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Practicing Whole Body Psychotherapy

...And What It Means to "Start a Journey" with Your Client

James Gordon • 4/20/2017

By James Gordon - A spiritual perspective informs my work from my first moments with each person. Not an explicit religious orientation, this perspective encompasses an appreciation for the yet unrevealed potential of each person, a sense of sacred connection within each of us to something larger than ourselves, and moments of inexplicable grace, which can transform each person's work with me and on their own.

Daily Blog

VIDEO: A Breathing Antidote for Stress Responses

A Six-Minute Exercise for Overcoming Stress

James Gordon • 2/8/2017

Our depressed clients don’t only exhibit their symptoms through speech and vocal tone. You see them in their body language too—in slouching torsos, folded arms, and shallow breathing. But according to Jim Gordon, Director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, that's exactly why interventions that engage the body—like the breathing exercise he explains in the following video clip—are so effective.

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Mind-Body Medicine in Motion

How One Therapist is Using Meditation to Help Suffering Populations Heal

James Gordon • 8/31/2016

By James Gordon - Recently, I was invited to Dharamsala by the Men Tsee Khang Institute, a school of traditional Tibetan medicine, to give a talk on the scientific basis of the mind–body connection and the techniques of self-care that are particularly effective with war- and disaster-traumatized populations. Here's what followed.

Daily Blog

VIDEO: Depression Is Not a Disease, It’s a Wake-Up Call

James Gordon on Healing without Antidepressants

James Gordon • 9/1/2015

Depression is not a disease, so the promise of antidepressants as a cure just doesn’t hold water. That’s the assessment of James Gordon, M.D. and he should know. Jim is the author of Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey out of Depression.

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Bringing the Mind-Body Connection to Dharamsala

Helping Teenage Tibetan Refugees Find a Path to Peace

James Gordon • 12/31/2013

Recently, I was invited to Dharamsala by the Men Tsee Khang Institute, a school of traditional Tibetan medicine sponsored by the Dalai Lama, to give a talk on the scientific basis of the mind-body connection and the techniques of self-care and mutual help that my colleagues and I at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine are using with war- and disaster-traumatized populations.

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Shaking & Dancing in Dharamsala

A Group of Tibetan Refugees Find their Inner Guides

James Gordon • 11/5/2013

How do you help 200 teenagers who’ve had to flee their country find a path to peace in a new place? A psychiatrist who’s traveled across the world to help traumatized refugees from Tibet guides them to a source of wisdom and hope within themselves.

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Copyright:
4/15/2013
Authors:
CECILIA CAPUZZI SIMON, MA
 
JAMES GORDON, MD
 
NANCY ERREBO, PSYD
 
DON FERGUSON, PHD
Product:
NRC095573
Type:
$29.99 USD

Case Studies

Educating Theresa: Sometimes therapy means total commitment

James Gordon • 1/1/2010

Treating depression requires a commitment to working with mind, body, and spirit.

Magazine Article

Creating a Culture of Healing

Recovering from Trauma in War-Ravaged Gaza

James Gordon • 1/1/2007

A psychiatrist who's worked in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Israel leads a team of healthcare professionals into war-ravaged Gaza to see if Western healing methods can be transported into different cultures to help people deal with war-related trauma.

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Copyright:
4/15/2013
Authors:
CECILIA CAPUZZI SIMON, MA
 
JAMES GORDON, MD
 
NANCY ERREBO, PSYD
 
DON FERGUSON, PHD
Product:
NRC095573
Type:
$29.99 USD
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Practicing Whole Body Psychotherapy

...And What It Means to "Start a Journey" with Your Client

James Gordon • 4/20/2017

By James Gordon - A spiritual perspective informs my work from my first moments with each person. Not an explicit religious orientation, this perspective encompasses an appreciation for the yet unrevealed potential of each person, a sense of sacred connection within each of us to something larger than ourselves, and moments of inexplicable grace, which can transform each person's work with me and on their own.

Daily Blog

VIDEO: A Breathing Antidote for Stress Responses

A Six-Minute Exercise for Overcoming Stress

James Gordon • 2/8/2017

Our depressed clients don’t only exhibit their symptoms through speech and vocal tone. You see them in their body language too—in slouching torsos, folded arms, and shallow breathing. But according to Jim Gordon, Director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, that's exactly why interventions that engage the body—like the breathing exercise he explains in the following video clip—are so effective.

Daily Blog

Mind-Body Medicine in Motion

How One Therapist is Using Meditation to Help Suffering Populations Heal

James Gordon • 8/31/2016

By James Gordon - Recently, I was invited to Dharamsala by the Men Tsee Khang Institute, a school of traditional Tibetan medicine, to give a talk on the scientific basis of the mind–body connection and the techniques of self-care that are particularly effective with war- and disaster-traumatized populations. Here's what followed.

Daily Blog

VIDEO: Depression Is Not a Disease, It’s a Wake-Up Call

James Gordon on Healing without Antidepressants

James Gordon • 9/1/2015

Depression is not a disease, so the promise of antidepressants as a cure just doesn’t hold water. That’s the assessment of James Gordon, M.D. and he should know. Jim is the author of Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey out of Depression.

Daily Blog

Bringing the Mind-Body Connection to Dharamsala

Helping Teenage Tibetan Refugees Find a Path to Peace

James Gordon • 12/31/2013

Recently, I was invited to Dharamsala by the Men Tsee Khang Institute, a school of traditional Tibetan medicine sponsored by the Dalai Lama, to give a talk on the scientific basis of the mind-body connection and the techniques of self-care and mutual help that my colleagues and I at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine are using with war- and disaster-traumatized populations.

Daily Blog
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Shaking & Dancing in Dharamsala

A Group of Tibetan Refugees Find their Inner Guides

James Gordon • 11/5/2013

How do you help 200 teenagers who’ve had to flee their country find a path to peace in a new place? A psychiatrist who’s traveled across the world to help traumatized refugees from Tibet guides them to a source of wisdom and hope within themselves.

Magazine Article

Case Studies

Educating Theresa: Sometimes therapy means total commitment

James Gordon • 1/1/2010

Treating depression requires a commitment to working with mind, body, and spirit.

Magazine Article

Creating a Culture of Healing

Recovering from Trauma in War-Ravaged Gaza

James Gordon • 1/1/2007

A psychiatrist who's worked in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Israel leads a team of healthcare professionals into war-ravaged Gaza to see if Western healing methods can be transported into different cultures to help people deal with war-related trauma.

Magazine Article
Page 1 of 1 (3 Items)
James Gordon, MD, director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and professor in the departments of psychiatry and family medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine; he is the author of Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression.