The rehabINK Podcast

Episode 6: Career Spotlight: Occupational Therapist (Early Career Edition)

May 18, 2021

‘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:



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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