Happy Rehabilitation Counselor Appreciation Day!

Reading Time: 4 minutes March 22 of each year is designated as a Happy Day to Celebrate Rehabilitation Counseling!    A bouquet of pink roses, along with dark chocolate layer cake with vanilla bean ice cream help make the day turn even happier! My career choice is Rehabilitation Counseling, a unique job for high-energy people who want to make a… Continue reading Happy Rehabilitation Counselor Appreciation Day!

Alaska and Her Rehabilitation Plan…Patience Beyond that of a “Normal” Cat Owner!

Reading Time: 5 minutes Okay, another cat blog! Yes, I’m a cat lover and I love all pets and I care for all living creatures! I’m not a cat fanatic, it’s just that felines have been an important part of my life since my teens, and I love cat to pay attention to behavior! I love to write too.… Continue reading Alaska and Her Rehabilitation Plan…Patience Beyond that of a “Normal” Cat Owner!

Want to Know What Rehabilitation Counselors Do?! No not really you say?! Too bad, read this:

Reading Time: 4 minutes During exercise class (edited post originally written December 14, 2020), I was chatting with a fellow work-out champ at our fitness club. She is currently attending Drake University in the pharmacy program. After inquiring about her background (from Chicago area), her training (all online at this time due to the pandemic), and her program requirements… Continue reading Want to Know What Rehabilitation Counselors Do?! No not really you say?! Too bad, read this:

Des Moines, I am Proud to Be a Resident! Our City Loves Rehab as Much as I Do!

Reading Time: 3 minutes As a rehabber, it’s my natural tendency to want to change things to function better or differently than from before! Of course, my focus is rehabbing people, but you could ask anyone around me and know that I also rehab myself!, plants, animals, used items, and just about anything else that engages my rehabber instincts! I love… Continue reading Des Moines, I am Proud to Be a Resident! Our City Loves Rehab as Much as I Do!

It Was 41 Years Ago…and I Made It Through. Thank You Teri!

Reading Time: 4 minutes On June 15, 1979 I was in a car accident…and I made it through (duh, I’m writing this!). Just a remember to myself how important rehabilitation following an injury really is. And a shout out to you my attorney readers to realize rehabilitation is so important for so many people for so many reasons. Thank… Continue reading It Was 41 Years Ago…and I Made It Through. Thank You Teri!

Hello Attorney, I’m Here to Help Your Client With Shoulder Injury!

Reading Time: 3 minutes At the beginning of the year 2017, my left rotator cuff was injured during a combination of physical activity, but I’m not sure how it happened.  Being the type of person who always wants to, no, needs to have answers!, I just had to go with the fact that I hurt! It took a long… Continue reading Hello Attorney, I’m Here to Help Your Client With Shoulder Injury!

Florida…Recovery Mode is A Lot Like Rehabilitation!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Originally Published on: Sep 14, 2017 We had a nice Florida trip early August 2017…finally made it! Initially, the plan was for Randy and me, our son Nick, his friend Jolee (who’s getting married to Jeremy this Saturday!); our daughter Arin and her friend Kassidy to make the trip in June 2017. But due to a… Continue reading Florida…Recovery Mode is A Lot Like Rehabilitation!

Need Help in Telling Your Client’s Story? Here’s One About Bowling & Rehabilitation!

Reading Time: 5 minutes My husband Randy had his cardiology checkup clearing him to see the doctor every two years now. Thankfully he only had to make visits for a little over three years following his cardioversion and rehabilitation.   As you may know, anytime work is done on any electrical system there’s a chance something could go awry.… Continue reading Need Help in Telling Your Client’s Story? Here’s One About Bowling & Rehabilitation!

Counseling is an Art and Loving to Read is Too!

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is a repeated blog entry from 5-14-12 and it fits right in with my writings on Art & Science. Plus I’ve included a video published 7/9/14 titled the Art of Counseling developed by CRCC (Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.) CRCC (Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification) : A couple blogs or two back, I wrote… Continue reading Counseling is an Art and Loving to Read is Too!

Motivational Assessments…Right on Baby!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Back in February 2012 I wrote about motivation….and am continuing with this psychological feature of life.  Sometimes I look back and say to myself, gee Amy you must be a pretty darn motivated person huh? So is my husband for that matter. We’ve both accomplished quite a bit at this point in life. But boy,… Continue reading Motivational Assessments…Right on Baby!