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Addiction, Trauma and Spirituality by Gabor Maté, MD

Trauma is not what happens to us, but what happens inside of us. Check out this video with Dr. Gabor Maté as he talks about Addiction, Trauma and Spirituality. FULL TRANSCRIPT So, when it comes to addictions, clearly, we’re not succeeding very well in treating it. The relapse rate amongst people that come into therapy… Read More

Natural Remedies for Depression by Will Van Derveer, MD

Did you know that depression is already the leading cause of disability worldwide? That’s a huge statement. And that’s from 2011. According to the World Health Organization, it’s predicted that by 2030, depression will be the leading cause of Global Burden of Disease. Let’s watch this video together with Dr. Will Van Derveer as he… Read More

Trauma and Memory Systems by Peter Levine, PhD

Dr. Peter Levine discusses how the memory system works and how this plays a part in facing and dealing with the traumatic past. Implicit memory is much less conscious than explicit memory. It forms into two sub-categories which are emotional memories (memories recalled when strong emotions are triggered or felt by a person in the… Read More

Gut-Brain and the Microbiome by Christopher A. Lowry, PhD

Microbial inputs in the early stages of life are very important. Certain types of bacteria and pathogens induce inflammation in the body which itself can have downstream effect later in life. Some bacteria have been seen to have evolved or co-evolved that they are able to induce anti-inflammatory or immuno-regulatory responses. Part of the hygiene… Read More