The Mental Wellness Journey is a podcast series with a novel perspective exploring Functional Medicine Psychiatry. Certified by the Institute For Functional Medicine and a practicing psychiatrist with two decades of experience, Dr. Laurie Goldman presents an interview program that will challenge what you know about mental illness and mental wellness. Her guests are from fields as diverse as Nutrition, energy healing, personal transformation, infectious diseases, environmental illness and Medicine.
10. Dr. Aimee Apigan Helping Children and Adults Heal
Dr. Apigian is a medical doctor who first hand learned about the destructive aspects of trauma through the adoption of her foster child, Miguel. Miguel challenged every aspect of her thinking, medical training and spiritual beliefs. In addition to her surgical residency requirements she was compelled to learn about trauma, neurobiology, attachment trauma, stress and addictions. The result was understanding how early childhood attachment issues affecting ones’ health, mood and medical issues. She currently is focused on helping women deal with the trauma of their children and their own trauma.
9. Dr. William Walsh - Nutrient Power: Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain
He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of nutritional medicine and a key scientist paving the way for nutrient-based psychiatry and nutritional medicine. Over the past 30 years, Dr. Walsh has developed biochemical treatments for patients diagnosed with behavioral disorders, attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder, autism, clinical depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer’s disease that are used by doctors throughout the world. His book, Nutrient Power: Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain (Skyhorse Publishing, 2014, 2012), describes the evidence-based nutrient therapy system. In addition to his ongoing research studies, he leads medical practitioner training programs in advanced, drug-free biochemical/nutrient therapies in Australia, Ireland, Norway, the United States and other countries. Dr. Walsh is a treasure trove of current scientific literature knowledge. He truly is a one of a kind thought leader who is changing the paradigm of mental health treatment.
8. Dr. Darin Ingels Fight the Inflammatory Autoimmune Response and Beat Lyme Disease
Dr. Ingels is a licensed naturopathic doctor with more than 30 years experience in the healthcare field. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine and has been published extensively. Dr. Ingels is the author of "The Lyme Solution: A 5-Part Plan to Fight the Inflammatory Autoimmune Response and Beat Lyme Disease", a comprehensive natural approach to treating Lyme disease. He has also been a Lyme and MS patient and has been able to reverse and control his symptoms using natural methods. Dr. Ingels specializes in Lyme disease, MS, autism and chronic immune dysfunction. He uses diet, nutrients, herbs, homeopathy and immunotherapy to help his patients achieve better health.
7. Dr. Jill Crista Break The Mold: 5 Tools to Conquer Mold and Take Back Your Health
Dr. Crista is a doctor in the truest sense since she is a teacher. Afterall, the word doctor comes from docere, which means to teach. She is warm and takes complex concepts and makes them understandable for all. Dr. Crista wants you to empowered by the knowledge she shares. Mold impacted her personally in every way, her health, her family, her finances, all of it. Her power is shown in they way she has taken this huge challenge in her life and instead of becoming bitter she has decided to empower herself and others. Dr. Crista wants you to know you can heal from mold and mold-related illness. It all too often manifests as anxiety and depression. Stopping at the symptoms of anxiety and depression cheats everyone. Those that suffer with it and all those who come in contact with that person. Follow Dr. Crista’s example and take your challenge and use it to empower yourself. Look to see if it possibly could be mold and/or mold related illness that is causing your symptoms. If you don’t consider mold and mold related illnesses most likely no one else will. And remember, you can heal from mold and live the life you were meant to.
6. Dr. Shelly Valdez - Essential Oils 4 Pillars Natural Health
Dr. Shelly provides one of the most informative interviews on Essential Oils ever. There is a profound science behind essential oils that have been used for millennia. Nature’s healer can help us too. Much more than ‘just’ nice aromas EO’s can be used for healing and supporting health. Dr. Shelly is approachable, fun, full of profound knowledge don’t miss this interview if you ever wanted to know more about and understand the rage of essential oils.
5. Dr. Tara Scott - Are my Hormones Contributing to my Anxiety
Dr. Tara Scott is such a pleasure to learn from! She is an ob/gyn who realized the need to be more comprehensive with integrative medicine. Dr. Scott embodies the meaning of doctor, which means to teach. We discuss hormone replacement as well as the multiple ways hormones can be tested. If you ever wondered why your blood, urine or saliva is used to measure hormones this interview is for you. As with any brilliant person, Dr. Scott takes the complex world of hormones and makes it understandable for us mere mortals!