Noetic Health Institute
Arthur Smith, Ph.D., Director
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Integrating Mind-body Medicine into Your Practice:
What's New and What's Essential

(Includes detailed, fully-footnoted course outline)

Course Purpose: This seminar covers the basic theory and practice of mind-body medicine, as well as the latest scientific developments and emerging therapies. It also covers strategies for multi-disciplinary collaboration among physicians, nurses, and mental health professionals to form an effective health care team.

Course Objectives: You will learn...

  • The basic scientific evidence and theory of mind-body medicine
  • Mind-body vs. conventional, alternative, complementary, and holistic medicine
  • Distinguishing therapies with a scientific basis from those based on theory and speculation
  • The benefits and cost savings mind-body medicine provides
  • The risks, drawbacks, and limitations of mind-body medicine
  • Utilizing your existing training and background in mind-body treatment modes
  • Emerging psychotherapeutic techniques: forgiveness therapy, insomnia treatment, and other practices you may not already know
  • Using mind-body medicine in doctors’ offices and in acute care facilities
  • Understanding physicians’ skepticism and why it is changing
  • What to say and what not to say in discussing mind-body medicine with physicians
  • Strategies for collaborating with other health care professionals to optimize patient outcomes and minimize overall costs
  • Discussion of case studies from your practice (as time permits)

Who Should Attend

Nurses who are looking for ways to improve patient outcomes, shorten hospital stays, and reduce the need for analgesics — along with some useful techniques for handling their own on-the-job stress.

Mental Health Professionals who would like to expand their practice and clientele into this rapidly-evolving field, or who would like to further improve their competency in an existing mind-body psychotherapeutic practice.

Practitioners with dual certification with the California boards of Registered Nursing and Behavioral Science earn CE credit for both licenses.


BY FAX Fill out, clip and fax registration panel on brochure, or print, fill out, and fax REGISTRATION_FORM to:

(949) 633-0027

Be sure to include either a check or a valid credit card number and signature. We DO accept faxed checks. Thanks.

BY MAIL: Fill out, clip and mail registration panel on brochure, or print, fill out, and mail REGISTRATION_FORM to:

Noetic Health Institute
931 W. 19 St., #26
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Be sure to include either a check or a valid credit card number and signature. Thanks.


(949) 633-0027

Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Satisfactory Completion: Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out, in order to receive a certificate of completion/attendance. Participants not fulfilling these requirements will not receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Early registrants will receive certificates at the end of the seminar. Others will receive them by mail.

Refunds/Cancellations: If canceling 3 or more days prior to seminar, registrant receives full refund minus a $10 processing fee. If canceling within 3 days of seminar date, or in the event of nonattendance, or in the event of cancellation of the seminar due to factors outside our control, registrant receives voucher for full tuition to any other seminar we offer. Refunds/vouchers will be given within 10 business days.


Approved by the California Department of Consumer Affairs for continuing education credit.



Provider Number

Board of Behavioral Sciences


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