Coaching for Occupational Therapists

OTs come to coaching for a variety of reasons including:

  • a desire to reduce stress and increase happiness at work
  • start a new business or enterprise
  • improve performance or develop leadership skills
  • return to OT practice
  • transition planning including retirement, having a family or starting a new career

The following OTs also coach or mentor other OTs, offering individual coaching remotely by telephone or Skype or face-to-face coaching depending on location:

Lynne GoodacreLynne Goodacre Occupational Therapist & Coach

I offer coaching and mentorship on a 1:1 and group basis and in 2018 I will also be running on-line personal development courses. I coach women of all ages working in all kinds of different settings. Read more And here is a personal story from Luisa, who has been coached by Lynne: 

Occupational Therapist Linda Agnew
Independent OT, Coach & Mentor

With over 35 years’ experience as an occupational therapist, Linda has been a clinician, operational manager, occupational therapy lead and director for AHPs. Read more

Kate SheehanKate Sheehan Director & Occupational Therapist

I am a well-respected Occupational Therapist, with 30 years of clinical experience and the Director of The OT Service, which provides  bespoke housing and equipment interventions Occupational Therapy services to case managers and we provide consultancy services to companies both within and outside the disability sector. Read more

occupational therapist and coachRoz Smithson
Occupational Therapist & Coach

I am interested to work with OTs from any field of practice, especially those that work with young people and am also interested in the use of coaching as a tool to enable people to become more proactive in the self-management of long term conditions. Read more

Catherine Hurley
Occupational Therapist & Coach 

I am interested in coaching Occupational Therapists may be going through life changes e.g. transition or retirement, newly qualified Therapists who are finding their way in the profession, or Therapists considering a career change. Read more

Coach and Independent Occupational TherapistLorraine Western
Coach & Independent Occupational Therapist

I specialise in enabling healthcare professionals to flourish in work that fits well with their values and priorities. Read more 

Polly Brennan - Occupational Therapist and Coach

Polly Brennan
Occupational Therapist & Coach

Inspired and on a mission to help occupational therapists to continue to make an impact, I invite you to get in touch and if you would like to explore how you could adopt a more adventurous approach to working and living life to the full. Read more

Helen Barnes

Helen Barnes
Occupational Therapist & Coach

I am a skilled and compassionate coach, coach supervisor and occupational therapist whose work is grounded in academic rigour and experience.  have a deep curiosity and intuition about people, and believe that a client’s narrative is the best way of getting to know them, where they are in the context of their lives, and where they might be thinking about going. Read more

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