PK104: Mind-Body Medicine
Neuroscience, brain health, mental health and wellbeing.
This course will help you and your clients to create a lifestyle that will optimse brain function, performance and wellbeing today and into old age.
Getting enough sleep is fundamental to good health. In this course, you’ll learn about the science of sleep, as well as gaining the practical know-how to help your clients get a better quality and quantity of it. You’ll examine stress and what happens to the body when stress becomes distress, as well as learning what’s meant by “mental ill-health” and how best to treat it. This course is designed to arm you with practical tips and tricks to help your clients stay in peak mental condition.
Keep me in the Mind-Body Medicine loop!
"I love the fact that it's up-to-date, evidence-based, and clear information."
- Paula Holdt
Desiree is a clinical psychologist with a doctorate in the neurodevelopment of mental health disorders. After working in research in New Zealand, Australia and Vienna (Austria), she now lives in Spain and speaks internationally about brain health, cognitive performance, and well-being. Her drive is to reduce the social impacts of ageing and mental health by helping people integrate effective and scientifically-proven habits and strategies into their lifestyles. Desiree is joined by Professor of Public Health, Grant Schofield in teaching this course.
"I am really interested in learning tips on how to help myself and my relatives make health and behaviour changes for good."
- Charlie Grbich