Product Detail

Integrative Mental Health Tips Kit
Package - Video & Book
$219.98 USD
$209.99
Product Details
Format:
Package - Video & Book
Author:
LESLIE KORN, PH.D., MPH, LMHC
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
3/10/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT052570
Objectives
[+] [-] 044710 - Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders
  1. Articulate how integrative interventions facilitate better treatment outcomes in depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD.
  2. Determine the nutrients shown to improve brain function for your clients.
  3. Evaluate how improved nutrition can improve therapeutic outcomes for clients with depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD.
  4. Analyze the differences between mental illness versus nutritional and hormonal imbalances.
  5. Assess the impact hormones can have on mental health assessment and treatment.
  6. Evaluate the impact of blood sugar and genetic variations on mental health disorders and effective treatment.

Outline
[+] [-] 044710 - Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders
Underlying Factors of Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar and ADHD
  • Transcending Mind-Body Separation: Understanding the Complex Relationships
  • The Factors that Cause “Chemical Imbalance”
  • Beyond Pharmaceutical Management

Accelerate Your Therapeutic Results
  • Food: The Good, the Bad, and the Fake
  • Sleep: The 4 Habits Critical to Refreshing Sleep
  • Exercise: Elevate Serotonin and Regulate Stress Hormones
  • Stress: A Holistic Approach

How the Essential Nutrients Impact Mental Health
  • Fats: Essential Fatty Acids, Toxic Fats, Fish Oil
  • Protein: The Building Blocks of Happiness
  • Vitamins: B-Vitamins, 5-MTHF, Vitamin D
  • Minerals: Magnesium, Calcium

Recognizing When “Mental Illness” Is Something Else
  • Hormones
  • Blood Sugar and Hypoglycemia
  • Inflammation
  • Genetic Variations
  • Digestion
  • Circadian Rhythm

Keeping Your Clients Safe: The Truth About Popular Supplements
  • 5-HTP, St. Johns Wort
  • Melatonin
  • Adaptogens: Ginseng, Licorice, Ashwaganda
  • Interactions with Pharmaceuticals

Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment Plans for:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Bulimia
  • Insomnia
  • Seasonal Affect Disorder
  • Addictions
  • And more!

Integrative Interventions
  • Bodywork Therapies
  • Acupuncture
  • Light & Dark Therapies
  • Yoga for Anxiety

Building an Integrative Health Team
  • When to Refer
  • Who to Refer a Client to
  • Conduct a Basic Nutritional Assessment
  • Where to Find the Right Provider

Author

LESLIE KORN, PH.D., MPH, LMHC

Leslie Korn, Ph.D., MPH, LMHC, is a renowned integrative medicine clinician and educator specializing in the use of nutritional, herbal and culinary medicine for the treatment of trauma and emotional and chronic physical illness. She is known for her dynamism and humor as a speaker. She has provided over 50,000 hours of treatment in private practice for diverse populations. Her clinical practice focuses on providing clients effective alternatives to psychotropics. She completed her graduate education in the department of psychiatry and public health at Harvard Medical School and her life training in the jungle of Mexico where she lived and worked alongside local healers for over 25 years. She directed a naturopathic medicine and training clinic facilitating health, culinary and fitness retreats. She is licensed and certified in nutritional therapy, mental health counseling, and bodywork (Polarity and Cranial Sacral and medical massage therapies) and is an approved clinical supervisor. She introduced somatic therapies for complex trauma patients in out-patient psychiatry at Harvard Medical school in 1985 and served as a consultant in ethnomedicine to the Trauma Clinic, Boston. She is the former clinical director and faculty of New England School of Acupuncture and faculty at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.

She is the author of the seminal book on the body and complex trauma: Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body (Routledge, 2012), Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health (W.W. Norton, 2016), Eat Right Feel Right: Over 80 Recipes and Tips to Improve Mood, Sleep, Attention & Focus (PESI, 2017), Multicultural Counseling Workbook: Exercises, Worksheets & Games to Build Rapport with Diverse Clients (PESI, 2015) and The Good Mood Kitchen (W.W. Norton, 2017). She was a founder of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, a Fullbright scholar in Herbal Medicine and an NIH-funded scientist, in mind/body medicine. She is an approved clinical supervisor and is the research director at the Center for World Indigenous Studies where she designs culinary and herbal medicine programs with tribal communities engaged in developing integrative medicine programs.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Leslie Korn is in clinical practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Leslie Korn has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 044710 - Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders
[+] [-] 084920 - Eat Right, Feel Right
Audience
Counselors, Psychologists, Case Managers, Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Dieticians, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals
Reviews
[+] [-] 084920 - Eat Right, Feel Right
"Over two thousand years ago, the Greek physician Hippocrates encouraged us to 'let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.' Emerging research has supported this notion, and there is indeed a huge link between the foods we eat and our physical and mental health. To help us in this endeavor, Dr. Leslie Korn has given us a true jewel of a recipe card deck. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, insomnia, or day-to-day stress, Eat Right, Feel Right provides simple and manageable tips for a healthier lifestyle. Best of all, the recipes are not only good for you -- they're delicious too!"
Jonah Paquette, PsyD, clinical psychologist, speaker, Happiness expert, author of Real Happiness: Proven Paths for Contentment, Peace & Well-Being