Author: Julie Tharrett

Evaluating Self-Help Organizations’ Claims

Three people who attended a sweat lodge ceremony in Ariz. have died. Self-help guru James Arthur Ray, who ran the ceremony, is under investigation. Dr. James Gordon, founder and director for the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, explains how some retreats are regulated.

Treating Depression

Psychiatrist and leading mind-body expert Dr. James Gordon says depression is not a disease, but a wake-up call. “It’s a beginning—a signal that it’s time to begin a journey toward restoring balance and health and wholeness,” he says.

Depressed? You Don’t Need Drugs, Psychiatrist Says

Depression is said to affect more than 20 million people in the United States, but psychiatrist James Gordon argues that it’s not disease.