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Butter Torts: A Truly Canadian Legal Podcast

Apr 19, 2024

Brenda Agnew and Tiffany Lawand Fraser, your hosts, are joined by Stacey Levine in today’s episode to explore the field of rehabilitation and the valuable strategies Behavioral Therapists provide to improve patients’s quality of life.

Stacey was named Healthcare Provider of the Year in the Award of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation in 2023. She is also co-founder and co-owner of Journey Rehabilitation and specializes in behavior therapy.


Key Takeaways:

[2:58] Stacey shares what motivated her to get into the field of rehabilitation.

[4:28] Stacey highlights the importance of working with a multidisciplinary team.

[5:52] Stacey explains in which part of the rehabilitation process she begins working with the patient as a Behavior therapy specialist.

[7:39] What is Behavioral Therapy? What does a Behavioral Therapist do?

[9:50] Stacey provides some examples of utilizing Behavioral Therapy.

[12:45] What kind of collateral support does Stacey provide to families and caregivers?

[15:05] Stacey explains how anyone could benefit from the strategies provided by Behavioral Therapists.

[17:28] Stacey shares how it is to deal with resistant patients.

[20:30] A behavioral therapist must find creative ways to engage the patient in the rehabilitation process.

[22:11] Stacey describes the people who can benefit from Behavioral Therapy.

[25:10] Stacey follows on some patients for years.

[27:01] Stacey admits using the strategies she proposes to clients.

[31:50] Stacey emphasizes the importance of being able to “disconnect” from the burden of work when it is time to return to her personal life.

[33:04] Behavioral therapy should be applied according to the patient’s needs.

[34:41] Which are the cases in which Behavioral Therapy is more used?

[37:21] Stacey shares the particularities of working with brain-injured patients.

[43:20] Discussion, awareness, and information about someone’s behavior is a way to encourage people to be more compassionate.


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