Your moods are influenced by a variety of factors including shifting hormones, dietary habits, relational experiences, and psychological health.
Physical and psychological symptoms can surface simultaneously, or you may notice that you’re feeling a shift in mood during a particular life phase or event.
Nutritional Psychology is a burgeoning field that integrates the surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health. Research is supporting the link between what we eat and how we feel, and the profound opportunity to treat psychological and physical symptoms simultaneously using psychotherapy, whole foods, supplements and natural remedies.
By approaching the mind and body as one complete system we can work together to prevent common symptoms, and heal conditions affecting your quality of life.
Physical Conditions that connect with your psychological health include:
Poor digestion and imbalanced gut flora are often the source of anxiety and depression.
Stress triggers inflammation, brain fog and memory decline.
An overburdened liver effects energy and can compromises fertility.
Food allergies are linked to hyperactivity, and cognitive imbalances.
Nutrient deficiencies increase food cravings and emotional eating.
Blood sugar imbalances lead to personality changes, irritability and panic attacks.
Hormone shifts create mood swings, weight gain and loss of sleep.
Depleted vitamin levels can underlay mood disorders, addiction and cognitive function.
The blending of psychotherapy with culinary medicine is a recipe for immediate results, and long-term wellbeing. You’ll learn to care for your psycho-physical health safely, effectively, and naturally so you can feel confident in your choices, habits and practices. My goal is for you to become empowered in your health so you can feel the freedom that comes with intimately knowing the needs of your own body.
Integrative Psychology can help you:
Naturally transitioning through menopause without hormone replacement therapy.
Alleviating symptoms of depression with dietary shifts and nutrient dense foods.
Managing anxiety and panic attacks through improved gut health.
Improving concentration and memory by balancing blood sugar.
Better sleep patterns by aligning your circadian rhythm.
Preparing your body for conception and pregnancy.
Reducing effects of stress using herbs, teas and lifestyle changes.
Avoiding chronic health conditions by lowering inflammation.