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The Journal of the American Association of Integrative Medicine

Disability and Forgiveness: An Intervention to Promote Positive Coping for Persons with Disabilities

Disability and Forgiveness: An Intervention to Promote Positive Coping for Persons with Disabilities Susan Stuntzner, PhD, LPC, LMHP, CRC, NCC, DCC, BCPC, FAPA and Angela MacDonald, Med, CRC, NCC Email: susan.stuntzner@utrgv.edu   Paper is based on a program presented at the 2016 American Counseling Association Conference, March 2016, Montreal, Canada.     Abstract Disability is […]

When Our Patients Request to Pray

When Our Patients Request to Pray   Cheryl Ann Green, PhD, DNP, RN, LCSW, CNL, FAPA, MAC Assistant Professor of Nursing, Southern Connecticut State University Adjunct Professor, University of Bridgeport Off-Shift Nurse Leader, Yale-New Haven Hospital/ Yale Psychiatric Hospital Email: greenc16@southernct.edu  and cagreen2271@sbcglobal.net Phone: (203) 230-2427 Complementary Care Over the past ten years of clinical […]

Sexual Revolution or Sexual Repression – What’s Going On?

Sexual Revolution or Sexual Repression – What’s Going On? By Erica Goodstone, PhD, LMHC, LMFT, LPC Are we on the verge of a new sexual revolution?  Are we already experiencing a sexual revolution?  Or is society becoming more restrictive, even at the same time that sexuality seems to be exploited in the media?  Yes, we […]

AAIM Member Highlight May 2016

AAIM Member Highlight May 2016 Dr. Lindsey Behlen, DOM, FAAIM   Dr. Behlen studied at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the University of Cambridge for her undergraduate studies of Biological Sciences. She graduated with her medical training from Texas Health & Science University. During the course of her Medical training she specialized in Pain Management […]

Dr. Amalia Fantasia Bio

Dr. Amalia Fantasia Bio   Dr. Amalia Fantasia, PhD, is recognized widely as a leader in the field of health care, health care management, ambulatory health care and nutraceutical medicine. Acknowledged by chemists, bio-engineers, geneticists, physicians and health care administrators alike, Dr, Fantasia has pio- neered many of the preventive and integrative medical practices being […]

Suicide, an Addictive Behavior

Suicide, an Addictive Behavior Robert M. Lichtman, Ph.D., LMHC, CASAC, FAPA, MAC, CRS Phone: 914-665-8622 or 914-960-9943   ‘Daniel’ was intent on killing himself. He threatened his outpatient treating team and his family, that if he did not receive a prescription for Ativan, a highly addictive anti-anxiety drug, he was going to drink himself to […]

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults with Depressive Symptoms:

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults with Depressive Symptoms: Analyzing Data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey   Dr. Ryan Harrison, Psy.D.   University of the Rockies School of Organizational Leadership 555 East Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO  80903 United States Phone: (909) 392-4392 Email: RHarrison@LivingAtHillcrest.org       Abstract This study explored […]

Who Has Helped Shape Your Therapeutic Style?

Who Has Helped Shape Your Therapeutic Style?  By Erica Goodstone, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT A recent article in Counseling Today, an official publication of the American Counseling Association, began with the question:  “Who are the major influencers on today’s counseling professionals?”  I was fascinated by the variety of responses and the array of different professionals mentioned. […]

Bio for Dr Shawn K Centers

Bio for Dr Shawn K Centers Dr Shawn K Centers, DO, MH, FACOP, is the Medical Director of the Osteopathic Center for Children and is a Board Certified Pediatrician, specializing in Integrative Medicine and Osteopathic Pediatrics. Dr Centers is an internationally known expert in Osteopathic Pediatrics, nutrition, and herbal medicines as they apply to children. […]

Is Emotional Maturity Required for Success?

Is Emotional Maturity Required for Success? By Erica Goodstone, Ph.D., LMHC With political debates, caucuses and name -calling campaigns in full swing, it seems as though emotional maturity is not only unnecessary for success, but a negative attribute.  Those candidates who quietly withstood attacks and refused to retaliate have lost their standing and several have […]