Authors Posts by Brittany Ferri, MS, OTR/L, CCTP, CLT

Brittany Ferri, MS, OTR/L, CCTP, CLT

Brittany Ferri, MS, OTR/L, CCTP, CLT
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Brittany is an occupational therapist specializing in mental health, disease prevention, and complementary and alternative modalities (CAMs). She is a certified trauma practitioner and certified light therapist, and has served as lead therapist at a state psychiatric hospital developing a dual program including psychoeducational therapy and physical rehab. She is guest lecturing in Occupational Therapy Master's programs in the area of effective documentation. She is currently a utilization reviewer for sub-acute and acute rehab for Fidelis Care in Buffalo, NY.
Natural Pain Relief - My Personal Quest (Including What I Discovered)
As a student, I was a sponge for learning! I took in any and all information about medical conditions and treatment methods in the process of becoming a occupational therapist. A few years later, I was diagnosed with a chronic condition and adopted a similar outlook. Coping with my diagnosis of endometriosis was tolerable. However, the longterm reliance upon prescription...
4 Habits To Avoid For a Healthy Mind-Body Union
The association between mind and body can be seen all around us. If you are a professional sports player, you must have an intense mental focus in order to complete the physical actions required of you. If you are having a bad day, with increased stress, your concentration is broken and you have difficulty performing physically. These are basic...
5 Ways Occupational Therapists Can Lead the Prevention Movement
Occupational therapists (OTs) graduate as generalists, with a core education encompassing an overview of the many modalities available for use by practitioners. OTs who develop specialty areas can gain additional credentials and certifications, expanding their expertise. However, one of the most important modalities already in any OT’s skillset is that of primary prevention. In this article, I'll highlight 5...