Dr. McIntyre completed her B.S., M.A, and post professional OTD degrees in occupational therapy at the University of Southern California and has been practicing for the last 10 years in mental health services. Her doctoral work focused on providing employment support to peer providers in Los Angeles County’s largest peer run mental health organization, Project Return Peer Support Network. Dr. McIntyre’s career has focused on working with adults labelled with serious mental illness in a range of service settings, both inpatient and community based, nationally and in the United Kingdom, where she spent 6 years working in London. Her primary interest is in working with individuals experiencing psychosis in community based mental health settings. In addition, she has conducted research exploring the role of occupational therapy for individuals experiencing hoarding and psychosis. Dr. McIntyre co-facilitates the AOTA psychosis community of practice and is a founding member of a community of practice for occupational therapists working in homeless services. Prior to joining the USA faculty, Dr. McIntyre was an assistant professor of clinical occupational therapy at the University of Southern California, as well as the academic fieldwork coordinator for mental health. Over the past 4 years, Dr. McIntyre is dedicated to developing occupational therapy programming with homeless service providers, and in addition to her teaching role, has worked within the permanent supportive housing practice context in Southern California. Dr. McIntyre has co-authored several chapters related to mental health practice in occupational therapy texts, and presented at numerous state, national, and international conferences about her work in mental health.