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    Meet Occupational Therapist/Certified Hand Therapist: Kathy Bukaty

    How long have you been a Occupational Therapist/Certified Hand Therapist?
    Certified Hand Therapist/CHT: 25 years

    Occupational Therapist/OT: 38 years

    What clinic do you treat out of?
    Olathe, Kansas

    What got you interested in being an Occupational Therapist in the first place?
    In high school I was interested in nursing, teaching and art. Occupational Therapy seemed to be a profession that combined all three of these.

    Why do you love being an Occupational Therapist/Certified Hand Therapist?
    I enjoy collaborating with my patients and developing a plan to help them regain their abilities. I love it when a patient comes in and tells me that they are able to do something that they find rewarding. I can’t imagine doing anything else.

    What is a fun fact about you?
    I love to travel.

    What makes you unique as an Occupational Therapist?
    You’ll have to ask my co-workers about that.

    What is something you wish people knew about Occupational Therapy or Certified Hand Therapy?
    That there is a strong connection between the mind and the body, and that we treat both.

    Want to learn more about hand therapy or occupational therapy? Contact us at (913) 831-2721.

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