There are so many things that I wanted to post about today, but I feel that this one is important, albeit heavy. To be clear, I LOVE this time of year. I'm blasting Christmas tunes on Thanksgiving day and decorating the day after at the latest. I LOVE the snow and could spend hours outside … Continue reading It’s the most wonderful (worst) time of the year…
Check Out The Episode! In today's holiday special episode, Bonnie Houpt navigates her way through 20 would you rather questions related to therapy! She was such a great sport and we had so much fun! We talk about business, clinical identity, self-care, and so many other fun things in this episode, it's hard to pinpoint … Continue reading #14-Holiday Special with Bonnie Houpt, MT-BC
It's no surprise I am a huge fan of podcasts. My husband got me into them, way back when we were dating ten years ago, and there were only a handful of good podcasts around. Now? They are everywhere and it's wonderful!! This list is by no means exhaustive and honestly I had to have … Continue reading TT5: Therapy-Related Podcasts!
Check out the episode here! In this episode, Angelle Cook, MA, RDT, discusses her passion for supporting people with various ability levels by creating a space where they can utilize performance in a therapeutic way. She explains the unique approach that A Place To Be, the agency she works for, has created in supporting … Continue reading #11- Therapeutic Theater, Inclusion, and Collaboration with Angelle Cook, MA, RDT
After interviewing Mika McLane on episode #4 of the podcast, I found myself so smitten with the idea of incorporating more nature into my sessions. I've been on a mission ever since and have noticed beautiful outcomes from incorporating nature in some way. Mika's story about bringing snow into the hospital made such an impression … Continue reading The Power of Nature…
In this episode, Shelby discusses how she utilizes song-writing, what music therapy looks like in a school system, her experience of burnout, and she shares a wonderful Halloween-themed intervention. Towards the end of the episode, she shares her experience with burnout as a young clinician and shares her passion of helping other young therapists know … Continue reading #8- School-Based Therapy, Halloween, and Burnout with Shelby Dahlson, MT-BC
This list is by no means exhaustive and is my current top favorite books that have resonated with me this past year. This list is also biased towards the populations that I work with, but there is no doubt that these would be helpful for any therapist working with any populations. Next year the list … Continue reading TT5: Therapy-Related Novels and Books (of 2019)
Besides that I am a HUGE Joni Mitchell fan.....I felt thankful for the clouds today. I live in Denver, where it is sunny 300 days out of the year. And honestly after living here, I think it might be more. BUT. Today was the first day of fall that was cloudy, misty, and foggy. I … Continue reading Thankful For Clouds…..
I am a total sucker for second-hand stores. There is just something about digging around through piles and stacks of things that makes my adventure meter say "oooh this is fun!" A few weeks ago, I stopped at the book section of the Goodwill I was shopping at and a book of poetry popped out … Continue reading Poem Books!
10 MINUS 7 DAYS!!!That's right! I said it out loud so now it has to happen (anyone else do this to themselves?) For real, the podcast will be launched on September 19th, 2019. In 7 days. 7 DAYS. I've been fortunate enough to interview so many wonderful therapists already and I absolutely can't wait to … Continue reading Let the podcast countdown begin!