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Coaching for Peak Performance and Best Health

Coaching for Peak Performance and Best Health

Coaching, critical to my success in life, art, politics, advocacy. Still need to do my own work & make choices. Listen to a session with one of my coaches, Jan Oldenburg https://health-hats.com/pod153/ or watch it on YouTube https://youtu.be/4TnT6Pk3TgM or read it...

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Healthcare as a Meeting of Two Experts

Healthcare as a Meeting of Two Experts

When I was training to become a clinical psychologist, my supervisors gave me several pieces of great advice. One told me that the psychologist or therapist is the expert on mental health treatment and research but the patient or client is the expert on their own...

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Linnea Olson: An Appreciation of a Giant

Linnea Olson: An Appreciation of a Giant

Pioneers of medical progress are lauded in published articles and by their professional peers. But it is often the patient advocates, particularly those who demanded better treatment, spearheaded clinical trial advances, and bravely took on institutions and standards...

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The Power of Storytelling

The Power of Storytelling

In the fall of 2020, in the depths of the pandemic, I attended the Philadelphia Inquirer Telling Your Health Story Conference from the safety of my home. I had volunteered to do the Story Slam at the end of the conference and planned on presenting a piece about caring...

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Cost, In Any Other Language

Cost, In Any Other Language

What does healthcare cost mean? I can’t explain it. Listen to Matt Pickering from Nat Quality Forum help us out. Consider serving as a patient rep with NQF. Listen to full 41 min episode here https://health-hats.com/pod145/ YouTube Episode Trailer Proem If a grocery...

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Social Work and The SPM Manifesto: It Just Makes Sense

Social Work and The SPM Manifesto: It Just Makes Sense

Navigating youth and their families through what is often a complex mental health system is a job that is frustrating but also an honor.  As a licensed social worker, my compass through the journey is guided by a group of core values. The National Association of...

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