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.
The best memories I have of my admissions are the times when I have been able to listen to my nurse’s story and laugh together as we shared why he/she wanted to become a nurse, what their interests are, their pets, and about their culture.
Fitness to Practice as a studentFrom Ozias 🐧 Speaking as someone who had a few Fitness to Practice reviews while doing my undergrad, and am now facing one as a postgrad, I know how terrifying this process can be. And it can evoke a lot of anger and resentment towards uni too, and that’s important toContinue reading “Are you fit to practice?”
Anger is a valid and vital emotion for looking after ourselves. It lets us know that we have been hurt, our boundaries have not been respected or our needs have not been met. Anger is also a common symptom of experiencing trauma, feeling invalidated and misheard. It is important that we learn how to releaseContinue reading “Activities to do when you are angry”
OT for BPD is developing its first learning program! The 2020 Growing Together is a set of modules (lessons) whereby we learn about what makes up mental health and how we can enhance our life to live with increased purpose and meaningfulness.