Media contact: WJ Carrel
Los Angeles, CA – Patricia L. Gerbarg, MD, an integrative mental health expert based in New York state, will discuss alternative treatments for ADHD with host Kenneth Lesser on Advanced Living Radio program Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 7:00 pm ET (4 pm PT), live on the Internet at BBS 1 Radio, bbsradio.com/
Dr. Gerbarg will discuss how to promote optimal wellness for those living with ADHD. She will discuss new integrative treatments that combine standard approaches with herbs, nutrients, and mind-body practices. Integrative medicine can relieve symptoms and reduce the amount of medication needed for optimal outcomes.
Treatments are included from the award-winning book Dr. Gerbarg co-authored with Drs. Richard P. Brown and Dr. Philip Muskin, How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (WW Norton, 2009), and her newest award-winning book co-authored with Dr. Brown, Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Parents, and Clinicians (WW Norton, 2012) which include the use of SAMe, Rhodiola rosea, QiGong, yoga, Coherent Breathing, neurofeedback, and other integrative approaches. An audio (2012) supplement to these books with research findings and clinical cases on the latest breakthroughs in integrative approaches to manage stress-related disorders is available at.morethansound.com under the title Breath~Body~
Dr. Gerbarg is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at New York Medical College. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. In addition to her clinical practice in Kingston, NY, she provides consultation and facilitates the development of research projects on the health benefits of mind-body practices for recovery from stress, anxiety, PTSD, and mass disasters such at the September 11th World Trade Center attacks, the southeast Asian tsunami, the Horizon Gulf oil spill, war in Sudan, and military personnel. She and her co-author husband, psychiatrist Richard P. Brown, MD, maintain a web site providing health information and resources at HaveAHealthyMind.com.
Kenneth Lesser’s Advanced Living Radio show explores all areas of alternative health and wellness solutions with expert care providers. Lesser is an ordained healing minister, a practitioner and teacher of Jin Shin Jyutsu (an ancient art of harmonizing body, mind and spirit with gentle touch), a certified master and practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming, a graphologist, a reflexologist, and a certified Survival Awareness Formula (SAF, an advanced biofeedback technique with counseling protocols for releasing negative effects of physical, mental, and emotional trauma) practitioner.