Clarice Grote, MS, OTR/L

Licensed Occupational Therapist and founder of Amplify OT

Occupational therapy is not only a job, it's a profession. It is our responsibility to advocate for the advancement of OT. After all, if we don't advocate, who will?

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I'd love to speak to your group!

I have extensive experience speaking on advocacy, value-based care, legislation, and reimbursment. My passion is inspiring students and new grads to invest in this great profession through advocacy. I'm available for guest lectures, key notes, CEUs, and conference presentations. Contact me using our button below or at

Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

  • Occupational Therapy License in North Carolina, Kansas, and Missouri 
  • National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy Inc. (NBCOT)
  • Certified Dementia Care Specialist through Evergreen Certifications
  • Experience in acute, outpatient, home health, general wound care, and lymphedema


  • 2015-2018: Columbia University in the City of New York – Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy 
  • Rudin Scholar 
  • 2011-2015 The University of Iowa – Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance and Health Studies 

Professional Experience

  • 2019 – 2021: Acute Care/ Outpatient OT – North Kansas City Hospital 
  • 2018 – 2019: Home Health OT – HeathPro Heritage
  • 2019 – present: North Carolina Ambassador for AOTPAC
  • 2019 – 2021: Director of Practice – MOTA
  • 2018 – 2021: Advocacy & Policy Coordinator – AOTA Home and Community Health SIS 
  • 2017: Level II Fieldwork at AOTA Federal Affairs Team

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