Sarah Lyon

Sarah Lyon, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Expertise

Occupational Therapy

Education

St. Olaf College, New York University

Highlights

Experience

Sarah Lyon, OTR/L, is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering occupational therapy. From the beginning of her career, Sarah Lyon has been passionate about empowering clients with quality information about their role in the therapy process.

Sarah’s occupational therapy work settings include a critical access hospital, an acute trauma hospital, and a state inpatient psychiatric hospital. She has worked in a rural community and suburban environment, with a caseload ranging from elderly patients with dementia to young men with mental health disorders.

Sarah also manages otpotential.com, a website for occupational therapists, featuring a blog, OT marketplace and OT jobs board.

Education

Sarah received her Master of Science degree in occupational therapy from New York University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in religion from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and certified with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.

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