University of Puget Sound Adult Occupational Therapy Teaching Clinic

The on-site teaching clinic at Puget Sound offers services to members of the community who have physical or cognitive deficits affecting areas of life such as self-care, home management, community participation, and leisure activities.  The Adult Occupational Therapy Teaching Clinic also provides and opportunity for occupational therapy students to gain skills in evaluating and treating adult clients under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist.  The Adult clinic runs twice a week beginning February 4, 2020 through April 30, 2020 with therapy sessions lasting 50 minutes. Sessions are available Tuesday/Thursday. Families are responsible for arranging transportation to the clinic.

Common diagnoses treated at the clinic:

  • Cerebrovascular Accident (stroke)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Parkinson's Disease 

Patient recruitment for Spring 2021 will begin in October 2020. Please contact us at if you would like to participate in the next clinic session.

Physician Referral Form

All clients attending our adult teaching clinic are required by state law to have a referral from a physician, physicians assistant, or nurse practitioner.  Completed forms can be faxed to 253.879.3518.


Self Referral Form

Adult clients attending the OT-Onsite teaching clinic require a referral from their physician. If you are interested in participating in our clinic please click on the above link to download a copy of our referral form for your physician to sign.  If you are having problems obtaining a physician's referral, please contact the clinic coordinator, Jennifer Pitonyak, at 253.879.3506 or Completed forms can be faxed to 253.879.3518.