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
What is Occupational Therapy? Imagine that one day you woke up and you couldn’t move, you were in pain, or perhaps you have been diagnosed with depression… Continue reading What is Occupational Therapy?
Her smell, her embrace, her laugh, her seriousness, her favourite colour, her jewellery, our jokes, our late night sleep overs. I remember how much I loved her, how intensely I needed her acceptance, validation and her friendship. I remember making promises of a life time of friendship and jokes of being an “aunty” to her children. I remember how afraid I was of losing her… … Continue reading Grieving for someone who is alive
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?
As I have never been great with words, I looked to dance as a way of finding meaning amongst the chaos. Continue reading How dancing helps Borderline Personality Disorder
Strategies on how to be an effective supervisor Recently I’ve been involved in interviewing clinical educators in their role of educating allied health students. It made me think Back to when I was an occupational therapy student and the amazing supervisors I had during my studies. Clinical educators that I developed friendships with and still support me to this day.Any occupational therapist can be a … Continue reading How to be an effective clinical supervisor
About to study a health course ? Here are Anya’s 10 helpful tips you should know before studying occupational therapy! Continue reading 10 things you should know before studying occupational therapy