Michelle has 22 + 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.
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),
HINE Hammersmith Infant Neurological Assessment, and the Infant Behavioral Assessment. She is an Advanced Reliable OT for
Prechtl's General Movements Assesment.
Specialties seen in Michelle's office:
of head and posture (head turning or feeding preference to one side)
- 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
Compromise such as noisy/squeaky breathing,
- Compromised Vocal Prosody (weak, horse or squeaky cry)
/ Stiffness / Body Tension
- TummyTime!™ Method to help baby LOVE tummy time
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
have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. - Albert Einstein
Most babies benefit from 2 - 6 sessions.
A session typically lasts 60-75
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.
My office 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 September 2018