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Nutrition and Mental Health: What is the Connection? Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN

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Join our host Kristin Walker as she learns about focusing on Mental Health and Nutrition with Christina Veselak MA, LMFT, CN. Christina's experience and training as a Mental Health Nutritionist has led her to see how our personal biochemistry affects our mood and behavior. By practicing Mental Health Nutrition she is able to help her clients identify nutritionally based issues such as protein intake, blood sugar balance & hypoglycemia, food intolerance's and genetic issues in order to reduce depression, anxiety, insomnia, relapse, and even some psychotic symptoms. Most complex disorders have both emotional and biochemical components to them, therefore, we need to address both at the same time.

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Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN runs Garden Gate Counseling and Consulting, and The Academy for Addiction and Mental Health Nutrition in southeast Denver. She has been a licensed psychotherapist for over 30 years and has a private practice specializing in individual counseling, addiction recovery and mental health nutrition. As a mental health nutritionist, she uses food and over-the-counter supplements to support healing from depression, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue and addictive disorders. When asked, she can help people find alternatives to psychotropic medication, and will use lab testing to uncover underlying causes of many emotional and behavioral symptoms.