Dr. Barbara Bartlik, integrative psychiatrist and sex therapist, editor and author of Integrative Sexual Health (Weil Integrative Medicine Library, Oxford University Press), participated in a group interview organized by Purvi Tantia at the Global Mental Health Summit for Mompreneurs. Ms. Tantia is the founder of the Women of Wisdom Movement, a global movement that promotes networking among women in business and the expansion of their brands on an international scale. In this summit, Dr.Bartlik discusses how mental and sexual health play a vital role in an individual’s well-being, and in a busy mom's life. Her message is that it is important to connect intimately - even when one is stressed - as intimacy can help reduce stress and increase mutually supportive bonds with one's partner. She also discusses ways to enhance these through natural approaches, such as improved micro-nutrition via targeted use of certain nutritional supplements. Attached below is the link to view this interview, along with more information about the summit:
On Tuesday December 8, 2020, Dr. Bartlik joined a panel with colleagues and friends Ronald Hoffman, MD, CNS, FACAM, and Janet Mindes, PhD, presenting on “Maintaining Sexual Health Throughout Your Life”, based on their recent book, Integrative Sexual Health (2018) for the [Dr. Andrew] Weil Integrative Medicine Library, Oxford University Press. This event is part of an ongoing series, The Doctor Is In, at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan on the Upper West Side. These and many other excellent talks this JCC offers are free and open to the public, as
well as to JCC members. Q&A will be a feature of the panel. As many of you know, Dr. Bartlik is an integrative psychiatrist and sex therapist; Dr. Hoffman is an integrative physician and nutritional medicine specialist; Dr. Mindes is an integrative medicine research expert.
February 22, 2019
Dr. Bartlik chaired a panel in the Integrative Healthcare Symposium in New York City titled, "Doing It, Better! Integrative Medicine for Sexual Dysfunction." The panel discussed new, holistic solutions to treating sexual problems. Panelists included Geovani Espinosa, N.D., and Janet Mindes Ph.D, co-editors with Dr. Bartlik of the book "Integrative Sexual Health" in [Dr. Andrew] Weil's Integrative Medicine Library. Ronald Hoffman, MD, Integrative Medicine specialist, podcast host, and author of a chapters in the mentioned book, also participated.
Topics covered were: What’s the impact of diet on sexual performance? Are there really aphrodisiac foods? What are the best functional medicine strategies for erectile disorder/ sexual pain? Is there a place for traditional Chinese medicine, the Mediterranean diet, omega-3 fatty acids?
In order for patients to improve sexual function, they often have to first adopt a healthier lifestyle. This improves blood flow, neurological functioning, and hormonal status, all of which are needed for optimal sexual health.
Above is Dr. Bartlik pictured with Dr. David Perlmutter.
February 22, 2019
Dr. Barlik attended the IHS book signing where she signed copies of her book, "Integrative Sexual Health" in [Dr. Andrew] Weil's Integrative Medicine Library and spoke with Dr. David Perlmutter. Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author.
Dr. Perlmutter's books include the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain, The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar, with over 1 million copies in print. His other New York Times bestsellers include Brain Maker, The Grain Brain Cookbook, and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan.
At the IHS, Dr. Perlmutter received the leadership award presented annually to a pioneer whose contributions have shaped integrative healthcare and paved the way for other practitioners.
Above is Dr. Bartlik Pictured with Dr. Thomas Culleton.
March 2nd-3rd, 2019 and May 3rd-4th, 2019
Dr. Bartlik attended two Apex Energetics Seminars presented by Dr. Thomas Culleton. The first was titled, "Functional Endocrinology: Connecting New Research With Practical Applications." He discussed hormone laboratory testing methods and how to use diet, nutrition, and lifestyle strategies to support healthy endrocine function. Dr. Thomas Culleton's second seminar was on Functional Blood Chemistry. In this presentation, he focused on:
May 5th, 2019
Dr. Bartlik attended a one-day xymogen conference entitled, "Wired and Tired Summit." Speakers included:
May 7th, 2019 and May 8th, 2019
Tasted several Clean-Crafted wines from around the world curated by Scout and Cellar, while also trying BEMER Therapy.
BEMER is an electromagnetic field therapy device that improves blood flow, nourishes cells and promotes relaxation, rejuvenation, vitality, pain, traumatic brain injury, lethargy, ADHD, and insomnia.
Above is Dr. Bartlik pictured with Dr. Lisa Oz.
May 11, 2019
Dr. Bartlik Attended the Renewal Summit- an all day fun, informative, and inspiring event which allows attendees to think about renewal in all areas of life that they would like to enhance including in health, fitness, finance, among many other aspects of life. Lisa Oz, New York Times bestselling author, wellness and relationship expert, spoke about the secrets of a "healthy body, glowing beauty and positive spirits" along with panelists Karen Ballou and Dr. Daryl Gioffre.
June 25, 2019
Dr. Bartlik attended an event hosted at Mason Beljanski at which Sonia Satra, Sylvie Beljanski, and Dr. Bill Akpinar shared information and answer questions about Sweat, Movement & Cleanse. Sonia Satra is a mindset and fitness thought leader who specializes in personal transformation by integrating the mind, body, and emotion to create lasting change. Sylvie Beljanski was born in New York City after her father, Mirko Beljanski, PhD, came to New York to pursue a two-year fellowship with Nobel Prize winner, Severo Ochoa. Raised and educated in Paris, she completed her undergraduate studies at The Sorbonne before being admitted to the French Bar. In 1999, Ms. Beljanski founded The Beljanski Foundation, a registered non-profit, whose mission is to cure cancer the natural way. She recently wrote the award winning book, Winning The War On Cancer: The Epic Journey Towards A Natural Cure, which reveals a true story about natural medical research that’s a must-read. Dr. Bill Akpinar is the director of the Center for Healing in New York. He has successfully integrated Eastern and Western Medicine in his field for over 20 years. Having served as director of two major teaching hospital-based anesthesiology and pain management programs in the New York City area. Click here to learn more about their Healthy Tuesdays events.