Integrative Psychiatrists Teach Evidence-Based Breath-Body-Mind Techniques for Wellness at Cape Cod

Drs. Brown & Gerbarg will instruct psychotherapists and healthcare professionals during two week-long trainings that include use of herbs, nutrients, breath work, and movement practices to reduce stress, relieve psychological and physical disorders
Drs Brown & Gerbarg
Drs Brown & Gerbarg
NEW YORK - June 26, 2015 - PRLog --          Contact:  WJ Carrel

New York, NY – Thought leaders in the field of integrative psychiatry, Richard P. Brown, MD, and Patricia Gerbarg, MD, teach Herbs, Nutrients, and Mind-Body Practices for Psychotherapy, August 10-14, 2015, Monday through Friday, and evidence-based Breath~Body~Mind® for Personal Transformation, Stress Resilience, and Well-Being, August 17-21, 2015 Monday through Friday, at the Cape Cod Institute, National Seashore at the Nauset School, 100 Cable Road, Eastham, MA.

The week long workshops, approved for CE credits by the Professional Learning Network, offer best practices for integrating herbs, nutrients, and mind-body healing techniques for stress reduction, recovery from trauma, relief of physical discomfort, and enhancing quality of life. Program participants will be taught Qigong movements, breath work, and meditation for self-development which can be applied to their clinical work with mental health patients, military groups, children, and anyone affected by trauma and mass disasters.

The neurophysiological basis for effects of breathing practices will be discussed in concert with relevant clinical studies. All sessions include didactic and experiential components with ample time for Q & A as well as group processes.

The workshops are approved for 15 Continuing Education credits for psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, physicians, nurses, coaches, and educators. Registration and more information is at tel. (888)394-9293, , and at . Direct links to the Brown/Gerbarg courses are and

Dr. Brown is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York. He gives over 100 medical lectures every year, including full-day courses for the American Psychiatric Association and other professional groups, as well as workshops for non-profits such as Serving Those Who Serve in New York City. He is a certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), Yoga, Qi Gong, and meditation.

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 lectures, writes, provides consultations, and facilitates the development of research projects on the health benefits of mind-body practices.

The Cape Cod Institute, founded by Gilbert Levin, PhD, former professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is known for excellence of courses and workshops offered to psychotherapists, organizational consultants, and other professionals who apply behavior science in their work. Programs are taught by leading thinkers in their fields, and participants are drawn from every continent. Classes are in the mornings of a five day week leaving remaining hours for study, leisure, and networking with colleagues. The Institute celebrates its 36th season.

Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg are co-authors of the award-winning How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (WW Norton) with Philip Muskin, MD, and The Rhodiola Revolution (Rodale). Their other award-winning books are Non-Drug Treatmentsfor ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults, & Clinicians (WW Norton) and The Healing Powerof the Breath, with a CD, (Shambhala).

The Brown/Gerbarg web site is It provides mental health information combining standard and complementary treatments, research, other resources, and a free newsletter.

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