Strengthen resilience with food and herbs. How I work hard, yet stay healthy. I became interested in adaptogens many years ago because I wanted to enhance my own ability to work hard and play hard and sustain those efforts without getting sick. The way I stay healthy is by using foods and … [Read more...] about Adaptogens: Herbal Medicine to Smooth Out the Stress
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
Clients take better care of their nutrition with Superfood Smoothies. My health coaching client Luisa often tells me that while she wants to engage in more self-care activities including eating better and getting more exercise, she says that she is also challenged by a heavy work schedule and … [Read more...] about Superfood Smoothies for Cognitive Performance