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Latest Episodes

084 – What I Wish I Knew When I Was A New Grad
September 16, 2020

I put it out to you guys and many of you requested to know about: What I wish I knew when I was a new grad.

083 – OT’s Role in Harm Minimisation
September 02, 2020

Exploring the Dark Side of Occupation in more detail this episode, Rina and I delve into the world of harm minimisation. A question that I've been asked by many students is how can you work with someone who is "using illicit substances" when its "illeg...

082 – Danielle Delorenzo Talks Infant Mental Health
August 12, 2020

Danielle Delorenzo is well known to much of the online OT community and may be better known as @MorningswithanOTmom on Instagram. Danielle has a phenomenal personal story about becoming a mom and learning and growing with her neuro-diverse son, Luke.

081 – Promoting Strength through Adaptive Training
July 26, 2020

This episode we discussed the progression of adaptive training focusing mostly on the functional fitness world. Exploring the training of those with a disability from a coaching to a competing perspective.

080 – From Depression to Advocacy for an Unbreakable Woman
July 15, 2020

Ciara and I discuss depression and other mental illnesses, training, resilience, emotional flexibility and recovery. I hope you enjoy as much as I did!

079 – Conversations with an OT Student Through her Final Placement
July 07, 2020

We discuss what she learned, hows she grows, how she overcomes some of the challenges associated with placement and at the end have a discussion on what she feels would be the biggest learning points for other students going through or coming up to the...

078 – Detrimental Language and Documentation
June 26, 2020

Language is important. Documentation is important. The people we work with are important. But with all these “important” factors splitting our focus, have we lost the point? Zara Mills is an RN with extensive experience in mental health and a passion f...

077 – The Importance of Language in Disability
June 15, 2020

Having this discussion about language and how we as therapist use it to frame and situate our therapeutic relationship, power and recovery for the people that we work with.

076 – Surfing the Spectrum
May 21, 2020

It’s a beautiful thing seeing a therapist incorporate something they're really passionate about into their Occupation Based Practice

075 – Life, Death and Mental Illness
May 05, 2020

In this episode, we explore Gabe's lived experience of BPAD, his experiences with health services, the impact mental illness has had on his life and EVERYTHING in between.