This live, 12-hour course is open to participants who have completed the Advanced Applications of Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Level 1.
This course addresses advanced methods, interventions, and case reviews. It will be conducted in 12 live webinars of 1 hour each. Participants will be provided journal articles and additional resources.
The teaching format includes live lecture, case review, and Q&A. Sessions include Group Discussion to review the application of methods based on CMHIMP course with Dr. Leslie Korn.
We will identify and resolve challenges encountered within the current caseload as one applies the BrainBow Blueprint™ methods as an Integrative Mental Health Medicine Provider with a particular focus on assessment and testing strategies.
Topics include clinical measures of psychobiology and psychophysiology, enhancing program adherence, and the applications of herbal, nutritional dietary, somatic, and other approaches in the BrainBow Blueprint™, including strategies for reducing and eliminating medications, matching intervention plans to personality and diagnosis, and specific protocols for intervention at different stages of readiness and recovery.
Participants will be asked to sign a confidentiality statement regarding case discussions.
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12 CE Credits for Nutrition Professionals
Dr. Leslie Korn is a renowned expert in integrative medicine for the treatment of trauma and its physical sequelae including chronic digestive illness, insomnia, pain, substance abuse, diabetes, cognitive decline and “unexplained illnesses”. She has provided over 65,000 hours of clinical care integrating psychotherapy and somatic therapies with nutritional, culinary and herbal medicine. She completed her training at Harvard Medical School and The Harvard School of Public Health. She is licensed and board certified in 4 clinical disciplines. She has been faculty instructor at Harvard in the department of psychiatry and faculty at 2 Naturopathic medical schools. She lived for 25 years in the jungle of Mexico, where she worked alongside indigenous healers and directed a pro bono health center. Her clinical practice focuses on helping clients who are ill with restoring their health and reducing or eliminating medications.
Her mentoring practice focuses on helping clinicians create a successful, integrative medicine, trauma- informed career. Her ethic of compassion and care is informed by feminist values of social justice and her love for dogs.
This is an advanced-level program. CE’s for Registered Dietitians, Nutritional Therapists, Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioners are approved by the Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy.
There is no known commercial support nor conflict of interest for this program.
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This advanced-level program is geared to psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, nurses, nutritionists, massage therapists, PT’s OT’s Psychiatrists, and others for use in the clinical setting. *Only for participants who have completed the Advanced Applications of Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Level 1.
Module 1. Polypsychotropics
Module 2. Vitamin B-12 and Cognitive Function
Module 3. Evolving Methods of Trauma Treatments
Module 4. Inflammation as a Factor in Depression
Module 5. Balancing Exercises for Cognitive Health
Module 6. Assessing for Anxiety and Hyperventilation
Module 7. Defining Detoxification Strategies for Mental Health
Module 8. When to Use Intermittent Fasting
Module 9. Nitric Oxide & Mental Health
Module 10. What are Telomeres
Module 11. The Benefits & Testing of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Module 12. Understanding Diurnal Cortisol & Mental Health
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be better able to:
Brogan, K., & Siefert, A. (2019). Successful Discontinuation of Chronic Polypsychotropic Regimen and Resolution of Withdrawal Syndrome Through Nutrition and Lifestyle Interventions: A Case Report. Advances in mind-body medicine, 33(3), 22–30.
de Cabo, R., & Mattson, M. P. (2019). Effects of Intermittent Fasting on Health, Aging, and Disease. The New England journal of medicine, 381(26), 2541–2551. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMra1905136
Gulati, K., Rai, N., & Ray, A. (2017). Nitric Oxide and Anxiety. Vitamins and hormones, 103, 169–192. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.vh.2016.09.001
Korn, L. E. (2012). Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature, and the Body (Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions) (1st ed.). Routledge.
Korn, L. E. (2020). Simple Home Exercises for Diabetes & Brain Balance (First Edition). DayKeeper Press.
Liao, Y., Xie, B., Zhang, H., He, Q., Guo, L., Subramaniapillai, M., Fan, B., Lu, C., & Mclntyer, R. S. (2019). Efficacy of omega-3 PUFAs in depression: A meta-analysis. Translational psychiatry, 9(1), 190. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41398-019-0515-5
Prousky, J. E. (2010). Understanding the Serum Vitamin B12 Level and its Implications for Treating Neuropsychiatric Conditions: An Orthomolecular Perspective. Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, 25(2), 77–88.
Qin, D. D., Rizak, J., Feng, X. L., Yang, S. C., Lü, L. B., Pan, L., Yin, Y., & Hu, X. T. (2016). Prolonged secretion of cortisol as a possible mechanism underlying stress and depressive behaviour. Scientific reports, 6, 30187. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep30187
Ridout, S. J., Ridout, K. K., Kao, H. T., Carpenter, L. L., Philip, N. S., Tyrka, A. R., & Price, L. H. (2015). Telomeres, early-life stress and mental illness. Advances in psychosomatic medicine, 34, 92–108. https://doi.org/10.1159/000369088
van Dixhoorn, J., & Duivenvoorden, H. J. (1985). Efficacy of Nijmegen Questionnaire in recognition of the hyperventilation syndrome. Journal of psychosomatic research, 29(2), 199–206. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-3999(85)90042
Yehuda, R., Spiegel, D., Southwick, S., Davis, L. L., Neylan, T. C., & Krystal, J. H. (2016). What I have changed my mind about and why. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 7(1), 33768. https://doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v7.33768
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.
If you are not 100% satisfied with this course you may send an email and you will be provided with a full refund, no questions asked. The reimbursement given will be minus taxes and fees paid.
Please note that due to the small class size and invitation-only nature of the Advanced Applications of Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (Levels 1 and 2), no refunds can be provided following payment.
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