Document Type

Honors Project

First Advisor

Tammy Sheehy

Second Advisor

Kyle Kelleran

Third Advisor

Chase Hale

Degree Award Date

Spring 5-4-2020


occupational therapy, trauma, holistic health, healthcare, survey


Occupational Therapy


Holistic health trends are increasing in the field of healthcare. The current research examines holistic trends in trauma treatment. Furthermore, it specifically looks at what occupational therapists can do to treat trauma. Survey results provide insight into occupational therapists' views on holistic health and trauma treatment. Overall, therapists bought into the concept of holistic health. Specific characteristics, like the length of time practicing OT, had an effect on their holistic health views.

Recommended Citation

Althaver, Matthew. "Treating Trauma: The Occupational Therapy Perspective." Senior Honors Projects, Bridgewater College, 2020.

Force Open Access