Other Resources

Integrative Health Information


Kaiser Natural Medicine Comprehensive Database (R) (on Kaiser’s public page-health & wellness.)

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Science, clinical research, consumer education.
American Botanical Council. Information about herbs.
http://www.consumerlab.com Independent testing of health & nutrition products.

Somatic Experiencing & Trauma Healing

traumahealing.com  Somatic Experiencing ® on the Web, Peter A Levine, PhD founder.

Nuturing Resilience. Helping Clients Move Forward From Developmental Trauma. An Integrated Somatic Approach. Kathy L. Kain and Steven J. Terrell.  Coming Spring 2018. Available for preorder.

Dr Laurence Heller. Developmental Trauma—NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM).
Kaiser and NIH study of Adverse Childhood Experience and chronic illness in adults.

Trauma Stewardship–Caring for Self While Caring for Others.  Laura van Dernoot-Lipsky website and book.

Bessel van derKolk, MD The Body Keeps the Score. Psychiatrist, researcher, clinician, teacher writes about trauma throughout history, neuroscience of trauma, developmental trauma & tools for healing.

Mindfulness & Meditation

San Francisco Zen Center, Lineage of Suzuki Roshi.
Awakening Joy. James Baraz. 5 month course- develop our natural capacity for well-being.
San Francisco Shambhala Center, lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rimpoche.
Spirit Rock, An Insight Meditation Center.
irest aka Yoga Nidra  Richard Miller, founder. Guided meditative inquiry and yoga therapy.

Insight Timer App. Online meditation community.

Rick Hanson, PhD. Resources for Happiness. Love, and Wisdom. Psychologist, neuroscientist  and teacher. Teaching and practices aligned with trauma healing.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

UCSF Osher Center MBSR.


Be Nourished. “Body Trust” approach to nourishment.

Anti-inflamatory Diet. Dr. Andrew Weil MD.

Council for Responsible Nutrition. The Science Behind Supplements.

Shoppers Guide to pesticides in produce


Primary Care

Whole Family MD, Avril Swan MD 

Functional medicine/acupuncture/ Chinese medicine

San Francisco Comunity Acupunture.

Marin Optimal Health. Dr Sara Kendall Gordan. DAOM, LAc. San Rafael

Women’s Health Physical Therapists

Wendy Katzman PT, DPTSc, OCS —University of California. (Google to find Wendy)
Alexis Anderson, PT, DPTSc —Kaiser San Francisco pelvic

Amy Selinger, PT, DPT, OCS and Jessica Manley, PT, DPT—Back to Life.

Mind-Body Fitness/ Movement

Corner Studio—Liz Donahue; intuitive trainer, pilotes/ gyrotonics.

Evelyn Miller Freebury RN, Movement Therapist— Mind-Body Centering, Lactation Consultant.

Body-Mind Centering. Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. An embodied approach to movement, body, and conscious.

Authentic Movement. Self directed, witnessed movement. Explores spontaneous movement impulse, stillness and impulse in the present moment.

The Gokhale Method—Primal Posture (TM) for a pain-free life.


Iyengar Yoga Institute San Francisco..
Abode of Iyengar Yoga.

Kelsey Crane. Trama Sensitive Yoga. Berkely, CA.

Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga. David Emerson, Elizabeth Hopper PhD. Book on wise practice guidelines for those with history of trauma.

Loriel Starr CMT, SEP. Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) &  NadaYoga (sound healing). 

Bay Area Integrative Health Care Services

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine.

Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. (Google to find link)

Sutter Health, CPMC, Institute for Health and Healing.