What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy helps individuals perform tasks necessary for daily life. When accidents, disease, or other difficulties inhibit one’s ability to engage in routine activities, occupational therapy assists by promoting, restoring, maintaining or modifying life skills.
Practitioners must have a graduate degree (OT)/associate’s degree (OTA) from an accredited program, complete supervised clinical internships in a variety of health care settings, and pass a national exam for certification. Our staff regularly attends continuing education courses to provide current evidence-based treatments for our patients.
Individuals can lead more independent, productive, and satisfying lives through individualized treatments that address:
- Self-care: dressing, bathing, eating, socialization
- Participating in work or school
- Care of one’s surroundings: tending to children, shopping, managing the home, money skills
- Enjoying recreation and leisure
Occupational therapists work with children and adults and the therapists at Primary Therapy Source create an engaging, supportive environment in which you feel comfortable learning and growing.