A Nutritional Approach to Mental Illness

Date(s) - Jun 21
9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Copper Beech Institute


A Nutritional Approach to Mental Illness
June 21  ·  9:30 to 1:30
Including morning coffee & a healthy, delicious, nutritious lunch!
Copper Beech Institute, West Hartford

A unique and fascinating look at the food we eat and how it impacts our brains and our mental health.  Presented by Dr. Georgia Ede, Staff Psychiatrist at Smith College, nutrition researcher, writer, and speaker, the workshop will address the value of healthy eating habits in relation to mental health and how complementary and alternative medicines can enhance or replace pharmaceutical approaches while increasing energy and mental clarity and allowing for deeper engagement in the therapeutic process.  Clinicians will learn how to put to use immediately dozens of effective interventions for mental health disorders including simple assessment tools for nutritional deficiencies that contribute to anxiety, anger, and depression.  The presentation will be in 3 parts with plenty of time for discussion & questions in between.
· Brain Food: How nutrients (proteins, fats, carbohydrates, cholesterol, and minerals) work in the brain
·Why is Sugar so Bad for the Brain (and Body?)
·Review of the Research: What We Know about Diet and Mental Health Disorders
·Leave the Workshop with Surprising and Powerful Information about Nutrition That Really Works for You and For Your Clients!

$75 NASW Members (includes lunch)
$99 Non Members (includes lunch) **

Approved for 3 CECs 
·  Call 860 257-8066 for more information

**Become a member when you check in and have the difference in your admission returned to you!