Naras Bhat



Naras Bhat

Adjunct Faculty

Humanistic and Clinical Psychology
Saybrook University

Dr. Bhat earned his M.D. degree from the Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras Hindu University (India) in1969. He completed his Internship at Loyola University at St. Joseph Hospital (Chicago) in 1971, and his Residency in Internal Medicine at Charity Hospital at Louisiana State University in 1973. He completed a fellowship in allergy and immunology (1973-1975) and served as a medical researcher associate (1974-1975) in immunology, at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation (La Jolla CA). He received advanced training in Bariatric (Obesity) Medicine during 2006-2009, and in Sleep Medicine during 2008-2010. His Board certifications include: Internal Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Sleep Medicine, Stress management Education, Biofeedback, Advanced Metabolic Cardiology, and Obesity Medicine (weight control).

Dr. Bhat has won many professional honor awards, has published numerous articles and books in his areas of expertise, has appeared on numerous media shows (e.g., CBS TV), and has made hundreds of presentations, including lectures, workshops, courses, and seminars for healthcare practitioners worldwide. He is widely recognized for his work in behavioral medicine, which includes his expertise on the subjects of sleep disorders, weight control, stress & burnout management, anger & anxiety self-regulation, and the psychophysiology of heart disease. Dr. Bhat is the founder of the Allergy and Weight Clinic (1976) and the Concord Sleep Clinic (2007) in Concord CA. He serves as Medical Director of both clinics and has been practicing and teaching integrative medicine since 1976.

Dr. Bhat has published several books: Reversing Stress and Burnout, Reversing Heart Disease and Cancer, Unlearning Test Anxiety, New Science of Slimming. He has produced two popular videos: Uprooting Anger, Meditation Prescription.

Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Stress/Coping
Integrative Medicine Guided Imagery
Nutritional Science Eating Disorders
Education History
Degree Institution Year
MD Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India 1969
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Fellow American College of Physicians
Physician and Surgeon, California, USA
Media Exposure

1. Conducted 13 week talk show on WALE radio in East coast on mind-body healing. 2. Pathfinder TV show in Bay area. 3. New Ideas and Commentary TV show in Bay Area. 4. Invited guest at Time and Place TV show of San Jose, California. 5. Cited in Time magazine, San Francisco Examiner, India Currents cover page, Indzine magazine. 6. Feature article in Medical Economics's new Journal, Strategic Medicine, October, 1997. 7. Featured in 8. CBS TV interview on Mold Allergies and mycotoxins.

Curriculum Vitae