Targeted individual amino acids: what do we really mean?

August 21, 2015

You’ve heard me talking about using targeted individual amino acids with my clients but what do we really mean by targeted and individual? “Targeted” means the amino acids are very specific for a person who may have anxiety, or low mood, or feelings of negativity or worry or overwhelm or experience emotional eating. The big […]


Encore day Mental Wellness Summit – Gut, root cause, inflammation, pyroluria

August 17, 2015

A heads up that today is encore day of the Mental Wellness Summit and the last day to purchase at the summit special price.      These talks were voted the best of the best talks and are available for a 24-hour period (I’m honored and humbled be in the top 5 favorite talks!) Kelly […]


Amino acids for anxiety – which ones and for how long?

August 14, 2015

The targeted use of individual amino acid supplements will balance brain chemistry to alleviate anxiety, fear, worry, panic attacks, and feeling stressed or overwhelmed. They can also be helpful in addressing other problems that contribute to or exacerbate anxiety, such as sugar cravings and addictions. In addition, they can help with depression and insomnia, which […]


Lithium, bipolar and heavy metal detox on the Mental Wellness Summit

August 9, 2015

Ross McKenzie, Co-founder of Mental Wellness Summit, Filmmaker of Bipolarized : Journey Beyond Meds, is interviewed by Dr. John Dempster on The Mental Wellness Summit. Here are a few snippets from the compelling interview “Journey Beyond Meds”: I was playing soccer. Our soccer team in college, we were number one in the country. And then […]


Kindness and oxytocin: a mystery memory box of treasured memories

August 7, 2015

This is a story of kindness and warm and fuzzy feelings all around. There is plenty of oxytocin-boosting happening here! On Tuesday around 6:30pm I received excited emails from Anxiety Summit fans in San Diego about a story that had just aired on the CBS8 show: Return to Sender The Mystery Memory Box. Here is […]


Customizing special diets with Julie Matthews and Dr. Kurt Woeller

August 5, 2015

We can all agree how the food we eat has such an impact on how we feel and that “food is medicine.” We know we all have specific needs, unique biochemistry and very different genes so that is there NO “one-size-fits-all diet. We need to eat according to our own unique biochemistry and this is […]


Microbiome: A New Frontier in Mental Health with Dr. David Perlmutter

August 3, 2015

  Dr. David Perlmutter, MD, is author of the cutting-edge new book Brain Maker and one of the many excellent speakers on the upcoming Mental Wellness Summit Here are some snippets from Dr. John Dempster’s excellent interview with Dr. David Perlmutter, MD – Microbiome: A New Frontier in Mental Health with respect to brain health […]