I recently interviewed an Occupational Therapist who specializes in Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Wellness Counseling, Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, AWC, RYT. She shares how it has helped her with her personal health care and in her health care practice. We will be co-hosting the “Holistic OT Yoga & Meditation Retreat” September 29 & 30 in St. Paul, MN or live online video. We would love to have you join us!
It has been quite a full September! I continue to advocate for the use of complementary and integrative health in occupational therapy and mainstream health care. I submitted a petition with over 100 signatures asking the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) to create an education standard on how these approaches can be taught in the over 300 OT colleges and universities across the United States. This article that I wrote accompanied the petition. We may not know for a year or two if this will be adopted, but if it does it will solidify these approaches as part of mainstream health care in occupational therapy practice. I recently…