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Integrative Psychiatrists Richard P. Brown and Patricia Gerbarg Teach Breathwork at Omega Institute

The two-day workshop is a unique fusion of ancient mind-body techniques and scientifically proven methods to enhance mood, vitality, and mental focus, and to rapidly relieve stress anytime, anywhere.
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    NEW YORK, NY, September 10, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Integrative Psychiatrists, Richard P. Brown, MD and Patricia L. Gerbarg, MD offer "Breath~Body~Mind for Transformation", a two-day workshop for therapists and the public September 20-22, Friday evening through Sunday noon, at Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. The teachings are a unique fusion of ancient mind-body techniques and scientifically proven methods to enhance mood, vitality, and mental focus, and to rapidly relieve stress anytime, anywhere.

The benefits of the Brown/Gerbarg workshops and research have been enjoyed by health-care practitioners, yoga teachers, individuals with psychiatric and medical conditions, military veterans, and people challenged by everyday stress. Studies prove their methods safely relieve anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder in survivors of mass disasters such as the Asian tsunami, the 9/11 World Trade Center, the Gulf oil spill, and wars.

The workshop follows the Breathwork Immersion conference at Omega Institute, September 15-20, featuring leading teachers, scientists, and social activists who will explore the scientific, humanistic, and spiritual foundations of the wide spectrum of breathing practices. The conference faculty includes Drs. Brown and Gerbarg as well as Jack Cornfield, PhD; Stanislov Grof, MD; Dan Siegel, MD; Jessica Dibb; Jim Morningstar, PhD; Gay Hendricks, PhD; Rabia Hayek, Jaime Collaco, and Jenna Grayson, CHt, HTP.

Information and registration for the Breath~Body~Mind Workshop and the Breath Immersion Conference are available at or at 800-944-1101.

Dr. Brown, associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University in New York, gives over 200 lectures every year, including full-day courses for the American Psychiatric Association and other professional groups. He is a certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), Yoga, Qi Gong, and meditation. His workshops have helped thousands of people deal with everyday stress and enabled survivors of trauma and mass disasters to recover their health and well-being.

Dr. Gerbarg, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Boston psychoanalytic institute. In addition to clinical practice, she lectures, writes, and does research on natural treatments and mind-body practices.

Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg have co-authored over 50 professional publications on complementary and alternative treatments including scientific papers, books, and book chapters. Their most recent books are the 2013 Nautilus Gold award-winner Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults, & Clinicians (WW Norton), and the 2013 Nautilus Silver award book plus CD set, The Healing Power of the Breath: Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Enhance Concentration, and Balance Your Emotions (Shambhala).

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