292020Apr
Acupressure and Mind-Body-Spirit Practices for Stressful Times

Acupressure and Mind-Body-Spirit Practices for Stressful Times

Deanna guides you along in a Mind, Body and Spiritual Practice for Stressful Times video from ot4peace on Vimeo. What is Acupressure? Gentle touch on acupoints to enhance OT practice By Deanna Waggy, OTR Acupressure may be considered a form of integrative health as it is receiving more research, and may be formerly known as…

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22016Aug
You Can Help! Sign this Petition for the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) to Include Complementary & Integrative Health as an OT Curriculum Standard

You Can Help! Sign this Petition for the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) to Include Complementary & Integrative Health as an OT Curriculum Standard

Would you like Complementary and Integrative Health to become standard in OT education curricula in the United States? Sign the letter below in the comment section with your name and credentials and any additional comments by August 31, 2016! (You need to scroll down past all the other signatures to sign in the “Leave your…

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52014Dec
Holistic Occupational Therapy Can Heal the Profession

Holistic Occupational Therapy Can Heal the Profession

By Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L  Originally published in ADVANCE Magazine for Occupational Therapy Practitioners on November 26, 2014 It has been three years since I began actively championing holistic approaches — what are commonly referred to as complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) — into OT practice. In that time frame I have spoken with hundreds of OTs from…

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252014Sep
How to Be a Holistic OT

How to Be a Holistic OT

By Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, RYT and Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L The article was originally posted on July 23, 2014 in ADVANCE Magazine for Occupational Therapy Practitioners Download a PDF of this article here: How to Become a Holistic OT We would like to support you in becoming a holistic OT. What does this mean? Aren’t OTs already…

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42014Sep
Holistic Healing Certificate Program Free Info Session – Upcoming Classes

Holistic Healing Certificate Program Free Info Session – Upcoming Classes

Are you an OT or Health Care Professional who would like to delve further into learning and obtaining skills in Holistic Health Care?  Join us September 10 at 7:00 p.m. Central Time for a FREE Info Session on the upcoming Holistic Healing Certificate Program. Are you interested in Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine? Learn about the upcoming Holistic…

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282013Aug
CAM Not So Alternative Anymore

CAM Not So Alternative Anymore

This article was originally published in ADVANCE Magazine for Occupational Therapy Practitioners on June 10, 2013 by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L and Mandy Lubas, OTR/L. While this is geared toward Occupational Therapy Practitioners, it is applicable to us all – whether you are a practitioner of health care or one who uses holistic care. Complementary/alternative medicine…

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172013Feb
Holistic Occupational Therapy: An Emerging Trend

Holistic Occupational Therapy: An Emerging Trend

*This article was originally published in ADVANCE Magazine for Occupational Therapy Practitioners September 11, 2102 by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L and Mandy Lubas, OTR/L Holistic occupational therapy combines mind-body-spirit therapies with the best of occupational therapy practices to provide health, wellness and disease prevention services. We propose that it is a new and growing specialty as…

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