Occupational Therapy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old occupational therapy quotes, occupational therapy sayings, and occupational therapy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The overarching goal of occupation therapy is simple: Help patients live life to the fullest.     

Holly Goodman

Some seek the comfort of their therapist's office, other head to the corner pub and dive into a pint, but I chose running as my therapy.     

Dean Karnazes

I've realized therapy is incredibly therapeutic.     

Lisa Schroeder

The role of the therapist is to reflect the being/accepting self that was never allowed to be in the borderline.     

Michael Adzema

Therapy happens to be very beneficial. I've been going for 20 years.     

Howard Meyers

Well, I don't consider therapy overreacting, I just think it's good parenting.     

Rob Lotterstein

Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy.     

Jamie Moyer

The best therapy is actually the more aggressive kind when they break you open; they unleash you.     

Cara Delevingne

Therapy is like telling your nightmares when you're a kid; they lose their power to hurt and control.     

Beth Orton

Therapy is extremely expensive. Popping bubble wrap is radically cheap.     

Jimmy Buffett

Therapy is not to 'talk about' things, but to change the person's life, and to relieve suffering, such as depression, anxiety, or relationship problems.     

David D. Burns

Occupational therapy practitioners know that hope still glimmers in the darkest hour.     

Anonymous

Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.     

Eleanor Brownn

Massage therapy has been shown to relieve depression, especially in people who have chronic fatigue syndrome; other studies also suggest benefit for other populations.     

Andrew Weil

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.     

Winston S. Churchill

Therapists need to have a long experience in personal therapy to see what it's like to be on the other side of the couch and see what they find helpful or not helpful.     

Irvin D. Yalom

Man, through the use of his hands, as they are energized by mind and will, can influence the state of his own health.     

Mary Reily

Therapy can help you grow. Fears will just disappear.     

Stephanie Mills

Therapy needs to be integrated. You mustn't forget about a patient's emotional wellbeing. It is vital to the outcome of their treatment.     

Allan Hamilton

Therapy is the boat across the river, but most don't want to get off. Don't blame, forgive, All healing is self-healing.     

Albert Schweitzer

When drug therapies do not work, we have to look for alternative approaches.     

Darren Star

I thought therapy was called 'the talking cure'.     

Fred Barron

Therapy doesn't work when you have to lie about everything.     

Jonathan Nolan

If I'm going to absorb all that negativity then I should be allowed to experience the good stuff as well. So I went to therapy and learnt how to do it.     

Hans-Günther Brüske

You're a gem. There's gotta be something to this therapy stuff.     

Jerry Siegel

So, Dale. I don't know how much you know about therapy, but it usually starts by you telling me a little something about yourself.     

Will Ferrell

Have you ever thought about getting therapy and maybe realising how brainwashed you are by multiculturalism?     

Louis Theroux

I hate to break this to you, Sarah, but what you're doing here now is not undergoing therapy.     

Michael Brandt

Nobody talks about the Therapy outside the Therapy.     

Garrard Conley

Nature is my therapy.     

Fracisco Matias