Welcome to Healthy Human Therapy
Would you like to apply your OT skill set as an entrepreneur?
Healthy Human Therapy is aimed to help Occupational Therapists interested in business ownership. We customize our offerings based on specific needs, so get in touch today.
All About Healthy Human Therapy
Professionalism. Excellence. Timeliness.
Fast, efficient, and honest, Healthy Human Therapy is an Occupational Therapy Service provided to educate OT business owners. We want our customers to be satisfied with our work, which is why we provide open communication channels.
Facts & Figures
OT school preparation
This is percent of OTs that felt OT graduate school did not prepare them to discuss insurance rates
Leadership quality: Communication
Occupational Therapists claim that a top quality trait of most business owners is communication
The percent of liscensed OTs that feel there is a vital need for mentorship during the business ownership process.
Showcase of Work
Information to follow gathered by Alex Heumann's capstone project, which included interviews from 13 different OT business owners and 31 different OT non-business owners. The questions for both the survey and the interview was based upon the research question-
"What are the perceived and actual experiences of OTs in relation to entering private practice?"
Interview and Survey results gathered from Entrepreneurship and OT, Alex Heumann OTD, 2022.
Approved on Jan 25 2022.45 CFR §46.104, CA IRB (#OTD-1207-017)
Initail leap into the unknown of business
A Real Success
The real success could be based on the privileges provided or a barrier due to something not provided. From the interviews taken, we discussed the topic of the initial stages of business ownership.
What is the true value of having a support system in the art of business ownership?
As human beings we know there is a value to social atmosphere. As a business owner there too is an important value to the business ownership process.
Is there such thing as perfect?
This section we delve into the topic of mentor ship. Is there a true value to it? As the support system discussed the value of family, the mentor ship process is similar. Although is difficult to find the right fit? The value of mentors is discussed in this section.
Business vs Therapy
Whats the true difference?
This section delves into the topic of business ownership as a therapist.
Understanding the crucial steps of a business owner, that could make or break the progress of a business. Read along to learn about the lived experiences from business owners.
I seek the control
Whats your vision
The study presented a interesting conversation as to why someone would enter into business ownership comparing the topic of autonomy to financial stability. Read along to discover what the results demonstrated.
Having what it takes
Nature vs Nurture
Can how a person is raised determine the success of that person or are there ingrained business ownership traits? Also, we touch upon the topic of identity and how that can also play a major factor. Read along to discover what the study presented .
What is balance?
Difference of opinion
In this section we discuss the top of business ownership and the important value of balance. As a therapist we can unstand the balance in our clients lives, although do we misunderstand the value in our own? Real along to discover more.
Graduate school curriculum
This section we delve into the discussion of education. We all can understand the value of school, although, are we receiving what is necessary to properly advocate for the profession of OT and start a therapy business? Read along to discover what the research study demonstrated.
Alex Heumann OTD, BS Psychology
Alex Heumann was born and raised in San Juan Capistrano. Dedicated to supporting his community, Alex is a Dr. of Occupational Therapy, Ex-Professional athlete, and an Eagle Scout.
Hobbies are surfing and former professional baseball player, Alex has been an athlete throughout his life and is passionate about adaptive sports. He has actively supported this field by teaching adapted Kinesiology for the aquatic and sports programs at Saddleback College, as well as volunteering with various organizations using surf therapy. In addition to working with people with disabilities, Alex completed fieldwork experience with Interfaith where he worked with the homeless population as an aspiring occupational therapist. Alex has been a part of the Surf and Turf Therapy team for many years, first as volunteer, then as a surf therapy aide, and now as a doctoral student completing his capstone project with the program. Following graduation in April 2022 with his occupational therapy doctorate from University of St Augustine’s in San Marcos, Alex will realize his lifelong passion to integrate aquatics and surf therapy into nontraditional therapies, by joining the Surf and Turf Therapy team as a doctor of occupational therapy.
"Alex has professionalism to a tee, great creativity and never without a smile."