Category: Mind-Body Medicine

Health care reform cannot wait, must not wait, and will not wait

Health care reform cannot wait, must not wait, and will not wait

I sincerely hope the time has come to change from a “disease-care” system to one truly centered on the patient and our wellness as a nation. Our current system is expensive, and ineffective at keeping us healthy.

We Must Consider CAM for Depression

We Must Consider CAM for Depression

…moving forward with our exciting work with the US Military training health and mental health professionals who are working with active-duty military as well as in the Veterans Administration to use mind-body techniques with vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with severe depression, PTSD, and traumatic brain injury.

PTSD on Wall Street and Main Street

PTSD on Wall Street and Main Street

“You don’t have to go to Gaza to treat posttraumatic stress disorder,” my friend said. “Just come to New York.”

Teleclass: “An Introduction to Mind-Body Health”

Teleclass: “An Introduction to Mind-Body Health”

This introductory teleclass is perfect for beginners who want to learn about mind-body health and how simple relaxation exercises can improve their health.

Free Webinar Lesson 4: Other Useful Techniques and Advice for Participants

Free Webinar Lesson 4: Other Useful Techniques and Advice for Participants

Dr. Gordon discusses a variety of other techniques that are effective in treating depression; he provides some final advice and words of encouragement for participants.

Free Webinar Lesson 3: Exercise and Movement

Free Webinar Lesson 3: Exercise and Movement

Physical exercise can significantly improve mood; Dr. Gordon provides advice on how to start an exercise program; Dr. Gordon shows a movement technique he has taught around the world.

Free Webinar Lesson 2: Relaxation/Stress Management

Free Webinar Lesson 2: Relaxation/Stress Management

Key lessons: Stress and depression are connected; simple relaxation exercises can help with the symptoms of depression; Dr. Gordon teaches a relaxation exercise.

Free Webinar, Lesson 1: “A Natural Approach for Treating Depression” series

Free Webinar, Lesson 1: “A Natural Approach for Treating Depression” series

Prescription drugs aren’t the only answer; people can use simple techniques to treat their condition; people should work with their doctor and find a guide to help them through the process; depression is not a disease, but a condition in which peoples’ lives are out of balance, or “stuck.”

Let’s Talk about Depression

Let’s Talk about Depression

It always seemed strange to me that anyone would describe depression as a disease…Depression, it seems to me, is a way of feeling and a set of attitudes that people develop toward the world, influenced certainly by heredity but, much more importantly, a result of their entire life experience.

Introduction/Welcome

Introduction/Welcome

I’m going to be using the blog to give you an absolutely up to date understanding and experience of the comprehensive approach I describe in my new book Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey Out of Depression.