ITRP receives invaluable consultation and support from colleagues with distinguished careers in the field of mind-body medicine.  These include Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa Ph.D. at the Guru Ram Das Center;  Sat Bir Singh Khalsa Ph.D. at Harvard University; and Judith Pentz MD at the University of New Mexico.  Albuquerque research assistant Joylynn Armijo provides essential logistical support.

Daniel Mintie LCSW is a cognitive-behavioral therapist with 28 years' experience treating trauma, anxiety and depression.  He trains therapists at universities and training centers worldwide and has a lifelong interest in mind-body approaches to wellness.  His team of local colleagues was recently awarded a $700,000 National Institutes of Health grant to develop a mindfulness-based eating pilot for overweight teens and their families.

Julie Staples Ph.D. is Research Director at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington D.C. and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Georgetown University.  She has done research for many years on traumatized Veteran and civilian populations around the world and has been a certified Kundalini yoga instructor since 1996.  Click here to read the abstract of Dr. Staples' article in Military Medicine describing her PTSD  study at the VA Hospital in New Orleans. 



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Integrative Trauma Recovery Program

Phone:  575.758.2795