June 11, 2012
Media Contact: WJ Carrel
Author Patricia Gerbarg, MD Reveals Drug-Free Solution for Stress on Dresser After Dark Radio Show, Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Los Angeles, CA – Integrative psychiatrist, Patricia Gerbarg, will be interviewed about a drug-free, side-effect-
free solution for common stress and mood problems by Dresser After Dark radio host Michael Dresser, Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 6:39 p.m. CST, live on the Internet at michaeldressershow.com and dresserafterdark.com on Blog Talk Radio. The subject will be Dr. Gerbarg’s new book and CD, co-authored with Richard P. Brown, MD, The Healing Power of the Breath: Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Enhance Concentration, and Balance your Emotions from Shambhala Publications, 2012 (ISBN 978-0-59030-
902-5 • $17.95 paperback • 9x6 • 244 pages).
The Healing Power of the Breath book and CD provide an alternative for those would prefer not to use medication for anxiety, depression, insomnia, and trauma-induced emotions. Many of the techniques, referred to as Breath~Body~
Mind©, are drawn from yoga, Buddhist mediation, qigong, Orthodox Christian practices, and other sources. Scientific studies show these methods to be rapidly effective in alleviating specific stress and mood challenges.
Veteran talk show host Michael Ray Dresser, based in Milwaukee, WI, is known for thought-provoking talk that is “entertaining, educational, and informational…
and keeps audiences riveted.” For 25 years he has hosted authors, poets, physicians, psychologists, naturopaths, nutritionists, and many others for in-depth interviews about their work. The Michael Dresser Show archives all its shows; the shows are available as podcasts for listening 24/7, after the shows air, at the Michael Dresser Show web site.
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, she provides consultation and facilitates the development of research projects on the health benefits of mind-body practices for anxiety, depression, PTSD, and recovery from mass disasters. She lectures on natural treatments, including herbs, nutrients, supplements, and mind-body practices at the American Psychiatric Association meetings and other conferences.
Dr. Gerbarg is also co-author with Richard P. Brown, MD of the award-winning Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults, & Clinicians (WW Norton, 2012) with a CD from morethansound.com;
the award-winning How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (WW Norton, 2009) with Philip Muskin, MD; and The Rhodiola Revolution (Rodale). Drs. Gerbarg and Brown have an Internet site at HaveAHealthyMind.com with mental health information on combining standard and complementary treatments, their research, other resources, and a free newsletter.