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Kiki PeppardCOTA/L, Reiki Master/Teacher, Reflexologist, Qigong InstructorReiki for Independent Living
Kiki Peppard is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant as well as a Reiki Master/Teacher, Reflexologist and Qigong instructor. Presently she is employed with a home health agency providing occupational therapy services in clients’ residences in the Lehigh Valley/Bethlehem area in Pennsylvania. She is in the process of finishing her first book, “Reiki…and them Some.” Other published articles includes “Reiki in Occupational Therapy” which appeared in Reiki News Magazine, “Treating Outside the Box” was published in Advanced for Occupational Therapy.
She has been practicing Reiki since 1997, is an instructor in all three levels of Usui Shiki Royho Reiki, and also teaches “Reiki for Occupational Therapy Practitioners” in Palmerton, Pennsylvania. Kiki did a presentation on “Integrative Medicine in Occupational Therapy” at the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association (POTA) District VI meeting. This interactive workshop focused on the use of various mind-body holistic treatments in the therapeutic rehabilitation setting. It included information as well as demonstrations with audience participation in the use of Reiki, reflexology, hypnotherapy, and Qigong in occupational therapy. Case studies on the benefits and outcomes on use of these therapeutic tools were discussed. She co-presented at the annual Social Worker Conference at a local university as part of a program entitled “An Examination of Complementary Mind-Body Medicine Models for Social Work Practice”.
Professional Memberships include: Reiki Healing Association (RHA), International Association of Reiki Professionals (IARP), The International Center for Reiki Training Affiliate Membership (ICRT), Holistic OT, National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association (POTA). Kiki is an ordained minister with the Sanctuary of the Beloved, Inc. of the State of New York.
She teaches weekly beginner Qigong classes in her community. Kiki is certified as a Grief Reiki® Energy Healer and is the co-facilitator of the Holistic Grief Healing Workshops. She has also been approved as a continuing education provider by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) to teach Reiki to massage therapists for continuing education units.