Occupational TherapyHelping you reach your full potential

Occupational therapy is designed to address the functional skills of the whole person and assist each client in working to his/her potential. Therapy builds on individual strengths of each client while addressing areas that may need to be enhanced. The unique needs of each family are also considered in tailoring a program to fully enhance development.

Occupational Therapists provide purposeful, goal-oriented activities that teach and facilitate skills associated with:

  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Cognition:  orientation, attention, perception, problem solving, memory, judgment,         language, reasoning, and planning 
  • Independent living skills including using community resources, home management, time management, management of medication, and safety in the home and community;
  • Avocational interest and pursuits:
  • Self-awareness;
  • Interpersonal and social skills;
  • Stress management;
  • Activities of daily living (e.g.; hygiene);
  • Role development (e.g., parenting);
  • Self-sufficiency and interdependency
  • General wellness.


Occupational Therapists work as members of community treatment teams and receive referrals from:

  • Physicians
  • Psychologist
  • Case managers
  • Social workers
  • Vocational counselors
  • Nurses
  • Clients themselves
  • Family
  • Courts
  • School guidance counselors
  • Teachers
  • Foster care providers
  • Other health professionals