152022Feb
New Integrative Health OT Community with AOTA

New Integrative Health OT Community with AOTA

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has recently created the Integrative Health OT Community of Practice (IHOT CoP).  IHOT CoP is a learning community that creates a space for members to expand their toolboxes and become agents of change in IHOT. We come together to explore the vast number of IHOT topics and the endless…

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312021Dec
Happy New Year 2022

Happy New Year 2022

We wish you a very Happy New Year 2022! What are your intentions for 2022? Name them aloud! Focus on them. Watch them manifest. One thing we’ve learned at Holistic OT is that our minds are very powerful. We have also learned that we can create a lot of goodness in the world with pure…

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152021Nov
Being in the Flow

Being in the Flow

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L shares “Being in the Flow” on the Healing Connections Podcast. Emmy shares how being in the flow can improve joy, creativity, intuition, love, and problem-solving. Being in the present moment and enjoying the moment may increase being in the zone and having peak experiences. She suggests activities that may improve your ability…

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82021Oct
Welcome to the OT Well-Being Sneak Peek

Welcome to the OT Well-Being Sneak Peek

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L and Rhiannon Crispe, OT created the OT Well-Being Summit with 11 guest speakers. Topics are related to integrative health, wellness, and prevention in occupational therapy. This video is an excerpt of the Welcome to the OT Well-Being Summit and gives you a taste of what to expect you can learn from occupational…

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192021Sep
Acupressure for Stress and Tension

Acupressure for Stress and Tension

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews Deanna Waggy, OTR about “Acupressure for Stress and Tension” on the Healing Connections Podcast episode 40 on 9/17/21. Deanna shares three simple acupressure techniques to help lower stress and tension that can be done day or night, anywhere. Each technique helps to lower the stress response to the relaxation response to…

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12021Sep
Self-Regulation for Children with Meditation

Self-Regulation for Children with Meditation

We wish all the students and teachers a wonderful school year!  Meditation, mindfulness, breath work, and guided imagery are all techniques that can help lower stress, fear, worry, and improve ability to feel more calm, focused––with a host of many wonderful health benefits. An example of how an occupational therapist can assist with self-regulation, i.e….

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102021Aug
Nature Through An Occupational Lens

Nature Through An Occupational Lens

The OT Well-Being Summit is in full swing! 12 hours+ of CEU, self-paced with fabulous interviews. Hear from speakers on topics, such as “The Benefits of Nature Through an Occupational Therapy Lens and How to Incorporate it into Your Work” with Bronwyn Paynter, Occupational Therapist.   Learn more and register here.   Full members of…

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162021Jun
Where to Start with OT and Integrative Health

Where to Start with OT and Integrative Health

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L shares the number one questions she receives: 1. Where do I start with OT and integrative health?  Emmy shares answers to the most commonly asked questions related to OT and integrative health.  Watch the rest of the video at HolisticOT.org to see the answer to the other Holistic OT Common Questions she…

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102021Jun
Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Healthy Lifestyle Tips

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.   Healthy Lifestyle Tips Emmy Vadnais interviews Rhiannon Crispe, Occupational Therapist about “Healthy Lifestyle Tips” on the Healing Connections Podcast Rhiannon shares lifestyle optimization tips, how to engage…

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192021May
Holistic OT Group Coaching  – June 8

Holistic OT Group Coaching – June 8

Holistic OT Group Coaching Host: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L June 8, 2021 via Zoom 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Central Time Live Online Video Register Here Free for full members of the Holistic OT Community $25 for non-members CEUs are not available for group coaching. Are you an OT who would like to learn more about how…

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