Let’s Talk

Show Notes

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Molly Parker, a physical therapist and founder of Concussion Compass, to delve into her personal and professional experiences with brain injury recovery. Molly's journey began in 2011 when she was hit by a cab as a pedestrian, an incident that profoundly impacted her life and career. She shares her story of resilience, the challenges she faced in finding adequate concussion care, and how she turned her adversity into a mission to help others.

Molly discusses the critical gaps in concussion treatment and the importance of proper support systems for brain injury survivors. She emphasizes the need for cognitive assistance in navigating medical care and the power of community in the healing process. Molly also introduces us to Concussion Compass, an innovative online resource designed to provide comprehensive support and education for those affected by concussions.

In this episode, we explore:

  • The reality of identity loss and grief after a brain injury
  • Strategies for rebuilding life and finding new purposes
  • The importance of tailored rehabilitation and the role of psychotherapy in recovery
  • Creating a supportive environment for brain injury survivors

Join us for an inspiring conversation that highlights the resilience and potential for growth even in the face of significant challenges.

Find more at: Concussion Compass