92018Apr
How to Use EFT to Lower Negativity and Increase Positivity in Your Life

How to Use EFT to Lower Negativity and Increase Positivity in Your Life

Here are two EFT videos that may help you to lower feelings of pain or negativity, and bring in more positivity to reach your dreams and goals in your life. EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique is a simple technique that combines acupressure and cognitive behavioral therapy to lower stress, negative emotions, thoughts and feelings, and…

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42018Apr
Happy OT Month 2018

Happy OT Month 2018

Happy OT Month! We’re celebrating with a new low full membership rate of $5/month or $60/year. Join Here  Occupational Therapy month is the time of year when we raise awareness about what it is OTs do and how an OT can help you. Please visit our blog, FAQ, Podcasts and other resources at HolisticOT.org. What…

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122018Mar
Meet a HOT Community Practitioner: Karla Arredondo

Meet a HOT Community Practitioner: Karla Arredondo

HolisticOT.org is a community of occupational therapists that incorporate complementary and integrative health, wellness, and prevention into their practice. In our Meet a HOT (Holistic OT) Community Practitioner series, we learn about how our full members integrate mind, body, spirit medicine, prevention, and wellness into their practice. Join us as we learn more about this month’s featured practitioner. Karla is a holistic occupational…

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12018Mar
OT and Integrative Health: AOTA Conference 2018

OT and Integrative Health: AOTA Conference 2018

Are you going to the AOTA Conference in Salt Lake City, UT April 19 – 22, 2018?  We’ve compiled a list of OT and complementary and integrative health, wellness, and prevention presentations and workshops for you to attend.  Wed, April 18th, 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM Institute 029 – Healing Power of Reiki and Occupational…

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92018Feb
New Podcast – Nutrition & Health: Feed Your Family Healthy

New Podcast – Nutrition & Health: Feed Your Family Healthy

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews Tina Gilberti, FDN, OTR/L for the Healing Connections Podcast – Episode 4: “Nutrition & Health – Feed Your Family Healthy: Improve Mood, Behavior, and Immune Function” Learn: Suggestions for families to eat well. How to make healthy food choices on the run. How to help transition diets for children and adults….

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22018Feb
Aromatherapy Intro Class 2/24/18

Aromatherapy Intro Class 2/24/18

Aromatherapy Intro Class February 24, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Central Time via Teleconference – $99 Course Description: Aromatherapy utilizes plant essences, also known as essential oils, to enhance health and healing. This course will give the student foundational skills in the safety, efficacy, and application of essential oils for the health care setting….

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22018Feb
Do You Use Yoga in Your OT Clinical Practice?

Do You Use Yoga in Your OT Clinical Practice?

By Arlene Schmid, PhD, OTR Are you an occupational therapist who uses yoga with your clients? We want to hear from you! Our research team is surveying clinicians around the world who use yoga as a part of therapy or medical care. Please fill out the survey to tell us about your practice, including why…

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302017Dec
Top 10 Holistic OT Blog Posts 2017

Top 10 Holistic OT Blog Posts 2017

We’ve had another amazing year learning, sharing, and growing Occupational Therapy with Complementary and Integrative Health, Wellness, and Prevention! Thank you to every practitioner who is expanding in these much needed areas, those practicing self care, and receiving the benefits of these approaches. After all, 75% of chronic health care conditions can be prevented with…

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192017Dec
Harmony and Disharmony in Health and Wellness

Harmony and Disharmony in Health and Wellness

By Michael Gagliano, OT/L, Reiki Master and Tai Chi Practitioner Isn’t it time to challenge our response to health, disease & healthcare? Our journey starts by re-framing disease and health into the concepts of Harmony and Disharmony. Let’s change our assumption on “how things are supposed to be.” The following are some thoughts for you…

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172017Nov
How an Attitude of Gratitude Can Improve Your Life

How an Attitude of Gratitude Can Improve Your Life

By Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L What are Your Grateful For? Taking a few moments each day or weekly to have an attitude of gratitude may improve your life. Research supports findings that there is an association with gratitude and an overall sense of well being. “Gratitude is the appreciation of what is valuable and meaningful to oneself…

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