While no one doubts that body, brain, and mind comprise an integrated system; modern psychiatry is increasingly practiced in an organ and symptom-specific manner. Integrative Psychiatry attempts to unify this fragmented approach in a responsible, scientific and clinically useful manner.

 

Integrative Psychiatry offers to optimize current available treatments, since the rush for scientific progress marginalizes proven treatments and age-old wisdom.

 

By using available knowledge, based on solid scientific data, TIIPS highlights the benefit of merging complementary aspects of medicine and psychiatry.

 

We want to identify conditions where integrative approaches to body, mind, and treatment are essential to recovery and maintenance of good health.

 

In fact, far from being revolutionary, the body/mind connection is intuitively grasped by all, and has been that way throughout human history.

 

The Institute consists of renowned physicians, academicians and healthcare professionals, all of whom are committed to making a positive contribution to the way we treat our patients.

 

Our guiding principle is ‘Optimizing currently available treatments’ rather than looking for new ones.

 
May 3 2017 by Dr. Kaminski

Planning For Your Past

For us, humans, planning ahead is constantly on our mind. We fantasize the future ahead of us: we prepare clothes for tomorrow, we plan our vacation, and we brush our teeth so they would not decay years from now. The past seems to us, well, in the past… The past is over, immutable, forever frozen in our personal and communal history. But is it really gone?

As you move along with the passage of time your tomorrows become your yesterdays. That is the only certain part about your future. It constantly becomes your past until there are no more tomorrows left.

The growing number of yesterdays in your life, relentlessly pile on top of each other in the memory banks of your brain. Your experiences are etched in your memory whether you want to remember them or wish you could have forgotten them. An investment in the past is a secure deposit: no one can take it away from you. Conversely, an investment in the future is invariably a gamble. You reap the benefits if your life proceeds according to “your plan”. You lose if something untoward happens to throw you off course.

But how can you plan for the past? Can you change it? You certainly can, and in more ways than one way. Here is how: read more
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