Category: Integrative Medicine


Managing holiday stress: An integrative approach

By Luann Drolc Fortune, LMT, Ph.D.  Director of Instructional Excellence, College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences A faculty member from Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences shares tips for staying grounded and minimizing stress during the December holiday season. It is perhaps no wonder that people of many faiths have chosen the darkest… Read more »

What does a wellness coach do?

By Dr. Devorah Curtis, Ph.D., B.C.C. A faculty member from Saybrook University’s new master’s degree program in Integrative Wellness Coaching talks about the increased demand for the sought-after coaching curriculum and how it can be applied in a variety of health care settings. The role of a certified wellness coach is often misunderstood. Some people… Read more »

Saybrook doctoral student wins research grant on trauma and chronic illness

Carolyn Trasko is a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, and was recently awarded a FERB research grant for dissertation research. Understanding the connections between cumulative stress and disease is an essential component of integrative medicine.  Carolyn Trasko, doctoral student in Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences,… Read more »

Saybrook instructor speaks on integrative approaches to palliative care

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 at… Read more »