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Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Services in Psychiatry

Occupational Therapy, often abbreviated as “OT”, is a healthcare profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in the occupations which give meaning and purpose to their lives. (Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists)

The JGH occupational therapy services in psychiatry consist of 13 part-time occupational therapists who are an integral part of treatment teams in child, adult and geriatric psychiatry. Referrals are made in an interdisciplinary context in both in and out-patient services.

 

Front row: Aileen Castro, Ingrid Ménard, Carine Zekry, Rania Ibrahim, and Véronique Billette. Back row: Vanessa Greco, Esther Lang, Maryse Gautier, Suzanne Rouleau (occupational therapy coordinator in psychiatry), Nathalie Chokron, Gloria Aronoff and Lillian Wong. Absent from picture: Andrea Blanar, Myriam Antoun (parental leave), Rachel Schildkraut (parental leave), Ariane Bourque (recall list), Marc Rouleau (recall list).

(Picture taken by Jean Marcotte and Isabelle Dubé, medical photographers at the JGH, in October 2009)