April Johnson

What an Occupational Therapist Looks for in an Assistant

Several occupational therapists from around the country explain what they want and need from an assistant  Occupational therapists are hard-working, dedicated, and passionate people who enjoy helping others learn to live their lives to the fullest. To be an occupational therapy assistant (OTA), you must first complete a two-year program from an accredited university or …

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Various Unique Things Occupational Therapists Love about Their Jobs

An assorted view of the uniqueness of being an occupational therapist  Ask any occupational therapist and they’ll tell you that their job is unique. Most occupational therapists are excited that they are able to choose their environment, clientele, and specialty throughout their career. Occupational therapy helps various people, ranging from infants to the elderly, with …

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How To Become an Occupational Therapist: 4 Steps You Must Take Get Your License

Looking to join a growing career by becoming a licensed occupational therapist (OT)? We thought it would be helpful for you if we could break down the exact steps you need to take in order to do that and what you can expect for one.  We reached out for advice from licensed OT, Sarah Tucker, …

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10 Reasons Why You Will Succeed as an Occupational Therapist

Hear what the pros have to say about being a occupational therapist and what it takes mentally, emotionally, and physically to succeed in the field.  Successful occupational therapists not only exhibit personal traits and skills that help them succeed throughout their career; they also know how to use those traits and skills and integrate them …

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Why I Chose to be an Occupational Therapist

A collection of interviews to encourage others to join the occupational therapy community.  We interviewed several OTs from around the United States to give you a personal look into why some occupational therapists have chosen this exciting and emerging field. Could you be choosing this field for the same reasons? Scroll down to find out. …

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