162017Jul
Meet a HOT Community Practitioner: Michelle Bonang

Meet a HOT Community Practitioner: Michelle Bonang

HolisticOT.org is a community of occupational therapists that incorporate complementary and integrative healthcare 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. Meet Michelle Bonang, OTR/L, RCYT Michelle Bonang is…

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132017Jun
Meet a HOT Practitioner: Cara Koscinski

Meet a HOT Practitioner: Cara Koscinski

HolisticOT.org is made up of a community of occupational therapists that incorporate complementary and integrative healthcare into their practice. In our Meet a HOT (Holistic OT) Community Practitioner series, we learn about how our members integrate mind, body, spirit medicine, prevention, and wellness into their practice. Join us as we learn more about this Holistic OT practitioner! Meet Cara Koscinski,…

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312017Mar
Happy Birthday to the OT Profession!

Happy Birthday to the OT Profession!

The Occupational Therapy profession is officially 100 years young this year!  Happy Birthday to all of the occupational therapists who have and continue to provide services that support people to engage in meaningful activities of daily living – occupations.   The American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference & Centennial Celebration is underway this weekend. Join…

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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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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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42016Oct
OT and Integrative Medicine Interview: Agent of Change

OT and Integrative Medicine Interview: Agent of Change

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L was interviewed by OT student from Boston University, Rachel Heidling, about how she’s been an “agent of change” by supporting complementary and integrative medicine in occupational therapy practice. Listen to full 15 minute interview here.

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42016Oct
Holistic OT and Yoga Summit Retreat 2016

Holistic OT and Yoga Summit Retreat 2016

Three occupational therapists met this September for the “First Annual Holistic OT & Yoga Summit Retreat” to discuss the future of Holistic OT and how they can continue to support one another. Betsy Shandalov, OTR/L and Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, who are both advanced trained in yoga and other holistic health approaches, flew in from California…

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