Podcast

081 – Promoting Strength through Adaptive Training

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.

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080 – From Depression to Advocacy for an Unbreakable Woman

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

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079 – Conversations with an OT Student Through her Final Placement

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 their placement.

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078 – Detrimental Language and Documentation

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 for improving nursing and healthcare in general. We talk often about the language used…

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077 – The Importance of Language in Disability

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.

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076 – Surfing the Spectrum

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

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075 – Life, Death and Mental Illness

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.

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072 – Successful Telehealth with Melissa LaPointe

An episode discussing how therapists can make this transition to telehealth more successfully in this ever changing world we are currently in.

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