How Detoxification Will Improve Your Mental Health

Detoxification is an essential part of a prevention and treatment program for recovery of mental health, including PTSD, depression and addictions.

5 Essential Strategies for Insomnia

Insomnia and mania will both respond to these natural solutions.

Improve Clinical Outcomes by Caring for the "Second Brain"

What do migraines, fibromyalgia, IBS and mental illness have in common?

Your Mental Healthcare: The Integrative Solution

A revolution in mental healthcare includes many effective, non-pharmaceutical approaches.

Nutritional Psychoeducation: How Do I Begin With My Clients?

Nutrition is the missing key in successful mental health treatment.

An Effective Self-Care Method to Decrease Dissociation

Are you looking for a simple self-care way to reduce dissociation associated with PTSD?

Jamaica (Roselle): A Tea to Lift your Spirits

Looking for a delicious, antioxidant anti-inflammatory beverage to serve in your waiting room for depressed clients? Or just to drink yourself?

Making Ofrenda With Our Clients

Engage children teens and adults with a culturally meaningful art project for Day of the Dead or Halloween

Nutrition Trauma and Traditional Foods and Medicines

Food is either medicine or it is poison, and people who experience traumatic stress require food that is medicine; food that is poison exacerbates the effects of trauma on the mind

Sleep Like a Baby With Lactium and Magnesium

Want to reduce anxiety and sleep better, naturally? These two supplements can help.

Food Should be Fresh, Nutrient-Dense

What colors are you eating? The whole spectrum of nutrition.

Eliminating Functional Hypoglycemia to Stabilize Mood

Recently, bipolar disease has become the diagnosis du jour, but without eliminating hypoglycemia as a cause of mood cycling, an accurate diagnosis cannot be made.

There Is No One Right Diet for Everyone

How does your metabolism determine the best foods for your mental health?

Chocolate: Food of the Gods

Read about some of the lesser-known facts about the benefits of chocolate and about its traditional use in this region.

Why Do Clinicians Need to Know About Nutrition?

Every person can benefit from a holistic approach to restore mental health without the use of pharmaceuticals. The question the clinician must answer is: Who will choose to or be able to benefit from this approach?

Circadian Rhythm, Light and PTSD

PTSD, chronic pain (fibromyalgia), and sleep problems are all characterized by circadian rhythm imbalance. In order to understand more fully the disruption of rhythm and time perception caused by trauma, it is useful to explore the role of circadian rhythm, light, and the pineal gland.

All About Coconuts: The Perfect Food

Coconut is a premiere food for mental health and brain function.

How to Balance Rhythms to Enhance Trauma Treatment

The major rhythmic disruption in PTSD and complex trauma is circadian rhythm; the 24 hr. sleep/wake cycle that follows the dark/light cycle of the sun’s rising and setting.