Books by Center Authors
Cultural competency begins with knowing who you are.
Interactive, engaging and fun -- this workbook is filled with valuable exercises, worksheet, games and clinical strategies to help you become more culturally competent. Use this powerful tool to explore cultural communities, religion, spirituality, gender, sexuality and disability. You'll find unique activities to help you reflect on your own attitudes, prejudices, and develop new skills for working with and building rapport with diverse clients.
Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body, by Dr. Leslie Korn
This book provides clinicians with effective, time-tested tools for alleviating the destabilizing effects of traumatic events. For practitioners and students interested in integrating the insights of complementary & alternative medicine and 21st-century science.
Salish Country Cookbook, by Rudolph Ryser
Salish Country Cookbook seeks to make ancient food knowledge available to Salish peoples who have
forgotten and for non-Salish peoples who wish to learn. More than 80 recipes are included.
Click here to read a review of the Salish Country Cookbook in Indian Country Today.
Now available for iPad and Mac in eBook format for $9.99.
Chocolate, Chilies, and Coconuts: The Culture and Cuisine of West Mexico
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Indigenous Nations and Modern States: The Political Emergence of Nations Challenging State Power, by Rudolph C. Ryser
Exploring the connection between nutrition and mental wellness so therapists can provide more effective, integrated treatment.
A major component of a client’s clinical profile is diet, which can greatly influence mental well-being. For example, dietary changes can alleviate anxious and depressive symptoms. But few therapists have any nutrition training and many don’t know where to begin. This book provides an essential introductory primer.
Preventing and Treating Diabetes Naturally, The Native Way, by Dr. Leslie Korn and Dr. Rudolph Ryser
This multimedia course presents the state-of-the-art integration for the prevention and treatment of diabetes, naturally. A comprehensive, 218 page PDF eBook details prevention and therapeutic protocols.
Medicines of the Jungle: Western Mexico, by Leslie Korn
This plant medicine "chapbook" (a one-chapter book) documents just a few of the plant medicines commonly used by people living in the Comunidad Indigena de Chacala.
This full-color book in Spanish and English was written in collaboration with Leslie Korn's friends and colleagues in Yelapa, Cabo Corrientes. Sales from the book support the Cabo Corrientes Medical Massage project, which brings free therapy to the region.
Now available as eBook for iPad and Kindle for $7.99 or as a hard copy at the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens. Bulk Copies available for purchase as a tax deductible donation in the USA.
Aymara Indian Perspectives on Development in the Andes, by Amy Eisenberg