This course provides a state-of-the-art overview of the use of nutrition and herbs to addressing mood and cognitive health in your clients and patients. You will learn how to define the best foods for individuals along a spectrum of needs for cognition focus and memory support. We address nutritional myths and get you started on a roadmap for helping your clients think and focus better.
This course provides an introduction to the certification programs. See our special offer below.
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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.
Interested in a certification but not sure? Take this 1+ hour course and if you like it and want to proceed to certification and CE’s we will give you a discount coupon for the amount of this course.
This course is designed for all health professionals and nutrition-savvy individuals who work with foods, supplements, and herbal medicines to enhance mental health and cognitive performance.
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Korn, Leslie, Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health (2016) Norton, NY
Korn, Leslie Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma Nature and the Body, Routledge, NY
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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.
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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