By Terry Kovarik
Helping people is what inspired Deb Whitelaw Gorski of Sturgeon Bay to become an occupational therapist. She says it gave her the chance to offer physical and psychological therapy to people needing help to overcome physical injuries and the emotional stresses they can cause. Gorski says anyone pondering a career in any rehabilitative services must undergo extensive training and education.
Deb Whitelaw Gorski is now Rehab Services Director at Door County Medical Center. She says the education and training may seem endless, however, the rewards make those efforts worthwhile.
Gorski says such experiences are why she highly recommends a career in occupational therapy.