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Integrative Mental Health Conference
Patients are increasingly looking for mental health care options that go beyond medications and conventional therapy, turning to alternative and complementary medicine. And with good reason. Scientific evidence for the effectiveness of integrative treatment modalities continues to expand and includes research on nutrition, dietary supplements, mind-body interventions, spiritual counseling and plant medicine, in addition to conventional treatments.
The Integrative Mental Health Conference will offer a great chance for healthcare professionals to learn integrative care techniques and network with like-minded physicians, acupuncturists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, counselors, and therapists.
Why You Should Attend
The Integrative Mental Health Conference will help prepare mental health professionals to advise their patients about integrative methods to enhance mental well-being. This conference will provide you with essential information on:
The use of diet and nutritional supplements to foster mental wellbeing
The ways in which mind-body connections, mindfulness, yoga and spirituality are essential components of mental health.
The integrative treatment of common mental health conditions.
A variety of successful models to to incorporate integrative mental health into clinical practice
Emerging research about brain biology, epigenetics, plant medicine, addiction, and trauma.
What you will learn
Upon conclusion of the conference, you will be able to:
Recognize the role of trauma and adverse childhood experiences in the development of mental illness.
Discuss new therapeutic options for preventing and/or treating mental illness.
Recommend ways to enhance flourishing, mental health, and well-being.
Incorporate integrative approaches into clinical practice when treating common mental health conditions including substance abuse, depression, anxiety and trauma.
Understand the relationship between foods and nutrients and mental health.
Distinguish nutritional and the dietary supplements which are most effective in treating common mental health disorders.
Discuss nervous system imbalances that may contribute to mental illness.
Converse with patients about spirituality and mental well-being.
Evaluate the benefits and risks of nutrition, supplements, mind-body, expressive arts, and other integrative approaches for specific mental health conditions.
Discuss current controversies and state of the science regarding cannabis and plant medicine in mental health treatment