Healing Your Life Through Activity

Healing Your Life Through Activity : An Occupational Therapist's Story

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"This book is a remarkable description of the development and the journey of Occupational Therapy. It is described in a unique manner through the eyes of a professional, drawing on experiences gained in various countries and clinical settings. ... "The book will be read with interest by patient's families, all health care students, and medical practitioners, who will be enlightened further, and gain significant understanding of patient care. -Emeritus Professor Tuviah Zabow, Retired Head of Psychiatry, Cape Town, South Africa. "I was most impressed with the very extensive coverage of occupational therapy as an important modality to help so many people of all ages and different disabilities and backgrounds to regain function, and return to productive life." -Norman Samuels, M.D., Part-time Medical Director and Retired Obesity Surgeon, Florida, USA. _____________________ "Occupational Therapy is one of the world's best-kept secrets. Undervalued by much of the medical establishment, Occupational Therapy offers hope to those who have none. Occupational Therapy is a holistic, drug-free intervention that creates meaning, purpose and quality of life. "Healing Your Life Through Activity - An Occupational Therapist's Story" offers an in-depth look at the wonderful, vast, multifaceted and evolutionary profession of Occupational Therapy. Equally valuable for professionals, laypeople and budding therapists, this book shows how Occupational Therapy can help you at any age and wherever you may be in your life!" It should be noted that this book has been edited and improved since first making it available for sale. ____________ Praise About "Healing Your Life Through Activity - An Occupational Therapists Story" "I love it so much and have never read any type of medical/therapy book delivered as honestly and gently as this one. "It applies to so many audiences as well, patients, caregivers, parents, professionals etc." -Amanda, Beta Reader Service "Shoshanah concentrates fully on the Occupational Therapy Process, its application to so many health problems and the various venues for implementation. In her creative and logical style she refers to the difficulties and needs occurring in each phase of the Life Cycle and the form of treatment. ... "This is a very readable book.... This publication will certainly further increase awareness and recognition of Occupational Therapy and its important position in the Health Care Sector." -Miss Stella W Mountford, Former Head of Department and Senior Lecturer In Occupational Therapy University of Cape Town, South Africa "I have just finished reading your book and found it most interesting. "I think you might look at providing your book to high schools and particularly to Careers Advisors as I think there is a wealth of information which will be very useful to school leavers planning their careers. There is so much variety in what you describe that many teenagers pondering their next move could find a good direction in what you detail." -Daryl Schaefer, Australia "Healing Your Life Through Activity... A well presented book taking the reader on a journey of learning. From the first page to the last a fountain of information set down in a way that requires little effort from the reader to garner complete understanding...." -Dr Gary Seymour, Jerusalem, Israel.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 367g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1535161604
  • 9781535161602
  • 2,076,544

About Shoshanah Shear

Shoshanah is a qualified occupational therapist with 26 years of experience. She is also a healing facilitator, certified infant massage instructor, certified Kallah teacher, artist, photographer and writer. Shoshanah loves to combine her various skills together with Torah concepts to assist her clients to develop a life of meaning and purpose. Shoshanah lives in Israel with her husband, and together they are involved in developing a Torah healing centre. Their centre, Chessed Ve'Emet includes: -Torah teaching -Publications -Lending library -Store -Bridal service -Creative and modest photography service These services can be found on the website www.lovingkindness.co Shoshanah's private practice focuses on assisting Jewish women in the role of wife and mother. These services can be found on her website www.beahappymom.com
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