• About Me

    Cheryl Hall
    Occupational Therapist
    Maryland, United States

    Welcome to a site devoted to sharing experience, knowledge and resources to make your job of being a great therapist a lot easier.

    I have been an occupational therapist for more than 30 years. I graduated from San Jose State University with degrees in Occupational Therapy, Gerontology, and Early Child Development. My passion is working with adults and children in home health but I have also worked in rehab, sub-acute rehab, hand therapy, transitional living for TBI, and hospital-based outpatient settings.

  • Previous Posts

Want to Be Your Own Boss?

by Cheryl Hall on October 12th, 2020

My move into self employment wasn’t part of a grand plan, but a reaction to circumstances. I had moved to a new state and was offered a great opportunity working per diem as an independent occupational therapist. I thought it would be an ideal way to scope out my new…

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Yoga and Occupational Therapy

by Cheryl Hall on September 26th, 2020

While I am not a yogi, as an OT, I was intrigued by the synergy between yoga and occupational therapy. After some research and conversations with the yoga enthusiasts in my life, I recognized some key ways yoga could support and enhance the work of occupational therapy. So read on…

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Ready for Your OT Fieldwork?

by Cheryl Hall on August 1st, 2020

Fieldwork is your opportunity to make the transition between the books, lectures and theories to the moment you help a patient with their needs. Fieldwork also gives you a chance to gather the tools you will need to transition to a licensed, professional occupational therapist. With fieldwork more challenging now…

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Small Businesses Need You

by Cheryl Hall on May 11th, 2020

OTs, with their passion and creativity, will help the world come through COVID-19 stronger and more connected; I am grateful for all you are doing on the front lines of this crisis. I’d just like to ask one more thing. Small businesses around the world are in crisis because of…

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Want to Be a Good OT? Remember What You Learned in Kindergarten!

by Cheryl Hall on March 14th, 2020

I ran across a copy of Robert Fulghum’s best selling book All You Really Need to Know You Learned in Kindergarten a couple of weeks ago. Published more than 30 years ago, it was published at the start of my OT career. I remember thinking how his wonderful advice rang…

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