Osteopath, pain care educator, Pain Care Aware trainer, therapeutic pilates, yoga & somatics practitioner
Have a listen to some of the interviews I've given over the years. Want to book me for a podcast interview or a speaking engagement?
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How To Cope With Physical Pain
Infertility - Breaking The Silence podcast March 2023
Communicating permission, exploration and play in pain care and trauma
The Work In podcast interview February, 7th, 2022
Connections - The Polyvagal Theory and Chronic Pain
Podcast interview - Four part series
The Work In Podcast & Blog — Elemental Kinetics: Online Trauma Release Exercise + Yoga
Instagram live interview with Drishti Yoga
A discussion about chronic pain including:
A brief summary of Colleen's pain story
How the language we use as teachers and practitioners affects the person living with pain
Pain Care Aware (PCA) teacher training program Level I and II
Questions about Pain - West Island Blog
An interview about pain that covers topics like:
Be interested and curious about movement rather than thinking of it as homework, a chore or a duty
Using visualisation or graded motor imagery when you are unable to move
Work with what's working rather than trying to fix what is 'broken'
Gaining movement anywhere, helps movement everywhere
Importance of context and mindset
Guest lecturer for Holistic Journaling Ink
There are no pain fibers in the body - so how does pain work?
A snippet of pain science education combined with Shinzen Young’s Emotional Reactions to Pain - a guided practice.
How to manage pain during COVID if you don't have access to your usual resources
Tips on what you can do at home to help manage your pain during this time without access to your usual resources.
Surround yourself with the right team of professionals.
Make pain your ally not your enemy.
Visualization, graded motor imagery.
The nervous system has learned how to be in pain, teach it how to NOT be in pain.
When introducing movement monitor your:
2. Body tension
Make a plan that includes:
2. Calming your nervous system
3. Work at the edge of your pain