42017Dec
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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162017Aug
Meet a HOT Community Practitioner: Kristine Giles

Meet a HOT Community Practitioner: Kristine Giles

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 Kristine Giles, OTR/L, RYT Kristine is a well-rounded,…

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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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