This week, Rachel interviews speech-language pathologist and mindfulness meditation leader Melanie Pensak! Melanie offers nature-based and home-based speech-language therapy services through her business, Destination Speech. In addition to her work as an SLP, Melanie leads wellness workshops and meditation groups, and specializes in helping therapists and parents prevent burnout and increase joy! Melanie believes that being aware of the present moment is a “superpower” that everyone can use to live life with more joy!
Three keys from this week’s episode:
🔑 Why making small changes over time often leads to the biggest results.
🔑 How mindfulness can be helpful for children, especially those with complex communication needs.
🔑 How mindfulness can be promoted in therapy through play-based activities, such as creating a focus on breathing by pretending to blow out a candle.
To learn more about Melanie, visit www.melaniepensak.com
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