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Megan Berg

Megan Berg
Therapy Insights 2020 Essay Contest Winners

Therapy Insights 2020 Essay Contest Winners

The theme of the 2020 Therapy Insights Essay Contest was: What is one of the most unresolved issues in your field and how would you propose resolving it? We thank everyone who submitted entries and are thrilled to have each and every writer entering the field of rehabilitation therapy. All of the essays brought up key issues that need fresh thought, innovation, curiosity, and collaboration in order to solve. Physical Therapy 1st Place: Advocating for Physical Therapy and Multidisciplinary Changes in Postpartum Care by Sarah Freeman of the University of Montana.Why we chose this essay:Rehabilitation therapy is a drug-free staple...

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Megan Berg
Recommended Reading for Rehabilitation Clinicians

Recommended Reading for Rehabilitation Clinicians

Are you (or will you soon be) a speech, occupational, or physical therapist? Looking for some great books to dive into? These are some of our favorites! Hallucinationsby Oliver Sacks Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. People with migraines may see shimmering arcs of light or tiny, Lilliputian figures of animals and people. People with failing eyesight, paradoxically, may...

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Megan Berg
The Therapy Insights Podcast Episode 04: Katrina Mikiah and the Human Capacity for Presence

The Therapy Insights Podcast Episode 04: Katrina Mikiah and the Human Capacity for Presence

How do we as rehabilitation therapists hold space for those who are facing immense grief or life-altering/life-ending diagnoses? Katrina Mikiah is a life, grief, and end-of-life coach. She says that it's not about having a tricked out pack of counseling techniques, but rather much more about our own awareness of our feelings and our ability to be present. Join us as we discuss the difference between a counselor and a coach, the many ways to hold space and be present, and the tools we can offer clients and families to make these kinds of transitions less turbulent and more in...

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