The Courage of Surrender →
Spiritual growth and development comes from attaining inner peace. Caroline Myss, PhD explains how the meaningful and important events in our life are often out of our control. Finding spiritual meaning allows us to grow and heal. Patients can increase spiritual health if they can learn to accept the changes in life
Finding Wisdom Wherever You Go →
Integrating spirituality into medicinal practice, is important for healing and treating patients. Spiritual growth and development can have amazing effects on the mind, body and spirit. NICABM presents the Spirituality in Healing webinar series. Harold Koenig, Gina Ogden, Thomas Moore and Bernie Siegel are the featured experts who share their insight into finding a spiritual connection. Spiritual...
An Eye-Opening Look at the Power of Prayer →
Larry Dossey, MD explains how prayer can be a valuable spiritual healing tool for mind body medicine practitioners. Listen as Larry shares the research he has found on distance healing and the mind body connection. Spiritual growth and development is important for health and growth.
An Infant’s Eyes – More from Rachel Remen, MD →
We got so many comments on Rachel’s story about how a newborn deeply affected a physician that we wanted to share it again with you. It’s a powerful reminder to keep your eyes open – you might be surprised by what you see.
Releasing Negativity – Why It’s Essential for... →
We know that grief can affect our emotional health – but did you know that it may also have profound physical effects? A recent study led by Murray Mittleman, MD, at the Harvard School of Public Health found that the risk of heart attack may increase dramatically after the loss of a loved one. The day after the death of someone close to them, patients who had already survived one heart...
Does Spirituality Belong in Therapy? →
Some therapists are hesitant to include spirituality in their practice. But if it can calm worries and lower stress, wouldn’t we want to integrate it into practice? Psychologist David Rosmarin, PhD headed up a research team at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital to study how spirituality and belief impact worry and doubt.
Does God Affect Our Brain? →
Neurotheology: Does God Affect Our Brain. Scientific neurotheology studies have found that spirituality can impact the way we think.
No Expertise Required – A Spiritual Practice for... →
Rachel Remen, MD shares how we can use “generous listening” to deepen our connection with patients with this simple, yet profound technique. Attend the Rachel Remen webinar.
After the Crash – Gratitude and a Gift →
Joan Borysenko shares her wisdom about the place of “no longer and not yet.” This liminal state is key for transformation. As Joan Borysenko says,”it’s an invitation for transformation.”
Aspects of Spirituality May Help to Heal Chronic... →
Spirituality and health are more closely related than most think. This scientific study shows the specific aspects of spirituality and health that are correlated.
Spirituality and Self-Control →
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy way to have more self-control? Spirituality may provide a way to develop stronger self-control.
Forgiveness Is One Key to Unlocking Mental and... →
Learn how forgiveness can improve our physical, mental and spiritual well-being, as well as heal unresolved conflicts. Watch this video with Joan Borysenko, PhD.
Why Spirituality is Too Important to Ignore →
Spirituality plays an important role in our lives. It can also be a vehicle to faster healing. We surveyed thousands of people to understand what it is they want to learn about spirituality and created a series to answer these questions. Featuring the top spiritual teachers from around the world, NICABM’s Spirituality in Healing webinar series will help you understand the power of spiritual...
Can Spirituality Improve Outcomes for Traumatic... →
Can Spirituality Improve Outcomes for Traumatic Brain Injury Patients? Spirituality can help people heal in a number of ways. But does it have any effect on traumatic brain injury? A recent study by Brigid Waldron-Perrine, PhD at Wayne State University has found that it just might.
How You Are Changing the World →
The 2012 Trauma Therapy Series proved to be incredibly successful. Almost 8,000 practitioners from around the world joined in to learn about trauma therapy.
Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Female... →
What happens when someone experiences trauma over a long period of time? Female rape victims who were re-traumatized over time are more likely to develop what is called Complex PTSD. Judith Herman, MD has found effective ways to treat Complex PTSD, showing it is never too late to heal.
We've known for years that the mind and body can... →
The Polyvagal Theory in Action – How Heart Rate... →
We’ve known for years that the mind and body can have a profound effect on each other, but we are still discovering new ways that this relationship works. We’re now seeing how our nervous system makes adjustments in the body in response to stress. Listen in as Dr. Stephen Porges explains how our heart rate can act as a window into understanding our internal balance.
Abusive relationships can do more harm than we... →
Women in Abusive Relationships: Their Telomeres... →
Abusive relationships can do more harm than we think. Other than psychological trauma, partner abuse can lead to the shortening of telomeres, protective caps on our chromosomes that help determine our “biological age.”
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger? Or does... →
Trauma and Resilience: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes... →
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger? Or does it? Learn about the scientific study that put this saying to the test.
Sufferers of childhood abuse or trauma have been... →
Could Childhood Trauma Affect Adult Relationships? →
Sufferers of childhood abuse or trauma have been shown to exhibit decreased satisfaction in romantic relationships, symptoms of PTSD, low self-esteem, and increased self-criticism.
Psychological trauma may be a contributing factor... →
Can Trauma Be a Factor in IBS? →
Psychological trauma may be a contributing factor in irritable bowel syndrome. Read more here.
Using loving relationships can be an effective way... →
Can Loving Relationships Help in Treating the... →
Using loving relationships can be an effective way to heal trauma. Learn more about the science of love with Sue Johnson, MD.
Can This One Exercise Unlock Your Brain\'s Natural... →
Yoga is the only exercise that is scientifically proven to increase GABA levels in the brain. Yoga can also be used for trauma therapy.
How Trauma Traps Survivors in the Past – A Look... →
One of the perils of trauma is that it can destroy a survivor’s sense of time.\nBut when this happens, how can we help to restore it?\nRecently, I spoke with Bessel van der Kolk, MD, considered the world’s leading expert in post-traumatic stress.
Early Traumatic Events May Contribute to the... →
Is it what youre eating or whats eating you?Recent research shows that lack of family support following psychological trauma in childhood can contribute to life-long eating disorders.Its fascinating to think that physical malnourishment may reflect a lack of emotional nourishment in a traumatic childhood.
How Trauma Affects a Child’s Brain →
A new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health suggests that children who witness their mothers being the victim of abuse, or experience physical or sexual abuse themselves, actually score lower on cognitive tests later in life.
Old Before Their Time: The Effect of PTSD on... →
Trauma can have an impact on our minds and bodies. Learn how ptsd can even affect our telomeres, and potentially our life span. Trauma therapy can help help ptsd and other related traumatic issues.
Mind-Body Medicine Helps Military Personnel Heal →
Watch this video about how to use a special guided imagery introduction to treat PTSD in soldiers. The military is starting to use mind body medicine to heal trauma and so can you.
PTSD or PTS: Which to Use When Treating Trauma? →
Did you know that only half of the soldiers with trauma are willing to seek treatment?Many are resistant because they do not want their symptoms to be labeled a disorder, as in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.According to Belleruth Naparstek, LISW, author of Invisible Heroes, there is a strong move away from using Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to describe the long-term results of severe trauma.
The NFL Draft: An Example in Trauma Healing? →
This blog is about how the NFL and trauma therapy are related. Peter Levine's somatic experiencing is briefly summarized and an example from the newest NFL draft is given.
Leading Psychiatric Doctor Claims Re-labeling... →
Can changing the name of PTSD change how it impacts soldiers suffering from trauma? There are two sides to this story.
How to Use the Wisdom of the Body to Heal PTSD and... →
Watch this video with Pat Ogden as she explains how sensorimotor psychotherapy can be used to heal trauma.
The NFL Draft: An Example in Trauma Healing?
The NFL Draft: An Example in Trauma Healing? →
This blog is about how the NFL and trauma therapy are related. Peter Levine’s somatic experiencing is briefly summarized and an example from the newest NFL draft is given.
Do Our Brain Patterns Affect How We Think and... →
Do Our Brain Patterns Affect How We Think and... →
Empathy and Brain Plasticity with Rick Hanson →
Empathy and Brain Plasticity with Rick Hanson
The neurobiology of human relationships →
NICABM neurobiology of human relationships video.
Mind Body Medicine Teleseminar Series 2011 →
NICABM Mind Body Medicine Teleseminar Series 2011
How to Change your Brain- One Easy Way to Improve... →
The Neurobiology of Intimacy: Why We Fall in Love →
Using Neuroplasticity with Kids: One Way to... →
The Brain and the NFL: How Brain Injuries Affect... →
Building Better Relationships with Brain Science:... →