Theresa Brayman


Theresa Brayman.

Theresa Brayman


Theresa Brayman


Research Topics

Application of sensory tools and cognitive behavioral therapy to increase self-regulation; use of evidence-based practice among occupational therapy practitioners learning together in communities of practice.

Contact Information

504 Kimball Tower

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-2589

Fax: (716) 829-3217


Theresa Brayman, OTD, OTR/L, is a clinical professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science at the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions. She has been an occupational therapist for more than three decades. Her practice has included 18 years with students in a public school and 10+ years working with developmentally disabled adults. Brayman also has experience with early intervention, preschool, home health and skilled nursing facilities. Her capstone project focused on evidenced based practice and small communities of practice. 


  • OTD, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT (2013)
  • BS OT, Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY (1993)
  • AAS OT, Erie Community College, Amherst, NY (1983)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA)