THE ADRENAL/STRESS/SLEEP MASTERCLASS
8 Module Online Webinar Series
This is a comprehensive analysis of perhaps the major drivers of disease in modern society! When we started putting together the Adrenal Masterclass we knew it encompassed a lot more. Because of the ubiquity of stress and it’s effects we have created a Masterclass that encompasses stress, adrenal function and also sleep. These are so closely tied together that it is prudent to address them all in one program.
Stress and adrenal dysfunction are so common that we can almost say that every patient is affected. And the effects are huge. Can you think of a patient that would not have stress, adrenal dysfunction or sleep possibly contributing to their presentation?
The objective of this Masterclass is to give you a clear understanding of how these three link together, how they become dysfunctional and most importantly, clear strategies to fix each and all of them.
There are many destructive feedback cycles hidden in this triad. A common cycle is stress causing adrenal dysfunction resulting in cortisol excess or insufficiency which leads to inflammation and/or chronic infection, increasing neural hypersensitivity and worsening stress. This is just one scenario and entering this cycle at many points are infections, trauma, nutritional insufficiencies, drug effects, eating too late, sleeping too little, blue light exposure. It’s a long, long list and we need to have reliable strategies to resolve the many adverse effects of stress and adrenal dysfunction.
Stress can trigger autoimmune disease, depression, asthma attacks, gastric ulcers, psychosis, inflammatory bowel diseases, cardiovascular events and much more. We know it reduces immune function, disrupts metabolism contributing to fat gain, increases pain, headaches and migraines, disrupts gut function, digestion and the microbiome, and it causes insomnia and adrenal dysfunction.
Your presenters will give you the tools to break the stress cycle. They will show you how to teach your patients the importance of stress and sleep, how to immediately reduce stress, how to use mindfulness, and how to make effective sleep hygiene prescriptions.
This Masterclass will change the way you think about adrenal function. The old concept of adrenal fatigue doesn’t hold water any more. The adrenal glands have ample reserve to produce their endocrine hormones and they don’t appear to fail. The defect is almost certainly upstream. Approaching your apparently adrenally-fatigued patient from a hypothalamic perspective is much more reliable approach.
Having a solid strategy to deal with stress and to recover adrenal function is fundamental to reliable clinical outcomes. This Masterclass endeavours to do exactly that for you. Your presenters have a lot of tools and techniques ready to share. These are simple to apply and can have immediate effects on your patients. They have collaborated to create a program that will give the understanding and skills to make substantial differences to your patient’s lives.
FROM THIS MASTERCLASS YOU WILL LEARN
- That adrenal fatigue is not real
- How the stress cycle feeds back on itself and how to break this cycle
- How real adrenal dysfunction is upstream endocrine gland imbalance
- Tools to give your patients to immediately reduce their stress
- A clear understanding of stress and poor sleep contribute to adrenal dysfunction and almost all patient presentations
- Clear sleep recommendations that your patients can use
- How to correct upstream endocrine imbalance
- How to prescribe a comprehensive adrenal recovery program
YOU WILL RECEIVE
- Clear explanations on how to achieve outstanding clinical results
- A PDF of all the presenter’s slides
- Links to all referenced research papers and useful clinical handouts
- Access to the live presentations where you can ask questions
- 6 months access to the audio and video recordings
- Your exclusive invitation to the Health Masters Live Alumni Group
Each session is 90 minutes: 75 minutes presentation + 15 minutes Q&A
WEBINAR ONE: Stress Management and Building Resilience
Presenter: Eva Selhub
- Positives and negatives of stress and stress physiology with respect to optimal health and resilience
- Learn to identify and listen to the body’s stress signals in order to enable adaptive coping strategies.
- Apply mind-body approach including
- Elicitation of the relaxation response
- Manage stress response reactivity
- Improve adaptive coping, concentration, clear thinking, and enhance the body’s natural healing resources
Prerecorded and will be available to view before 3:00 pm Thursday, 10 January!
WEBINAR TWO: Brain Training for Anxiety and Stress Relief
Presenter: Maggie Wilde
- Introduction to brain training model to reduce stress & anxiety
- Our 68-second brain – The ‘Simon Says’ response triggering stress & anxiety
- Stress busters – Brain training strategies providing instant stress & anxiety relief
- Managing stress in relationships – Communication changes to relieve stress
- Assumptions & expectations – Change your thoughts change your life
WEBINAR THREE: Sleep Physiology and Symptoms
Presenter: Catherine Darley
- Sleep stages, cycles and functions
- How each stage impacts physiology, especially HPA hormones
- Circadian rhythm basics including HPA hormones, and chronotype
- Sleep disorders and fragmentation impact on HPA hormones
- Prevalence of insufficient sleep and how it replicates HPA dysfunction
WEBINAR FOUR: Sleep Hygiene Planning
Presenter: Catherine Darley
- Assessment and diagnosis of sleep disorders
- Plan to get sufficient sleep and right timing of sleep
- Addressing insomnia and HPA dysfunction
WEBINAR FIVE: Adrenal Recovery: Natural Strategies
Presenter: Joel Rosen
- Adrenal fatigue or mitochondrial fatigue?
- Healing requires metabolic flexibility
- Other considerations
- Genetic susceptibilities
WEBINAR SIX: Adrenal Recovery: Mindfulness
Presenter: Paul Epstein
- The magnifying effects of tapping into old wounds/trauma from the past
- How current stressors can trigger and ‘bring up’ unhealed/unprocessed old trauma
- Mindfulness as a powerful antidote to stress & trauma
- Cultivating resilience through mindfullness
- Moving from a place of helplessness/hopelessness to a place of empowerment around improving our health
- How to establish a basic mindfulness meditation practice
- How to introduce mindfulness as medicine to your patients
- Appropriate sharing of research to back it up
- Exercises/techniques to offer your patients
- Encouraging patients to seek out your support for practicing mindfulness
WEBINAR SEVEN: Pathophysiology of Adrenal Dysfunction
Presenter: Carrie Jones
- HPA regulation
- Hormonal metabolism
- Hormonal functions
- HPA dysregulation
WEBINAR EIGHT: Identification and Assessment of HPA/Adrenal Function
Presenter: Carrie Jones
- Signs and symptoms
- Corticoid assessment
- Mineralocorticoid assessment
- Pupillary reflex
- Common comorbidities
Dr Eva Selhub is an internationally recognised resiliency expert, physician, author, speaker, scientist and consultant. Dr Eva engages her clients and her audiences with her powerful energy, words of wisdom and scientific knowledge to activate the five pillars of resilience (physical, mental, spiritual, relationship and team) to achieve optimal resilience, success, health and happiness.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr Eva served as an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and as a Clinical Associate of the world renowned Benson Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital for close to 20 years, serving as their Medical Director for six of those years. Dr. Selhub is now working with clients, corporations and scientific colleagues to redefine the ways in which we approach resilience to a model that incorporates alternative approaches to health as well as the concept of fitness that is achieved not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually.
As a consultant, coach, author, and speaker, Dr Selhub uses her powerful gift to translate complex information, be it scientific or esoteric writings from wisdom traditions, into practical and usable knowledge that any individual can access. She bridges science with spirit, fitness with spiritual beliefs, corporate challenges with scientific understandings of stress and homeostasis, allopathic medicine with alternative medicine, and provides the framework for individuals and organisations to achieve transformational health, wellbeing and resilience.
Dr Selhub has been published in medical journals and featured in national publications including The New York Times, USA Today, Self, Shape, Fitness, and Journal of Woman’s Health, and has appeared on radio and television in connection with her work, including the Dr Oz show. She is also a media spokesperson for Genuine Health. Dr Selhub writes for a variety of online platforms aside from her own including The Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, Steven Aitchison, Success Stories, Rebelle Society, Good Men Project and Human Spaces.
As her clients know, Dr. Eva practices what she preaches. She is known for her big heart and open mind. With her engaging personality, whether in the form of an individual consultation, corporate seminar, spiritual healing retreat, or keynote lecture, she encourages her audience to believe in the possibility of transformation, of connecting with their creative genius, and discovering optimal resilience.
Dr Carrie Jones, ND, MPH (Bio) graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon then went on to complete her residency in women’s health, endocrinology and hormones. Later she graduated from Grand Canyon University’s Master of Public Health program with a goal of doing more international work and health empowerment.
Dr Jones’ passion and expertise lie in the areas of hormonal, adrenal, and thyroid health. She recognises that imbalance can occur at any age and believes it is important to look at the big picture such as the appropriate use of lab testing. Dr Jones was a long time adjunct professor at National University of Natural Medicine teaching Advanced Endocrinology and Fertility, and regularly consults, lectures, and writes on the topic of hormones, adrenals more both nationally and internationally. She is the Medical Director at Precision Analytical, Inc. and her goals are to provide ongoing cutting edge integrative clinical education to the large network of providers paving the way of healthcare with functional medicine.
Dr Joel Rosen DC, CFMP, DAAIM has suffered personally with exhaustion, feeling burnt out, and unable to handle stressors adequately. He set out on a mission to learn about the term adrenal fatigue. Researching and implementing his own recovery strategies, he is now dedicated to helping others who are suffering and not living the lives that they deserve.
What he discovered was an under-reported, under-recognised, and ever-growing world epidemic. There was so much confusion surrounding the term “Adrenal Fatigue” that the main point was being missed. Instead of contemplating whether or not Adrenal Fatigue existed or not was not what was important. That is, whether or not we can agree on an appropriate diagnosis was not the question. The real question was, “what was the answer?
The birth of new found mission. His research combined his exercise physiology and psychology undergraduate degrees with his postgraduate doctor degree in chiropractic and a postgraduate certified functional medicine practitioner. He continued study into a brand new field called nutrigenomics, the new branch of medicine that combines the science of how your DNA interacts with the environment. Helping or harming the expression of health.
Now his passion is bringing awareness and redefining an energy epidemic because stress impacts so much more than the adrenals. His passion, study and research turned into his YouTube channel, podcast and ultimately turning into a community of what he calls the Adrenal Fatigue Society.
He continues to add to his over 350 educational videos and has compiled an online social media community of over 45,000 Adrenal Fatigue followers. Dr Joel call’s himself the “Adrenal Fatigue Recover ninja to signify the stealth-like warrior that you must personify in order to recover from the impact that stress has had on the body.
Dr Paul Epstein is a naturopathic physician, mind body therapist, mindfulness meditation teacher, speaker, workshop leader and author. He graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1984, where he did a residency in holistic medicine, stress and lifestyle counseling and directed the clinical lifestyle change program “Healthstyles”.
He has successfully advocated the clinical application and integration of mind-body-spirit therapies in health care for 30 years exploring the mind-body connection, how biography becomes biology, narrative medicine, neuroplasticity, epigenetic, and the role of stress and childhood trauma in health and disease. He specializes in treating people with stress-related disorders and mentoring health professionals to integrate mindfulness and mind-body therapies.
Paul was the co-founder of the Israel Center for Mind-Body Medicine. He graduated from the Academy for Guided Imagery, completed the three-year training program for Community Dharma Meditation Teachers at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and has trained in the “Internal Family System model of psychotherapy. Paul travels extensively and teaches mindfulness and mind-body therapy intensive training workshops and webinars, mentors health care professionals to integrate mindfulness and mind-body therapy. He maintains a private practice in Westport CT where he was the founder and guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Fairfield County. He is the author of ‘Happiness Through Meditation.”
Maggie Wilde is a multi-award winning author, clinical therapist and brain training specialist. Her unique C, P & R Brain Training Model and Brain Training Recipes are the focus of multiple therapeutic books and online programs. She is the founder and director of the international training and educational organisations, Mind Potential Academy and the Mind Design Centre, providing online and face-to-face educational programs to the public and leaders in the Wellness Industry.
After recovering from multiple autoimmune disorders, stage 4 kidney failure and a major stroke at the tender age of 39, Maggie has devoted nearly 14 years since to rewiring her brain and body for health and helping others do the same through her online courses.
Maggie’s many books and brain training programs have won 7 Gold & Silver Awards Internationally for Psychology and Mental Health and a variety of Women’s Health & Fitness Awards for innovation in the Wellness Industry. Her client successes are regularly featured in local, national and international press including Sunrise, A Current Affair, The Daily Edition, San Diego Living, and Good Morning New Mexico. She has featured as an expert in The Sydney Morning Herald, Woman’s Day, Good Health Magazine, Take 5 Magazine, Woman’s Health & Fitness and the London Daily Mail.
Dr Catherine Darley ND is a graduate of Bastyr University. She combines her knowledge of sleep disorders with her training as a naturopathic physician to bridge these two fields. As a naturopath, her expertise lies in providing natural and effective treatments for sleep problems. She treats people of all ages and especially enjoys working with children and their families.
She founded The Institute of Naturopathic Sleep Medicine in Seattle which is dedicated to patient care, public education about sleep health, and research on natural treatments for sleep disorders. Dr Darley regularly writes articles and speaks for professional audiences. She has served as adjunct faculty at Bastyr University and the National University of Natural Medicine. She previously served on the Board of the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians. In her personal time, Catherine advocates for later secondary school start times and enjoys time outside in nature with her loved ones.
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TAKE YOUR PRACTICE TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Research on natural medicine is increasing fast. You will get the very latest research and practical direction in assisting the large number of patients seeking natural health care. With every course, you receive the links to all papers referenced.
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As a graduate of any of our Masterclass events you will receive an exclusive invitation to our locked and highly valuable Health Masters Live Alumni Group where we share ideas, case studies, ask questions of fellow graduates and all keep in touch.
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