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Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum: Staying calm in chaos with functional medicine
19th March 2020 • From Doctor To Patient • Dr Diva Nagula
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Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum is passionate about transforming healthcare by training health coaches to help people become CEOs of their own health. She spent nearly five decades making healthcare and education more holistic and innovative. With a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, Sandi specialized in positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mind-body medicine, and served as a teacher and the director of a clinic for Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD). She is a pioneer in her fields, having implemented programs such as the use of neurofeedback with patients and becoming the first-ever psychologist to earn certification through The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

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Functional Medicine Coaching Academy (functionalmedicinecoaching.org) - Become a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach in this immersive and in-depth online training program! You’ll learn to apply core coaching techniques and the principles of Functional Medicine and nutrition, mind-body medicine, and positive psychology to transform your own life and help your clients do the same.

Mind-Body Medicine (www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/head-toe-happiness/201006/what-is-mind-body-medicine) is a field that "uses a variety of techniques designed to enhance the mind's capacity to affect bodily function and symptoms." The standard treatment approaches used in mind-body medicine include meditation, prayer, and creative outlets.