Discover natural, safe & effective alternatives to psychiatric drugs

If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, insomnia, irritability, grief or loss, addictive behaviors, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, or any other emotional issues, you can get real help through a customized plan.

People who have had strokes or head injuries may find that neurofeedback training will improve their functioning substantially-see below.

I help people get their lives back.

Back from the Brink of TBI

In the spring of 2012, Dr. Lartin’s 21 year old son Brian was hit by a car that ran a stop sign. 

Brian was riding a motorcycle and wearing a helmet, and he suffered life threatening injuries, most critically a traumatic brain injury (TBI.) 

This 5 minute video summarizes the use of NeurOptimal in helping Brian recover his cognitive and physical capabilities.

My latest articles

Becoming My Own Mother

The cultural ambivalence we see every Mothers Day about whether to celebrate this made up holiday (aren’t they all?) is probably a good reflection of the inherent ambivalence we humans have about mothers, mothering, being a mother, relating to our mothers, the whole deal.

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POSTED BY Joan-Marie Lartin ON MAY 8, 2016

Holistic Approaches to Managing Depression

by Erin Lehn

Reprinted with permission from Natural Awakenings of South Central PA, October, 2015

According to an report, an estimated 8 percent of Americans suffer from depression. “There are depressing, oppressive events that can happen in a person’s life. Depression is a natural consequence of experiencing sustained stress, loss, mistreatment, physical trauma or serious illness.

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Serotonin Deficiency: A Root Cause of Your Depression Symptoms?

Is “serotonin deficiency” the underlying cause of your depression symptoms – feelings of pessimism, sadness, distrust, hopelessness or anxiety? If so, discover how you can reverse serotonin deficiency with a natural supplement.

Serotonin is an important chemical that helps relay signals from one area of the brain to the other. It plays a key role in psychological functions and is responsible for a feeling of calmness and well-being. Of the approximately 40 million brain cells, most are influenced either directly or indirectly by serotonin. This includes brain cells related to sleep, memory, learning, temperament, appetite and social behavior.

Read more at Natural Health Advisory Institute...

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POSTED BY Joan-Marie Lartin ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

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Joan-Marie Lartin, PhD, RN
Centers for Personal Transformation

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