5 Tips to Help Children to Deal with Trauma

  Most of us remember the exact place we stood on the morning of the 9/11 attacks. My son was only two and I remember thinking about his future. Thankfully, he was too young to remember but many children faced difficult feelings that they might not have known how to process. The COVID pandemic changed […]

Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety

Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety plus FREE downloadable handout of this post at the bottom. Anxiety can be extremely harsh to school-aged children, but test-taking season is upon them, it can be even worse. No matter how many times parents, teachers, and therapists emphasize that it’s “just a test”, anxiety can take over. Here are some […]

5 Facts About Interoception

Interoception connects our emotions with our bodies. It’s critical in creating a body map to inform us about meeting our basic needs. Here is an ‘Out of the Pocket’ blog post to give you the fast facts. Children with a sensory processing disorder often struggle to process information received through the sensory system. This means […]

5 Tips to Keep From Burning Out

OTs, we all feel pressure…….productivity requirements, complete CEUs, make sure your work trainings are done, finish up that looming stack of paperwork on your desk. What are a few things you can do to get out of the rut and refresh your clinic and sessions? 1) Review your goals and treatment plans with the families. […]