DBT Skill Opposite Action

The DBT skill of Opposite Action for a Low Mood As part of the DBT recovery skill group, we will be learning skills such as ‘opposite action’ to help with coping with our emotions. This weekend I was feeling very low, teary and had no motivation to leave the bed. So I went through myContinue reading “DBT Skill Opposite Action”

DBT Recovery Group

Are you struggling with participating in your normal daily activities.
Do you need a supportive group to help and encourage you manage your mental and physical health?

If this sounds like what you need, please contact Laura@my-potential.com


Providing Recovery Support through Lived Experienced Clinicians Groups At My Potential, we value working in groups with our peers to support each of us to reach our potential. Some of these groups and their topics are listed below. But the most important thing is you get to choose which groups you would like to beContinue reading “Groups”

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists are health care providers that help people from all walks of life. We are therapists that are focused on supporting people to participate in their valued daily activities or occupations. This is anything and everything that you do in your daily life that helps you live, and gives your life purpose including: selfContinue reading “Occupational Therapy”

Doing a Scoping Review?

Here you will find resources that I have found helpful in doing my PhD scoping reviews. I will be continually updating these resources Resources: Articles Munn, Z., Peters, M.D.J., Stern, C. et al. Systematic review or scoping review? Guidance for authors when choosing between a systematic or scoping review approach. BMC Med Res Methodol 18, 143 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-018-0611-x Peters MDJ,Continue reading “Doing a Scoping Review?”

Strategies for Self-Disclosure

Recently I was asked some brilliant questions by an occupational therapy student. Including: where would you as a clinician draw the line when sharing personal experiences with consumers?
This blog explores some strategies when thinking about using your lived experience.

Creative Occupations – Sharing my Chronic Feelings of Emptiness

It was made in 5 minutes. We were asked to make a piece that represents holding our self. Chronic feelings of emptiness: This was the first time I had articulated the emptiness. 5 years of groups and this piece summed up the emotions the pain I was/ am carrying. What did it feel like toContinue reading “Creative Occupations – Sharing my Chronic Feelings of Emptiness”

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