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Heather M. Truog, OTD, OTR/L, PYT, CLC, PMH-C
doctor of occupational therapy
certified professional yoga therapist | certified lactation counselor | perinatal mental health - certified
Hi, I'm Heather – a woman, a wife, a mother, a daughter, a dog lover, and so much more. I'm on this journey of health and wellness with all of you, and it is my honor to share with this community my knowledge and skills in the area of practice that I am most passionate about -- Women's Health.
I have been a board certified occupational therapist for 13 years, with a practice rooted in trauma recovery, neuromuscular re-education, and acute on chronic conditions. With a post-professional doctorate in the science of occupation, I draw upon my extensive knowledge of complex body systems, movement science, psychology, social wellbeing, and the habituation of human behavior to help my clients THRIVE despite the most complicated situations they find themselves in.
I am deeply passionate about giving women the tools they need to feel confident and successful in their journey of life – especially during the life altering transition to motherhood.
After giving birth to my son in 2019, I realized more than ever just how little we as women are empowered to understand about our own bodies, let alone how to heal and optimize their performance to feel good (and I was certainly no stranger to the details in question!!)
My own birth story was not the idealized version I had imaged. Having extensive knowledge about preparing for birth and healing the pelvic floor didn’t save mine from being torn. Breastfeeding was HARD! My postpartum moods were erratic. Some days I felt like a total failure. And other days I simply found myself wondering, “why am I not enjoying this more?” And what I have come to understand, is that none of this is rare. All of this is so painfully common... and ignored.
I cannot promise perfect outcomes to every client I see, but I do promise that I will listen to your experiences, I will honor your stories, and I will provide you with the tools you need to be in control of your wellness and thrive during this journey of womanhood.
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Board certified, registered, and licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR/L)
Certified Professional Yoga Therapist (PYT)
Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC)
Perinatal Mental Health - Certified (PMH-C)
Usui Reiki Master
Pelvic Floor Manual Rehabilitation (PF1) -- Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute
Trauma Awareness for the Pelvic Floor Therapist -- Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute
Mobilization of the Visceral Fascia Layer -- Ramona Horton/Herman & Wallace
Myofascial Release practitioner -- John F. Barnes Approach
Kahi Loa practitioner