The Occupation StationJan 29, 2021
The Occupation of Managing Anxiety Part 2
For ease of access, this episode starts with a grounding meditation led by Reyna Puentes that was featured in Part 1. Join Ana and Amy as they finish their interview with Reyna and explore more strategies for managing anxiety during a test and with daily life. Thank you so much for joining us again! We are glad you're here.
The Occupation of Managing Anxiety Part 1
Occupation Station is very excited to welcome back Reyna Puentes to the pod. She joins Ana and Amy as they prepare to take their NBCOT exam in two weeks. The three discuss anxiety, stress, and strategies to work through it before and during the test. Join at 31:00 for a guided mindfulness technique to use during your test!
Part 2 will be posted next week! Keep an eye out on social media or subscribe on whichever platform you use!
The Occupation of Surviving Fieldwork FINAL PART 5
Ana and Amy are officially DONE with Level II fieldwork and are graduating this week! Join us as we interview each other about our lived experience and bits of advice we picked up along the way.
The Occupation of Living with Lupus
In this episode, Ana and Amy sit down with their friend Laurie to talk about her process of getting diagnosed and managing Lupus. They cover doctors visits, work-life balance, flare- ups and everything in between!
The Occupation of Surviving Fieldwork Part 4
In this episode, Ana and Amy are quarantining AGAIN (yes, we know). Find out why and how we're coping with it for the second time!
Keep listening for some great advice on graduating as well as preparing for and starting fieldwork in the midst of a pandemic.
The Occupation of Surviving Fieldwork Part 3
Get inspired to be someone's doorknob!
In preparation for level 2 fieldwork, Ana & Amy read responses from occupational therapists who have experience as clinical instructors. They ask about advice, how to prepare, and the clinical instructor's expectations for fieldwork.
We hear feedback from Dr. Matthew Geddie, Dr. Laurie Stelter, Molly Setliff, Irene Winkler, and Sarah Putt (From OT4Lyfe)!
The Occupation of Netflix and Chilling
Ana and Amy take you on a journey through their current watch list! The girls sit down and dissect what they've been watching recently and discuss how it relates to Occupational Therapy.
Skip ahead to 41:04 for a surprise visit from our Podfather!
The Occupation of Surviving Fieldwork Part 2
In this episode, Ana and Amy read the stories and experiences of other occupational therapy students in their fieldwork.
This weeks favorite occupations include a super sick podcast and peace inducing TV shows!
The Occupation of Surviving Fieldwork: Part I
Ana & Amy sit down and recap their final level I fieldwork experiences! They discuss settings, the interprofessional team, highlights and challenges.
The Occupation of Caring
The Occupation of Being Globally Minded
The Occupation of Using Assistive Technology
The Occupation of Motivational Interviewing
The Occupation of Seeing Part II
The Occupation of Seeing Part I
Intro to Occupation Station
In this episode, Ana and Amy cover what Occupational Therapy is and Amy interviews, pediatric OT, Irene Winkler, OTR, who is based in southern California.