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. Having an understanding of the links between wellbeing and mental health is a skill that every clinician can take into just about every clinical practice area.

This is an area and a concept that fits core with Occupational Therapy and isn’t constrained by the boundaries of Mental Health practice. Exploring Mental Wellbeing with clients is something for ALL OT’s to engage in….but how?

“There is no health without Mental Health”

Erik Johnson

During the episode I explore one model for wellbeing that you can find here:


Keep Occupied