Category: Healing Trauma

NY Times features our model for healing PTSD

The New York Times published a strong article that features our work as the focal point in discussing effective new approaches to treating trauma and preventing suicide in the VA.

Our Work in Haiti: How Do You Connect?

CMBM faculty shares expertise in mind-body medicine with Haitian health professionals and educators in a series of professional trainings.

Our Work in Haiti: The Need

Follow our team of Haitian health-care providers, educators and team leaders on their journey to heal Haiti from the individual to national levels.

Our Work in Haiti: The Healing

Jean Nervian Batichon shows us how CMBM helped him find the internal strength to care for himself and those he loves.

Our Work in Haiti: The Impact

CMBM brings hope and healing to those who experienced terrible losses in the January 2010 earthquake.

Letters The New York Times Chose Not to Print: Occasional Postings

Letters The New York Times Chose Not to Print: Occasional Postings

In his poignant piece on escalating post-deployment military suicides (NYT, April 15), Nicholas Kristof writes that “we refurbish tanks after time in combat, but don’t much help men and women exorcise the demons of war.”

Report from the Field: Mind-Body with the Lakota at Pine Ridge

Report from the Field: Mind-Body with the Lakota at Pine Ridge

“I am in awe of the experience that taught me that a people can be wounded, yet open; display grace amidst pain and humor alongside tears. I have been changed by this week.”

Gulf Coast Hope

Gulf Coast Hope

“But this BP thing doesn’t go away. Of course, it’s in our bodies” – in an authoritative survey a year ago 48% of all Louisiana Gulf Coast residents reported “an abnormal increase of at least one health symptom”.

Mind-Body Medicine is “How to Heal Psychological Trauma”

Mind-Body Medicine is “How to Heal Psychological Trauma”

…the author recognizes CMBM’s groundbreaking efforts to teach and support hundreds of thousands of people in Kosovo, Israel, Gaza, Haiti, Southern Louisiana, as well as US military returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. It’s a shame, however, that his tone is so dismissive of integrative medicine and that he fails to recognize the fundamental importance of self-care for psychological and physical healing.

New CMBM Gaza Program Documentary

New CMBM Gaza Program Documentary

I’m so pleased to present to you this brand new, powerful documentary we filmed this July. I hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch it (it’s under ten minutes long) and see the beautiful, healing work our trainees are doing in this troubled place.