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An Outsider’s Perspective on the Inner Workings of Creative Health Solutions

We've partnered with a company to help us improve and better serve our clients. Our new and improved website is one example of their support. Recently, I invited one of the partners to observe our unique daily team meeting. She insisted that we share her observations: Thank you for allowing me to listen in [...]

An Outsider’s Perspective on the Inner Workings of Creative Health Solutions2018-02-02T00:20:55+00:00

What distinguishes Creative Health Solutions?

What distinguishes Creative Health Solutions? Let me rephrase that question: Can Creative Health Solutions effectively meet my or my child's needs at a reasonable investment of time, effort, and money? To answer that you need to understand our place, our people, what we do, and how we do it. Let's start with the last [...]

What distinguishes Creative Health Solutions?2018-01-27T22:04:05+00:00

Foundations (and phases) – a journey of discovery – Part 1: Cautious Optimism

Reading, writing, arithmetic…are extremely complex processes that can develop only upon a strong foundation…– A Jean Ayres, Ph. D.I’m about to engage in a journey of discovery that will show you how we can best understand and help those children (and adults) who face the growing array of developmental and other neuro-physiological challenges.If you join [...]

Foundations (and phases) – a journey of discovery – Part 1: Cautious Optimism2017-11-20T21:06:18+00:00

A Tribute to Heroes

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. – Arthur Ashe If you’re reading this, there’s a fair chance that you’re one of the heroes I’m writing about. If not, it’s almost certain that [...]

A Tribute to Heroes2017-11-20T21:03:22+00:00

Introducing Kimberly’s Corner

Who is Kimberly Koala? When Judy and I founded the practice we choose a koala for our mascot and named her Kimberly. Her image was captured by the artist who painted our children’s immersion mural on the walls of our original suite. During our founding years we also published a physical newsletter, one of whose [...]

Introducing Kimberly’s Corner2017-11-20T21:00:38+00:00

Norman Doidge—putting to rest the static brain

Neuroplasticity is the property of the brain that enables it to change its own structure and functioning in response to activity and mental experience Today, May 5, 2017, is the 10th anniversary of the publication of The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge, a seminal and transformational introduction of brain neuroplasticity to a [...]

Norman Doidge—putting to rest the static brain2017-11-13T21:49:01+00:00

75 years of Progress in Developmental Neuro-Physiology

Meet the People Behind the Successes To learn, you have to be able to listen – Alfred Tomatis The last seven and a half decades have seen an explosion in understanding how we develop as human beings and how we relate to each other and the world. It has seen us use leading [...]

75 years of Progress in Developmental Neuro-Physiology2017-11-13T21:50:06+00:00

Suzy’s Story

We are infinitely more than our limitations or our afflictions —Jeffrey R Holland We interviewed several occupational therapists recently and three asked: Can you tell me the story of Creative. Why did you start it? One of the reasons was the Kiles. I first met and become friends with the Kiles over 30 years [...]

Suzy’s Story2017-11-13T21:50:30+00:00

Modified Music—A High Level Perspective Part 1

Studies show good health is all important Modified Music—Level Perspective Part 1 Your brain has a natural ability to physically change itself by creating new pathways and connections in response to your experiences. This neuroplasticity can be positively stimulated by engaging in the right activities, often enough, over a sufficient period of time, resulting [...]

Modified Music—A High Level Perspective Part 12017-11-13T21:50:51+00:00

Health Insurance: Maximizing Benefits (Part 2)—Concepts and Terminology

Part 1 introduced health insurance and focused on history and overarching philosophy. We will now review the types of insurance and what it means to be in or out of network. We begin with concepts and terminology. When I studied rhetoric, I learned that mystification referred to the use of special terminology to convince [...]

Health Insurance: Maximizing Benefits (Part 2)—Concepts and Terminology2017-11-13T21:51:15+00:00