Reut Beizer-Stanitsky, Occupational Therapist

Reut Beizer Stanitsky graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. Reut recently moved to the St. Louis area from Israel. She has spent the past 6 years working with children diagnosed with Autism and their families, in special needs kindergartens and in private ASD centers. Striving always to provide the best service, she is passionate about her work and for her, going to work always sparks a smile and enthusiasm. Reut is a strong believer in working with parents as partners to maximize a child’s development.                              


Reut was one the first therapists in Israel to learn and implement the ESDM method, being one of only ten people in Israel who are ESDM certified. She is a strong believer in ESDM and had experienced first-hand the positive outcomes of early intervention as part of a team in a government-funded research that assessed the effects of ESDM.

Reut holds the following credentials:

  • Master of Social Work from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem

  • ESDM Certified Therapist

  • Trained in P-ESDM (The Parent Coaching model of the ESDM)

  • Missouri First Steps provider

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) Certified

Reut lives in the STL area with her husband, their two young children and their dog. Reut is also a Pilates instructor, enjoys exercising, hiking with her husband and spending time with friends and family.