Welcome - I'm Michele and I help pediatric occupational therapists just like you to...

In becoming Confident, Efficient and Fulfilled therapists

My programs for pediatric OTPs are based on my personal journey with mentoring other therapists and learning all the learning gaps when they move from school theory to OT practice. It is also based on my personal frustration with how much indirect and unpaid time we spend completing paperwork. I aim to increase your confidence and share my methods to increase time management to decrease the amount of time you spend working. It is driven by my desire to improve our profession and create happier, more effective therapy and therapists.

Here is how I can help

My Products and services

If you are a OT fieldwork student with a placement in pediatrics, or an experienced OT, I have a program for you!

Products for New OTs

The Efficient Pediatric OT Roadmap

The Efficient Pediatric OT Roadmap is a time management membership for pediatric occupational therapists with 2-5 years of experience to decrease their documentation and planning time and improve their clinical reasoning skills. Do you need a "reset"? Learn how to plan better and take back your life.

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Schedule an SOS call! These calls are 20 minutes and designed for when you need immediate help. If you cant make a call you can have an SOS email!

🌸 The Efficient Pediatric OT Roadmap



You need a system for faster treatment planning and streamlined documentation, which equals decreased in-direct therapy time

Make your life easier, have more quality time with your family and less stress and balance your life

All while providing better outcomes for your clients.

Courses, Note Template, AND YOUR Questions Answered!

Looking for our other Products?

Are you a Rehab Professional looking to Create Digital Products?

Member of The Efficient Pediatric OT Roadmap prior to May 2024?

Products for Parents

Pediatric OT Quickstart Toolkit

Your essential tools for a confident start as a pediatric occupational therapist. This toolkit includes everything you need to be ready for your first month on the job.

Perfect for fieldwork students, brand new OTs, and OTs new to pediatrics.

To use before your first job and during the first month.

Who this for? Both OTs and COTAs in their clinical placement or first month of employment.

New! The OT Confidence Code!

Discover the essential skills you didn't learn in school to conquer imposter syndrome and transform your practice. Written by Michele Schwartz, MS, OTR/L, "The OT Confidence Code" is a for all occupational therapists striving to overcome self-doubt and achieve professional excellence.

This practical 48 page guide gives clear strategies to master three crucial initial skills you did not learn in school. With actionable advice and real-world examples, this book will help you build confidence, enhance your effectiveness, and reignite your passion for occupational therapy.

Start your journey towards becoming a confident and competent OT. Don't let imposter syndrome hold you back. Embrace your potential and make a greater impact in your practice with "The OT Confidence Code."

Free OT Products


Determine your Burnout Quiz for Pediatric Therapists

Meet Michele

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

It’s my mission to make the lives of pediatric occupational therapists easier!

Pediatric therapists impact lives every day and we deserve to be happy and fulfilled. I believe we are the most undervalued professionals. But instead of being paid our worth, we are overworked and burnt-out!

But it does not need to be that way. The Efficient Pediatric OT Roadmap products are here so we can change that together.

With my over 20 years of pediatric OT experience in school, clinics, early intervention, teletherapy, and as a therapy practice owner, I can guide you on your way.

Once you achieve efficiency you can have confidence, fulfillment, and balance in your life!

What Therapists Say

The mentoring process was very enjoyable and enlightening with Michele Schwartz. Each session I had opportunities to present cases, ask questions about treatment options and goals, engage in brainstorming activities and receive feedback. I found every minute of our hour long sessions extremely valuable. Michele provided concrete recommendations and posed thought provoking questions to foster my critical thinking skills. Michele drew from her wealth of pediatric experience in providing recommendations and feedback . Her easy-going manner made brainstorming ideas fun! I am excited to be using my new skills. I am 100% satisfied with my mentoring experience.


"My life at work has been easy since I enrolled in your mentorship class."

Before the mentorship program, I felt that I really needed this course since I was struggling day by day in documenting my daily notes which was taking up so much of my time. I was really hoping to make my life easier so I can have more quality time with my family and balance my life.

Did joining the program impact your OT practice or life in general? A big yes! I was able to manage my time wisely and daily/weekly treatment into more productive, less stressful, and creative, meaningful activities because of the program’s tips and strategies.

I learned the way I am supposed to work smart not hard. I love the 1:1 time Michele gives as it became very personalized and she hears what matters to me most.

With my improved mood and improved quality time, work became easier and more manageable.


Hi Michele,

I am an OT of 15+ years, and working in peds is my absolute passion! I love your tools, pdfs, and support for family and OTs! I am so excited to have stumbled across your website and will be sharing it with all of my colleagues! Thank you!

Julie B

“I really loved that you are very down to earth and easy to talk to. I always felt safe expressing my fears and discussing ideas with you. Technology was easy to use (payment, navigating website, accessing google meet appointments). Through this experience, I was able to grow a lot and be more versatile with my treatments and it pushed me to think outside the box.”

Laura A, MS, OTR/L

"I enjoyed the opportunity to have an open conversation about the reality of being a new grad. You asked some difficult questions but also gave me some tips and reassurance about things I wouldn’t necessarily feel comfortable talking about with a colleague"

New Grad Pediatric OT

"The most beneficial parts of the mentorship program were having a sounding board and having someone that could help me zoom out to see the bigger picture of the services I am providing.

I am much more confident about the skills I have a better plan for moving forward."


"I wanted to say a big thank you for such a great resource I have just discovered by accident through Google search!!

You’ve done a great job of offering us quick easy solutions and support for my practice.

Thank you again for collating these amazing resources together. Well done.

Happy to support all the way 😊

With kind regards


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