Are you burning out?? Continue reading Are you burning out??
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 to acknowledge, but use that to fuel your passion further! I wanted to take a couple of minutes to talk through how I prepared for my FtP reviews Continue reading Fitness to Practice as a Student with a Disability
We would love to partner with you! Through collaborating together we can help support people living with mental illness. Ideas for partnership could include: Continue reading Work with Us
Discharged now what? Why blog as an OT? OT and the PD Stigma The emergency CRISIS How to be an effective supervisor Helpful tips for working with BPD OT and ED Continue reading For Clinicians
You don’t look like you have borderline… Continue reading A day in a life with BPD
Do you have something you want to share? Big or small we care 💚 OTforBPD would love to share your clinical experience, lived experience, research, projects, student experience and strategies for living with a mental illness. You don’t need to be an OT and you certainly don’t need to have BPD. Looking forward to hearing from you 💕 Please contact Laura via firstname.lastname@example.org This content is for members … Continue reading OT for BPD needs You
So I decided to journal. But putting pen to paper seemed like such an effort. I was writing about all these ideas and dreams I had but keeping them locked in a secret diary. So I challenged myself to think outside the square and I made a WordPress account. Continue reading Why Blog as an Occupational Therapist?
Placement or fieldwork is often the most stressful and critical learning period for students. As a teacher and recent graduate, I have reflected on the strategies that helped me get the most out of placement. Continue reading Strategies to help you ace your placement
I find it so frustrating when people compare their mental illness to BPD like we are in different classes. Arnt, we are all mentally unwell? When you are in groups and someone talks about BPD and the comments are “oh people with BPD they are so mentally ill, you can’t reason with them.” “They are manipulative, they don’t want to get better or care about others.” Me … Continue reading Discriminating group therapy leader
This is an open letter to colleagues far and wide, in the UK and across the pond. With an estimated 1 in 4 adults having a diagnosable mental health condition, chances are not only will a portion of your caseload have a mental illness, but there’s odds that so will some of your colleagues. I am 1 in 4. You would think that, given our … Continue reading Occupational Therapy and the PD Stigma