20 Best Occupational Therapy Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about occupational therapy ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best occupational therapy podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Occupational Therapy Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

OT Potential Podcast | Occupational Therapy CEUs

  • Publisher: Sarah Lyon, OTR/L
  • Total Episodes: 65

This podcast is for occupational therapy practitioners and students looking to keep up with evidence based practice. Each month, we discuss one influential OT-related journal article which will be available for CEU credit when you join the OT Potential Club.

AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Channel

  • Publisher: AOTAs Occupational Therapy Channel
  • Total Episodes: 26

Podcasts and chats from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), which has represented occupational therapy since 1917.


  • Publisher: Kara Welke
  • Total Episodes: 30

Next Level Occupational Therapy is on a mission to help as many OT professionals as possible start their own business and/or to LEVEL UP their current practice.

Seniors Flourish Podcast | Occupational Therapy

  • Publisher: Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L | Occupational Therapist
  • Total Episodes: 67

The Seniors Flourish Podcast helps occupational therapy practitioners working with older adults be the best they can be – not only by showcasing relevant interviews, answering questions, current articles and hot topics, but also to get OT practitioners EXCITED about working with older adults, give actionable ideas that listeners can take and use in their own practice and have some FUN along the way.

The Working Therapist: Providing Helpful Ideas for Pediatric Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy

  • Publisher: Haden Boliek – Speech Language Pathologist, Entrepreneur, and Business Owner
  • Total Episodes: 189

The Working Therapist With Haden Boliek

Home Health Occupational Therapy Explorer (aka Till and Water)

  • Publisher: Monika at Till and Water
  • Total Episodes: 41

A lifestyle podcast for the home health occupational therapist and those interested in exploring it further. Tackling the ridiculousness of home health and healthcare as an OT, and swapping stories, strategies and insights. With simplicity, humor and inspiration, this podcast is here to support and inspire practical solutions for the home health OT. This is a TillandWater.com creation hosted by fellow home health OT, Monika Lukasiewicz, whose passion for life and home health is sure to be contagious and entertaining. Sign up to receive inspiration to your inbox at tillandwater.com.

Lifestyle By Design: Helping You Solve Everyday Challenges | Occupational Therapy | Health and Well-Being | Self-Help

  • Publisher: Karen Jacobs: Professor in Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist
  • Total Episodes: 62

Lifestyle by Design is hosted by Karen Jacobs, an Occupational Therapist and a professor in Occupational Therapy at Boston University. Lifestyle By Design’s motto is “helping you solve everyday challenges.” Each episode will introduce you to extraordinary people who will share with us their stories of how they addressed a challenge in their lives, as well as professionals who will share their expertise on how to handle challenges big and small.

Spill The OT: Real Talk Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology

  • Publisher: Spill The OT
  • Total Episodes: 47

Spill the OT Podcast is a judgement-free zone to spill all of the tea about OT, PT, and SLP. We talk to REAL therapists out in the field to learn about the ups, downs, and everything in between. No topics are off limits! Let’s chat salary, medicare, student loans, the good, the bad, all things therapy. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/spilltheot/support

Occupational Therapy Insights

  • Publisher: Dr. Frederick B. Covington
  • Total Episodes: 1625

Occupational Therapy Insights is a show for parents, educational professionals, and occupational therapists, that delves into the world of occupational therapy. Here occupational therapy is broken down into its simplest form for all to understand. The show is hosted by Dr. Frederick Covington, an occupational therapy professor, author, award winning inventor, and occupational therapy private practice owner.

OT Dude Occupational Therapy Podcast

  • Publisher: OT Dude
  • Total Episodes: 10

Join Occupational Therapist Jeff as he discusses all things OT. Whether you are a Pre-OT curious about the profession, OT Student, New Grad, Practitioner, Entrepreneur, Parent, Caregiver, or a Patient – there is an episode for you. Learn about what OT’s do. Review OT subjects and learn tricks to be successful in OT school and on the job. Keep up with the latest OT research and trends. Start an OT side-hustle. Improve and market your OT brand or business. Become inspired by others’ success stories. This is the OTDUDE Podcast. https://www.otdude.com

Occupational Therapy in Oncology

  • Publisher: Vanessa Yanez, MS, OTR/L | Occupational Therapist
  • Total Episodes: 1

A brief overview of common issues in oncology and OT’s scope of practice. This was completed as part of the following course: OT 6243 – Teaching Occupational Therapy Knowledge and Skills Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy Texas Woman’s University | School of Occupational Therapy [email protected]

That Occupational Therapy Guy

  • Publisher: That OT Guy
  • Total Episodes: 1

That OT Guy… You know the only occupational therapy guy at your work. That OT Guy is a Podcast that brings occupational therapy resources and relaxed discussions. A Podcast 100% devoted to occupational therapy and what is going on around the world. That OT Guy will discuss Evidence-based practice, resources, and journal articles within AOTA, Universities, and WFOT that promote occupational therapy. Check out the youtube channel, That OT Guy, email questions, stories, or if you would like to be a guest to [email protected].

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Publisher: Professor Cynthia Brenner
  • Total Episodes: 1

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Leadership in Occupational Therapy

  • Publisher: Danielle Catalano
  • Total Episodes: 1

PP-OTD Leadership course: moving beyond traditional roles

First Year Occupational Therapy with Jessie

  • Publisher: Jessica Yoo
  • Total Episodes: 5

This podcast will be a series of accounts with a freshman occupational therapy student as she navigates through her first semester!

Occupational Therapy and Mental Health

  • Publisher: Lauren Merchant
  • Total Episodes: 2

Personal reflections on managing the behaviors of mental health.

Annette’s Audio Adventures of Occupational Therapy

  • Publisher: Annette Johnson
  • Total Episodes: 5

Episodes for OT 120

Leah’s First Year of Occupational Therapy

  • Publisher: Leah O’Brien
  • Total Episodes: 6

Throughout the course of this semester I will be sharing what I have learned as a first year Occupational Therapy Student at the University of Scranton.

Bringing Occupational Therapy Training to Ukraine

  • Publisher: Ukraine Crisis Appeal
  • Total Episodes: 1

The Ukraine Crisis Appeal is hoping to deliver a much needed Occupational Therapy training Program, partnering with the Ukrainian Society of Ergotherapists, Kirrily Manning from Curtain University, and the Ukrainian Catholic University Lviv. Listen now to find out more about the program, what OT is, Kirrily’s work and how funds raised ultimately help many Ukrainians in need & change lives. UkraineCrisisAppeal.org

Occupational Therapy – College of Health Related Professions

  • Publisher: SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
  • Total Episodes: 64

Occupational Therapy – College of Health Related Professions

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