Latest Episodes

114 – All About Occupation Series ft Karen Whalley Hammell
June 07, 2021

Karen will reflect on her report entitled ‘Engagement in living during the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing occupational disruption’. This essay, about occupation and wellbeing, was written in March 2020 during the uncertainties of the first weeks of the ...

113 – Lived Experience of Suicidality ft Ellie Frith
June 01, 2021

Ellie Frith found herself in an acute mental health ward after experiencing some issues with her mental health. This is her story.

112 – Integrated Womens Health ft Taryn Gaudin
May 20, 2021

Taryn's unique perspective on her practice has grown into a business that offers integrated woman's pelvic floor health services.

111 – Happy Birthday Occupied
May 17, 2021

A nice, short and sweet episode reflecting on the last 3 years of this podcast. So much work but for me personally its resulted in so much growth. Thankyou to everyone who's been involved in the podcast in any and every small way.

110 – Taking OT into the Digital World ft Laura Simmons
May 13, 2021

Laura brought her business to my attention via LinkedIn and right from our first conversation I was completely intrigued with what she was trying to do. As the CEO and founder of Theratrak Laura is walking a line not commonly travelled by those in the ...

109 – Kwaku and Brock Do Communication Good
May 01, 2021

Kwaku & I started talking and let the convo go where it wanted. It drifted towards communication skills and the nuance involved in being an excellent clinical communicator.

108 – Creativity V Depression ft Erik Johnson
April 20, 2021

Erik is by far one of my favourite OT's on the planet and his honestly and vulnerability in this conversation simply confirmed that for me.

107 – Life and OT in the Arctic ft Rachel Schooley
April 12, 2021

Exploring how Rachel navigates living on traditional peoples land and working with their populations. This convo was absolutely eye opening and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

106 – Semantics and Platitudes in OT
April 01, 2021

So many times over my career I've heard cliche's and platitudes used by therapists and often wondered....do they know what that actually means? Recently I've had a number of discussions on this podcast about terms used that are used incorrectly OR used...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Launching Occupied Plus+ on Patreon
March 28, 2021

I’m super excited to be announcing……. Occupied Plus+ Occupied Plus+ will have Patreon exclusive resources for those supporters looking to inject some extra value into their practice.   For a long time I’ve wanted to expand the resources and valu...