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Occupational performance coaching

Stressors such as life disruption, loss, transition, illness, and environmental circumstances can impact your ability to effectively and comfortably participate in daily life activities. Such difficulty functioning often leads to a vicious cycle of stress, problems functioning and more stress.

Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) is an action-oriented and strengths-based approach to help you do the things you value and participate in activities that are important to you. OPC helps people identify, work towards and achieve their goals, while developing problem-solving skills that can be applied to future challenges.

Occupational Performance Coaching sessions are offered by senior MHSc occupational therapy students and are supervised by a registered occupational therapist.

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Dates and Times

Occupational Performance Coaching sessions will be held from May 17 to July 16, 2021.

Each student therapist will meet with their student clients virtually, approximately once per week for 6 to 8 weeks, for 45-60 minutes per session.

You can book your first session at any time during this period.
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Occupational Performance Coaching can help you:

  • Build your autonomy, confidence and competence to find solutions to everyday challenges;
  • Engage in valued educational and other activities;
  • Develop strategies to manage current and future challenges to your participation in meaningful activities and roles.

Occupational Therapy and OPC can help with different needs you may have as a student:

  • Anxiety, low mood, loss of motivation
  • Change in self-confidence or self-esteem
  • Difficulty concentrating, fatigue or low energy
  • Difficulty planning or following a daily routine
  • Social isolation, difficulty making friends
  • Difficulty adapting to a new environment
  • Desire to develop new interests or skills e.g., social interaction, enjoyable activities, healthy eating, exercise, mindfulness

For further information on this service, please contact Dr. Mary Egan ([email protected]).