• Adjunct Instructor, Occupational & Recreational Therapies
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pediatrics


  • BS, Psychology, University of Utah
  • MOT, Occupational Therapy, University of Utah
  • OTD, Occupational and Recreational Therapies, University of Utah


Danielle Friberg is a licensed occupational therapist with experience in pediatric practice. She graduated from the University of Utah with her Master's in Occupational Therapy in 2011 and her Post-Professional Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2017. Her doctoral research focused on the use of family-centered practices in early intervention when addressing the sensory needs of children with autism. She is also an adjunct instructor with the University of Utah's Division of Occupational and Recreational Therapies as well as an adjunct assistant professor with the University of Utah's Department of Pediatrics. Danielle has previously worked in early intervention and outpatient pediatric settings, which afforded her the opportunity to gain experience with a wide range of diagnoses and ages. In addition, she has experience working in school-based settings and enjoys community-based program development. She currently works as an occupational therapist at the University Developmental Assessment Clinics and is the occupational therapy faculty member for the Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND) program. She is board certified and a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and Utah Occupational Therapy Association.