102017Mar
What can aromatherapy do for your practice?

What can aromatherapy do for your practice?

While the concept of aromatherapy is familiar to many of us, do you know how to use it therapeutically in your practice? In 2015, Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L wrote an article Aromatherapy Can Enhance Health and Healing that explores aromatherapy from the perspective of an occupational therapist. Here are some benefits that she has found: Research studies…

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72017Mar
Reiki and OT at AOTA Conference 2017

Reiki and OT at AOTA Conference 2017

Rebecca Austill-Clausen is thrilled to be back for her third year teaching Reiki to Occupational Therapy practitioners! This year – 2017 is the American OT Association’s Centennial Conference and Celebration. Reiki and OT, Level I as an Institute Wednesday, March 29, 12:00-6:30 (certificate provided) Advanced Reiki and OT, Level II Thursday, March 30, 8:30-11:30 and…

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272017Jan
Making a difference with complementary and integrative health

Making a difference with complementary and integrative health

Kate and Tauni, Prospective OT Students Kate and I are both prospective occupational therapy students living in Brooklyn, New York, and we are both interested in complementary and integrative health. Kate is a yoga teacher and I hold a reiki certification. While we have these core interests in common, we met in an unlikely setting,…

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252017Jan
The roots of complementary and integrative health

The roots of complementary and integrative health

The roots of complementary and integrative health In 2013, HolisticOT.org founder Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L wrote an article for Advance Magazine about The Power of the Mind in Healing. Here is what the article has to say about health and healing: New research shows we all have the ability to self-heal and prevent diseases. Mind-body healing can…

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72017Jan
New Spring Holistic Health Classes

New Spring Holistic Health Classes

Would you like to expand your Holistic Health tool kit? Take one of these classes this spring. Most classes are available in distant learning format. Click on the class to learn more about it. Excellent for all health care professionals. February Classes:  Power of the Mind in Healing   March Classes:  Energy Healing: Auras, Chakras…

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302016Dec
Top 10 Holistic OT Blog Posts in 2016

Top 10 Holistic OT Blog Posts in 2016

Thank you for enjoying and participating in the Holistic OT Community! We had a very active year in 2016 with more practitioners and students studying and putting Complementary and Integrative Healing in to OT practice. Here are the Top 10 Blog Posts on HolisticOT.org in 2016: 10. What is the Difference Between an OT Who…

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302016Nov
New “Healing Connections” Podcast

New “Healing Connections” Podcast

Healing Connections Podcast – Episode 1 Healing Connections was created by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L. The first episode was just recorded this November with her Fieldwork II student, Carisa Hillman. In Episode 1 we discuss how most of us are affected by negative stress with tips and suggestions on how to manage stress, induce the relaxation…

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