Different Types of Therapists?

Question by NoOneYouNeedToKnow: Different types of Therapists?
Ok I’m thinking about being a therapist and I’m wondering what types there are like physical..etc. I just need an idea of the different departments I can choose from. Thanks for your help :)

Best answer:

Answer by mistify
First are the rehabilitation types of therapists:

Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Speech Language Pathologist
Recreational Therapists

Then there are the Psychologically based therapies:
Psychologist (Psychotherapist)
Clinical Social Worker
Neuropsychologists, etc (I’m sure there’s more

Then there are also careers that might be considered “therapists” or at least consultants:
Deafness rehabilitation counselors
Respiriatory Therapists
Child life specialists.

They are all vastly different fields from each other…

What do you think? Answer below!


Fairbanks speedskater will share TBI story at coaches clinic
Ortega is an athlete, not a doctor or physical therapist, but he has a message to deliver to the assembled coaches, athletic trainers, nurses and others in attendance. He said … "You break a leg, you're in a cast for six weeks and then you start … Read more on Anchorage Daily News

Kadlec Healthplex opens in Richland
The new Kadlec Healthplex on Lee Boulevard in Richland made its public debut Thursday with an opening ceremony and tours. The 50,000-square-foot facility will hold almost 20 outpatient services, from occupational and to wound … Read more on Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Stroke sufferers 'paying for own rehab'
The survey revealed that six in 10 people are financially affected by a stroke, as a result of lost income and/or extra costs such as therapy, medication and home adaptations. Less than half of those who are of working age when they have their stroke … Read more on Irish Health

Tags: , ,