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Lauren Jones

Lauren Jones is not currently accepting clients, but would like to connect with fellow OT professionals.


I’m an instructor and fieldwork educator in an OTA program. I also work in a local hospital to maintain clinical skills.


Lauren Jones, MS, OTR/L (she/her/hers) earned a B.S. in Psychology from the College of William and Mary and an M.S. in Occupational Therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was in the 2016 cohort of the AOTA Emerging Leaders Development Program. Ms. Jones currently works on an interdisciplinary team as a Senior Occupational Therapist providing services to youth, adults, and older adults in an inpatient psychiatry setting.

She is active in state and national OT organizations, including regularly presenting at North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association conferences and previously serving as an NCOTA SIS Coordinator and Social Media Co-chair. She has also served AOTA in multiple capacities, including roles as a representative to the Assembly of Student Delegates, an Education SIS intern, conference proposal reviewer, panelist, and an Emerging Leaders Program application reviewer.

Ms. Jones is an Executive Board Member for the nonprofit Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity (COTAD) has served in multiple roles, including Secretary, Editor, and Web Editor since joining the organization in 2016. Ms. Jones is dedicated to attracting and retaining people from diverse backgrounds to the profession of occupational therapy, and frequently participates in community recruitment and education events as well as accepting fieldwork students and mentoring new clinicians within the COTAD Mentorship Program.


Licensed in: North Carolina

Contact Info

Durham, North Carolina
United States
Profile last updated: February 23, 2023

Listen to Lauren Jones on the OT Potential Podcast

  • Client Centered Care, Psychosis, and OT