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New American OT Association Class on Complementary and Integrative Health

New American OT Association Class on Complementary and Integrative Health

I am so grateful to have just completed creating the new course for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), “OT with Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health.” If you are an occupational therapist interested in Integrative Medicine you will enjoy this course! It took me six months, in between teaching and client sessions, to create this […]

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New “Healing Connections” Podcast – Listen Now!

New “Healing Connections” Podcast – Listen Now!

Healing Connections Podcast – First Episode I just recorded the first episode of the “Healing Connections” podcast this November. You can listen now. Click the play button here. In this episode we discuss how most of us are affected by negative stress with tips and suggestions on how to manage stress, induce the relaxation response […]

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The Power of Meditation

The Power of Meditation

“The Power of Meditation: This practice of focused attention can reduce pain and stress while enhancing health and healing” This article was originally published on ADVANCE for OT Practitioners October 1, 2015 by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L Meditation is the practice of focused attention that can help calm the mind and body, returning it to a […]

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Chase the Winter Blues Away with Relaxation and Meditation

Chase the Winter Blues Away with Relaxation and Meditation

I start hearing it in the fall – people saying, “Uh-oh, winter is coming…” Does this sound familiar? Sure, winter brings in colder and darker days, frustration with commutes, and the uncomfortable places within ourselves that pop their heads out to be noticed and healed. You probably have already heard and “know” all of the […]

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