Iverson M. Eicken, Ph.D. Psychologist
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Research has established a very clear connection between the mind and body. In some cases this connection is very easy to demonstrate. For example, if your doctor recommends a daily vitamin or perhaps a low dose aspirin, you depend on your thinking ability and memory to take the pills. It's your mind that takes care of your body in this example. This connection also works the other way around. Reasonable exercise has been shown to be very effective in helping to manage stress, depression, and anxiety.
In many cases psychological mind - body interventions can be very helpful. Psychological interventions can help with many physical symptoms, and the reverse is also true. Some psychological troubles can be eased, or managed using simple physical exercises. I often use mind - body interventions to treat the whole person; not just a symptom. Mind - body treatments can be helpful for people working on many troubles including:
Dr. Eicken is available to speak to your organization about Stress Reduction and Mind/Body Health, and can be booked by calling the number above. Dr. Eicken's speaking fee is often waived for non-profit, service organizations, and groups in public service.
Dr. Eicken is participating in the American Psychological Association's Public Education Campaign on Mind/Body Health. He provides a free workshop on stress reduction, and wellness. In this workshop participants learn the effects of stress on their health, and are introduced to methods for stress management. For information about the next workshop, and to reserve a seat please call Dr. Eicken .