Certified Educator for Infant Massage
teli Occupational Therapist Newly Accredited as Certified Educator for Infant Massage
Vanessa Doherty, a teli Pediatric Occupational Therapist has just been accredited in May, through both the International Association of Infant Massage and Infant Massage USA as a Certified Educator for Infant Massage. Vanessa completed extensive course work and research, in addition to a teaching practicum, designing her own 5-week course to teach parents and families techniques in infant massage.
“I am excited that teli can add this innovative therapy to complement our services, “ noted Vanessa. “There are numerous benefits for both infants and their parents! For example, infant massage can have a calming effect for an infant with colic in addition to providing a wonderful opportunity for parents and child to “connect” via touch.”
Check back at teli for news about how you can take advantage of upcoming Infant Massage classes taught by Vanessa coming soon!