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James Gordon

James Gordon

James S. Gordon, MD,
founder and executive director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), is a psychiatrist and recognized expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma.

Food as Medicine for Women's Health

May 19 - 24, 2019 Begins in 4 weeks
with James Gordon, Kathie Swift, Amy Shinal, Cindy Geyer, Aviva Romm & Catherine McConkie

This program offers everything you need to know about using food to promote health and prevent and treat illness. Physician James S. Gordon and integrative nutritionist Kathie Madonna Swift team up with leaders in the international movement for women’s health to present the most powerful, up-to-date nutrition science, focusing on:
• Food-based solutions for chronic disease prevention and management (cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, etc.)
• The food-mood connection: using nutrition to successfully address anxiety, depression, insomnia, and chronic stress


Professional Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine

Oct 20 - 25, 2019 Begins in 6 months
with James Gordon, Amy Shinal & Lynda Richtmeier Cyr

This evidence-based, transformational training gives health professionals the science and tools to make mind-body medicine a foundational part of their practices and lives. It is the first step in becoming certified by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), one of the world’s premier programs in comprehensive self-care and group support. For more than 25 years, CMBM has taught this program to more than 6,000 professionals including clinicians, educators, community leaders and peer counselors.



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