• August 9–13, 2020
  • Sunday-Thursday: 4 nights

Nutrition and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health A Certificate Program

For all health professionals, including yoga teachers and bodyworkers, licensed mental-health professionals, and individuals with a mental-health background.

This postgraduate certificate program provides an extensive overview of the most contemporary evidence for alternative approaches to conventional verbal therapies, including nutritional therapies; culinary, behavioral, and herbal medicine; nutritional supplementation; hydrotherapies for mood management; aromatherapy; acupuncture and cranial electrical stimulation; sound and music for insomnia and mood; light and dark therapies; stage appropriate yoga for anxiety, pain and PTSD; and integrative detoxification for addiction.

Join Leslie E. Korn to learn

  • How to conduct a basic nutritional food/mood assessment and an adrenal stress and biological rhythm assessment
  • Three basic lab tests for optimal mental health
  • Ways to improve mood and behavior using micro- and macronutrients
  • The spectrum of somatic and bodywork therapies
  • Protocols for nutritional and herbal approaches for six DSM5 categories
  • How to balance circadian rhythm for depression, bipolar, and PTSD
  • Strategies to reduce inflammation.

You return home with advanced knowledge and practical methods to treat, educate, coach, and refer clients appropriately, based on their needs.

Course Objectives
View the full list of assessments and course objectives here.

Note You will receive a link to download PDFs of all the program PowerPoint presentations, along with handouts for use personally and professionally.

Certification Information
This is the core program (18 seminar hours) required to obtain certification as a certified mental-health integrative medicine provider though Evergreen. See www.mhimi.com. Additional requirements for certification can be found here.

This training may also be attended by non-clinician professionals but certification is only open to licensed professionals.

Find out more about continuing education credits.

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Leslie E Korn, PhD, MPH, LMHC, is an integrative medicine clinician and educator specializing in the use of nutritional, herbal, somatic, and culinary medicine for the treatment of trauma and emotional and chronic physical illness.

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