Sarah Putt is an occupational therapist in California. She currently practices in Early Intervention, working with young children and their families within their home environment. Her passions within the field of occupational therapy include: being a fieldwork educator, pediatrics, hippotherapy, leadership, advocacy, private practice, and learning & promoting the profession across the globe. She is the founder and clinical director of her own private practice, and received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University and her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California. Her favorite activities include traveling, horseback riding, gardening, scuba diving, and spending time with her family.
In this episode we discuss:
- Sarah is currently in Helsinki, Finland traveling to meet OTs and learning about what OT is like in other parts of the world. She started from LA, driving to Maryland, then flying to Brussels, Amsterdam, Munich, Portugal, and now Finland, with more planned in the future.
- She owns her own OT practice in Early Intervention, treating pediatric patients from birth to 3 months.
- She has volunteered with several different organizations abroad practicing OT. She stresses being flexible, creative, and open minded, allowing yourself to be stretched thin and challenged without losing focus or letting emotion and stressors get the better of you.