063 – Unpacking colonised thinking in OT

PLEASE NOTE: This episode discusses topics such as colonisation and racism in multiple forms. The guests would like to make it clear that this episode does not sit as...

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062 – Meditation and The Good Lives Model with BreeTheOT

Breeanna Janson (@breetheOT) is an Australian OT who I discovered through Instagram and her amazing content. Bree often has “theme weeks” on Instagram where she would education on topics...

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061 – Picking the Brain of Dr Charles Christiansen

Charles Christiansen is a name that a large portion of Occupational Therapists from around the world would recognise. From his papers to his textbooks to his positions on AOTA...

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060 – BEST OF – Online Technology for Occupational Therapy

WELCOME TO THE OCCUPIED BEST OF! Voted by you guys as one of the four best episodes thus far, Dr Anita Hamilton has arguably had the biggest influence of...

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059 – BEST OF – Why SMART Goals are DUMB

WELCOME TO THE OCCUPIED BEST OF! Voted by you guys as one of the four best episodes thus far, this episode rustled more jimmies than just about any other!...

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058 – BEST OF – Occupational Justice with Professor Gail Whiteford

WELCOME TO THE OCCUPIED BEST OF! Voted by you guys as one of the four best episodes thus far, Professor Gail Whiteford has had an almost immeasurable impact on...

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057 – BEST OF – The Dark Side of Occupation with Rebecca Twinley

WELCOME TO THE OCCUPIED BEST OF! Voted by you guys as one of the four best episodes thus far, Rebecca Twinley’s Dark Side of Occupation has been growing exponentially...

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056 – What If You Just Found Out That You Had A Sibling?

Have you ever thought about how your life would change if you just found out you had a sibling? Sounds like a movie script right? What if one sibling...

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055 – Exploring Neuro with TheBrainyOT

I came across Crystal’s Intagram account during her “Neuro A-Z Photo Challenge”. Her content and explanations are exceptional and I learned a lot. Since then her content has continued...

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054 – Mental Wellbeing and Occupational Therapy

This episode I wanted to reflect on an idea that I’ve been playing around with for a few weeks and that’s the difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness....

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053 – Brooke George is Teaming with Dementia

I know a lot of passionate people. I also know a lot of people in a lot of different practice areas. I’ve been lucky enough to know a couple...

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052 – An OT Students Lived Experience of Chronic Pain

Continuing on a bit of a trend of lived experiences on the podcast I roped in the awesome Taylah Douglass to have a chat about her experience with Chronic...

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051 – When You Love What You Do…WORK with Karen Jacobs

Professor Karen Jacobs is one of those guests that makes me feel like I don’t work hard enough. Any of the projects she has been involved in could be...

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050 – A Celebration of you, the Listener

When I started Occupied I didn’t really have a plan for how it was going to go. It was a form of creative expression for me and I enjoyed...

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049 – Meaning and Occupational Engagement

This is an emerging topic for me. It’s something for which I’ve seen a correlation for many many years. Now is the stage in my career where I’m starting...

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048 – OTReference Discusses the Similarities Between OT and Powerlifting

Since the beginning of my involvement in the sport of powerlifting, I’ve always been fascinated by the similarities. There are close links between the skillsets required to excel in...

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047 – The Life and Times of the Occupational Therapy Hub

There aren’t too many OT’s in the online space that hasn’t come across or seen posts from The Occupational Therapy Hub. I’ve known Jamie for about as long as...

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046 – Overcoming Anxiety/PTSD with one of the Worlds Strongest Humans

DURING THIS PODCAST TOPICS SUCH AS ABUSE, PTSD AND VIOLENCE ARE DISCUSSED. THERE IS ALSO STRONG LANGUAGE USED. IF THIS IS A TRIGGER OR MAKES YOU UNCOMFORTABLE, LOOK AFTER...

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045 – Newgrad Mental Health and the Transition from Student

This conversation starting talking about the transition and what to expect moving from a student to newgrad practitioner. Thalia was honest and raw and didn’t sugar-coat any of the...

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044 – OTAus2019 Conference Reflection

On July 10-12th 2019 I found my way to Sydney for the 28th Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference & Exhibition. This was my 4th Australian National Conference which runs...

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043 – Sense Rugby: Occupation-Based Practice with Passion

I first came across Sense Rugby when the below video came across my facebook browsing. Being a strong advocate for occupation-based practice AND an old rugby union tragic, this...

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