Occupational Therapy in Mental Health | A Therapist’s Guide
Sep04

Occupational Therapy in Mental Health | A Therapist’s Guide

Did you know that occupational therapy in mental health is one of the most effective treatments for mental illnesses? Due to a prevalence of mental health issues in teens, treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can help young people overcome mental illnesses. Occupational therapy is a rehabilitative therapy which focuses on helping patients who have difficulty performing daily tasks. This all-inclusive method that looks...

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How to Make Your OT License Renewal Easy
Aug26

How to Make Your OT License Renewal Easy

Most states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico require occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants to be licensed. Just like most licenses, you’ll also be required to renew it every so often. Luckily of occupational therapists, this process should be relatively seamless. You might hear the words “license renewal” and think of your driver’s license. Those traumatic flashbacks of waiting at the DMV for hours will...

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Health Science Degree Jobs to Consider
Aug21

Health Science Degree Jobs to Consider

A degree in health sciences gives you the chance to make the world a better place by helping others. However, not everyone wants to spend over a decade in school. While becoming a doctor sounds great, it’s a simple fact that not everyone has the time or resources to become one. But the good news is that the field of health sciences offers many different career options. Even if you only complete an undergraduate degree, there are...

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Travel Therapy Apps | Our Top Picks
Aug13

Travel Therapy Apps | Our Top Picks

Technology continues to improve the field of medicine by simplifying practice and communication. But we’re not just talking about hospitals and clinics. You can actually carry some of this technology with you in your pocket! There are many apps that are made specifically for on-the-go physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. These tools are not only helpful for travel therapists while...

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The Feldenkrais Method | An Overview
Jul29

The Feldenkrais Method | An Overview

Felde-what? The Feldenkrais Method, created by Moshé Feldenkrais in the mid-20th century, was designed to reorganize brain-body connections in order to improve a person’s self-awareness and body movement. But does it actually work? Continue reading for a brief overview of the Feldenkrais Method and how it relates to physiotherapy today!   What Exactly is the Feldenkrais Method? The Feldenkrais Method is a somatic technique that can...

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OT vs PT: The True Differences
Jul19

OT vs PT: The True Differences

They’re both important branches of therapy, but what are the differences between occupational therapy and physical therapy? Generally speaking, both types of therapists provide rehabilitative care to patients with injuries or disabilities, but they’re actually quite different. Even the words “occupational” and “physical” provide insight into the differences. “Occupation” means an engaging activity whereas “physical” means...

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