Private Practice

Mandy Chamberlain, MOTR, owner of Seniors Flourish

Mandy Chamberlain, MOTR, owner of Seniors Flourish

Click HERE for the Podcast Join me for a conversation with Mandy Chamberlain, MOTR, owner of Seniors Flourish, a web-based source of inspiration and information for OT practitioners serving older adults. Mandy’s enthusiasm for her clinical work is energizing. Her deep understanding of ways to […]

Nurturing Your Career

Nurturing Your Career

I feel very fortunate to have come of age as an occupational therapist in the 1980s. Granted, the fashions and hairstyles were questionable (what were we thinking?), but it was just before the corporatization of health care, and community mental health care was robust. Because […]

Authenticating Your OT Practice in 5 Steps

Authenticating Your OT Practice in 5 Steps

  Authentic Occupational Therapy emerged from my realization that all OTs learn the history and philosophy that are the basis for classical occupational therapy, but many never get to experience the fullness of that kind of rich practice in real life. I know this because […]

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! […]

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 […]