Diana Honorat, OTD, OTR/L
Diana Honorat is a pediatric occupational therapist who completed her post-professional clinical doctorate in occupational therapy from St. Catherine University. Her interests and final project involved curriculum evaluation of international occupational therapy programs using the World Federation of Occupational Therapy standards.
Diana is passionate about holistic occupational therapy and mental health and continues to explore how to merge the two in therapy. She is also an advocate for inserting occupational therapy in novel community based practice settings.
Diana believes that experiential learning yields reflective practitioners—a key to promoting and utilizing evidence-based practice.
In her spare time, you can find Diana trying a new recipe, teaching or practicing yoga, reiki and meditation, or being of service. She loves spending time with her husband and little girl exploring their surroundings through nature-based activities.
Dr. Diana Honorat earned her post-professional clinical doctorate in Occupational Therapy from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Her current interests and final project involved curriculum evaluation of international occupational therapy programs using World Federation of Occupational Therapy Accreditation standards. Diana received her entry-level Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida, completing her master’s research in young adult transition readiness through a university-based summer camp.
Diana served as a clinical pediatrics occupational therapist for four years, in outpatient pediatric, home health, and school- based occupational therapy services. She holds both an advanced practice certification in Sequential-Oral- Sensory (S.O.S.) Feeding and a yoga instructor’s certification.
Diana has presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Conferences on the development of an Occupational Therapy Educational Program in Haiti and the impact of global partnerships applying World Federation of Occupational Therapy Accreditation Education standards.