Author: Amy Baez

Due to the popularity of the book The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman, it is easier to remember the ways people prefer to receive and give love. These include physical touch, quality time, acts of service, receiving gifts, and words of affirmation. There is even a book that explains this concept related specifically to children that I talk about...

It was the summer after my first year of college. I came back to NJ and was set to start a new temporary job. It was in a hospital, so I thought they would have been a little more understanding with my sudden news. The day before I was set to start, I had to call and cancel indefinitely. I...

As a pediatric occupational therapist, I have countless experiences working with children and educating parents about emotional regulation and calming strategies. Children often communicate through behaviors when they are young and don't have the words to express how they are feeling. When these emotions are more extreme or problematic, they show up in a way often described as the Fight,...

The term Teletherapy catapulted into mainstream vocabulary at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Simply, it is therapy provided online as is synonymous with Telehealth. As an occupational therapist, I have been interested in providing Teletherapy for many years. I believed it would allow me to provide treatment to individuals outside my direct geographical location. The barrier has been mostly...