design+cOnsulTation is an innovative business that works with landscape architects and designers at every stage of the design process to create inclusive outdoor environments that fully support health and wellbeing for people of all ages and abilities. We also work directly with clients to evaluate design proposals to enhance and optimize their value for the intended user group.
Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA
Amy is Principal of design+cOnsulTation.
She is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, holds specialty certification in environmental modifications through the American Occupational Therapy Association, and certification in Healthcare Garden Design through the Chicago Botanical Garden. Her work focuses on design, programming, and evaluation of outdoor environments that support physical and emotional rehabilitation and learning. Amy presents and publishes widely on topics relating to interprofessional design and access to nature.
Projects include co-designing three memory care gardens, participating as a team member that developed evidence-based design guidelines for site design for Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed National Naval Military Center, a physical rehabilitation garden, project administration of and working with the design team for a sensory garden for individuals with autism, a serenity garden at a Florida State Park, and serving on the design team for two American Society of Landscape Architecture award-winning therapeutic gardens.
She is co-author, with Daniel Winterbottom, of the award-winning book, Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces published by Timber Press in 2015.