Top Career Paths in Outpatient Occupational Therapy

Top Career Paths in Outpatient Occupational Therapy

When I was discovering occupational therapy as a career, I was super familiar with what occupational therapists did in inpatient rehab settings, and was somewhat aware that OTs worked with kids in schools. I’d heard of occupational therapists working in patients’ home settings as well, but looking back, I really didn’t know anything about this […]

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The 11 Best Occupational Therapy Quotes

The 11 Best Occupational Therapy Quotes

If you’ve been practicing occupational therapy for a few years, it’s totally normal to feel a bit burned out from time to time. A great way to feel recharged about occupational therapy is to take yourself back to why you became an OT practitioner in the first place.  It’s also fun to read about others’ […]

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10 Occupational Therapy Scholarships to Help Pay for Grad School

Finding occupational therapy scholarships for graduate school isn’t always as easy as finding undergraduate scholarships – whether you’re applying to a Master’s or a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. In general, graduate programs don’t offer “full rides” or 100% paid tuition, but thankfully there are still scholarship options out there for you. Some of the options […]

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The 13 Most Common Occupational Therapy Settings

If you’re new to discovering the awesome career path of occupational therapy and are curious about all of the different occupational therapy settings you can work in, look no further. There are so many settings to choose from, whether it’s providing occupational therapy services in a hospital, rehab facility, clinic, school, in the patient’s own […]

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What Exactly Is Occupational Therapy?

As an occupational therapist, I think I am destined to forever answer the question, “So what exactly is occupational therapy?” The old joke goes, “But I don’t need a job!” And while I have only heard that come out of a patient’s mouth a couple of times in over a decade of clinical work, I […]

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Is Occupational Therapy School Hard?

I get a lot of pre-occupational therapy readers here at My OT Spot, and a common question I get from the pre-OT crowd is, “Is occupational therapy school hard?” While I’ve talked about this a bit in other OT school-related blog posts, I realized I needed to give this question an article of its own, […]

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