of Miss Deborah, he's now comfortable in his own body, and is leading a happy, healthy life - one filled with joy, loving connections, and accomplishments that are meaningful and valuable to him and to us as a family." - Megan L.


Community Based OT

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