If your heart centered compass is pointing in an innovative direction, but you’re scared to explore new territory.
If occupation-based contemporary practice is calling you, but you haven’t yet picked up the phone.
If you want to learn from OT leaders doing things differently, but don’t have any connections.
In this course you will hear from four Australian occupational therapists who are living their OT dream.
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It’s easy to fall into the trap of providing non-occupation based interventions; theraputty, stacking cones, peg board and balloon toss. But we need to ask ourselves what are purposeful, meaningful and internally motivating occupations to support our clients to reach their goals. Did you really become an OT to help someone peg pegs in a pegboard? My guess is no. You became an OT to support people to live a vibrant meaningful life and do the things they want and need to do. And it is through meaningful occupation-based practice that we can achieve this.
Maybe it’s through art, dance, sport, yoga, surfing, gardening, horse riding….who knows?! It’s limitless.
After all, if its relevant to our clients, it’s relevant to us!
Carlien runs Sense Rugby, a rugby based Occupational Therapy program designed to help kids who usually find it difficult to be part of a sports team and as a tool to improve social skills, emotional regulation, coordination and sensory processing.
Aubri runs a private practice where she weaves systemic and arts based therapies together with deep compassion practices, to support helping professionals move towards radical self acceptance and live more embodied, free and empowered lives.
Alanna runs YO-T, an occupational therapy practice that blends the benefits of yoga with occupational therapy interventions, and other therapy modalities, to provide clients with a holistically balanced approach to wellness and everyday life.
Aimee runs a not-for-profit initiative called Surfing the Spectrum that provides surfing as an intervention to positively impact the lives of families and their children with autism.
Rhiannon Crispe is an occupational therapist, personal trainer, pediatric private practice owner and the founder of The OT Lifestyle Movement.
She is passionate about supporting occupational therapists to pursue meaning in their lives by weaving their passion into their work.
Rhiannon is the host of The OT Lifestyle Movement podcast where she interviews inspiring OT’s from around the globe who are following the thread of their curiosity and doing things differently.
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