Month: May 2019

038 – Is Occupational Balance BS? ft Alexis Joelle

Alexis is an OT, an online juggernaut, a clinical mentor and metaphor aficionado. If you’re on Instagram or Facebook then you have more than likely come across some of her posts, stories or live chats. Hard to imagine how she has any balance…. 😉 A few months ago Alexis invited me to do an Insta-live…

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037 – An Occupational Analysis of Coffee

“Coffee, a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, the seeds of berries from certain Coffea species.”   I can guarantee you that many people reading this did not know that a coffee bean comes out of a cherry! Why? Because, for most of us, it’s not important to our engagement with it. Some of you may not even be aware…

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036 – The Occupation within Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a clinical modality that I was introduced and exposed to during my clinical career. Unlike many psychotherapies, ACT was always able to be incorporated into an Occupation-Based Practice framework. I came across Lou Sanguine on Facebook through a post about the podcast. She challenged me to make a post…

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