Feldenkrais Research Journal Returns

Saybrook University Mind-Body Medicine student and Feldenkrais Method practitioner revives a critical venue for scholarly discourse.

  Saybrook University Mind-Body Medicine student and Feldenkrais Method practitioner revives a critical venue for scholarly discourse. By Cliff Smyth, M.S., Ph.D. Student What is the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education? Israeli physicist Moshe Feldenkrais once wrote: “Movement is life. Life is a process. Improve the quality of the process and you improve the quality… Read more »

Envisioning Transformative Social Change

An extreme close-up of a keyboard, focused on the shift key which now says "change" and has a red map of the world.

How Saybrook University scholar-activists can bring about positive social change visions, strategies, and solutions for the world. By Joel Federman, Ph.D.  We are living in a time of transformative social change. Around the world, people are becoming aware and connected in very different ways than ever before. We have increased access to information about the… Read more »

Brianne Morwood, Student in Saybrook’s Inaugural Class in Nutrition, Describes her Use of Integrative and Functional Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Brianne Morwood - student of Saybrook’s Integrative and Functional Nutrition Program

  Brianne Morwood, RD, CD, LDN, is  a dietitian and a student in the first cohort of Saybrook’s new Master’s of Science Program in Integrative and Functional Nutrition. Another student in this cohort, Karmen Gregg, is interviewing the cohort members and creating blog postings about each.  Here are Brianne’s responses to a series of interview… Read more »

Saybrook Doctoral Student Shannon McLain Begins Healing Practices Blog Series on Mindfulness, Self-Care, and Self-Compassion

Shannon McLain, MS, is a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences

Shannon McLain, MS, is a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences. She recently led a workshop for members of the community at The Healing Space, in Houston Texas, focusing on self-care and self-compassion.  Here she blogs about her the importance of self-compassion, and some initial self-care practices to build self-compassion…. Read more »

Saybrook University Doctoral Student Robin Dickey Provides Presentation on Prescribing Self-Care to Clients and Providers

Robin Dickey - Saybrook University Doctoral Student

Robin Dickey, a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, provided a presentation for social workers, therapists, and nurses on the importance of self-care on April 6, 2016.  This event, which qualified attendees for CEU credit, was called The Knowledge Cafe and was held at the Gladney Center for Adoption in Fort Worth,… Read more »

Saybrook Instructor Leila Kozak to conduct keynote address and breakout session on integrative approaches to palliative care at Bellingham, Washington conference in May

Leila Kozak - Saybrook University Faculty

  Leila Kozak, PhD,is the Director of Integrative Medicine in Palliative Care for Paliativos Sin Fronteras (Palliative Care Providers Without Borders).  She is a Saybrook University graduate and an instructor in the Saybrook University College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.  Dr. Kozak is currently a “Clinical Champion” at the Office of Patient-Centered Care and Culture Transformation… Read more »

Saybrook Graduate Tamami Shirai Recognized for E-Presentation on Hijiki at the 13th Annual Conference for Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update in San Diego, CA

Dr. Shirai's e-poster

Tamami Shirai, PhD, is a recent graduate of Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Shirai was awarded third prize for her e-poster presentation within the residency/student category at the Natural Supplements 2016 conference, held by Scripps in San Diego in January 2016. Since the completion of her doctoral degree, Tamami Shirai… Read more »

Saybrook University Dean Donald Moss Conducts Free Online Webinar on Heart Rate Variability Training, April 19, 2016

Donald Moss - Saybrook University Dean

Heart rate variability (HRV) is the moment to moment fluctuation in heart rate, or the variation in the small segment of time between heart beats.  Human beings with higher heart rate variability experience better general health, wellness, and resilience.  Persons with lowered heart rate variability are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, and a variety… Read more »

Saybrook University Student in Mind-Body Medicine Conducts Shamanic Training Program

Kimberly Errigo - student in the MS program in Mind-Body Medicine

Kimberly Errigo is a student in the Saybrook University Master’s of Science program in Mind-Body Medicine. She is a human behavior expert with almost two decades of experience as a shamanic leadership coach and is a respected transformational teacher. Her shamanic training program, ELEVATE, offers a way for students to grow their consciousness, heal the… Read more »