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Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health
Ilysa is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) who received her Master of Social Work from New York University in 1995. Ilysa has collaborated with and assisted Dr. Korn in creating Dr. Korn’s level 1 and 2 Advanced Consultation Groups. Ilysa is also certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR); the two clinically researched as best practice modalities for treating trauma. Believing further in body-mind to the spiritual connection, Ilysa has trained in faith-based counseling. For those whose faith lies within the Judeo-Christian belief system, faith-based counseling integrates faith, the Spirit, and the Scriptures into the therapeutic work specifically in the areas of trauma, destructive relationships, and abuse as well as pregnancy-related trauma and loss. Ilysa provides help, especially when the religious or spiritual establishments may be lacking the tools they need for upsetting and often confusing experiences or have been the source of trauma through marginalization. Ilysa also works well with people of various spiritual and religious backgrounds, specifically in the area of trauma. In addition to therapy, Ilysa provides life and leadership Co-Active Coaching as a certified CPCC. Co-Active coaching is a wonderful approach for the ‘in-between stuff’, whether you want to improve your leadership skills, you feel stuck, are in transition, or have completed your work in therapy and need a little help keeping on track. She has coached clients as young as ten, entrepreneurs, physicians, and executives. Everyone can use a little coaching!! Ilysa is available as a therapist or coach; working with her clients to determine which model is best.
Ilysa looks at the ‘whole person’, taking an integrative approach and certified as an Integrative Mental Health Medicine Provider (CIMHMP) and Essential Oils Specialist to help recover from mental disequilibrium, reduce or eliminate psychiatric medications and achieve optimal mental health while reducing physical ailments associated with mental distress and trauma responses through natural support. She works closely with renowned integrative provider Dr. Leslie Korn, as well as local holistic and integrative medicine practitioners. Ilysa will work closely with the client’s own medical support system as well.
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