People with mental, physical or cognitive disabilities need occupational therapies to help them with daily activities. Occupational therapists (OT) provide their client-centered service by suggesting changes in the environment, modifying behaviors and teaching skills to help patients integrate in everyday routines.
In today’s edition of the Top Career 100 Podcast, Felicia Gopaul, founder and president of the College Funding Resource will interview our occupational therapist guest— Cathi Hargaden—as they explore various aspects of the career of an OT.
Hargaden is an occupational therapist who uses Fung Shui to help create an empowering environment for her clients.
She has been teaching and working as a consultant in the art of Fung Shui and speaking at workshops at different universities for the last 30 years. Also, she has visited over a thousand homes and offices, including retail stores and hospitals, as a health professional and a consultant.
Listen to Felicia as she talks with Hargaden discussing interesting facts about the career of occupational therapists, including:
- What are the key advantages of occupational therapy as a medical specialty that specializes in holistic approach
- How the profession varies from country to country such as in the US and UK
- How reality orientation works in this therapeutic approach
- Any personal story of her journey in becoming an occupational therapist
- What are the skill sets required to become an effective OT
For further information on Cathi Hargaden, you can get in touch with her through her Email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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