Nutrition and Mental Health: What is the Connection? Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN
Christina will be in Kansas City this week to talk about these very topics. See Christina’s Kansas City Schedule and download course information:
She also has an online certification course that will start in mid October. The Certification in Biochemical and Nutritional Approaches to Mental Health and Addiction Recovery, Level 1 & Level 2 will be offered to participants which will include a Core and Advanced Training. The purpose of these programs are to thoroughly train mental health and addiction counselors, therapists and any qualified practitioners who are interested in learning how brain chemistry re-balancing and diet play a vital role in addiction recovery, relapse prevention and sustained mental health. This online program leads to a certification as a Certified Recovery Nutrition Coach, (CRNC). Learn more about the courses here.
The Mental Health News Radio team is working with Christina to get our self-care in the best shape possible. As the show has grown, we realize we need to take care of ourselves first in order to deliver our advocacy to you! We’ll be talking about our healing journeys on our weekly Empowered Empath shows with counselors Melanie Vann and Melissa Richards with our host Kristin Sunanta Walker. Join the journey with us and stay tuned about our progress!
Christina Veselak, MA, LMFT, CN is the founder and director of the Academy for Addiction and Mental Health Nutrition and runs Garden Gate Counseling & Consulting in Southeast Denver, Colorado. She has been a licensed psychotherapist for over 30 years, and specializes in individual counseling, addiction recovery and Mental Health Nutrition. She has also consulted for supplement companies, IV detox programs, and residential addiction treatment, helping them integrate nutritional approaches into their programs.. She is an experienced public speaker, and has presented at conferences and trainings around the country. Christina is also a founding member and former Executive Director of The Alliance for Addiction Solutions, a non-profit organization which promotes the use of nutritional and other natural modalities to support repair of the addicted brain. She is committed to staying abreast of the rapidly growing science of orthomolecular psychiatry and functional medicine and presenting it to the general public and professionals in the fields of addiction recovery & mental health.