Have a read of this blog: Talking freely about your condition.. By Bordeline Beauty

I’m all for people speaking up about their mental health, so happy to share this blog! Have also tweeted the link ☺️ Happy Sunday! Borderline Beauty: Something that I have struggled with and still do at times, is being open about my condition to potential boyfriends or guys that I’m seeing. Its also a difficult… Continue reading Have a read of this blog: Talking freely about your condition.. By Bordeline Beauty

My Final Year Occupational Therapy Placement Working within an Occupational Health team January – March 2016

In October 2015, our final year cohort were given the opportunity to learn about areas within and outside the NHS that were looking to expand their services through having an occupational therapy (OT) student work with them over a period of 10 weeks. The majority of these placements did not currently have an OT working… Continue reading My Final Year Occupational Therapy Placement Working within an Occupational Health team January – March 2016

My Experience of Attending the ‘Experiences of Mental Distress in Practice’14th Service User/Carer Conference Programme 25th February 2016

What prompted me to attend the conference? What were my hopes / expectations? Did I have any worries or anxieties? Have I been to any other conferences while at University? I received an email while on my final placement to attend the Experiences of Mental Distress in Practice 14th Service User/Carer Conference Programme. As mental… Continue reading My Experience of Attending the ‘Experiences of Mental Distress in Practice’14th Service User/Carer Conference Programme 25th February 2016

My experience of attending and presenting at an academic conference (SRHE) 9th-11th December 2015

  I responded to an invitation to 3rd year undergraduate occupational therapy students to attend and to present on research into Southampton’s education exchange with Lund at the Society for Research in Higher Education international conference with Julie Wintrup and Joana Nascimento– the paper is here . So, what prompted me to volunteer? What were my hopes… Continue reading My experience of attending and presenting at an academic conference (SRHE) 9th-11th December 2015