Career

Why I Started A Private Practice

Person Massaging someone's upper back

Starting a private practice has been on my mind for a few years. It has been one of those things that I told myself I would do, but I kept on pushing it off because of one thing or another. If it wasn’t student debt, it was a lack of confidence. If it wasn’t that, …

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Are Physical Therapists Essential In A Global Pandemic?

While fears of COVID-19 heighten, non-essential personnel are being asked to stay home and practice social distancing to flatten the curve. Despite this, the number of cases and deaths are increasing exponentially just showing how contagious and deadly this virus really is. In the midst of all this, one of the conversations stirring among my …

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How I Overcame Career-Related Identity Loss

One of the first things that we ask people we meet is “What do you do for a living?” This question can lead to an awkward silence, especially if you recently lost your job — or worse, your identity. I’m not talking about identity theft either. Career Beginnings Ever since high school, I always wanted …

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Thera – Fish Out of Water

I wrote this for my younger sister who is entering the field of speech therapy. However, this applies to anyone working in healthcare. Enjoy! You’re Not Alone Treating your first patient as a healthcare professional could feel a bit intimidating. You might feel like a fish out of water since you no longer have your …

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