When looking for an occupational therapist, it is important to check that they are registered with the College.  

Only individuals who are registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia may use the title Occupational Therapist.  The College maintains a code of ethics, practice standards, and guidelines that registrants must follow when practising occupational therapy in Nova Scotia.  These standards are in place to ensure protection to the public through regulation. 

Registration with the College indicates that the individual:

To verify that an individual is registered with the College, please see the following Registered Occupational Therapist Directory, contact the College at 902-455-0556 or toll free within Nova Scotia at 1-877-455-0556, or by email at admin@cotns.ca.