Episode 6: Career Spotlight: Occupational Therapist (Early Career Edition)
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‘Occupational Therapy’ – no, it’s not about receiving therapy at work! In this episode, join Bernice as she interviews Alexandra (Allee) Thompson, a recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program and current second-year PhD student. They discuss commonly asked questions about the Occupational Therapy profession, transitioning from a clinical to research-based graduate program, as well as tips for pursuing this career path. For further readings referenced in the episode, please see the links below and if you have any questions please reach out to Allee directly at: allee.thompson@mail.utoronto.ca



Useful links: What is OT? | The Person-Environment OT Model | WHO’s ICF | Canadian Model of Occupational Performance

Episode Credits Podcast Host: Bernice Lau Executive Producers: Julia Rybkina & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy Audio Editors: Julia Rybkina, Eugene Hwang Production Team: Anna Huynh, Lucas Crosby, Jennifer Ryan, Bernice Lau Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy Promotional Illustrations: Mikaela Stiver Featured Speaker: Allee Thompson

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