Therapy in the Great Outdoors

Therapy in the Great Outdoors

Hosted by: Dr. Laura Park Figueroa

This podcast is about the business & practice of nature-based pediatric therapy of all kinds. If you are an outdoors-loving practitioner in the field of occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language...

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53. Start-Up Decisions in a Nature-Based Speech Therapy Practice: Live Coaching Call with Kate Glennon, MS, CCC-SLP, Certified Nature Educator

Kate Glennon MS, CCC-SLP, Certified Nature Educator came on the show this week for a live coaching call. She has a GREAT problem of lots of growth in the early days of her nature-based speech therapy practice! On this...
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52. Ask-Me-Anything!

In this Ask-Me-Anything episode, you'll hear my answers to TGO Podcast listeners' questions about: -Using swings and sensory equipment in nature-based therapy sessions -Renting land from local businesses or private...
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51. Social Work in the Great Outdoors with Tammy Thielman

On episode 51 of the TGO Podcast, social worker Tammy Thielman, BSW MSW RSW EMDR-CT EFW-MHP, joins me to talk about her nature-based therapy practice, Town & Country Counselling in Salmon Arm, BC, Canada. You will...
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50: Live Business Coaching Call for Devin Hatch, OTR/L, CSRS: Growing a Team in Your Nature-Based Therapy Practice

In this episode, Devin Hatch, OTR/L, CSRS, joins me for a live business coaching call. Devin is the co-owner of 509 Therapy Hub in Spokane, Washington. Devin and I discuss: -Ways to make your website CLEAR for your...
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49: 10 Mistakes That Keep Your Nature-Based Business From Making Meaningful Income

This episode could save you thousands of dollars. 💵   Listen in to hear details and my stories about making these mistakes so you can avoid them! Imposter syndrome and perfectionism paralyzing you from getting...
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48: Nature-Based THERAPY vs. Nature-Based Enrichment Services: Principles, Purposes, Processes, and Precautions.

As a pediatric therapist, there are 2 different ways you can provide nature-based services to children. One is enrichment, the other is therapy. Each of these has certain purposes, principles, processes, and...
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47: How To Start Your Nature-Based Pediatric Practice

In this episode, I share the answers to frequently asked questions about starting a nature-based pediatric practice. You’ll learn: 🌱How I started Outdoor Kids OT (OKOT), my nature-based pediatric practice, and how it...
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46: 2023 Year-in-Review Part 2: Therapy in the Great Outdoors Revenue, Impact, & Goals for 2024

This is my 2023 Year-in-Review episode (part 2) where I’ll focus on sharing behind-the-scenes of my online business: Therapy in the Great Outdoors, where I help pediatric practitioners start and grow nature-based...
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45: 2023 Year-in-Review Part 1: What It Takes to Make $370,000+ In Your Nature-Based Practice

This is the 2023 Year-in-Review episode where I take you behind-the-scenes of my nature-based pediatric practice, Outdoor Kids OT. In this episode, you’ll get a feel for what it takes to hit 370k+ in revenue in your...
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44: A Yearly Planning Guide for Your Nature-Based Business

You must have a plan to grow a successful nature-based business. (I've learned this more and more as my practice has grown!) In this episode, I'm sharing my yearly business planning guide to help you plan for your...
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43: Favorite WINTER Nature-Based Therapy Activities ❄️

Yes, you can do nature-based therapy outdoors in WINTER! In this listener feature episode, you'll hear from 4 different TGO Podcast listeners (and yours truly) about our favorite activities to do with children...
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42: 6 Things You Must Do To Be Successful in Nature-Based Pediatric Practice

Lots of people dream about nature-based therapy practice. Far fewer actually start and grow a successful nature-based therapy practice that is profitable and sustainable over the long haul. I just finished reading...
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