Dr. Kate- OTR®/L
With several years of experience writing questions for the OT exam and teaching occupational therapy, I'll help you improve your weak areas, enhance your clinical reasoning and ensure you're comfortable with key topics. Hundreds of my students have passed the exam, and so will you.
Specialization: Occupational therapy across the lifespan, pediatrics, geriatrics, and wellness.
Teaching style: Student-centred, encouraging and confidence-building, with focus on improving clinical reasoning skills.
Available: Weekday and Sunday mornings and afternoons, occasional evenings (PST)
Platform: Phone calls. Zoom on request
I am a seasoned OT tutor. I am well versed in all aspects of tackling your final exam! I have worked in pediatrics for most of my career. I understand the content and I can teach you using your style of learning. Using logic and clinical reasoning to analyze questions are key areas we can develop together.
Specialization: Pediatrics- inpatient, outpatient, home health, schools. Specialist in SI and feeding.
Teaching style: Student-centred emphasizing analysis, clinical reasoning and ability to teach back, a proven method of retaining critical information.
Available: Friday afternoons, weekends
As a Senior Tutor, I create individualized sessions using an interactive style that blends different mediums. This creates an ideal learning experience for all students taking the exam. I am experienced in assisting individuals who require accommodations and ESL candidates.
Specialization: Adult acute care, sub-acute rehab, outpatient, home health.
Pace: Individualized - Moderate/Fast
Teaching style: Interactive and comprehensive, guided by your individual needs. Identifying opportunities for improvement is crucial for you to succeed.
Available: Weekdays, Some Evenings, Weekends.
Platform: Zoom or Phone calls
I passed with a 525 score on my first attempt. My exam knowledge is fresh and I currently practice with all the newest evidence-based research that serves as the foundation for OT exam questions. I am working towards becoming a certified lymphedema specialist and certified hand therapist.
Specialization: Hands/splints, musculoskeletal, neuro, return to work, research, intervention planning (domain 3)
Teaching style: Facilitative yet directive approach, depending on the student’s unique needs throughout their tutoring sessions. Collaborative with an emphasis on confidence-building.
Available: Weekday evenings, select weekend hours– Eastern Standard Time (EST).
I am an expert in the field of the upper extremity and splinting. I am able to help you develop your critical thinking skills and test taking strategies in order to help you succeed. Each of my sessions is catered to you and your needs.
Specialization: Hands, splints, physical disabilities, SCI, stroke, inpatient, skilled nursing facilities.
Pace: Slow to fast, depending on what works best for the student.
Teaching style: I am able to accommodate to any style of learning style to help you achieve your goals. I use either the teach-back method or more of a lecture type method.
Available: Afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
Dr. Tucker- OTR®/L
I am a former OT test writer and have experience as an educational provider. I have developed skills of taking complicated concepts and simplifying them. I can teach you strategies that will help you answer test questions. Collaboratively, we can work together for your success.
Specialization: Neuro rehab, psychosocial approaches, physical disabilities, biomechanics & sport injuries
Teaching style: Visual, analytical, empowering, use of acronyms & mnemonics
Available: Evenings (EST) and weekends
I am very confident in helping you crack the OT code. I will teach you tricks to decipher questions to find the correct answers. I will familiarize you with the flow of the exam and teach you how to pace yourselves. Each session will be catered for your specific needs. We will pass this exam together!
Specialization: SCI levels, ACL, Reisberg Scale, RLA, Domain 2: (55% of questions on COTA exam)
Teaching style: Student- driven pace with constant encouragement. Accommodate to your learning style to ensure you get the most out of our sessions.
Available: Weekday and weekend afternoons (EST)
Platform: Phone calls
Kayla - OTR®/L
I used PTOT and passed the first time. I currently work with individuals with developmental disabilities. I will teach you strategies to help you manage test-taking anxiety and effective ways to analyze and interpret so that you will be able to select the correct answers.
Specialization: Occupational therapy across the lifespan.
Pace: Determined by what you need.
Teaching style: Student-centred, encouraging and confidence-building.
Available: Weekdays and Weekends
I have a strong background and love for orthopedics, and I’m known as "the body architect" due to my knowledge. As I struggle with learning, I have devised effective study habits and tricks. I am confident that I will be able to help you pass the NBCOT® exam!
Specialization: Skilled Nursing Facility, Home Health, School Based OT, Outpatient Pediatrics, Outpatient Orthopedics, Splinting.
Teaching style: Student-centred. Tailored for your learning style
Available: Early Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings, and some Weekend hours (EST)
Erika- OTR®/L, CHT
I have experience working in all settings with both pediatric and adult patients with orthopedic, neurological, and medically complex problems. My main interest is in the rehabilitation of the upper extremity.
Specialization: I am a board-certified hand therapist and I have my advanced practice in hand therapy and PAMs.
Teaching style: Student-centred
Dr. Steph- OTR®/L
I am proficient in Spanish. I’ve been an OTR® for over 23 years. I am well versed in content across the lifespan. I adapt my teaching style to accommodate different learning styles and can help you improve your clinical reasoning skills and support you with your wellness.
Specialization: OT across the lifespan; Pediatrics, Mental and Community health, Research.
Pace: Student driven.
Teaching style: Student-centered, confidence building, encouraging, honest, collaborative
Available: Varies weekly.
Platform: Zoom and phone call
Dr. Don- BME, OTR®/L
I have 25+-years of experience as an OTR®, working in both clinical and academic settings. My clinical experience includes community-based practice, acute physical and psychological dysfunction, physical rehabilitation, and mental health. For 16-years, I taught full-time in both OT and OTA programs.
Specialization: Physical Rehab and Mental Health.
Pace: Moderate and according to the student's learning style
Teaching style: Strength-based, adult learning strategies, reframing, thought strategies.
Available: Monday afternoons and most evenings (EST).
Platform: Zoom, Phone calls
I’m an experienced tutor with a reputation of empowering my students. Together, let's simplify challenging information, create new ways of learning & understand what questions are truly asking you by breaking them down. I look forward to working with you & helping you succeed!
Specialization: Neuro-Rehab, Inpatient Rehab & Adult Conditions.
Teaching style: Student-centered, collaborative, encouraging & interactive.
Available: Weeknights & weekends, Flexible scheduling. (EST).
Platform: Zoom & Ringcentral video