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Medical & Psychiatric Condistions in the Gifted . . . with Integrative & Natural Approaches . . .

  • May 17, 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Online Webinar

Commonly Seen Medical & Psychiatric Conditions In The Gifted, Talented & Twice-Exceptional With Integrative & Natural Approaches For Treatment Choices Towards Sustainable Wellness & Wholeness

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Many gifted and talented children and adults exhibit both medical and mental/emotional symptoms. Often these individuals are very sensitive and may not respond well to conventional treatments with numerous side effects and some that we have assisted have been placed on thirty-one medications at the same time to mitigate side effects of other medications. Some are also dual-diagnosed and misdiagnosed. Many integrative, functional, natural, holistic solutions are available and effective for these sensitive and bright G, T & 2E individuals. These will be reviewed along with special attention to learning differences and asynchronies that are common as well. Commonly diagnosed medical conditions include Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, Autoimmune Conditions, Fibromyalgia, Migraine Headaches, OCD, Bipolar Illness, GAD to name a few. A more strength-based and applied positive model of working with 2E populations will also be addressed. Dr. Archana and Jim have had a combined 70 years of experience personally and professionally in effectively assisting these populations with much gratitude from those assisted and excellent results as their clients progress through their lifetimes following their strengths & gifts in a balanced and harmonious manner.

About the Presenters

Archana Lal-Tabak M. D., is a graduate of Northwestern University in the HPME/ Honors Program Medical Education.   She is an Integrative Mind-Body Physician and Psychiatrist using Nutrition, Ayurveda, Body-Centered Psychotherapies, Psychoneuroimmunology and Energy modalities including Homeopathy.  She teaches Mindfulness and Wellness for all ages with natural/ integrative medical modalities and Epigenetic changes. Co-founder: Heart of Transformation Wellness Institute. Her training includes conventional and integrative approaches from U.C.L.A., N.U., University of Chicago, Oregon H.S.U, & National Center of Homeopathy/ C.E.D.H..

Jim Lal-Tabak is a Wellness Educator and Yoga Instructor with a degree in Asian Studies from the University of Illinois.  He studied and practiced Mindfulness, Meditation, Yoga, Energy Work, Spiritual Parenting, Group Systems, Diversity Awareness, Diet Strategies, Matrix Leadership and Non-violent Communication for 41 years. Co-founder: Heart of Transformation Wellness Institute.

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