My Conversation with Deepak Chopra
How to Trust Your Inner Knowing Dreams do come true! Keep following yours! I had a conversation with Deepak Chopra about How to Trust Your Inner Knowing on his podcast. He compliments my new “Intuitive Development” book and urges people to read it! I am so grateful! Thank you Deepak and crew! We discuss how meditation and energy healing can help us connect to intuition and how meditation has many positive healing benefits for health, wellness, and prevention. Energy healing is discussed as a technique that can support people with their mind, body, spirit, and how love is the greatest healer.
On the Healing Connections Podcast Episode 15, I interviewed Mandy Chamberlain, MOTR/L about “Aging Well.” Watch or Listen to Full Interview Here Mandy is an occupational therapist with a passion for working with the older adult population and the founder of SeniorsFlourish.com and the membership site, The Learning Lab. Both are dedicated to helping other geriatric OT’s be the best they can be through education, resources, tips and videos. Her varied clinical background includes working with geriatrics through long term care, home health services, home modification consultation, assisted living, inpatient critical access and outpatient therapy services. The book mentioned about preventing and reversing Alzheimer’s is: “The End of Alzheimer’s: The…
Whole Person Care
On the Healing Connections Podcast Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews thought leaders and health care practitioners about integrative health, wellness, prevention, spirituality, and consciousness. Whole Person Care Episode 14 – Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews Kelly Clancy, OTR/L, CHT about “Whole Person Care.” She is an Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist, a board-certified Structural Integrator, Senior Instructor for the Bowen Academy of Australia, a Holistic Health Counselor, and a nationally board-certified Massage Therapist. She teaches nationally and internationally on the therapeutic approach that she developed called Tensegrity Medicine. Kelly has been practicing in the field of Occupational Therapy for over 32 years. She uses her skills as a manual therapist and ergonomist…
Emmy’s Musings and Spring Update 2017
It’s been a little while since my last blog post. It has been a full beginning to the new year in 2017! I am fortunate to have been asked to create an online course for the American Occupational Therapy Association on “Occupational Therapy with Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health.” This came about after petitioning them with the Holistic OT Community requesting that they offer more continuing education courses on these topics. I spent most of the end of December and all of January, in between client sessions, creating this course. Integrative Medicine is being utilized by more people in recent years. For example, there are twice as many people in…
De-Stress, Emotional Healing, Holistic Health, Integrative Medicine, Meditations for You!, podcast, Relaxation & Meditation
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 to help prevent disease, and in certain cases possibly even recover from illness or disease. I was joined by Carisa Hillman who is an occupational therapy student who has been completing her Fieldwork with me this fall through December. “Healing Connections” was initially created with hopes of it becoming a radio show. It lay dormant…
Aromatherapy Can Enhance Health & Healing
“Aromatherapy Can Enhance Health & Healing: Essential Oils Have Been Used Since Time Immemorial.” By Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L This article was originally published on August 3, 2015 on ADVANCE Magazine for Occupational Therapy Practitioners Aromatherapy is the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic plant essences, known as essential oils, to promote health and well-being of body, mind, and spirit. Essential oils come from a wide assortment of plants, which have been steam-distilled or cold-pressed from flowers, fruit, bark, leaves, roots, and other parts of the plant. They have been used since time immemorial for the pleasure of their scent, their healing and life-giving properties, to prevent disease, and as…