Christina Veselak is a psychotherapist and nutritionist, specialising in addiction recovery, relapse prevention and mental health. She is the Founder and Director of the Academy for Addiction and Mental Health Nutrition. With a unique focus on psychotherapy (trauma, emotion, addictions) and nutrition (biochemical imbalances), in this compelling interview she explains that nutrient and neurotransmitter depletion in the brain can cause addictive behaviours and other mental health symptoms, and outlines the ways diet, amino acid and nutrient therapy, and psychotherapy can significantly help prevent addiction relapse. She notes that addiction programmes which offer nutrition therapy have significantly reduced relapse rates.
Otros episodios de "The MindHealth360 Show"
36: Dr. Hyla Cass - The hidden source of better mental health: the endocannabinoid system; what it is and how CBD can help
50:27Dr. Hyla Cass is a psychiatrist and pioneer of integrative health and functional medicine psychiatry, author of several popular books including Natural Highs, 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health, and The Addicted Brain and How to Break Free. In this striking interview, she outlines the ways we can recover from mental health issues (PTSD, depression, anxiety, PMS, poor memory) by using CBD to support the endocannabinoid system. She explains what the endocannabinoid system is and why it is so central to our mental health, and describes the ways CBD replenishes endocannabinoids to provide successful, sustainable and natural recovery from mental health symptoms.
35: Dr. Ameet Aggarwal - Mind-body medicine: how to recover our mental health by healing our gut and liver as well as past traumas
57:29Dr. Ameet Aggarwal, best-selling author of Heal Your Body, Cure Your Mind, is a naturopathic doctor, psychotherapist, homeopath, EMDR and family constellations therapist. In this fascinating and comprehensive interview, he explains that healing from poor mental health, anxiety, depression, and insomnia can be successfully achieved by addressing gut health, liver stagnation and inflammation (our biochemistry) and painful emotions and past traumas (our psychospirituality). By understanding the mind and body as integrally related, Dr. Aggarwal reveals that the best way to sustainably recover from poor mental health is through a combined approach incorporating homeopathic remedies, psychotherapy, EMDR, herbs, and supplements, which together help treat the root causes of mental health symptoms: liver stagnation, inflammation, hormone imbalances and unresolved traumas.
34: Dr. Dale Bredesen and Dr. Kat Toups - The end of Alzheimer’s: a groundbreaking approach to preventing and reversing Dementia
1:08:58In this astounding conversation for the How To Academy in association with MindHealth360, Dr. Dale Bredesen and Dr. Kat Toups reveal their pioneering research into new treatments for dementia and cognitive decline. They explain that, contrary to widespread medical belief, cognitive decline and dementia are not only preventable, but also reversible. Both leading experts in neurodegenerative diseases, Dr. Dale Bredesen, legendary neurologist, is the author of the two best-sellers The End of Alzheimer’s and The End of Alzheimer’s Programme, and Dr. Kat Toups, recognised as the Godmother of functional medicine psychiatry, is the author of the upcoming book Dementia Demystified. They explain how dementia and cognitive decline can be prevented and reversed through a fundamentally new approach: by attending to factors that affect brain function—including diet, toxins, inflammation, infections, hormone deficiencies, and stress.
33: Christina Veselak - How to nourish your brain: amino acids and nutrition for mental health and addiction recovery
54:25Christina Veselak is a psychotherapist and nutritionist, specialising in addiction recovery, relapse prevention and mental health. She is the Founder and Director of the Academy for Addiction and Mental Health Nutrition. With a unique focus on psychotherapy (trauma, emotion, addictions) and nutrition (biochemical imbalances), in this compelling interview she explains that nutrient and neurotransmitter depletion in the brain can cause addictive behaviours and other mental health symptoms, and outlines the ways diet, amino acid and nutrient therapy, and psychotherapy can significantly help prevent addiction relapse. She notes that addiction programmes which offer nutrition therapy have significantly reduced relapse rates.
32: Dr. Michelle Veneziano - How osteopathy can improve our mental health through its impact on the brain, embodiment and the nervous system
1:06:06In this fascinating interview, Dr. Michelle Veneziano, board-certified in family medicine and a clinical professor of osteopathic medicine at Touro University, California, discusses her work with the nervous system, embodiment and brain health. Detailing how tongue position, posture and circulation have a significant impact on mental health, she explains how osteopathy can initiate a mechanical body-release which helps to reset the nervous system, and enable recovery from symptoms such as depression, anxiety and insomnia.
31: Kirkland Newman - Kirkland and Cressida in conversation: all you need to know about optimising your mental health with integrative medicine
1:30:52In this inspiring and comprehensive interview, the tables are turned as Cressida Bonas interviews Kirkland Newman, our very own founder and editor of MindHealth360, and discuss the key factors that impact our mental health, and integrative solutions to common mental health issues. Encapsulating her extensive knowledge of integrative medicine and her experience interviewing leading practitioners, Kirkland outlines ways to identify and treat the root causes of mental health symptoms such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks, cognitive decline and insomnia. She explores and offers solutions to the two most important areas for successful healing from poor mental health -- biochemical factors (such as hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiencies, toxin exposure, adrenal fatigue and leaky gut), and psycho-spiritual factors such as underlying nervous system dysregulation (often due to trauma and chronic stress) and lack of purpose and meaning.
30: Dr. Kyrin Dunston - How to heal naturally: functional medicine and hormone balance for sustainable mental health recovery
1:03:26Dr. Kyrin Dunston is a Board Certified OBGYN and Functional Medicine Specialist, host of Stop the Menopause Madness Summit and author of Cracking the Bikini Code: 6 Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss Success. In this interview she discusses her all-natural journey to losing 100 pounds and healing from anxiety, depression, chronic exhaustion, IBS and fibromyalgia. She outlines how to sustainably recover from poor mental health and reveals the most common causes of mental health symptoms, with a focus on hormonal imbalances. She explains that by treating mental and physical health simultaneously, we can not only heal, but truly thrive.
29: Nick Pineault - The silent threat! Why electromagnetic fields from mobile phones, wifi and wireless devices are damaging our mental health, and what to do about it
1:02:47In this unnerving interview, Nick Pineault, investigative health journalist and author of The Non-Tinfoil Guide to EMFs, reveals the pervasive effects of EMFs (electromagnetic fields) emitted from our mobile phones, wifi and wireless devices. Using scientific research, he outlines why EMFs are NOT safe, despite assurances that they are, and explains how they could be affecting our physical and mental health. He suggests the solution to the problem lies in changing how we use our gadgets in order to reduce EMF pollution, rather than in rejecting these technologies.
28: Dr. Ilene Naomi Rusk - How to rewire your brain: neuroplasticity to recover your mental health and treat cognitive decline
1:13:08Behavioural Neuroscientist and co-director of the Healthy Brain Programme in Colorado, Dr. Ilene Naomi Rusk is a specialist in functional brain health. In this captivating interview, she explains what neuroplasticity is and how to use it to rewire your brain for the prevention and treatment of cognitive decline. She shows how neurological and psychological health are interrelated, and outlines ways to fortify your brain, optimise your cognition and sustainably heal other mental health symptoms by addressing both biochemical (genetic, environmental) and psychospiritual (psychological, emotional) imbalances.
27: Dr. Mary Ackerley - Why psychiatric symptoms are not always psychological: the impact of biotoxins and inflammation on mental health
1:01:12Classically trained board certified psychiatrist and integrative physician Dr. Mary Ackerley is a summa cum laude graduate from Harvard University, having completed her residency in psychiatry and neurology at Johns Hopkins. In this rich and stimulating interview, she reveals the incredible ways integrative medicine can heal psychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and cognitive decline, by addressing their most common root causes – biotoxin illness, poor diet and neuroinflammation – to leave you feeling better than ever before.