New Years Resolution, Denver Psychologist Dr Justin Ross

New Year, New Daily Wellness Regimen in 3 Easy Steps

Happy New Year! So many of us are looking for a healthy start to 2017, connected to wellness and living with intention and meaning. Cultivating wellness can occur on a daily basis by focusing on 3 key, yet simple ingredients. A New Year, New Daily Wellness Regimen in 3 Easy Steps: Wake up with “I[…]

Denver Health Psychology Cooking Class with Health Full Life MD

Nutrition Class w/ Health Full Life Md

On Friday March 11, Dr. Ross will be presenting Mindfulness and Mindful Eating with Abby Bleistein, MD from Health Full Life MD. The class will take place at the Natural Grocers in Golden. Following a 45 minute presentation on mindfulness for life-long wellness, the class will then shift gears and feature hands on instruction in[…]

Denver Eating Disorders Treatment

Guide to Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating is a concept that is intended to help individuals create healthy relationships between food, mind, body and health. In practice, it may sound simplistic. However, the basic tenets are often overlooked. Significant problems with our relationship to food, maladaptive coping behaviors, eating disorders, shame/guilt about one’s appearance, and general dissatisfaction can occur when[…]

Denver Psychology

Unscientific Soccer? Health Psychology and Social Justice

…as a Western-trained psychologist, I am careful when I utilize culturally different healing practices so as not to pull them too far from their roots. What happens when we are disrespectful to the cultural roots of a healing practice? First, we deny the experience of people who believe healing to emanate from a culturally learned perspective. We also create risk that…

The Trifecta of Health

With so many articles and news stories published each and every day proclaiming the dire health of the individuals in our society, I am reminded how quickly we forget that taking care ourselves is often in our own power.  In the majority of our lives, maintaining health involves consistently making decisions for our benefit, not[…]