Duties and Responsibilities :
They help people improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily lives and working environments. They work with individuals who have conditions that are mental, physical, developmental, social or emotional disabilities.
To become a OT, you need a masters in anthropology, sociology, and psychology which takes two years to get. After you need to get your license to practice and you need to pass the NBCOT exam to do so.
Even though the pay is good, honestly i dont like the idea of therapy because this is one of those jobs where patience is a key element to success and i dont have a lot of that. I think I’d be better at physical therapy than occupational therapy. I’m not interesested in helping the mental or emotional state of a person.