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Sleepless nights? Mind-body Wellness Group for Insomnia begins September 27

Are you suffering from sleeplessness? Find yourself tossing and turning throughout the night? Tried everything but still can’t fall or stay asleep? The Insomnia Mind-Body Wellness Group is a comprehensive program which provides holistic tools for individuals to identify and address the root causes of sleep trouble and disturbance. In this EIGHT-WEEK class, you will […]

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Fall MBSR dates are here!

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program – Fall 2018  with Grace Ogden   MBSR Introductory Class and Orientation Sunday, September 9, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, GWU Campus, Washington, DC Thursday, September 13, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Takoma Park, MD   This two-hour class gives you an experiential introduction to MBSR and the opportunity to ask […]

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Your Healthy Mind: A 7-Week Online Program to Support a Healthy Brain As You Age

Join CIM Nutritionist and Health Coach Julie Wendt for this online group coaching program designed to support the lifestyle changes that will help you prevent cognitive decline as you age.  With a firm foundation in the Institute of Functional Medicine’s Recode program based on Dr. Bredesen’s work, Julie will present the latest research in an […]

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Dr. Mikhail (Misha) Kogan’s response to recent headlines and article in Medical News Today “Alzheimer’s risk 10 times lower with herpes medication”

It is often that we hear news of a possible breakthrough to cure Alzheimer’s disease. However, over many years of getting such messages, no real progress has been made. Dr. Dale Bredesen, one of the leading Alzheimer Disease researchers and the writer of the bestseller book “The End of Alzheimer’s Disease (https://www.amazon.com/End-Alzheimers-Program-Prevent-Cognitive/dp/0735216207/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532528516&sr=8-1&keywords=the+end+of+alzheimer%27s+bredesen) explains the reason […]

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REIKI level 2 training in October 2018

Two Friday evenings: October 5th and 12th from 6-8:30 pm Location: GW Center for Integrative Medicine Teachers: Luann Jacobs and Yael Flusberg $200 GWCIM’s resident Reiki Master Teachers, Luann Jacobs and Yael Flusberg, will be leading a small group through the second degree of Reiki over two Friday evenings: October 5th and 12th from 6-8:30 […]

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GWCIM have switched to a new EMR system ChARM!

Attention: We have officially switched to a new electronic medical system – ChARM. ChARM has a very user-friendly patient portal that you can use to see your medical records and communicate with our providers and staff (HIPPA protected emails). We have begun sending emails with invitations to join the ChARM Portal (PHR) to coordinate medical care and scheduled […]

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Live Fully support group for chronic pain and illness

Join GW Center for Integrative Medicine & Mara Benner from Four DIrections Wellness (affiliated with GWCIM) for its monthly support group for those dealing with chronic pain & illness. The Live Fully Support Group offers integrative and mind-body options as well as an opportunity to explore dealing with chronic pain & illness with other group […]

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Training program in Mind-Body Medicine in October, 2018

The Professional Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine presented by Harvard-trained psychiatrist, James S. Gordon, MD and The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s esteemed faculty, is an evidence-based, transformational training gives you the science and tools you need to make mind-body medicine an integral, foundational part of your practice and your life. Register here to participate on […]

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Integrative medicine in the care of elders: Interview with author-clinician Mikhail Kogan, MD

by John Weeks, Publisher/Editor of The Integrator Blog News and Reports George Washington University integrative medicine leader Mikhail (Misha) Kogan, MD, was one of the first academicians to adopt  Dale Bredesen, MD’s ReCode protocol aimed at slowing down or reversing Alzheimers diseaseand cognitive decline. (Reed more)https://www.integrativepractitioner.com/whats-new/integrative-medicine-care-elders-interview-author-clinician-mikhail-kogan-md/ Related Content:Integrative Medicine ConsultationsDr. Kogan reviewing Gwyneth Paltrow’s smoothie…Dr. Kogan talks about […]

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Join us for IM4US conference! June 21-23, Washington D.C.

JOIN US! 8TH ANNUAL INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE FOR THE UNDERSERVED CONFERENCE: Justice & Equity in Policy and Practice June 21-23, 2018 George Washington University Washington, D.C. MORE INFO: https://im4us.org Related Content:Resources for PatientsIntegrative medicine in the care of elders:…Dr. Kogan reviewing Gwyneth Paltrow’s smoothie…Dr. Kogan presented at “Pain Management:…

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Dr. Kogan talks about Integrative Medicine

Dr. Kogan talks about Integrative Medicine in this “Tuesday Tips” video. Related Content:Integrative Medicine ConsultationsDr. Kogan reviewing Gwyneth Paltrow’s smoothie…Dr. Kogan presented at “Pain Management:…Resources for Patients

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ACP recommends integrative therapies for low back pain

Major development! American College of Physicians fully embraces integrative medicine therapies such as acupuncture, mindfulness, Yoga, Tai Chi, spinal manipulation and others for management of chronic low back pain. What is especially encouraging is that these methods are to be used as 1st line BEFORE any medications!  Click on the title below to read the […]

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GWCIM yoga therapist Yael Flusberg featured in GW Cancer Center magazine

Check out the inaugural issue of the GW Cancer Center, which has pooled resources from throughout GW to reimagine an end to cancer.  Check out the article on page 22-23 about the weekly class GWCIM yoga therapist Yael Flusberg has offered to people living with cancer for four years. Gentle yoga can strengthen the body […]

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Important film about chronic pain: “All The Rage: Saved by Sarno”

An important documentary movie by filmmaker Michael Galinsky entitled “All The Rage: Saved By Sarno” premiered in New York on November 12, 2016.  This film is about the ground breaking work of John E. Sarno, M.D. demonstrating that most common chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions occurring in the back, neck, shoulders, knees, feet, etc. are caused by […]

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Dr. Kogan reviewing Gwyneth Paltrow’s smoothie on Wash Post

WP:  “Dr. Mikhail Kogan, our medical supervisor for the video, works at George Washington University’s Center for Integrative Medicine. Kogan incorporates some alternative medicine practices into his treatments, so he’s a little more open to the ingredients found in Paltrow’s smoothie than we are. But even Dr. Kogan is skeptical about the cocktail.” To watch […]

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HeartMath Brings Relief By Connecting Heart, Mind and Emotions

An article by Dr. Ilana Seidel published in Natural Awakenings magazine. “Picture this scenario. A quickly beating heart, sweaty palms, shallow breath and focusing on one thing—staying alive. Driving downhill in Pittsburgh on black ice petrified him. His mentor, however, entered the office with a smile and calmly shook the snow off her boots. Notice […]

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European Mistletoe injections are now offered

We are happy to announce that we are now offering European Mistletoe (mistletoe) injections as a complementary treatment for individuals with qualifying diagnosis. More than a popular romantic symbol of love and fertility, mistletoe has been used throughout history to treat medical conditions from arthritis to seizures, and was even thought to be a healer […]

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Reiki volunteer practitioners marked 5,000th visit to the GWU hospital

GWCIM Reiki Master Teacher and Biofeedback Instructor Luann Jacobs and 43 trained volunteer Reiki practitioners who worked with her over the years celebrated their 5,000th visit to GWU Hospital to provide Reiki to patients, their families, and staff. Under the leadership of two forward-thinking and visionary doctors — John Pan, the founder of GWCIM, and […]

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