This series focuses on the leading edge of complementary and alternative medicine, and gives viewers science-based information about new ways of achieving holistic wellness, that is, health that is much more than the mere absence of physical illness, but is instead the optimal wellness of mind, body, and spirit. Although the series is on the leading edge of holistic medicine, it's firmly grounded in science. Hosts: Judy Brooks, Roy Walkenhorst, Michele Bernhardt and Dr. Pedram Shojai.
Healing Quest Previous Broadcasts
Inner World with Michele Bernhardt: Brainspotting (Episode #1203H)
KQED Life: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
The human brain has one Quadrillion connections - that's one Billion multiplied by One Million. Accessing the healing potential of these one Quadrillion connections has resulted in new techniques including a therapy called Brainspotting. It's in use across the U.S. and around the world and Michele visits with its developer David Grand to see how Brainspotting is helping treat trauma buried deep inside the brain and body. Erasing the Mental Health Stigma - Emotional fitness experts say it's critical that we change society's often negative attitude about mental health therapy so everyone can receive the help they need. Structured Antioxidant Water - A new kind of structured alkaline water has been developed that could help keep us young and healthy. It works by helping better hydrating and detoxifying our cells, and the results so far are impressive. Compassion and Health - One of the world's leading brain specialists Dr. James Doty shares his expert opinion about the single most important thing we can do to improve our health and longevity. Healing Moment: Falling Leaves - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of acclaimed cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg
Inner World With Michele Bernhardt: Healing Sexual Trauma (Episode #1202H)
KQED Life: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
Major insights are emerging from new ways of helping rape survivors heal and Michele says what's being learned can help us all deal with the difficult times in our lives. Help From Others - Two top trauma experts - Dr. James Doty of Stanford University and Dr. James Gordon of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine - talk about why it's so beneficial to reach out for help when dealing with a trauma large or small. Detox Pea Soup - Sara Snow, our fresh living chef, whips up a potent pea soup that delivers great taste and holistic health benefits. Morning Routine - Brain expert Dr. James Doty shares with us a simple morning ritual that he says can bring life-changing results. Healing Moment: Mystical Valleys - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of acclaimed cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg.
Inner World with Michele Bernhardt: Trauma Overview (Episode #1201)
KQED Life: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
Injuries big and small to our mind, body and spirit are inescapable in life but we've consulted some of the leading experts in the world on this topic and discovered that it's possible to handle trauma in a way that can actually change us for the better. We'll find out how. The 'Play More' Prescription - Diane Poole Heller is an author and integrative healing expert with a memorable suggestion about boosting our happiness. Salmon Cakes Recipe - Sara Snow, a leading figure in the world of green and natural living, shows us how to make healthy salmon cakes with ingredients you probably have in your kitchen right now. Louie Schwartzberg Profile - Our Healing Moments this season will feature the spectacular nature footage of Louie Schwartzberg who's devoted his cinematic career to bringing us the secrets and the wisdom of nature. In this segment we explore his work and his philosophy. Healing Moment: Ocean Shoreline - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of Louie Schwartzberg.