The Gut-Brain Axis: The future of mental health treatment

The Gut-Brain Axis: The future of mental health treatment

If someone asked you to name the most significant development in mental health in the last decade what would you say? It would have to be big. It would have to have the potential to challenge much of what we understand about how mental health symptoms develop, and...
7 Key Nutrient Deficiencies Linked to Mental Health Issues

7 Key Nutrient Deficiencies Linked to Mental Health Issues

I’d been studying for a doctorate in psychology for four years before I had any idea that nutritional deficiencies could cause mental health symptoms. I wasn’t enlightened by a lecture or a clinical supervisor but from casually flipping through my cousin’s...
Breathing Your Way To Better Mental Health

Breathing Your Way To Better Mental Health

I was 24 years old when I realized I had never learned to breathe. It was 1994, and I was sitting in one of my first hatha yoga classes being guided through a breath awareness practice by my first yoga teacher Simone. She said, “Notice your breath….where do you...
3 Powerful Diet Steps to Heal Your Mental Health

3 Powerful Diet Steps to Heal Your Mental Health

If you have been following the field of integrative mental health for a while, you know that changing your diet is one of the most important steps in recovery. You might also be aware that there is a pretty solid consensus on what you should be eating (and avoiding)...