Manage episode 230688901 series 2394635
Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C welcomes back Susan L. Roberts, M. Div, OTR-L to continue her conversation from episode 174 about her work as an occupational therapist and how she incorporates Traditional Chinese Medicine and other ancient methods into her practice.
Susan L. Roberts, author, lecturer, nutritionist, and occupational therapist combines four decades of practice working with people of all ages using manual therapies, sensory integration, nutrition, and healing rituals. Her latest book, Sustainable Health: Simple Habits to Transform Your Life, integrates all of these areas to help people take charge of their health and happiness using the five occupations of eating, playing, sleeping, working, and loving to radically transform health.
Susan studied occupational therapy at Boston University, theology at Harvard, nutrition at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, and Five Element Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Tao of Healing Center in New York City. She has worked in psychiatric hospitals, physical rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and home care. Her pediatric clinic, Changes Occupational Therapy, in Tucson, AZ, used play as the focus for healing.
Susan has taught occupational therapy theory and practice at Eastern Kentucky University and New York Institute of Technology. She has written: Biomechanics: Problem Solving for Occupational Therapy; Kinesiology: Movement in the Context of Activity; My Kid Eats Everything: A Journey from Picky to Adventurous Eating; and The Food Explorers Passport.
Susan is giving away a free audiobook of her newest book, Sustainable Health. To enter for a chance to win, e-mail Laura at email@example.com or use Speakpipe via www.therapychatpodcast.com to contribute a question for Laura to ask Susan in part 2 of this conversation by March 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm. Laura will randomly select one winner to receive a free audiobook, courtesy of Susan Roberts!
Are you a therapist needing support to sharpen your clinical skills in working with trauma survivors? Want to work with Laura for clinical consultation? Get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org. Or if you're interested in joining an upcoming online or in person clinical consultation group, go here to sign up on the interest list!
Please let us know what you'd like to learn more from Laura by completing this short survey!
Want a cool Therapy Chat t-shirt, sticker or mug? Find them here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/therapychat
Please consider supporting Therapy Chat by becoming a member on Patreon! Just $1 a month would make a huge impact to keep Therapy Chat going strong! To learn more head to - https://patreon.com/TherapyChat where members get special perks and swag too!
Leave me a message via Speakpipe by going to https://therapychatpodcast.com and clicking on the green Speakpipe button.
Thank you for listening to Therapy Chat! Please be sure to go to iTunes and leave a rating and review, subscribe and download episodes. You can also download the Therapy Chat app on iTunes by clicking here.
Podcast produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio
147 episodes available. A new episode about every 7 days averaging 44 mins duration .