Prepare this soothing smoothie an hour or two before you want to go to sleep. Cherries and chamomile tea help induce sleep, the mangos, seeds, and coconut will support blood sugar throughout the night so you can rest peacefully. Blueberries or frozen bananas make a good substitute for … [Read more...] about Recipe: Cherry Chamomile Smoothie
NSAIDS, aka non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, are dangerous-- but what are effective options when you experience chronic pain, inflammation and depression? Herbal NSAIDS provide very effective alternatives and have solid scientific research and clinical efficacy supporting their use. They work in … [Read more...] about Say Yes to Golden Milk; Say NO to NSAIDS
Spirit Molecules that lead to the goddess within New therapeutic interventions for healing from pain and PTSD. Integrative medicine treatment of post traumatic stress has been evolving and growing worldwide to include entheogens also called psychedelic medicine. We have been exploring and altering … [Read more...] about What are Entheogens?
Pranayama, (alternate nostril breathing) is good for PTSD and mental health I teach alternate nostril breathing, (aka pranayama) to my clients and students in my clinical practice and certificate course on Integrative Medicine for Mental Health. I was excited to hear yesterday that the … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton is doing Pranayama
Integrative Medicine to Withdraw and Detoxify from Nicotine Help Your Clients Withdraw from Tobacco, Naturally PTSD is a risk factor for smoking and tobacco addiction is a risk factor for depression and anxiety. People with PTSD smoke at high rates as a form of self-medication most likely … [Read more...] about PTSD and Tobacco Addiction
Dogs as Healers, Dogs as Co-Therapists for PTSD I have worked with canine healers in my clinical practice for nearly 30 years. One of the ways I introduce touch and affection into the therapeutic setting, whether I am working in my capacity as a psychotherapist or as a … [Read more...] about Dogs as Healers, Dogs as Therapists