302018Jul
OT and NADA Protocol for Addiction

OT and NADA Protocol for Addiction

By Tauni Malmgren, OTS Overview of the role of occupational therapy in substance use disorder An occupational therapist (OT) will likely see clients with substance use disorder (SUD) regardless of the setting that they work in. The 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) found that in the United States, 20.1 million people,…

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302018Jul
Whole Person in Healthcare

Whole Person in Healthcare

By Kelly Clancy, OTR/L, CHT Whole Person Healthcare​ I’ve been hearing and reading a lot about this concept lately. It is a familiar one, one that brings me back to my early college days as a young twenty-something trying to decide what I wanted to do with my life. Looking back, it was the thought…

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292018Jun
Holistic Healing Certificate Program Free Info Session 9/15/18

Holistic Healing Certificate Program Free Info Session 9/15/18

Holistic Healing Certificate Program The Holistic Healing Certificate Program will give you a strong experience and skills in Integrative Health. Go Here to register for the FREE Holistic Healing Certificate Program Info Session on September 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Central Time via teleconference.  Learn more about the program here.  This program designed to give you…

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12018Jun
Documentation & Billing OT and Integrative Health

Documentation & Billing OT and Integrative Health

Each month we post new content we’ve created with tips and suggestions for occupational therapists about OT and complementary and integrative health for their health care practice and personal self-care. This month, we have a new video – “Documentation and Billing OT and Integrative Health” by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L on the Members Only page. Please let…

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222018Apr
Every Day is Earth Day

Every Day is Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is every day. It began in 1970 in response to an oil spill in 1969. We are still advocating for the earth and all of its inhabitants, including us! “Humans aren’t the only species on earth, we just act like it.” – Unknown There are many steps we take to support the…

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202018Apr
The Clinical Success Formula

The Clinical Success Formula

By Dan Eisner, OTR/L, Certified Coach I can’t believe it, but I’ve now been working as an OT for TWENTY YEARS. Yikes! In complete honesty, even though I did a better than average job in my first several years as a therapist, I was an emotional wreck on the inside. I was never satisfied, no…

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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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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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172017Oct
Please Provide Feedback to ACOTE for a Complementary and Integrative Health Standard

Please Provide Feedback to ACOTE for a Complementary and Integrative Health Standard

Occupational Therapists, Please provide feedback asking for Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health to be included in the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) standards by November 3, 2017. The standards for OT education are reviewed every 7 years, and we don’t want to wait that long for this to get adopted! Please take…

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