Leena Guptha, PCOM’s Academic Dean of Online Education, Published in Psychology Today on “Peak Performance”

Peak performance–the drive to become your most optimal self–has become a focus point of the vast $9.9 billion self-improvement industry over the past few years. Just one aspect of peak performance, health coaching, has emerged as a significant portion of that industry, to the tune of $6 billion and growing. Peak performance isn’t just for athletes, however: “In …

Jonny Pietrunti, PCOM-NY Director of Clinical Services, Interviewed on Sports Massage by Massage Magazine

September 20, 2018 In a recent Massage Magazine article, Jonny Pietrunti, LMT, CSCS, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-New York’s Director of Clinical Services, was interviewed on sports massage. Pietrunti explains the benefits of sports massage and how it works: “Due to the repetitive nature of some sports, many of my clients develop limitations in range of motion,” says Pietrunti. …

Kiera Nagle, PCOM-NY Massage Therapy Program Director, on the Benefits of Prenatal Massage for Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

A prenatal massage always sounds nice, but what are the health benefits it can have on my pregnancy and beyond? According to Kiera Nagle, Massage Therapy Program Director for Pacific College’s New York campus: almost too many to count! From decreasing swelling and nausea to promoting relaxation and sleep, massage therapy is excellent for both the …

Belinda Anderson, PCOM-NY’s Academic Dean, Appointed to NIH National Advisory Council for Complimentary and Integrative Health

The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is delighted to announce that Belinda Anderson, PhD, LAc, and Academic Dean of PCOM, New York has been appointed to the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health. The Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH) nominated Anderson for this position as she is both an ACIH Research Working …

Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, Cited on Anxiety-Reducing Habits by Romper

Anxiety and stress is a constant for many in today’s relentlessly fast-paced world. There are few among us who can’t make use of a few tools to reduce anxiety. One of those methods is positive affirmations: simple messages with optimistic messages that gain power through repetition–similar to mantras in some ways. Leena Guptha, DO, PCOM-San Diego’s …

Facial Acupuncture with Dr. Greg Lane, PCOM Dean of Graduate Faculty

July 5, 2018 Dr. Greg Lane, DACM, Pacific College’s Dean of Graduate Faculty, was recently interviewed by Wendy Gould for “Everything You Need to Know About Facial Acupuncture” on The Klog, a blog devoted to Korean culture and beauty trends. Dr. Lane, along with Julie Von, a Manhattan-based holistic and fertility doctor, introduced Gould to …

7 Tips for Becoming More Mindful with Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies

Mindfulness is a common topic recently, but it can be difficult to make time for. In an article for Psychology Today, Leena Guptha, DO, PCOM-San Diego’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, introduces seven techniques you can use in your life to become more mindful. “Bring it to whatever activity you are engaged in, whatever mood you are …

Bill Helm, PCOM-SD Faculty, Published on AlternativeMedicine on “Cancer-Related Therapies That Belong in the Mainstream”

Bill Helm, who teaches qigoing, tui na, taiji, and Taoist philosophy at PCOM-SD, was published on AlternativeMedicine.com on complementary and alternative therapies related to cancer that belong in the mainstream, such as massage therapy, acupuncture, and meditation. “We as medical professionals can—and should—be doing more for patients undergoing treatment for cancer and experiencing pain as a …

Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, Featured in Psychology Today on Self-Affirmations

Freud’s theory of the mind describes the conscious segment as only the tip of the mental iceberg. The unconscious makes up the vast majority of the mind, lurking beneath our awareness. The article “To Affirm or Not Affirm?”, published by Psychology Today and written by Leena Guptha, DO, PCOM-San Diego’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, uses this concept as a jumping-off …

Natural Awakenings Interviews Brendan Mattson, Academic Dean, on Doctoral Program

In a recent article, Natural Awakenings, a publication out of Chicago, interviewed Brendan Mattson, PCOM alumnus and Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, on PCOM’s students and doctoral program. The feature covered Brendan’s background, what draws students to PCOM, what they were doing before they came here, and where they go once they’ve completed their education. Brendan also …