3. Transitioning to Practice

OT Across America: Fort Collins, CO with Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L

For this “OT Across America: Fort Collins, Colorado” edition, I’m really excited to share this interview with Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, who is a practicing OT in Fort Collins, CO and the founder of Covell Care and Rehabilitation. This is an awesome interview especially for anyone interested in starting their own therapy practice, since Krista has […]

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OT Across America: Kansas City, MO with Maria Lindbergh OTR/L

I’m so excited to share our first “OT Across America” Kansas City, MO edition, with home modifications occupational therapist Maria Lindbergh from Kansas City, Missouri. It was so informative learning Maria’s perspective about starting a business in her city and what working in other settings in Kansas City has been like for her. For more about […]

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Travel Therapist Pay: How to Negotiate for What You’re Worth

If you’re thinking about travel therapy, you’re probably wondering about the sometimes-complicated aspects of travel therapist pay. If you’ve read through our article about travel therapy tax homes, you’re now familiar with all the fun intricacies of travel therapist pay like the difference between taxable and nontaxable income and maintaining a tax home. Now that […]

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Should I Become a Travel Therapist?

Whenever I talk to my old grad school classmates or former coworkers about travel therapy, I often get met with comments like “Oh, I wish I could do that,” or “You’re so lucky. I could never manage that.” And while I do feel incredibly fortunate to be able to have this traveling lifestyle, on the […]

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What on Earth is a Travel Therapy Tax Home?

To continue our series on travel therapy, I wanted to provide some more information on probably the biggest topic on everyone’s minds: pay. Travel therapist pay is usually placed into two different categories: taxed and untaxed. But, regardless of what any recruiter might tell you, qualifying for this untaxed pay unfortunately isn’t as easy as checking […]

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