Expert John F. Barnes Myofascial Release 
Occupational Therapy

Drucilla J. Likens Pape OTR/L, NBCOT
Drucilla J. Likens Pape, OTR/L

Professional Qualifications

Drucilla Likens Pape is an experienced Occupational Therapist and graduate of the prestigious Loma Linda University and Medical Center in Southern California. Throughout her career she has combined her love of art and science to create her unique approach to occupational therapy.

Dru has spent the entirety of her 31 years as an Occupational Therapist treating both pediatric and adult individuals who are significantly handicapped or in pain.  Of the many health care studies she has pursued in order to meet the high level needs of her patients, Dru discovered one approach that made the most significant difference in her own life and in the lives of her patients.  For this reason, Dru has dedicated her life's work to the ongoing study and practice of John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach® Therapy.

Myofascial Release Qualifications/Experience       

Dru is an Expert Level  John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Therapist   
She has completed all of the MFR Seminars and clinical requirements exclusively with John F. Barnes, PT, MT, NBCMT.  Dru is committed to ongoing study, and is an experienced Full Senior Seminar Instructor, Clinical Instructor and Key Note Speaker with the John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Seminars and Treatment Centers as follows:
                 MFR/NDT  Regi Boehme Seminars with Regi Boehme
                 MFR I + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR II + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR III Beyond Technique: Advanced Seminar + Full Senior                                    Instructor
                 MFR Unwinding + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Advanced Unwinding + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Fascial Cranium + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Rebounding + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Cervical Thoracic + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Fascial Pelvis + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Energy Perspective with Peggy Fughes
                 MFR Pediatric Seminar + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Key Note Speaker nationally: Pediatric Seminars 
                 MFR Mobilization Seminar + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Skill Enhancement Seminar with John F. Barnes: Sedona, Arizona
                 MFR Clinical Instructor: Skill Enhancement Seminar
                 MFR Therapy for the Therapist with John F. Barnes: Sedona, Arizona
                 MFR Clinical Instructor: Therapy for the Therapist
                 MFR Therapy for the Therapist with John F. Barnes: Paoli, PA
                 MFR Proficiency Assessment: Taken and Passed, June 2000
                 MFR Healing Seminar + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Enlightment Seminar with John F. Barnes and Shalanda Ma
                 MFR Therapist Retreat with John F. Barnes: Las Vegas, Nevada
                 MFR Women's Health Seminar + Full Senior Instructor
                 MFR Quantum Leap Seminar with John F. Barnes: Key West, Florida
                 MFR Per Diem Staff Therapist: Therapy on the Rocks Western
                         Myofascial release treatment Center, Sedona, AZ
     Occupational Therapy Qualifications/Experience
    Dru is a highly experienced Occupational Therapist, seasoned by many years of active listening, skilled observation, and clinical expertise. Dru is attuned to the importance of understanding pain and dysfunction from a human perspective, realizing that stress and imbalance cause dis-ease. She is accustomed to creative problem solving needed for treating complex health issues.

    Dru assesses each individual from a broad perspective as well as with a precise focus.  Her skilled assessment and masterful treatment draw from an extensive knowledge base of clinical experience and pursuit of cutting edge research/continuing education.   

    Throughout Dru's 33 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist, she has treated infant-geriatric patients. She is experienced in treating those with special needs as well as those with complex health issues. Dru has had the privilege of working with the finest multi-disciplinary teams, which is why she is skilled at treating with a global perspective, and easily communicates with other health professionals on behalf of her patients at their request. 
  • Graduate of Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions: Loma Linda, California
  • Bachelor of Science, 1982 
  • National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) Certification # AA366294
  • State of Ohio Licensed Occupational Therapist # OT 1227    
  • WFOT (World Federation of Occupational Therapists) Member
  • AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association) Member
  • OOTA (Ohio Occupational Therapy Association) Member
  • Accomplished clinical presenter for the AOTA, APTA, ASHA, AMTA and OOTA professional organizations
  • Accomplished presenter for many area universities, therapy facilities, hospitals and community forums
  • Extensive continuing educational studies with regard to cutting edge research and treatment modalities

Community Service: The Intuitive Body rises to the challenge!

 ~~ "To whom much is given, much is expected." ~~

     American Heart Association: Patron for Young at Heart

     Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: 
     Corporate Community Leader

     Cancer Foundation: Women's Wellness Fund

     The American Cancer Society: Relay For Life

     The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Light the Night donor
     and member of team "Always Friends"

     Broadway Cares: Equity Fights AIDS

     YMCA Dayton Women of Influence: Advocate Member

     Hannah's Treasure Chest: a children's charitable foundation 

     HSUS (The Humane Society of the United States)  

     SICSA (Society for the Improvement of Conditions for Stray 

     Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens

     WWF (World Wildlife Fund)
     Dayton Opera: 50th Year Celebration Committee volunteer 
     In One Peace Project: The Intuitive Body offers free 

          John F. Barnes Myofascial Release treatment sessions for
          returning Military personnel diagnosed with Post 
          Traumatic Stress Disorder



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