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3 Steps to Starting Travel Therapy in 3 Months

3 Steps to Starting Travel Therapy in 3 Months Abruptly bouncing into travel physical therapy is not necessarily the best strategy for success during your first contract, but then again not every situation can be ideally planned out.  A surprising number of travelers have had to tackle this tasks in an abbreviated time frame.  For…

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6 Steps to Start Travel Therapy in 6 Months

6 Steps to Start Travel Therapy in 6 Months When we first were contemplating making a monumental career move by plunging into the travel therapy world, we felt totally and utterly overwhelmed. As I am sure many of you pondering the same transition are.  So many moving pieces.  So many options.  So many potential screw…

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Tackling Tough Contracts

Tackling Tough Contracts 3 Simple tips to always make the most out of a tough contract *Disclaimer – If a facility is truly doing something illegal or unethical please by all means follow the proper procedures and report them.  This post is meant for the jobs that are simply less than ideal but not egregious…

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So They Say You Can’t Travel With Kids…

So They Say You Can’t Travel With Kids… The finer points of being pregnant while traveling. Who else has heard the phrase, “you’re so lucky you can do this before you have kids”, or “take advantage of it now while you can”, or other such phrases insinuating that traveling (and life) is over once you…

Zombies and Baby Farts

Zombies and Baby Farts – Our Battle with the 4 Month Sleep Regression 4 months and 10 days! We had 4 months and 10 days of (relatively) restful sleep before our little angel baby decided to go demonic on us on a nightly basis!  Sure, Kinley had always been dealing with night waking (waking up…

Christmas as Travelers

Christmas as Travelers Christmas time brings nostalgia to all of us.  Fond memories of Christmas Eve’s spent anxiously awaiting Santa.  Tearing through wrapping paper, rabid for the next toy or ugly sweater neatly tucked into a flimsy cardboard box.  We all have our favorites.  El and I have ours too. Our First Christmas Our first…

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Traveling with a Baby: The First 3 Months

Traveling with a Baby: The First 3 Months In this post I’d like to share a bit of what we, idiot novice parents, have learned during the past few months, and given that we tend to live a more minimalist lifestyle, what gear (baby stuff) we have found is worth bringing along for the adventure.…

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Travelers as Leaders

Travelers as Leaders Why and How Travelers can be Leaders “Oh, you’re a Travel therapist…” – the words dripping with so much disrespect that they are bordering disdain.  Plunk. We have been categorized and judged, dropped into the mental bucket labeled “just another traveler” and cast aside.  This is the reception we receive at nearly…

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Pursuing Professional Development as a Traveler

Pursuing Professional Development as a Traveler: Growing as a Clinician and Knocking out CEUs Finding, signing up for, and then following through to complete professional development courses that are in your area of interest is a serious challenge when you don’t know what corner of the country you’ll be living in next! Sometimes it is…

Travel PT 101 – What is travel therapy?

Travel PT 101 – What is travel therapy? Recently we have been receiving emails from potential travelers, often PT students, requesting some basic information regarding what is travel PT? To answer that very broad question I have decided to take an abbreviated approach and list out the basics of travel physical therapy.  Also included at…

Therapists Guide to Career and Income Growth

Make More Money The Travel Therapists Guide to Career and Income Growth We are so excited to FINALLY be able to share this with you! After sorting through tons of email and questions on social media I have decided to put all of our most successful strategies in one book, just for you! “Steve’s advice…

How to Find a Recruiter You Love

How to find a recruiter you love The world of travel therapy is vast.  The list of companies offering travel therapy recruiters runs nearly 14 pages deep on Google search. The world of travel therapy is also a bit opaque.  Agency websites are largely filled with useless or nearly useless information and grand promises. So…

Minimalism

Minimalism Light and fast Maybe we have spent too much time running up mountains and on long “adventure runs” out untracked trails, but the Mountain Running ethos of “Light and Fast” has thoroughly permeated our lives. At this time we are packing up our lives in Washington and beginning another move of 1,400+ miles back…

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