Real Talk SLP episode 2

In this episode of the Real Talk SLP, Felice interviews Maureen Wilson from The Speech Bubble SLP. You can find her TeachersPayTeachers store at The Speech Bubble SLP and check out her blog for helpful therapy ideas and resources to help you be a confident SLP.

Maureen and Felice talk about the ups and downs SLPs face when working out in the field. Both Maureen and Felice are elementary school based clinicians. Both share real examples hard situations they deal with managing their caseloads.

During this episode, Maureen shares some ways that SLPs can chose to shift his or her mindset when these bumps in the road happen. We may not be able to change the current situation, but there are positive things we can do to maintain a healthy outlook about our jobs.

One of the books Maureen recommends is The Energy Bus by John Gordon

Discussed in this podcast:

Tips and strategies for finding being a Happy SLP –  7 Things Happy SLPs Do Differently

Some of the tips Maureen shares about how to find happiness in the job are how to be positive, embracing imperfection and how to set boundaries at work. Maureen also discusses that asking for help is a sign of strength as an SLP.

Real Talk SLP episode 1

All About My Very First Speech Rooms

Over the years I have heard a lot of interesting stories about the rooms speech pathologists are given. For my very first episode, I thought it was only fitting to share about my first speech rooms (yes, it is plural). Starting my CF year, I covered two sites and had some very interesting speech rooms. Listen to my story and advice for SLPs that may be in the same boat I was during my CF year. Although, my speech rooms weren’t ideal my first year, it has helped me have a perspective shifts when I have received a new assignment and new speech rooms.

 

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