Rabecca Rae-Hodgson

My Potential is excited to announce our Lived Experience Occupational Therapist speaker Rebecca Rae-Hodgson

Bachelor of Science (Psychology, Honours)
Master of Occupational Therapy

Title: Untangling the Complex Web: Balancing Self-Care, Productivity and Leisure with Borderline Personality Disorder, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/CFS and Fibromyalgia

Aim: To give people an understanding of the complexity of living with multiple conditions and provide an insight into the daily balance of strategies that is needed and what can get in the way. 

Learning Objectives:

Understand how symptoms of ME/CFS, BPD and Fibromyalgia can impact functioning in the areas of self-care, productivity and leisure.

2. Start developing an awareness of different supports and interventions that may be useful for these populations.

3. Understand some of the barriers to support seeking and stigma around ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and BPD, and increase compassion and awareness in your own practice.


Published by OT Trauma Tools

Founder Mental health Advocate; Phd Candidate; Occupational Therapy Teacher and Researcher Australia “As an occupational therapist diagnosed with BPD I will use this page to share about the various interventions and strategies that are helpful to those with BPD. I will also share about the positive and sometimes challenging approaches that health professionals have used in my treatment in emergency, inpatient, outpatient and community settings. I hope that by sharing my lived experience I can help improve the experience of those struggling to understand Borderline Personality Disorders (BPD) and also support those living with BPD and other mental health challenges Most importantly we will share how occupation can powerfully help change lives!" Laura

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