Episode 91 – Rethink Speech Therapy with Kara Focht

Seriously though, rethink it! After any brain injury, mild or severe, your speech may be effected , so you therefore may need to see a speech therapist, or speech language pathologist (SLP) . However, as Kara Focht discusses in this podcast, speech is just one of the many areas where an SLP is trained to ...

Episode 20 – Severe traumatic brain injury, coma & attitude (Me, Me, Me)

Nick Mercer (that's me!) is the creator and writer of Concussion Talk blog - since 2010 - and host and producer of Concussion Talk Podcast - since 2015.In August 2003, while in Victoria, B.C., doing his Master's of Public Administration at UVic, he was severely brain injured while riding his bike. He was in a ...

Episode 11 – Finding joy after a brain injury (Baillie A.)

Baillie Aaron credits getting hit by a car with launching her on a journey toward finding her inner joy. As a former CEO, she learned to let go of control and to allow, accept and flow with the present moment. She looks forward to sharing the many healing modalities she tried - from somatic experiencing, ...

Episode 52 – Brain Injury Nova Scotia (ED Leona Burkey)

Episode 52 of follows close on the heels of episode 51, as I talk to Leona Burkey, Executive Director of Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. I first met Leona at Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy as we were both speaking to a class of soon-to-be physiotherapists. Leona and episode 51 guest, Chloe Luckett, worked together ...

Episode 51 – Yoga for Acquired Brain Injury (Chloe Luckett, Brain Injury Nova Scotia, #LoveYourBrain)

This podcast is about how community and helping others can be such a big and important part of living with a brain injury. In the case of my guest, Chloe Luckett, yoga and LoveYourBrain became an extremely important part of, not only her recovery, but of her entire life. Chloe talks about how, with Brain ...