Improving your Therapeutic Use of Self and Why it's Such an Important Part of Therapy

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If you are a therapist, you have probably heard the term “therapeutic use of self.” Do you know what it means? Do you understand how to implement it into your daily treatments? 

Today, we talk about what that term actually means and how you can focus on improving your ability to use it, in order to provide better treatments for your clients. 

Parents and family members - this is a great episode to learn more about what therapists SHOULD be doing during treatment sessions. Do you feel like your child’s therapist is utilizing their therapeutic use of self effectively? If not, what can you do? Don’t be afraid to ask questions and find out how your therapist is doing! 

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SUMMARY OF THE SENSORY PROJECT SHOW

Rachel Harrington, a pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistant and owner of The Sensory Project, along with Jessica Hill, a pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistant, health coach entrepreneur, and mother, answer your questions related to all things sensory, occupational therapy, parenting, self-care, nutrition, and health, from a therapist’s perspective. Providing raw, honest, fun ideas, and strategies, for parents and families to implement into daily life. They are also the owners of All Things Sensory, LLC, as well as operate the one-of-a-kind sensory membership website, The Sensory Project Club. 

DISCLAIMER

While we make every effort to share correct information, we are still learning. We will double check all of our facts but realize that medicine is a constantly changing science and art.  One doctor / therapist may have a different way of doing things from another. We are simply presenting our views and opinions on how to address common sensory challenges, health related difficulties and what we have found to be beneficial that will be as evidenced based as possible. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use this podcast as medical advice to treat any medical condition in either yourself or your children. Consult your child’s pediatrician/ therapist for any medical issues that he or she may be having.  This entire disclaimer also applies to any guests or contributors to the podcast. Under no circumstances shall Rachel Harrington, The Sensory Project, LLC, Jessica Hill, All Things Sensory, LLC, or any guests or contributors to the podcast, as well as any employees, associates, or affiliates of any of the above, be responsible for damages arising from use of the podcast.

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This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony.  No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast.