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Mental Health OT

An Occupational Therapist demonstrates the ability to work in many areas, including the mental health field. They are uniquely trained to work on the physical and mental wellbeing of each person. They focus on enhancing people’s functioning and quality of life by providing mental health treatment and prevention services to children, young adults, the aging, and those with persistent mental illness.

An Occupational Therapist can assess and provide interventions for a variety of mental health challenges. They can evaluate and adapt the environment, home, school, or workplace. They can provide educational programs, learning and treatment to help an individual achieve a higher level of independence.  The goal of an Occupational Therapist is to increase an individual’s ability to live independently as possible within their community.

Some of the following diagnosis’s Kelly treats are:

  • Sensory dysfunction

  • Addiction

  • PTSD

  • Psychological distress

  • Loss of a loved one

  • Stress

  • Trauma

Occupational Therapists provide Interventions that focus on building existing skills, promoting wellbeing, creating opportunities, restoring skills, modifying environment, and preventing relapse.

Some of the Interventions Kelly offers are: 

Relaxation, social skills training, anxiety management, desensitization, reality orientation, assertiveness training, and counseling, evaluation and treatment for sensory processing deficits, life skill training, cognitive rehabilitation or behavioral techniques, support with work or school challenges, social and interpersonal skills training, cognitive assessment, sensory strategies, group work, socio-emotional skills, social participation, and forming positive and productive routines with the daily life.

I believe that each person has the ability to influence their own health and recovery, and I look forward to working with you.

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