NEW YORK, NY, March 22, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Richard P. Brown, MD, and Patricia Gerbarg, MD, integrative psychiatrists known for their healing mental health work, will give a one and a half day Breath~Body~Mind presentation at the 2nd Annual Breathe and Heal Children workshop on Friday April 4, 2014 from 9 am to 6 pm and Saturday, April 5 from 9 am to noon, at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront Hotel, 41 Lakefront Drive, Geneva, NY, for school administrators and teachers, and healthcare practitioners.
Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg will train attendees in simple movements, plus breath and relaxation techniques, which can enable students to improve emotion regulation, attention, and behavior in the classroom, at home, or in a medical setting.
The workshop is a unique fusion of ancient and evidence-based mind-body techniques - Qigong, yoga, Christian monk traditions, Coherent Breathing, Open Focus Attention Training, and martial arts. The benefits of these skills have been demonstrated in scientific studies.
The workshop is sponsored by a Chemung County coalition of teachers, health care professionals, and community leaders.
The course fee is $350. Registration information can be found at (607) 425-8452 or by writing firstname.lastname@example.org
. Send reservation checks to Crow Calls c/o Martha Benedict, 48 Benedict Road, Elmira, NY, 14903. Hotel reservations can be made at the Ramada for $99/night by calling (800) 990-0907.
Bring mats, blankets, pillows, etc. to feel warm and comfortable sitting and lying on the floor.
Dr. Brown is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York. He gives over 200 medical lectures every year, including full-day courses for the American Psychiatric Association and other professional groups, as well as workshops for non-profits such as Serving Those Who Serve in New York City. 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 is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at New York Medical College. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. In addition to her clinical practice, she lectures, writes, provides consultations, and facilitates the development of research projects on the health benefits of mind-body practices.
Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg are co-authors of the award-winning How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (WW Norton) with Philip Muskin, MD, and The Rhodiola Revolution (Rodale). Their new books are the 2013 Nautilus Gold Medal award-winning Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults, & Clinicians (WW Norton) and Nautilus Silver Medal award-winning The Healing Power of the Breath, with a CD, (Shambhala).
The presenters have an Internet site at HaveAHealthyMind.com with mental health information about combining standard and complementary treatments, their research, other resources, and a free newsletter.