Episode 223: Kelly Brogan, M.D. is a Manhattan-based holistic women’s health psychiatrist, author of the International and NY Times bestselling book, A Mind of Your Own, and co-editor of the landmark textbook, Integrative Therapies for Depression . She completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at NYU Medical Center after graduating from Cornell University Medical College, and has a B.S. from MIT in Systems Neuroscience.

She is board certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and integrative holistic medicine, and is specialized in a root-cause resolution approach to psychiatric syndromes and symptoms. She is on the board of GreenMedInfo, Functional Medicine University, Pathways to Family Wellness, NYS Perinatal Association, Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation, Mindd Foundation, the peer-reviewed, and indexed journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. She is Medical Director for Fearless Parent and a founding member of Health Freedom Action. She is a mother of two.

Show notes:

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  • How being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease made her seek out a naturopath.
  • Her main reason for shifting away from the pill-based model.
  • Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker
  • Why she hasn’t prescribed medication to a patient in years.
  • How to know if you’re in a state of depression.
  • Why she believes we need to stop looking at depression as a disease.
  • Why you can’t have total wholeness through the medication model.
  • The power of nutrition and why it works so well.
  • Her no-excuses 3-minute meditation.
  • Coffee enema: Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez
  • “The foundation of mindset and belief is the single most non-negotiable element of healing.”
  • The contributing factor that she believes has led the world to depression.
  • Children are taught to believe that their feelings are a problem.
  • The first thing to do when someone is suicidal.
  • Why it’s important to make room for a breakdown.
  • When people are having an emotional day, don’t say, “I’m sorry.” Let them feel their feelings.
  • Free tool: The Symptom Checker

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