Why Occupational Therapy for ADHD?
Nov21

Why Occupational Therapy for ADHD?

Occupational therapy travel jobs provide such a wide range of opportunities, allowing you to work in new locations and settings all the time! Additionally, you’ll meet patients of all ages and various challenges to overcome. One condition that occupational therapists routinely work to treat is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) — especially in children. The wide-ranging symptoms cause the treatments of this condition to...

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Become a Traveling Occupational Therapist
Nov10

Become a Traveling Occupational Therapist

Thinking of pursuing a career in OT? Occupational therapy is a great field for individuals who are looking to develop long-term patient relationships. As an occupational therapist, you’ll work with patients directly. You’ll be responsible for monitoring their physical, mental or emotional progress over time. Learn how to become a traveling occupational therapist and the many benefits that come with this rewarding career! What is...

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Why Opioids are Dangerous and How Therapy Can Help
Sep01

Why Opioids are Dangerous and How Therapy Can Help

Once again, the connection between therapy as pain treatment instead of the use of opioid pain medication is in the spotlight. An NPR reporter took a deeper look at pain management programs across the country that aim to help patients suffering from chronic pain get off of pain medication. The programs are focused on the emotional, social, and psychological aspects of pain in an effort to help patients reduce their dependence on...

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Therapy for Victims of Emotional Abuse
Aug04

Therapy for Victims of Emotional Abuse

In the 2010 report of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, it was reported that “48.4% of women and 48.8% of men have experienced at least one psychologically aggressive behavior by an intimate partner during their lifetime.” Specifically, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also revealed that about “1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a...

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Occupational Therapy Interventions for Stress
Jul25

Occupational Therapy Interventions for Stress

Relationships. Finances. Work. There are lots of things that can cause us to be stressed out. Apparently, where we live can also impact our stress levels, as certain cities in the U.S. tend to have more stressed-out people than other cities. As an allied travel therapist, there are two ways to look at this. If you are trained in occupational therapy interventions for stress, you may want to live in a city where more people need your...

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The Role of Occupational Therapy in Treating Eating Disorders
Jul21

The Role of Occupational Therapy in Treating Eating Disorders

The recent debut of Netflix’s original movie To The Bone has shed light on the issue of eating disorders in today’s society.  To The Bone centers on 20-year-old Ellen (played by Lily Collins) and her journey to recovery in an inpatient group home for her eating disorder, anorexia nervosa. With the help of her therapist, Dr. William Beckham (played by Keanu Reeves), Ellen learns how to overcome her conflicts with her...

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