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Jan AlveyHolistic OT and Yoga Informed Recovery CoachApothecary Arts
Michelle BonangPediatric Occupational Therapist
Michelle Bonang, OT, RCYT, is a spirited OT who has embraced holistic treatment techniques, grown overly passionate about nutrition, and has built an immense love for yoga over the lifetime of her career. Michelle received her Masters of Education in Occupational Therapy through Springfield College graduating cum laude in 2001. Michelle has a special interest in Sensory Integration and is certified to administer and interpret the Sensory Integration Praxis Test (SIPT). She is also trained in the Therapeutic Listening® program and received certification through DIR® to provide DIR/Floortime therapy.
Michelle has a passion for complementary alternative medicine and continuously increases her knowledge in this area through courses, webinars and self-teaching. Michelle’s most recent coursework includes: Holistic Occupational Therapy – Mind, Body & Spirit and Introduction to Aromatherapy. She is also trained in Handwriting Without Tears and Radiant Child Yoga® Levels I-III. Michelle has a strong base in nutrition through years of research and assists families with healthy meal planning to support development, attention, focus, anxiety, and sensory integration.
Michelle is a member of The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) and Holistic Occupational Therapy. She has also contributed to an article in ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners as well as being a co-writer for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Leader blog. Michelle also provides in-services to pre-school and primary school teachers to educate staff regarding occupational therapy and it’s many levels, when to refer children to OT, sensory integration, and nutrition.
Pediatric Play Occupational Therapy
Kristen Renee CloreOccupational Therapist, Nutrition Response PractitionerThe Nutritional Healing Center of Ann Arbor
Kristen Clore, MOT, OTR/L, Nutrition Response Testing Practitioner, is an EMU Alumni, and a current staff therapist at University of Michigan: Michigan Medicine on the Acute Care team and Practitioner at The Nutritional Healing Center of Ann Arbor.
With over 20 years at U of M, and 11 years on her current OT team, Kristen’s highlights of her career include rotating among General Medicine units, Intensive Care Units, Emergency Room & Observation units, Lymphedema care, Neurology, Inpatient Psychiatry, Oncology, Orthopedic, Cardiac, and Pulmonary care units. Kristen spent time as a Clinical Specialist of General Medicine and General Surgery on her acute care team, developing training and programming for medical and surgical care. From 2013 through current, Kristen has implemented a Cognition Program, teaches outpatient bariatric support groups, and teaches an occupational therapy class for new medical students at the University of Michigan. In 2016, Kristen completed a 6 year research study related to sleep which was published the American Journal of Medicine. Kristen is also a Certified Wellness Coach, and uses Myofascial Release, Kinesotape, Therapeutic Tai Chi and Yoga, and Mindfulness techniques as an integrative approach to self care.
Kristen is driven to help others because of her own battle with health and independence as a child and young adult. Her greatest value could be best described as “carpe diem” : seize the day, and her desire to help others to do the same. Her passion is to demonstrate and share how to improve quality of life through engagement in self care and purposeful activity that is sustainable.
Outside of work at the University, Kristen is a wife and best friend to Joshua Clore, a mother to her four-legged fur-baby, Bobo (a shih-tzu).
Kristen has expanded her care to an independent oupatient setting as a holistic practitioner at the Nutritional Healing Center of Ann Arbor, assisting her clients achieve their goals for optimal self care & goal attainment using alternative, integrative, nutritional & natural health care options as the main approach.
462 Jackson Plaza Ann Arbor MI 48103 United States
Rebecca Cook, OTR, HPCSTransformational Business CoachThe Right Step
Holistic Occupational Therapist w/ Speciality in Health & Wellness
Author of the Brown Pony Series on Amazon
Past Instructor for an OT business class at Western Michigan University
Certified Hippotherapy Clinical Specialist
Certified Tapping Into Wealth Coach
Certified Chakra Mastery Coach
Licensed Massage Therapist
Certified Centered Riding Instructor
Certified EFT Practitioner
Certified Therapeutic Riding and Driving Instructor
35 year Horse Owner and a Lifetime of Loving Them
Jamien Cvjetnicanin, MOT, OTR/LEmbodiment Mentor, Therapeutic Movement Practitioner