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April 6, 2023

A Holistic Psychiatrist’s Approach To Anxiety

with podcast guest

Ellen Vora


Ellen Vora, MD is a holistic psychiatrist, acupuncturist, and yoga teacher who takes a functional medicine approach to mental health—considering the whole person and addressing imbalance at the root. Dr. Vora received her B.A. from Yale University and her M.D. from Columbia University, and she is board-certified in psychiatry and integrative holistic medicine. She is the author of The Anatomy of Anxiety.

In this episode, we talk about how a holistic psychiatrist helps patients, what’s the difference between the holistic and conventional approach, how to distinguish between false and true anxiety, how the phases of our menstrual cycles impact our anxiety, and so much more! You’re going to love Ellen’s unique approach to anxiety which is just a sneak peek into what’s in store for you when you buy her book!

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  • How Ellen defines the term “holistic psychiatrist”
  • Why Ellen enjoys treating anxiety and the inspiration behind The Anatomy of Anxiety
  • The holistic versus Western medicine approach
  • Putting psych meds in perspective as part of a wider approach
  • False anxiety versus true anxiety
  • How the phases of the menstrual cycle affect anxiety
  • Ellen’s insights on PMDD
  • How many aspects of modern society negatively impact our mental health
  • The philosophical side of the anxiety epidemic raging across the country
  • The work Ellen does with her patients
  • The many-layered role of psychedelics and our mental health


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