Podcast

115 – Student to Podcaster to OTR ft Amy Tippol

Amy Tippol cohosts The Occupation Station podcast with her friend Ana Milanese. Today we explored Amy’s journey though OT school, starting a podcast and now transitioning into the profession.

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114 – All About Occupation Series ft Karen Whalley Hammell

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 pandemic. Looking back on the intervening year, Karen will explore the deeply rooted social inequities and structural injustices that have been exposed by the pandemic; inequities that impacted occupational rights, wellbeing and the likelihood of survival itself.

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113 – Lived Experience of Suicidality ft Ellie Frith

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

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112 – Integrated Womens Health ft Taryn Gaudin

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

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111 – Happy Birthday Occupied

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. Heres to the next 3 years

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110 – Taking OT into the Digital World ft Laura Simmons

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 OT profession. She is not only a private business owner, an entrepreneur but she is developing a product that aims to bring OT into the digital age.

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109 – Kwaku and Brock Do Communication Good

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.

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108 – Creativity V Depression ft Erik Johnson

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.

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107 – Life and OT in the Arctic ft Rachel Schooley

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.

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