Deborah Guarino, OTR/L

Newmarket Mills

55 Main Street

Newmarket, NH 03857



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Deborah Guarino, OTR/L



  • Pediatric Occupational Therapist working in the Southern New Hampshire and Maine Seacoast and Northern Massachusetts

  • More than 30 years experience

  • Expertise in the age range of birth through 8 in areas that include (but not limited to):

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    • Coordination Disorders

    • Developmental Disorders 

    • Sensory Processing Disorders

    • Feeding Challenges


It is my passion to work with children and their families to facilitate the highest level of functioning by utilizing play as a motivator and learning tool, adapting the task demands to meet the child where they are at, formulating play to promote adaptive responses and developmental motor patterns, and promoting the development of skills systematically.

I strive for progress in a functionally relevant way.


We thoroughly enjoyed working with Deb.  Our son looked forward to each visit with her.  Her creative activities were designed to be fun, so he never realized he was doing work.  The improvement was dramatic in a short time, and we were impressed by the results.  We believe Deb helped our son get caught up and ready for the demands of all-day kindergarten.  We are truly grateful for the chance to have worked with Deb, and we highly recommend her.

Chris and Jess Hunt, Parents


I learned quickly to trust Deb and her instincts when working with my daughters.  The instincts Deb draws upon are based on years of experience and training.  Deb is incredibly committed to problem solving based on meeting each child where they are at and figuring out how to move forward with them.

Deb Jurkoic, Parent

Deb is a kind and encouraging Occupational Therapist that meets clients where they are.  She understands that progress is unique to each individual and is able to gently push her clients toward their potential.  She is incredibly empathetic and develops relationships with her clients based on trust and success.  This relationship allows her to help clients explore boundaries and overcome obstacles.

Jessica Tilley, M.S. Ed, BCBA

Located in the Newmarket Mills at 55 Main Street unit #413