Michelle has 20 + years of experience as a Neonatal / Pediatric Occupational Therapist, with specific focus on posture,
movement and connection between parents and baby.
Michelle has a wide variety of specialty baby manual therapy / bodywork
training and experience. Her treatment approach is based in nervous system function and health. She utilizes Therapeutic
Skin Movement to facilitate improvements in movement, connection and neurodevelopment.
Michelle is a Yoga Instructor
(RYT200), a National Board Certified Reflexologist, and is certified in CranioSacral Therapy, Infant Massage, Baby's First
Massage, Butterfly Touch Massage, Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra, Neonatal Oral Motor Assessment Scale (NOMAS) and the Infant Behavioral
Assessment. She is an Advanced Reliable OT for Prechtl's General Movements Assesment.
Specialties seen in
- Asymmetries of head and posture (head turning or feeding preference to one
- Plagiocephaly / Brachycephaly (head flattening, flat spots, cranial molding)
- Oral Dysfunction / Feeding
Problems with Breast or Bottle
- Oral restrictions such as Tongue Tie / Lip Tie and Buccal Tie
- GI issue
colic type symptoms and especially reflux
- Airway Compromise such as noisy/squeaky breathing,
- Compromised Vocal
Prosody (weak, horse or squeaky cry)
- Fussiness / Stiffness / Body Tension
- TummyTime!™ Method to help
baby LOVE tummy time
Please feel free to contact me if you have questions, interest or concern about
anything I've mentioned on this website. In addition to all the things I've mentioned above, I'm just another human,
a mom of three brilliant and beautiful children, who is interested in helping the babies!! I'm on your side in helping
you support your baby's resiliency, health and happiness. text me! 513 404 7786
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein
Most babies benefit from 2 - 6
A session typically lasts 60-75 minutes.
Cash or check ONLY
If you believe your baby needs this therapy and you honestly can not afford
it, please call me to discuss special pricing.
is located at
6231 Montgomery Road in
the tan brick building directly behind the Loving Hut Cafe and Pleasant Ridge Vet. I am located in in the office of
Maria Hoeffer, Naturopathic Doctor
The parking lot is located directly
behind the building. Please pull in slowly, as is a narrow one lane road. When you arrive at my office for
appointment, please come to the tan brick building and enter the door facing the drivein
TummyTime!™ Method class will be starting in my NEW LOCATION
BEGINNING August 2018