212021Apr
How to Sleep During Stressful Times

How to Sleep During Stressful Times

On the Healing Connections Podcast, Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews thought leaders and health care practitioners about integrative health, wellness, prevention, spirituality, and consciousness.  Listen to Healing Connections on YouTube, ApplePodcasts, and Spotify.   Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews Christina Spaeth-Harrer, OTR/L  about “How to Sleep During Stressful Times” on the Healing Connections Podcast. Christina Spaeth-Harrer is an occupational…

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262021Feb
The State of Integrative Health Today

The State of Integrative Health Today

The state of integrative heath care is shared from my perspective––one that has evolved over 20 years through consistent study, practice, teaching, writing, and consulting––including supporting a whole profession of occupational therapists to embrace what may be known as holistic health or has formerly been known as complementary and alternative medicine. For the sake of…

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272020May
OT and Integrative Health for Children

OT and Integrative Health for Children

By Megan Carroll MOT, OTR/L, Melinda Morris MOT, OTR/L and Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L Children may benefit from occupational therapy combined with complementary and integrative health approaches. An occupational therapist who is trained in complementary and integrative health will suggest which approaches may be most beneficial, or refer to another practitioner when indicated. The authors provide…

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32020Apr
OT & Coaching Class

OT & Coaching Class

OT and Coaching: Skills and Confidence for OTs as the Original Life Coach  Register in OT Month – through April 30 for a discount! Instructors: Ana Hernando, OTR, MOT, MBA and Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L, BCTMB, ARCB Dates: September 26 & 27, 2020Time: 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Central Time Location: 100% online via Zoom Video Conference…

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242020Mar
OTs Guest Speak about Complementary & Integrative Health at Ithaca College

OTs Guest Speak about Complementary & Integrative Health at Ithaca College

Michelle Bradshaw, D.C., OTR/L teaches a Complementary Health & OT course at Ithaca College. It is an elective course that we hope one day will be required in all occupational therapy programs. The course explores complementary health approaches and integrative health (CHAIH) within the current healthcare environment. Students discover and clarify their personal health perspectives…

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22020Jan
Self-Care Inspiration from Occupational Therapists in 2020

Self-Care Inspiration from Occupational Therapists in 2020

Happy New Year 2020! We asked occupational therapists what is their self-care routine for mind-body-spirit. We hope these answers inspire you! Karla Alejandro Arredondo: “Staying physically active through whatever current exercise routine stimulates me in body and mind. Listening to music while I read a book on spirituality, healing, or just an exciting work of…

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312019Dec
Looking Back on a Decade with Holistic OT

Looking Back on a Decade with Holistic OT

We wish you a Happy New Year in 2020! As we do, we reflect back on all that has happened with the Holistic OT Community in the past decade. It hasn’t been quite a full decade yet of Holistic OT – nine years, but it was born in the 2010’s. As we come to a…

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102019Dec
Free Info Session – 200 Yoga Teacher Training for Occupational Therapists, Dec. 12

Free Info Session – 200 Yoga Teacher Training for Occupational Therapists, Dec. 12

Free Info Session for the “200 Yoga Teacher Training for Occupational Therapists” Thursday, December 12th, at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time to answer any questions. Bring Yoga into Occupational Therapy across the practice areas. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to earn your Yoga Teacher Certification starting January 23, 2020, at Holistic Orthopedics with Molly Allison,…

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32019Sep
Integrative Health Can Lower Pain, Non-Pharmacologically

Integrative Health Can Lower Pain, Non-Pharmacologically

September is Pain Awareness Month There are many integrative health approaches that can help with lowering, managing, coping, and preventing pain – non-pharmacologically. Look for ways as we share how throughout the month.  Let us know how you use OT with integrative health to manage pain on social media with the hashtag #HolisticOTLowersPain and we may share…

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62019Aug
Free – Emotional Freedom Technique – EFT Class

Free – Emotional Freedom Technique – EFT Class

EFT Intro Class Webinar Recording – 3 CEU’s Instructor: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L You will Learn in the EFT Intro Class: Two EFT recipes EFT History The Human Energy System How it Correlates with Acupressure EFT Researched Benefits for Mind, Body, Spirit Health and Wellness FREE for Full Holistic OT Members through August 31, 2019. Become a…

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