Victoria “Tori” Eaton graduated from the School of Occupational Therapy, Pacific University in 2012 and was hired in August for a newly-developed clinical instructor position. Tori provides clinical care while developing fieldwork locations. She is the program director and occupational therapist for Bridge to Independence, a day program for brain injury survivors. She is also developing a partnership to provide occupational therapy within the drug treatment program at Washington County Community Corrections.
Tori’s areas of expertise include brain injury, sensory-based interventions, addictions and mental health, chronic pain, and sexuality and intimacy. Tori co-advises the current innovative practice project in relation to Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, with a focus on services for persons living with chronic pain. She facilitates the monthly Brain Injury Support Group at Tuality Education Center on the third Monday every month.
Tori grew up in the local community, which has strengthened her ability to network, share resources, and advocate for collaboration and interdisciplinary care for the clients she works with.
To balance work with leisure, Tori enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering, hiking, knitting, reading, and dancing. She is currently dabbling in the arts of ceramics.
2012 | Master of Occupational Therapy, Pacific University
2005 | Bachelor of Arts (International Studies & Spanish), Pacific University
October 2012 | “Sex and Intimacy: Adapting Environments, Occupation, and Other Considerations.” Occupational Therapy Association of Oregon State Conference, Hood River, Ore.