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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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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41: Hiring to Grow Your Nature-Based Practice - Live Business Coaching Call with Kristin Park, MS SLP

In this Nature-Based Business Coaching Call episode of the TGO Podcast, speech therapist Kristin Park, owner of the Magic Speech Bus (and previous guest on episode 40!) joins me to get clarity on the best next steps...
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40: The Magic Speech Bus: Mobile Nature-Based Speech Therapy with Kristin Park, MS, SLP

🚌 Kristin Park, MS, SLP is here to share all about the creation of her business, the Magic Speech Bus! In this episode, you’ll learn: [03:39] How Kristin got started [09:00] How much it costs to build out a van to use...
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39: Ask-Me-Anything about Nature-Based Practice: A Reverse Interview with Alexa Ambrosino, OTDS

Alexa Ambrosino is an occupational therapy doctorate student at Duquesne University. As part of her capstone project, she requested an interview with me to discuss nature-based practice and advocacy…and I agreed on...
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