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Trauma is the quintessential mind/body/spirit dis-ease — it’s complicated, challenging, deeply personal and treating it is never “one size fits all.”

Despite the ever-expanding body of research and number of interventions available to help our clients…

It’s just not enough. Especially when our clients are sick and tired of talking about their experiences over and over.

That’s why I’m thrilled to invite you to this online certification course, Integrative Medicine and Nutrition for PTSD and Complex Trauma.

Inside, you’ll learn how to:
  • Utilize culinary and herbal medicines to reduce anxiety, depression and pain
  • Use nutritional supplements to aid in medication replacement and withdrawal
  • Implement body-based strategies for each stage of trauma and for different brain functions
  • Create assessments and tests that aid in tailoring interventions for your clients
  • Understand the roles of psychedelic medicines and when to suggest them for your clients’ treatment
  • And so much more!

I’ll provide you with a step-by-step roadmap for how to treat diverse clients by integrating ancient wisdom with the latest evidence-based methods, all infused with the compassionate clinical art of heart filled care.

Join me, get certified, help your clients, and advance your practice — all backed by our 100% risk free satisfaction guarantee.

Register today and I will see you inside!

BONUS! Once you complete this training, you’ll meet the education requirements to immediately become a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional*…

And your first year of certification is FREE (a £77.99 value!).

Integrative Medicine and Nutrition for PTSD and Complex Trauma

A Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional Online Training Course
Valued at £997.60
Today Only £469.99 (VAT Inclusive) — Unbelievable Savings!
Earn 34 CPD hours — included in course tuition. Plus, get your first year of certification free!
Overview of Integrative Medicine and Trauma
  • Terms of reference
  • What disciplines comprise the field
  • Thinking integratively as the core feature
  • Chronic Illnesses & ACE’s
  • Apply a trauma-informed model of self-care, nutritional and integrative approaches
  • The principle of substitutions and conscious self-medication
  • Integrating IM with other methods
    • Polyvagal, IFS, Eye Movement, Post trauma therapy
Ethics & Scope of Practice
  • Working independently, group practice, hospital settings
  • Legal issues
  • Codes of ethics
  • Informed consent handouts
  • Disclosure documents handouts
  • Interpersonal dynamics
  • Testing
The Psychology of Trauma
  • Acute and chronic PTSD, complex trauma, Dissociative-type, DSM-5®
  • Special types of trauma
    • Medical, dental, military, white collar (clergy, professionals, gurus)
  • Dissociation
  • ACES quiz and its relationship to physical health
  • Caregiver stressors
  • Interpersonal and power dynamics
  • Identify the role for IM in attachment and self-regulation in children and adults
Trauma, Biology & the Body
  • Energy, fatigue and mitochondria
  • Stress response: hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis
    • Dysautonomia (POTS, chronic fatigue, pain, fibromyalgia)
  • Chronic illnesses, chronic pelvic pain
  • Psychoneuro-immunolgy, autoimmune disorders
  • Digestive disorders; gut and dysbiosis
Trauma, Culture & Identity
  • Demographics of trauma and ethnicity/identity
  • The disease of disguise
  • The role of integrative medicine and nutrition in treatment across cultures
  • Developing cultural savvy and humility
  • Overcoming stigma with integrative medicine and nutrition
  • LGBTQ communities
  • BIPOC communities
  • Disability
  • Historical trauma
  • Cultural Formulation Interview: DSM-5®
  • Video interview with Gary Ferguson: Indigenous traditions for PTSD, cultural and historical trauma

Brainbow Blueprint: Integrative and Nutritional Strategies
Circadian & Ultradian Rhythm & Hormones
  • Assessment and testing of circadian rhythm as it pertains to PTSD
  • Somatic Empathy; methods of clinical entrainment in treatment
  • The role of pranayama in altering brain hemispheric rhythms
  • The brain and heart: heart rate variability and HeartMath technology
  • The role of hormones in trauma throughout the life cycle
Bioindividuality, Digestion & Diet
  • Bio individuality and personalized health
  • Polyvagal theory, nutrition and integrative methods
  • Restoration strategies for digestion from salivation to elimination
  • Digestive disorders (GERD, Colitis, NAFLD, Metabolic syndrome, IBS constipation) in complex trauma and PTSD
  • Video demonstration of Dr. Korn teaching clients a visceral self-massage to improve digestion
Integrative Assessment, Test & Evaluation
  • Conducting an integrative medicine and nutritional assessment for trauma and its sequelae
    • Review of ethics and scope
    • Tests, assessments, and analysis
    • Handouts
    • Demonstration of the assessment process
      • Food mood diary and analysis
  • Measures and tests of personalized health
Culinary & Spice Medicine
  • The role of nutrition in PTSD and complex trauma
  • Introducing the food-mood connection to your client
  • Age and stage specific food and dietary recommendations
  • Techniques of intermittent fasting, ketosis and the brain
  • The Brainbow diet: how food colours reflect nutrients
  • Fantastic fungi; integrating medicinal mushrooms into the diet
  • Developing a stage-based plan congruent for the client and family
  • How culture, ethnicity and genomic testing informs optimal nutrition
  • Cultural identity as a pathway to nutrition
  • Engaging the whole family in culinary recovery
  • Designing psycho-culinary group therapies
  • Video demonstration of how and why to make fresh juice
Nutritional Supplementation
  • Review of nutrition research: why is it so confusing?
  • Matching supplements to intake assessment
  • Assessing supplement quality
  • Amino acid therapy for depression, anxiety, sleep, pain, cognition
  • Neurotransmitters, precursors, and food
  • Vitamins, minerals glandulars, fatty acids
    • Fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins
  • What supplements to choose first and why
  • The science and clinical use of supplements to enhance or replace pharma
  • Creating 3-6-9-12 month plan
  • Collaborating with nutrition professionals
Herbal Medicine
  • List the evidence for types of herbs and preparations for PTSD and its sequelae
  • Adaptogens, nervines, anti-inflammatories, antidepressants, tonics
  • Enhancing resilience with herbs
  • Cannabis: CBD, THC, terpenes; indications, contraindications
  • Essential oils: the engagement of the senses for mood and vagal health
  • Drug-nutrient-herb interactions: using a database and keeping your client safe
  • Video demonstration: making cafe de ramon: a coffee substitute
Detoxification and Hydrotherapy Strategies
  • Hydrotherapy: the use of hot and cold water for psychoneuroimmune support
  • How hot and cold alters mood, pain, headaches
  • Medications
    • Managing side effects & tapering off medications
    • Discontinuation syndrome
    • Detoxing from pharmaceutical medication
    • Methods for collaborating with prescribers
    • Developing a taper team
  • Audio Demonstration of a collaborative phone call to the prescriber about client tapering
Exercise, Yoga, Breath, and Sound
  • Brain hemispheric dominance exercises
  • State-based exercise applied to specific symptoms and capacities
  • Balance exercises to enhance emotional flexibility
  • Yoga as exposure therapy
  • PTSD, hyperventilation syndrome, disordered breathing, and anxiety
  • Advanced assessment tools
  • Rib breathing and advanced techniques
  • Breathing and somatic symptoms
  • Video demonstration of yoga and exercises for PTSD and complex trauma by Dr. Korn
  • Video of exercises for balance and coordination for complex trauma and MTBI
  • Video interview with Jill Charney: yoga for developmental trauma, attachment and self-regulation
Somatics, Bodywork, and Energy Therapies
  • Provide a framework for somatic interventions used in treating PTSD and complex trauma
  • Bodywork as exposure therapy
  • Energy medicine: neurofeedback, cranial electrical stimulation, and photobiomodulation
  • Self-massage and pressure point therapies for pain digestion
  • Sensory awareness and integration
    • Intersection of trauma in highly sensitive individuals and sensory processing in children and adults
    • The role of somatics in treatment
    • Bidirectional strategies for eye/brain/mind
  • Video demonstration of visceral massage and diaphragm release for anxiety and eating disorders
Nature & Human/Animal Bond
  • The clinical application of eco therapies for children and adults
  • Nature-based stress-inoculation and resilience strategies
  • Developing peripheral vision in nature for autonomic relaxation
  • Barometric pressure, migraines and pain
  • The science of canine & equine therapies
  • The clinical application of touch using animal therapists
  • The role of canine therapists working with victims of violence and the justice system
  • Human-animal interaction, self-regulation and attachment
Entheogens and Psychedelic Medicine
  • Terms of reference
  • Assessment for readiness and referral
  • Medical versus traditional: what the client and clinician need to know
  • Research on psychedelics
    • Anxiety, end-of life, PTSD
  • Psychedelics and the Sacred journey
    • Psychedelic medicine
    • Mushrooms/psilocybin/psilocin
    • Peyote (Lophophora williamsii)
    • Ayahuasca
    • DMT
    • MDMA
    • LSD
    • Ketamine
  • Video interview with George Moscona, LPCC: The sacred path of healing with psychedelic medicine
Spirituality, Post-Traumatic Growth, & Transformation of Trauma
  • Transpersonal psychology and thriving
  • Cultivating resilience
  • Self-care as a path of transformation
  • The wounded healer
    • The role of stories in reclaiming self as hero
  • Rituals for recovery:
    • Psychobiology of rituals
    • Co-creating individual and group processes
  • Special treatment needs when the traumatic etiology derives from spiritual/religious authorities
  • Video interview with Candace Hammer Chaney: Integrative medicine at the end-of-life
The Roadmap to Health
  • Motivation and adherence strategies
  • Shared decision making: best practice guidelines
  • Identifying the time required for change
  • Self-disclosure strategies
  • Developing group and telehealth support
  • Motivational Interviewing and engagement
  • Relapse prevention strategies
  • Avoiding pitfalls
  • Therapist/clinician as coach and cheerleader
  • Creating a treatment plan based on the assessment
  • Delivery of treatment plan
  • Educating the client
  • Return to initial goals
  • Language and strategies for introducing these methods to clients, families and colleagues
  • Managing skeptics and resistance
  • Affordability and access strategies
  • Strategies for developing a successful practice
Integrative Medicine and Nutrition for PTSD and Complex Trauma
A Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional Online Training Course
Valued at £997.60
Today Only (VAT Inclusive) £469.99 — Unbelievable Savings!
Earn 34 CPD hours — included in course tuition. Plus, get your first year of certification free!

Become a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional

Your first year as a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional is FREE (a £77.99 value!).

PLUS, you’ll get exclusive access to a one-of-a-kind referral network once you acquire your certification!


The Self-Care Circuit Breaker

Get exclusive access to powerful techniques that allow you and your clients to interrupt your internal stress response. This is not a one size fits all approach – you’ll discover dozens of techniques that you can pick and choose from to suit your needs in that moment.


Recorded Q&A Calls with Dr. Leslie Korn

Listen in as your colleagues get their questions answered from Dr. Leslie Korn in 3 recorded live calls!

Become a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional

Evergreen Certifications makes getting certified easy. Simply watch the online course, complete the CPD tests and submit your application! That’s it… No hidden fees, no catch, just certification made easy.

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Become a Certified integrative Mental Health Professional (CIHMP) through Evergreen Certifications and show your employer, clients, potential clients and fellow professionals your commitment to honing your skills and keeping current on the latest best-practices within your profession.

Professional Reputation and Credibility
Distinguish yourself from your peers and increase your opportunities for career advancement, earning potential, and client growth. Certification is a personal accomplishment and unbiased barometer of your skills.

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Provide assurance to consumers and clients when you display your certification. When you complete your certification, they can be confident you are providing them with the best tools and strategies for improving clinical outcomes.


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Integrative Medicine and Nutrition for PTSD and Complex Trauma
A Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional Online Training Course
Valued at £997.60
Today Only (VAT Inclusive) £469.99 — Unbelievable Savings!
Earn 34 CPD hours — included in course tuition. Plus, get your first year of certification free!
About Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH, LMHC, ACS, RPP, NTP, NCBTMB
Leslie Korn

Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH, LMHC, ACS, RPP, NTP, NCBTMB, has provided over 70,000 hours of integrative clinical care during over 40 years of clinical practice. She specializes in post-trauma therapy, treating complex physical and emotional illness by integrating psychotherapy, bodywork, yoga, herbal medicine and nutrition.

For over 25 years, Leslie directed a pro bono traditional medicine clinic in the jungle of Mexico, working with indigenous healers and directed yoga and bodywork teacher training and internships. Leslie completed her academic studies at Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Union Institute and Lesley University. Leslie has been university faculty at two Naturopathic medical schools, at CIIS and at Capella University where she was full time, counselling fieldwork faculty in both MS and PhD programs for over 10 years. She is licensed as an LMHC, Board Certified in Massage and Bodywork, a Board approved Clinical Supervisor and is certified in Functional Nutrition. She is the author of the textbook on Integrative Medicine and Trauma, Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body. About this book, James Lake, MD, said: “the first scholarly work that attempts to fill the enormous gap in the conventional armamentarium used to treat PTSD.”

Leslie developed the Masters level certification in trauma therapy treatment program training for Licensure level clinicians at Lesley University in 1990. During 15 years of private practice in Boston, she treated victims of violence, individuals with chronic and complex trauma and survivors of clergy and treatment/cult abuse. She taught body therapies in the psychogeriatric ward at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital in 1983 and introduced a body psychotherapy to patients with PTSD, schizoaffective disorder, and borderline disorder at Cambridge Hospital out-patient psychiatry in 1985, as a clinical fellow and instructor. Trained in acupuncture, Leslie became the clinical director of the New England School of Acupuncture in 1990.

Leslie was the first clinician invited to present on somatic therapies for treatment of trauma at ISTSS in 1995 and has twice presented at the invitational annual IMMH (integrative medicine for mental health) on Integrative medicine and nutrition for PTSD and complex trauma. She is an instructor at the Integrative Psychiatry Institute and has taught for the Washington State disabilities training course programs on pain and sat on the Governor's Committee for Obesity and Diabetes.

She has been awarded multiple research grants including a 3-year grant as principal investigator to conduct mind-body medicine research by the NIH and a 3-year grant to study community trauma in rural Mexico. She was a Fulbright research scholar on Traditional Medicine in Mexico.

Leslie has a private practice seeing patients and mentoring clinicians in integrative medicine for mental health practice and continues in her role as director of research at She is the author of 9 books and numerous peer-reviewed papers.

Click here for information about Leslie Korn

Who’s This Training For?

This course is intended for Mental Health and Physical Health Professionals, including counsellors, psychologists, case managers, psychotherapists, social workers, marriage & family therapists, addiction counsellors, school clinicians, therapists, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, occupational therapists' assistants, nurses, physical therapists, nurses, nurse practitioners, massage therapists, nutritionists and registered dietitians, program administrators and other professionals.

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The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
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Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating the most effective trauma techniques, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
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Integrative Medicine and Nutrition for PTSD and Complex Trauma
A Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional Online Training Course
Valued at £997.60
Today Only £469.99 (VAT Inclusive) — Unbelievable Savings!
Earn 34 CPD hours — included in course tuition. Plus, get your first year of certification free!

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