Ariel received her bachelor of science in exercise science from Northern Arizona University and went on to pursue a master of science in occupational therapy from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. Ariel has been practicing occupational therapy in Northern Arizona since 2004 and has a strong interest in hand rehabilitation. Her patient population includes hand and upper extremity injuries, both surgical and non-operative. Helping patients regain their independence and be able to perform all previous activities is what Ariel finds most rewarding.
Ariel spends much of her free time outdoors and enjoys running, hiking, camping, snowboarding, and spending time with her family.