A conversation with Phillip Wendt covering the topics of starting out, connecting to the larger OT community, diversity within the profession, and reframing physical activity as an ADL.**
Guest: Phillip Wendt MSc(OT) ON
Phillip is a registered Occupational Therapist holding a BScOT from the University of Wisconsin-Madisonand an MScOT from Queen’s University. He has also received additional education and specialization in home adaptation and universal design, chronic disease self-management, arthritis treatment, lifestyle redesign, and capacity evaluation. He has an intense passion for primary health care and his practice is focused on working with people to modify and adapt to their daily routines, environment, and lifestyle to promote healthy independent living and prevent disease.
Phillip splits his time as an OT in his own private practice and with The Arthritis Society. Additionally, he currently serves as Ontario board director for the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and is past president of the Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists. He is also a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapistsand is an adjunct lecturer and instructor with the Queen’s Occupational Therapy Program in Kingston, Ontario.
Host: Jen Taubensee MSc(OT) AB
Music by David Hyde
**I apologize for the poor sound quality- had some technical difficulties - thank you for your understanding as I develop this craft.