Presentations, Third Culture Kids, Transition

Announcement: #ot24vx Presentation

The schedule for this year's 24 hour virtual exchange has been published. This year's topic is 'Transition', and I'm very excited to (finally) be able to tell you all: I'm going to presenting this year on my experience of being a(n adult) third culture kid. A Third Culture Kid (TCK) is a person who has… Continue reading Announcement: #ot24vx Presentation

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Transition

The Roller-Coaster Continues: from Acute to Eating Disorders

This week marks the end of my first year as an occupational therapist, and with it, the end of my first (temporary) post. I've enjoyed working in adult acute inpatient mental health, particularly the flexibility that the role affords. Being ward-based has allowed me to work very closely with the multidisciplinary team, constantly re-evaluating my… Continue reading The Roller-Coaster Continues: from Acute to Eating Disorders

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When Occupational Therapy Goes Right

In preparation for tonight's #OTalk entitled "When Occupational Therapy Goes Wrong", I've been reflecting on times when occupational therapy does not live up to its potential. I have never received occupational therapy services, but I've listened to a lot of people who have. Common themes I've heard/observed of occupational therapy "going wrong" include: When there is… Continue reading When Occupational Therapy Goes Right