Educational Videos

Travel Therapy Mentor Weekly Live Videos

Each week we produce a new Facebook Live video about various travel therapy related topics! Videos are generally on Sunday evenings, but times and days may vary based on our travels.

You can tune in live for our videos by following us on Facebook. You can also watch the replay of any of our weekly videos by clicking the links to the individual videos below, or visiting the Videos section of our Facebook Page.

Please let us know if there is a topic you would like us to talk about on a future video by sending us a message!

Video List:

WELCOME TO TRAVEL THERAPY MENTOR (Quick Introduction Video)


5/18/20: Understanding Travel Therapy Pay: How Much Should You Expect Normally vs Now?

5/11/20: The RV Life: Why We Decided to Stop RVing & Pros/Cons of RVing vs Short Term Housing

5/3/20: Lessons Learned from 5 Years as Travel PTs

4/26/20: Home Ownership as a Traveler

4/19/20: Travel Therapy Q&A Session

4/12/20: Travel Therapy Crisis Jobs & Market Update

4/5/20: New Grad Therapists: Your Financial Future & Career Outlook

3/29/20: How Many Travel Therapy Jobs are Available Currently? (Corona Virus Travel Therapy Job Market Update)

3/22/20: Contract Cancellations and Update on Travel Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic

3/15/20: The impact of the Coronavirus on Travel Healthcare

3/8/20: Filing Taxes for Free as a Travel Therapist

3/7/20: Travel Therapy 101 & Finances After Graduation

  • This is a presentation we’ve given at several conferences and DPT schools for students and new grads

3/1/20: Update: Current Travel Therapy Job Market

2/23/20: Why We Don’t Work Internationally as Travel PTs

2/18/20: CSM (APTA Combined Sections Meeting) & Colorado Recap

2/9/20: Trials & Tribulations of Being a Travel Therapist

2/2/20: Pursuing Travel Therapy with a Partner or Friend

1/26/20: Physical Therapy Compact Update

1/19/20: Filing Taxes as a Travel Therapist

1/12/20: Health Insurance Options as a Travel Therapist

1/5/20: Is It Financially Worth it to Pursue a DPT Degree?

12/29/19: 2019 Recap and Our Plans for 2020!

12/22/19: Productivity Issues & Avoiding Working Off the Clock as a Travel Therapist

12/15/19: What is PDGM? How Will it Affect Travel Therapy?

12/8/19: Guaranteed Hours & Days Off During the Holidays

12/1/19: Job Scarcity in January for Travel Therapists

11/24/19: Maintaining CEU Requirements as a Travel Therapist

11/17/19: How to Find the Best Travel Therapy Companies and Recruiters

11/10/19: Finding Housing as a Travel Therapist

11/3/19: National Student Conclave Recap

10/27/19: Taxes for Travel Therapists Interview with Joe Smith Recap and Takeaways

10/26/19: Travel Therapy Mentor Interview with Joseph Smith of Travel Tax

10/21/19: Avoiding Bad Job Environments as a Travel Therapist (Part 1) and (Part 2)

10/16/19: Pursuing financial independence combined with travel therapy is a winning combo for lifestyle flexibility! (Short video clip during a hike!)

10/13/19: Avoiding Unwanted Time Off as a Travel Therapist

10/6/19: The Impact of PDPM on Travel Therapy

9/29/19: The PT Compact, the Future of OT/SLP Compact Licensure, and the Impact on Travel Therapists

9/23/19: Earning a Full Time Therapist’s Salary While Working Only Half of the Year!

9/15/19: What is The Traveler’s Conference and Why Should You Go as a Current or Prospective Travel Therapist?

9/1/19: 1 year Anniversary of Travel Therapy Mentor!

8/26/19: Our 15-week Europe trip is coming to an end!

8/18/19: Top Pros and Cons of being a Traveling Therapist!

8/11/19: PDPM: What is it & How Will it Affect Travel Therapy?

8/4/19: Mistakes to Avoid During Your First Travel Therapy Assignment

7/28/19: Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Your First Travel Contract (Especially as a New Grad)

7/21/19: Is it worth pursuing Independent Contracting as a Travel Therapist?

7/16/19: Travel Therapy: The Licensing Process

7/7/19: Live Travel Therapy Q&A!

6/30/19: Packing for a Travel Assignment!

6/24/19: Saving & Investing as a Travel Therapist

6/16/19: Contract Cancellations

6/9/19: Relationship between Travel Therapist and The Recruiter versus The Facility

6/2/19: Understanding a Travel Therapy Contract

5/27/19:Understanding Travel Therapy Contract Bill Rates!

5/19/19: Are Local Travel Therapy Contracts Possible?

5/13/19: Why & How to Work with Multiple Travel Therapy Companies/Recruiters

5/5/19: Outpatient travel therapy jobs: How to find them, what to watch out for, and more!

4/28/19: How much money should you realistically expect to make as a new grad travel therapist?

4/21/19: Leveraging travel therapy to travel for leisure!

4/15/19: What is a tax home and do you need one as a travel therapist?

4/7/19: Travel Therapy to pay down student loans… or invest?

3/31/19: How Do You Choose Which Travel Therapy Companies and Recruiters to Work with?

3/24/19: Is mentorship available for traveling therapists?

3/17/19: Travel Therapist Benefits Packages!

3/11/19: Intangible Benefits of Different Travel Therapy Companies

3/3/19: Beginner Mistakes as a Travel Therapist

2/24/19: Travel Therapy as a Pair!

2/17/19: Travel therapist pay vs permanent therapist pay

2/10/19: Travel Therapy in an RV!

2/4/19: Travel therapy housing options and basics!

1/27/19: Our Experience and Advice in Regards to Travel Therapy as a New Grad

1/20/19: Travel Therapy 101: The basics, what is travel therapy, and getting started!

12/1/18: Hello from Thailand!

Fifth Wheel PT Videos

11/5/19: Talking personal finance, financial independence, and early retirement with Chris Mamula

9/13/19: Hello from the Grand Canyon!

2/12/19: 6 day water fast!

1/27/19: Checking in from Washington DC (CSM 2019)

1/17/19: Our Life and Travel PT Update

12/16/18: Update from the end of our Asia trip!

12/1/18: Checking in from Phuket, Thailand

10/26/18: Crazy Traffic in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam!

10/12/18: Checking in from Ha Long Bay, Vietnam!

9/22/18: Update from Laos

6/2/18: Endless Vacation with Travel Therapy!

5/7/18: How to get started with travel PT as a new grad!

4/12/18: Travel Therapy as a Pair

4/5/18: Travel Therapy as a New Grad

4/3/18: Pros & Cons of Travel Therapy in an RV

3/31/18: Cliffs of the Neuse Hike

3/29/18: Travel pay compared to permanent pay (Part 1) and (Part 2)*This was our first ever Facebook Live video!*