mental health

Digital Media in Childhood Development

This episode was inspired by the article "10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should be Banned for Children Under Age 12" which was published in the Huffington Post by a pediatric OT. Natalie and Jess review the evidence behind each argument and how as practitioners, we can better educate parents on safe and appropriate use of digital media.

2020-04-19T08:22:52-07:00April 19th, 2020|

History of Mental Health OT

This week, Jessica and Natalie talk with Barbara Ostrove and Laurel Radley about the history of mental health OT, current trends, and future directions. 

2019-07-26T08:19:35-07:00July 21st, 2019|

Partial Hospitalization Programs

We interview Erin Bachler, Stephanie Moon, and Katelynn Krause about work they did to better understand the structure and content of Partial Hospitalization Programs as a setting for delivery mental health services. 

2019-07-26T08:20:27-07:00January 6th, 2019|

Leisure Exploration and Creativity with Veterans

In this episode, Natalie and Jess talk with US Navy Seal veteran Rusty Noesner, who sustained multiple head injuries during his time in Afghanistan. Rusty talks about his therapy process, particularly the multiple benefits he discovered through art therapy. He also talks about his new nonprofit, War Paints.

2018-04-14T13:53:53-07:00February 26th, 2017|

Digital Media in Childhood Development

This episode was inspired by the article "10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should be Banned for Children Under Age 12" which was published in the Huffington Post by a pediatric OT. Natalie and Jess review the evidence behind each argument and how as practitioners, we can better educate parents on safe and appropriate use of digital media.

2018-04-14T13:52:54-07:00February 12th, 2017|