The Top Ten Most Influential Occupational Therapists On Twitter

We understand that working in Occupational Therapy can be very time-consuming and it’s hard to keep up with the latest news. This is why we’ve put together a list of who we think are the top ten most influential Occupational Therapists on Twitter (of course they’re in no particular order) to keep you up to date!


Julia Scott


Followers: 2,237

Profile Born: 2015



Julia Scott is the Chief Executive of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. The Royal College (RCOT) pride themselves for being the voice of Occupational Therapists across the UK and as their Chief Executive, Julia is able will have a unique insight into how they operate. 



Louise Cusack


Followers: 2,348

Profile Born: 2009



Louise Cusack is the UK Regional and Specialist Sections Manager at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.



Rachel Booth


Followers: 2,796

Profile Born: 2012



Rachel Booth is a Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist for Acute and Rehab Services.



Helen OTUK


Followers: 5,963

Profile Born: 2011



Helen is an occupational therapist and sees herself as an explorer of social media for professional development.



Stuart Barrow


Followers: 1,112

Profile Born: 2013


Stuart is Managing Director At Promoting Independence – Occupational Therapy Company Specialising in Housing Adaptations, Bespoke Consultancy and Running OTAC.



Bethan Mair Edwards


Followers: 1,752

Profile Born: 2009



Bethan is an NHS Research Occupational Therapist.



Clarissa Sorlie


Followers: 3,945

Profile Born: 2009



Clarissa is a Locum Occupational Therapist for the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and has been an OT for the past 10 years.



Kate Sheehan


Followers: 2,007

Profile Born: 2009



Kate is an Occupational Therapist who runs the Specialist Housing Occupational Therapy Company which provides expert OT’s via a nationwide network to case managers and commercial companies.  



Sarah Bodell


Followers: 2,996

Profile Born: 2008



Sarah is a Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy and Chair of RCOT Conference Development Team.



Diane Cox


Followers: 1,948

Profile Born: 2013



Diane Cox is a Professor of Occupational Therapy and a Director of Research @UoCResearch whilst being a fellow of Royal College of Occupational Therapists.


If you’re an Occupational Therapist you may be interested in our OT Referral Programme. You can find more information regarding this here. 

Also, if you know an Occupational Therapist who you think should be on this list get in touch below!



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