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2021 Insights and Events Highlights

Over 50 Educational Programs


Prevent Autoimmune Damage Making You Sick and Tired

Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

KnoWEwell Chief Health Officer


Following years of research, autoimmunity expert and author Dr. Tom O'Bryan has discovered that autoimmunity is a spectrum that goes undiagnosed and is the cause of weight gain, fatigue, brain and mood problems. Join him to find out how autoimmune conditions can be reversed.

Lifestyle and Environmental Factors Affecting Our Health

Madiha Saeed, MD, ABIHM

KnoWEwell Director of Education

Founder, HolisticMomMD

KnoWEwell Director of Education, Dr. Madiha Saeed, and founder and CEO, Kimberly Whittle, sit down to discuss how chronic disease is impacted by lifestyle and environmental factors, and what KnoWEwell is doing to confront the crisis of chronic disease.

The Secret of Solving Sleep for Better Health

Amy Dayries-Ling, DMD, FAIHM, AIAOMT

KnoWEwell Health and Well-Being Advisor

Sleep is elusive for some, yet it is a critical element of good health. Join this lively discussion about the causes of poor sleep and cures for the insomniac. Featuring our Director of Knowledge and Education, Dr. Madiha Saeed, and our Health and Well-Being advisor, Dr. Amy Dayries-Ling.


Where Mental Health Meets Brain Health

Elena Villanueva "Dr. V", DC

Chief Integrative Health Coach and Brain Health Specialist

Modern Holistic Health

Dr. Elena Villanueva helps address underlying causes of mental health disorders as a crusader for educating public and health professionals about brain health. With Dr. Tom O'Bryan, Dr. V. discusses how to diagnose and reverse brain health conditions.


Achieving Resilience in Challenging Times

Christopher Willard, PsyD

Lecturer on Psychiatry

Author, Raising Resilience

Harvard Medical School Faculty

Harvard Medical School Faculty member Christopher Willard, PsyD explores the foundations of post-traumatic growth, looking to spirituality and neuroscience as we discover and explore mindfulness-based tools that have boosted human resilience in the face of adversity for generations.


Healing the Heartbreak of Psoriasis

Lorraine Maita, MD

KnoWEwell Health and Well-Being Advisor

President, Vibrance for Life

Psoriasis causes the immune system to overreact, causing inflammation, leading to a buildup skin cells on the surface creating uncomfortable scaling and dryness. Dr. Madiha Saeed sits with Dr. Lorraine Maita to discuss holistic treatments and lifestyle changes for this autoimmune malfunction.


The Amen Clinics Approach to Mental Health

John "Jay" A. Faber, MD, ABAARM

Clinical and Forensic Psychiatrist

Amen Clinics

Mental health is subject to a wide range of challenges and conditions, from behavioral to cognitive, emotional, and learning. Dr. Jay Faber from Amen Clinics explains the philosophy and strategy of the company founded by neuroscientist Daniel Amen over 30 years ago.


Sound Medicine:

How Sound Can Cure

Elizabeth W. Krasnoff, PhD, MIM

Intuitive Counselor | Sound Practitioner

California Institute of Integral Studies

Learn about the science behind using audible vibration to reduce stress and illness to break bad habits from the founder of Sound Medicine®, Elizabeth Krasnoff, a certified energy healer. Dr. Krasnoff explains how it works to KnoWEwell's Director of Education, Dr. Madiha Saeed.


Treating MS with Integrative and Functional Medicine

Noelle Desantis, MS, RDN, CDN

Neurological & Regenerative Nutrition

Buffalo Nutrition and Dietetics

Multiple Sclerosis causes pain, fatigue, lack of coordination, and other debilitating symptoms. Integrative and functional medicine dietician and author Noelle DeSantis discusses how diet can heal MS and other autoimmune conditions, leading to an improved quality of life.


Your Child's Rare-Disease Diagnosis

Cynthia Isaksen

Principal at Jardine Academy 

Heidi Geissel

School Social Worker

It can be frightening for a parent to find out their child has a rare disease. School principal Cynthia Isaksen and school social worker Heidi Geissel join us for an informative talk on how to navigate this uncertain time.


Treating Mental Health in Children

Roseann Capanna-Hodge, Ed.D., LPC, BCN, LLC

Founder, Global Institute of Children's Mental Health

Trailblazing pediatric mental health psychologist Roseann Capanna-Hodge joins HolisticMomMD Dr. Madiha Saeed to share assessment and treatment options for children with OCD or PANS/PANDAS that she has used at her practice. 


Children's Eye Health and Safety

Marc Grossman, O.D., LA.c

Founder, Natural

Author of "Natural Eye Care, Your Guide to Healthy Eyes and Healing"

As a child's eyesight develops, good nutrition, preventative eye care, and a healthy lifestyle play a key role. Integrative eye care pioneer Dr. Marc Grossman discusses vision concerns for children,  and conditions that may affect them.


Mindfulness for Stress and Anxiety

Sue Miller

Certified Mindfulness Coordinator

Far Hills Country Day School

Learn mindfulness techniques to train your brain to be more focused and less anxious. Certified mindfulness instructor Sue Miller will explain the neuroscience behind mindfulness to help with PTSD, ADHD, and other disorders.


How to Prevent Chronic Tension and Pain

Cecile Raynor, AMSAT

Alexander Technique Teacher, Yoga Practitioner and Trainer

Cecile Raynor, author of The Wise Way to Yoga, introduces viewers to ways to prevent and relieve chronic pain in our everyday activities and guides us through demonstrations that will help us understand how our bodies work.


The Secrets of "Forest Bathing"

Suzanne Bartlett-Hackenmiller, MD, FACOG, FABOIM

Author, Speaker, Medical Advisor

"Forest Bathing" is a Japanese term meaning guided mindful nature practice. Join Dr. Suzanne Bartlett-Hackenmiller, as she demonstrates how to forest bathe and explains the science and benefits behind this nature therapy.


Live from India: Global Healing Approaches for Enhancing Your Immune System Capabilities

Bridging Self Care and Comprehensive Pain Management in Program and Payment Designs

Tuesdays with Dr. Tom O'Bryan: 

Gluten -  A 5 Part Educational Series

In collaboration with our partners the Celiac Society of India, experience 9 hours of learning with global experts about your immune system and natural ways to heal through physical, mental, and spiritual approaches.

The Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management holds a panel discussion with multi-disciplinary experts on integrating integrative care and strategies for pain management into existing mainstream care and insurance models.

Join KnoWEwell's Chief Health Officer, and international celiac expert, Dr. Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN, and founder of, for an educational 5-part series on Gluten, its symptoms, and how to move into a Gluten-free lifestyle.


The Unique Challenges of Mental Healthcare for Asian Americans

Mental health issues for Asian Americans have skyrocketed since the onset of the pandemic, amid the rise of anti-Asian discrimination and hate crimes. 

The Need for More Education as the Supplement Market Expands

Insights from Collaborative Partner TRC, record use of dietary supplements has not been matched by the oversight of the market. Some industry leaders have stepped up with trusted evidence-based resources to address the knowledge gap.

Dr. Larry Dossey Discusses

The Healing Power of Prayer

In an exclusive conversation with KnoWEwell, Dr. Larry Dossey, discusses the importance of prayer as a complement to medicine in the healing process. 


How Employee Wellness Programs are Evolving in the Pandemic Era

The new normal that has emerged from the global health crisis is revolutionizing the workplace. Employees are beginning to expect more assistance from employers as they navigate the new stresses and concerns of  post-pandemic work life.


Dismantling Health Inequality

for Black Americans

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new urgency to the crisis of racial health disparities as the result of systemic inequities, not only in healthcare, but across economic, housing, and social systems.


Managing the Surge in

Parkinson's Disease

First described as a condition in 1817 by Dr. James Parkinson, Parkinson's disease was considered a rare disorder for most of its history. The modern era has seen an explosion in rates and it is now the world's fastest-growing neurological disorder.


Regenerative Healthcare

Healing our Planet

KnoWEwell sat down with Jeff Tkatch, the Chief Impact Officer of organic farming pioneer Rodale Institute, to discuss regenerative healthcare and the critical connection between food and health.


Childhood Obesity:

Thinking Outside the Lunchbox

The epidemic of childhood obesity in the US is worsening. Expert in the field Jyl Steinback believes the solution lies in multidisciplinary health and wellness education for our youth.


The Connection Between Children's Oral Health and Whole Health

Integrative dental health expert and KnoWEwell Health and Well-Being advisor Dr. Amy Dayries-Ling shares her 25 years of personal and professional practice experience and research.


A New Path to Conquering

Crohns and Colitis

A diagnosis of an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, can bring fears for a lifetime of gastrointestinal symptoms. There is evidence that a combination of therapies can help make it manageable.


Thyroid Disease:

Getting to the Root of the Problem

Thyroid problems affect tens of millions of people worldwide, including more than 20 million Americans. Functional medicine or naturopathic practitioners take a whole-person approach to treatment, seeking to find and address the root causes.


Dr. Tom O'Bryan Discusses

Healing From Autoimmunity

KnoWEwell Chief Health Officer, Dr. Tom O'Bryan discusses how reducing the prevalence of autoimmunity seems to come down to education and putting into practice what research reveals is the key to attaining and maintaining good health.


My Journey from Trauma

and Abuse to Healing

Integrative health and well-being coach Leah Martinson tells the inspirational story of her journey from childhood abuse and trauma to reclaiming love for herself and life through mind-body practices, functional medicine, and other healing modalities.


Lung Cancer: A Personal Story

A diagnosis of advanced-stage lung cancer three years ago terrified Brooke Goode, the editor of KnoWEwell. Thanks to her collaborative medical team, complementary and integrative health strategies for pain and anxiety, and the love and support of family and friends, she is in recovery. 


Pallister Killian Syndrome: An Often Undiagnosed Rare Genetic Disease

Pallister Killian syndrome is a little-understood, often undiagnosed genetic disorder with wide-ranging consequences for families. To mark Rare Disease Day, KnoWEwell took an in-depth look at the challenges PKS presents and the love and joy that special needs children generate. 



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