Kate is a nationally certified Speech-Language Pathologist from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed by the California Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiology Board. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from California State University-Sacramento and earned her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from the University of Oregon. She interned in medical speech-language pathology at Oregon Health Services University in Portland, Oregon with a strong emphasis on swallow disorders and head and neck cancer, including laryngectomy. Kate’s advanced clinical training includes certifications in LSVT for people with Parkinson’s and FastForWard for auditory processing.
In this episode we discuss:
- Her work an speech language pathologist, including her doctor program where she examined the symptoms of compassion fatigue among medical SLPs
- Her experience with burnout
- Compassion fatigue: Its definition, the positive and negative effects, how it develops,
- The ABCs of Mindfulness: Awareness, Be present, See things from another perspective and The STOP Method: Stop and pause, Take a breath, Observe, Proceed.
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