064 – A Lived Experience of Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD), is a mental illness characterized by a long-term pattern of unstable relationships, a distorted sense of self, and strong emotional reactions.

What can OT’s do?

054 – Mental Wellbeing and Occupational Therapy


What’s the difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness and how can OT’s in ALL practice areas utilise this for our clients?

047 – The Life and Times of the Occupational Therapy Hub

Occupational Therapy Hub

From Radio and TV then on to Occupational Therapy, Jamie Grant discusses his journey and all the ups and downs all the way to The Occupational Therapy Hub

045 – Newgrad Mental Health and the Transition from Student

Mental Health New Graduate

An honest and raw conversation with Thalia Prakash about the newgrad transition and maintaining your mental health as a clinician.

035 – The Realities of living with Schizophrenia

Rachel Star Withers

There’s very little I can say about RachelStarLive that she hasn’t expressed herself in one of her amazing youtube videos. So using her own words, Rachel is a “schizophrenic badass from Youtube and TV stuff.” She’s been on Americas Got Talent & Ninja Warrior. She is a Mental Health advocate. She’s a Schizophrenic (listen to […]

019 – Occupation Based Practice with Dr Nicholson

Occupation Ellen Nicholson

Dr. Ellen Nicholson is the Head of Department at the Aukland University of Technology’s, Department of Occupational Science and Therapy and has had a vast and profound influence on my own career being the inspiration for Operation Occupation. We talked about everything from her journey into OT, the professions move back towards Occupation, and the […]

018 – Occupational Transition Periods

We’ve looked at values and how they may highlight a person’s occupational needs so the next logical progression is to have a look about what happens when someone changes the occupation that fills a need. That gap between occupations is a time that I feel OT’s can really have an incredible impact on peoples lives. […]

001 – Operation Occupation

Operation Occupation was a project that I undertook a few years ago and was a turning point in my career for my personal growth into the profession of OT. Below is a presentation that I gave to the OT’s in my district about the “Operation Occupation” project whilst it was in progress: Keep occupied Brock […]