Occupational Therapy Practice and the History of the Medical Model: A Case for Why OT is Awesome

Recent movements on social media have made claims that occupational therapy as a profession is moving away from the medical model. However, occupational therapy has begun moving away from this model for a long time now. It is not something new. So as a healthcare profession, why did occupational therapy move away from the medical … Read more

Thoughts on: Deliberately Dying as an Occupation

I have always wondered how death played into the profession of occupational therapy. As there are many definitions of occupation that have changed over time, this can be challenging. However, one thing seems to be missing from these definitions and that is the concept of, preparation of, and process of death. One definition of occupation … Read more