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The Jeneralist

Hosted by Jen Taubensee this podcast will be exploring and sharing Canadian OT perspectives. To contribute or connect please email the show at thejeneralistpodcast@gmail.com

S2 E1 Bronwen

Conversation with Bronwen exploring play. Topics include starting with spirit and strength, occupation is enough, and OT-ing yourself.

Guest: Bronwen Poultney MSc(OT) AB

Host: Jen Taubensee  OT (Reg) BC

Bronwen graduated from the University of Alberta OT program in 2011, following an undergraduate degree in English and Psychology. Since then he has worked for Qi Creative Inc., a private practice in Alberta serving children and their families through success coaching, celebration of strengths and collaboration to create meaningful learning. Since 2017, Bronwen has worked part time for Qi, splitting his time between the Edmonton area and his tiny homestead in Invermere, BC. Bronwen loves skateboarding, snowboarding, beekeeping, travelling with his partner in their 1982 Volkswagen van (Buttercup), writing, and watching Ru Paul’s drag race with his pets

Music by David Hyde

 

Contact The Jeneralist at thejeneralistpodcast@gmail.com 

S1E3 Phillip

A conversation with Phillip Wendt covering the topics of starting out, connecting to the larger OT community, diversity within the profession, and reframing physical activity as an ADL.**

Guest: Phillip Wendt MSc(OT) ON

Phillip is a registered Occupational Therapist holding a BScOT from the University of Wisconsin-Madisonand an MScOT from Queen’s University. He has also received additional education and specialization in home adaptation and universal design, chronic disease self-management, arthritis treatment, lifestyle redesign, and capacity evaluation. He has an intense passion for primary health care and his practice is focused on working with people to modify and adapt to their daily routines, environment, and lifestyle to promote healthy independent living and prevent disease.

Phillip splits his time as an OT in his own private practice and with The Arthritis Society. Additionally, he currently serves as Ontario board director for the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and is past president of the Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists. He is also a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapistsand is an adjunct lecturer and instructor with the Queen’s Occupational Therapy Program in Kingston, Ontario.

 

Host: Jen Taubensee MSc(OT) AB

 

Music by David Hyde

**I apologize for the poor sound quality- had some technical difficulties - thank you for your understanding as I develop this craft.

 

S1E2 Justin

Conversation with Justin Turner covering the use self and stories, embracing uncertainty and OT as more than doing. 

Guest: Justin Turner MOT (BC)

Host: Jen Taubensee MSc(OT) AB

 

Music by David Hyde

 

Contact the Jeneralist at thejeneralistpodcast@gmail.com 

S1E1 Lauren

An interview with Lauren Leveille covering the topics of creating your own role, establishing your professional brand and making waves in big systems.

Guest: Lauren Leveille MSc(OT) AB

Host: Jen Taubensee MSc(OT) AB

 

Music by David Hyde

 

Contact the Jeneralist at thejeneralistpodcast@gmail.com 

 

Here's a teaser of The Jeneralist- A podcast for all things Occupational Therapy. Be sure to check back Spring of 2019 for the rest of this conversation and all of season one! 

Guest: Sam Hart MSc(OT) Northern BC 

Host: Jen Taubensee MSc(OT) AB