Client Centered OT

Leaps and Bounds: An Authentic OT Practice

Leaps and Bounds: An Authentic OT Practice

Click Here to Listen To The Podcast I am proud and excited to share with you an OT practice that is truly authentic. Leaps & Bounds is a family-focused pediatric OT practice that grew out of the shared vision of two couples. Lisa Cooseman and […]

Free Webinar: Helping Clients Transition To Adulthood

Free Webinar: Helping Clients Transition To Adulthood

An Authentic OT Approach for Facilitating Clients’ Transition to Adulthood Click Here Young and mid-life adults with learning, developmental, and/or mental health disabilities sometimes find it impossible to achieve their life goal and full potential. The publicly-funded service system is not be a fit for […]

Growing Your Practice the OT Way

Growing Your Practice the OT Way

Sometimes when I look at the information that’s out there to help people start independent OT, PT, SLP, and other types of therapy practices, I am struck by how overwhelming it all seems. Identify your niche! Evaluate the market! Create a brand! Incorporate your practice! […]

Authentic Occupational Therapy Evaluation

Authentic Occupational Therapy Evaluation

“The way a question is asked limits and disposes the ways in which any answer to it — right or wrong — may be given.” — Susanne Langer, Philosopher As we pursue authenticity in our occupational therapy practices, where do we begin? We could go […]

Listen to St. Louis Psychiatrist and Autism Expert Dr. Darrin Friesen!

Listen to St. Louis Psychiatrist and Autism Expert Dr. Darrin Friesen!

Click HERE to Listen to the Podcast Listen to this terrific 27 minute interview with Dr. Darrin Friesen, a psychiatrist who understands the importance of establishing a therapeutic relationship with his patients, and the value of teaming up with an OT to add the secret […]

Jammin’ OT

Jammin’ OT

My life has a continuous soundtrack. I listen and move to music as often as possible, all day long, and I select it with care. Time to energize and focus? Maybe Steely Dan or Tom Petty. Need to get centered and calm down? Al Green […]

Comments on The McDonaldization of Medicine (and OT)

Comments on The McDonaldization of Medicine (and OT)

Last month I read a “Viewpoint” article from JAMA Neurology that I found so spot-on, I couldn’t wait to share it with you. These writers, a neurologist and a sociologist, explained why it’s becoming so hard to deliver client-centered services in many settings. I immediately […]