Functional Medicine for Psychiatry Conference

A Patient-Centered Approach to Mental Health Care

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022

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Are you sick of treating patient symptoms? Unable to help them find lasting relief?

These conference presentations will help you understand and utilize a functional, patient-centered model of care in your practice, providing a new model of recovery for patients.

Healthcare is changing; psychiatry is not. It’s time to expand how we provide psychiatric care. Mental health professionals deserve better diagnostic and treatment tools. Our patients deserve better care and hope for recovery. Mental illnesses are being treated according to models that haven’t changed in over a half-century. Patients with unique symptomatic presentations are being tucked into one-size-fits-all categories, and offered treatment to manage symptoms rather than address their biologic individuality.

Discover a new model of psychiatric assessment and treatment with a functional medicine approach that will help you improve patient outcomes and transform the field of psychiatry. You’ll learn how to assess a patient’s unique biomarkers and the biological, genetic, and environmental factors associated with their condition to create a personalized treatment plan that moves beyond symptom management and suppression, and guides patients to lasting wellness.

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What You’ll Learn

  • The root causes and biochemical factors contributing to mental illness
  • The science behind the mind, gut and body connection
  • How to safely utilize functional medicine tools in your clinical practice
  • How to analyze clinical tests, labs, and diagnostics for more personalized patient treatment
  • How to develop treatment plans based on unique biochemistry and genetic testing
  • How to enhance treatment with nutritional supplementation
  • The latest research in functional medicine and nutritional psychiatry

Who Will Benefit from this Event?

Psychiatrists & Clinicians  •  Nurses & Nurse Practitioners  •  Psychologists  •  Social Workers  •  Family Medicine Doctors  •  Naturopathic Doctors

Practical & Comprehensive Training for Busy Professionals

Trusted Researchers & Clinicians

Evidence-Based Education

Accessible & Inexpensive

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Access expert presentations without leaving home.

The conference recordings package, which includes six expert presentations and slides (PDFs), along with 4 bonus presentations, will be ready approximately 2-3 weeks post-event. *Recordings do not include expert Q&A session from the live event.

For questions about this conference, contact Heather Getz at events@psychiatryredefined.org.

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Conference Sponsors

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Meet the Presenters

Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc

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Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist and serves as co-medical director of InnerSource Natural Health and Acupuncture, a thriving practice with two clinics in New York (New York City and Long Island). He specializes in using integrative care to heal mood disorder. Dr. Bongiorno researched as a pre-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health, at the National Institute of Mental Health’s department of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, where he first studied the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis response to stress. He also researched at Yale University in the department of pharmacology before training at Bastyr University in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture. He has spoken at the Integrative Medicine for Mental Health conference, for general session at A4M, at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and the American Academy of Environmental Medicine. For more information, please visit www.DrPeterBongiorno.com.

Louis Cady, MD

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Louis Cady, MD straddles the world between science and art. Trained first as a classical pianist, he obtained two degrees, with honors, from the Conservatory of Music of the University of Missouri at Kansas City, before obtaining his medical degree in 1989 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He then trained in psychiatry at the world-famous Mayo Clinic, beginning his practice of child, adolescent, adult, and forensic psychiatry in Evansville, Indiana in 1993. Dr. Cady’s main clinical focus is in helping patients achieve total wellness and optimum levels of performance through the integration of mind and body for peak performance, using all possible healing options in the scientific and medical literature, including nutritional supplements and hormonal optimization. Dr. Cady founded the Cady Wellness Institute, which opened in its new facilities in Evansville on July 1, 2005.

James Greenblatt, MD

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James Greenblatt, MD is a pioneer in the field of functional and integrative medicine, board-certified child and adult psychiatrist, James M. Greenblatt, MD, has treated patients since 1988. After receiving his medical degree and completing his psychiatry residency at George Washington University, Dr. Greenblatt completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medical School. He currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, MA and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine. He is the author of seven books, including the best-seller, Finally Focused: The Breakthrough Natural Treatment Plan for ADHD. His latest book, Answers to Anorexia, was released in October 2021 and his newest book, Functional & Integrative Medicine for Antidepressant Withdrawal, will be available in summer 2022. He is the founder of Psychiatry Redefined, an online learning platform dedicated to an evidence-based, personalized treatment model for mental illness.

Albert Mensah, MD

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Albert Mensah, MD has treated over 3,000 patients with advanced targeted nutrient therapy. From 2005 to 2008, he treated patients at the former Pfeiffer Treatment Center, a not-for-profit organization and outpatient clinic specializing in the treatment of biochemical imbalances including children with autism, under the direction of William J. Walsh, PhD. He serves on the board at Walsh Research Institute and serves as a clinical instructor for WRI’s international doctor training programs around the world. Dr. Mensah received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois) and his medical degree from Finch University of Health Sciences-Chicago Medical School. He is co-founder of Mensah Medical in Lisle, IL and hosts five biannual outreach clinics in Arizona, Southern California, Northern California, Maryland, and Florida. His current practice includes the management of cognitive disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, behavior/learning disorders, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, anxiety syndromes, childhood and adult schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s Disease. Dr. Mensah presents at conferences internationally, participates in physician training programs, and consults with health care professionals.

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Presentations

September 10, 2022

Amino Acids and Neurotransmitters: Practical Strategies for Amino Acid Therapy in Clinical Practice
James Greenblatt, MD
Chemical Keys of Mood Dysregulation: Copper, Zinc, & Kryptopyrroles
Albert Mensah, MD
The Moral Imperative of Integrative Medicine
Louis Cady, MD
Antidepressant Withdrawal Syndrome: Redefined and Repaired
James Greenblatt, MD
Post-COVID Mental Health: Natural Solutions
Peter Bongiorno, ND
Hormones & Mental Health: Focus on Thyroid and Testosterone
Louis Cady, MD

Bonus Presentations

Included in the post-event recording package.

The Neuropsychiatric Effects of Mold
Mary Ackerley, MD
An Integrative Approach to PANS/PANDAS
Elisa Song, MD
Microbes & Mental Illness: What Every Mental Health Professional Should Know About Lyme Disease (1.0 CME credit)
Dan Kinderlehrer, MD
PANS: Infection, Autoimmunity & Mental Illness
Dan Kinderlehrer, MD

Discover a personalized patient approach to transform mental health care and improve patient outcomes.

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