12019May
Holistic OT Confidence Booster and Pep Talk

Holistic OT Confidence Booster and Pep Talk

Each month, full members of the Holistic OT Community receive tips, suggestions, and free or discounted classes related to OT and integrative health. This month, Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L gives a confidence booster, pep talk, and tips and suggestions for occupational therapists using integrative health in the Video “Holistic OT Confidence Booster and Pep Talk.” This…

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12019May
Love is the Greatest Healer

Love is the Greatest Healer

By Emmy Vadnais, OTR/LOriginally published at I Love You Institute What is Love?  “I love you.” Isn’t that what we long to hear? How often do you hear it or say it? How often do you feel love?   Love is what everyone seems to be looking for – to be seen, valued, accepted, cared for, cherished or adored, treated with kindness, and to feel pleasure and connected…

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12019May
Relational Anatomy

Relational Anatomy

Why our understanding of anatomy is changing and how this impacts rehabilitation                                   By Kelly Clancy, OTR/L, CHT It is time for us to revisit the biomechanical model. To understand why it is time to move beyond what has become…

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242019Apr
OT or COTA – Integrative Medical Opportunity in Beverly, MA

OT or COTA – Integrative Medical Opportunity in Beverly, MA

Holistic Therapies 4 Life​ has an opportunity for an experienced OT or COTA with a background in holistic therapies to join their growing integrative medical practice in Beverly, MA contracted per-diem to part-time. There is opportunity to grow full-time with mentoring available. The practice is owned by Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, AWC, C-IAYT and Kristen Harte,…

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122019Apr
Yoga for Healing Neurological Conditions

Yoga for Healing Neurological Conditions

On the Healing Connections podcast Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews thought leaders and health care practitioners about integrative health, wellness, prevention, spirituality, and consciousness. Dr. Arlene Schmid, PhD, OTR, FAOTA was interviewed by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L about “Yoga for Healing Neurological Conditions” on the Healing Connections podcast episode 12 on 3/28/19. Arlene has been an occupational…

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82019Apr
Complementary and Integrative Health Practices in OT are Here to Stay

Complementary and Integrative Health Practices in OT are Here to Stay

Complementary and Integrative Health with OT practice was well represented this year at the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) annual conference this year in New Orleans on April 4 -7, 2019. A special poster presentation “Complementary and Integrative Health Practices in OT are Here to Stay” was presented by Michelle Bradshaw, DC, OTR/L, Mandy Lubas,…

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312019Mar
Yoga for Fall Prevention

Yoga for Fall Prevention

By Tauni Malmren, OT/S, Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, C-IAYT, AWP and Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L Falls are an important consideration when treating the older adult population because they are the leading cause of injury and death among older adults aged 65+ in the United States. In 2014 alone, there were 29 million falls where 37.5% of those…

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292019Mar
Complementary Health in OT Course at Ithaca College

Complementary Health in OT Course at Ithaca College

We are seeing OT schools providing education on complementary and integrative health approaches in OT practice. Michelle Bradshaw, DC, OTR/L teaches the course “Complementary Health in OT” in the Occupational Therapy program at Ithaca College. “I love teaching this course – it is so fun to experience the conversations among students when learning about integrative…

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292019Mar
The Self Care Master Mind Series

The Self Care Master Mind Series

The Self Care Master Mind Series with Kelly Clancy, OTR/L, CHT WHEN: Begins May 7, 2019 – Class will meet online from 7-8:30PST on the first Tuesday of each month. This is an ongoing subscription series with monthly meetings. WHERE: Online – on easy to use learning platform (all directions for access to be supplied…

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