This page provides a definition of the treatment modalities practiced by Shoshanah Shear
Occupational therapy is a client-centred health profession concerned with promoting health and well being through occupation. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life. Occupational therapists achieve this outcome by working with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to, need to, or are expected to do, or by modifying the occupation or the environment to better support their occupational engagement. (WFOT – World Federation of Occupational Therapy- 2012)
Kosher Energy Healing
Everything is made up of energy and has an energy field. Various factors affect the flow and healthy functioning of the energy field which in turn affects the healthy functioning of the person and or environment. There are various techniques that are used to clear or balance ones energy field. Kosher Energy Healing is Energy Healing provided in a Kosher manner in keeping with Torah principles.
Prayer, our thoughts, how we utilize our time, how we structure our environment and more can all have an effect on our health and well being. The techniques used here are all endorsed by rabbis (Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum, Rabbi Avraham Sutton, Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller amongst others)
Educational Kinesiology and Brain Gym
Kinesiology also known as human kinetics is the scientific study of how the body moves. Kinesiology covers physiological, mechanical, and psychological mechanisms. There are a few ways in which Kinesiology is used in the health field one of them being biomechanics. Paul Dennison devised a specialised track of Kinesiology known as Educational Kinesiology which uses movement to improve ones learning. Educational Kinesiology has a few sub-sections that one can train in and obtain certification. The first is Brain Gym I and II and another is In-Depth.
Infant Massage Courses
The Infant Massage course is designed by Virma McClure who began the International Association of Infant Massage to teach parents how to massage their babies. The course contains invaluable information, techniques and more.
The word Kallah is Hebrew for bride. The Torah has 613 Mitzvot or commandments for Jews to follow. One section of these is the laws of family purity. A Kallah teacher will teach the Jewish bride what the laws are and how she needs to prepare for the wedding and the wedding night.
For those who have married but need a refresher course either shortly after marrying or after the birth of a child or for various other reasons, refresher courses are offered which can be less lessons or just as in depth, depending on the reason for the refresher.