Integrative Psychiatry

A Journey To Relaxation

July 01, 2020

A simple exercise and tools to "find your Zen."

Mind-Body Therapies for the Management of Pain: How Effective Are They?

June 30, 2020

For the millions of patients whose pain is being treated with opioids, mind-body interventions are proving to be important considerations to ease suffering.

4 Pillars of Good Mental Health

June 24, 2020

Psychiatric Times asked integrative psychiatrist James Lake, MD, for insights and advice for patients to reduce stress and take care of their mental health on a day to day basis.

Using Mindfulness of the Breath for Stress Reduction

June 18, 2020

Mindfulness is an effective tool to reduce stress and bring us to the present moment.

A Mental Health Pandemic: The Second Wave of COVID-19

June 15, 2020

The pandemic has brought about uneasy feelings that can exacerbate mental illness and cause further mental health issues. In its current state, our mental health system is not prepared to deal with what may become a global mental health pandemic, but there are ways to address it.

Mindfulness Practice: Simple But Not Easy

June 11, 2020

In this video, Neda F. Gould, PhD, discusses her work in mindfulness for patients as well as faculty. She describes what mindfulness is and how it can be useful for stress management, and she will walk through a practice session.

Ditch the Quarantini: Healthy Options for Psychological Well-Being

April 23, 2020

Virtual happy hours abound, but this is also quite worrisome, especially for those struggling with alcohol and substance use. Alternative solutions are offered in this video.

PsychPearls: Altruism During Self-Isolation

April 13, 2020

Dr Jud Brewer discusses the benevolent effects of altruism during the coronavirus pandemic in this brief podcast.

Can App-Based Mindfulness Reduce Physician Anxiety and Burnout?

April 06, 2020

In what seem like ancient times “BCV” (before coronavirus), there was a more slowly growing scourge for physicians and other health care workers: burnout.

PsychPearls: The Coronavirus Anxiety Cycle

April 03, 2020

Sit back and listen to Dr Jud Brewer discuss integrative approaches to managing anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.