Minding the Body, Mending the Mind: The Quest for Self and the Mind Body Connection
By Joan Borysenko, PhD
World renowned expert in integrative medicine and the mind/body connection, Dr. Joan Borysenko teaches us the connections between experience, thinking, emotions, behavior and health and explains how these are an elegant psychophysiological symphony! The practice of “mind-body medicine” requires us to understand the mechanisms through which thoughts and emotions affect health, to embody the capacity to stay present and centered, and to evoke the capacity for self-care and personal growth. In this training Dr. Borysenko will discuss seven categories of intervention for physical and emotional well being.
1. Describe the effect of adverse childhood experiences on the prevalence of addiction, mood disorders and physical health in the adult years.
2. List 7 types of intervention that improve the mind-body relationship and decrease emotional and physical dysfunction
3. List 3 effects of stress on health