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I Love OT Podcast

Dec 7, 2018

In this episode, I say "Thank you!" to the OTs who work with medically fragile and complex pediatric clients.  I'll discuss why this work is so challenging and give recommendations from the research about strategies to stay healthy and successful when working with these populations.  Spoiler alert:  having a good "belly...


Nov 15, 2018

This episode is a sample of interesting finds from my personal collection of historical OT texts.  Some are serious, some are funny, all speak to what is fascinating about our profession and its history.  Highlighting the values and philosophy that are consistent across the years helps show the power of the way we...


Nov 2, 2018

Today's episode discusses how we have used (and should use!) outdoor activities as a therapeutic medium.  From sea kayaking, to organized sports, to guided hikes, to spelunking (go ahead, Google it, I'll wait), there are plenty of good reasons to get yourself and your clients outside.  What are you waiting for?   Get...


Oct 19, 2018

This second episode in the I Love OT Podcast investigates the past, present, and future connections between OT and theater arts!  From the Hull House in 1915 to the modern day, we're calling "Places!" on OT and theater.  ("Thank you, places!").  Come along and learn why your OT practice might look even better in...


Oct 9, 2018

Hello!

This is the inaugural episode of the new I Love OT Podcast, a labor of love dedicated to everyone who loves occupational therapy.  This episode is focused on my favorite soapbox topic:  Fieldwork.   I'll discuss research by myself and others related to "where the rubber meets the road" for OT education.  Please...