Chanel Heermann, MD

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Dr. Chanel Heermann is a member of the CMBM Faculty. She is Certified in mind-body medicine.

Dr. Heermann is an integrative psychiatrist and founder of SynerGenius, where she empowers individuals to create health and happiness by developing harmony in their lives. Dr. Heermann helps people create a holistic recovery plan for their unique emotional challenges, using the best of conventional and alternative medicine. Dr. Heermann is an expert in women’s mental health, and currently consults with the Nayacare postpartum home visit team to help pregnant and postpartum women optimize their mental health. She currently serves as guest faculty at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, and on the faculty of Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dr. Heermann earned her MD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed her Psychiatry residency at the University of Arizona–Tucson. A graduate of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine’s fellowship program, Dr. Heermann is board-certified in both Psychiatry and Integrative-Holistic Medicine. She has completed the Maternal Mental Health Professional Certificate Training through Postpartum Support International. Dr. Heermann is the author of The 7 Foundations of Health and Happiness: Building a Bridge to Balance, and has published several peer-reviewed articles, including “Selected integrative medicine treatments for depression: Considerations in women” and “Perinatal Depression: An Evidence-Based Review of Integrative Treatment.”

Recent press

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