Finding the Truth In a World of Lies

January 24, 2018

EP 15: Finding the Truth In a World of Lies with Dr. Kelly Brogan

This woman blows my mind. Kelly Brogan is the real deal. She is motivated by the truth. Her truth. Your truth. The truth about medications. Wellness. Food. And the capital T Truth. She uncovers the truth + shares it with us readily. A fierce truth-teller. She gets to the bottom of what is truly beneficial for us - and what is not.⠀

And our podcast episode with her? It's the episode e-v-e-r-y-o-n-e should listen to, and immediately after, should send to everyone they know. Seriously.⠀

End the episode feeling empowered with your mental + physical health + totally driven to trail-blaze your own uniquely tailored path to wellness with personal research, truth-telling + natural modalities.



  • Kelly's path as a psychiatrist and why she no longer prescribes medications
  • How sadness is a symptom of something deeper 
  • How & why to effectively taper
  • The dangers of the birth control pill & healthy alternatives 
  • How medications can suppress the root cause of health issues and lead to further complications 
  • Illness as an intelligent response of the body
  • Why children getting sick is essential for their brain development
  • The risks of mamograms & a healthy alternative
  • How her mentor used special protocols to heal chronic illness 
  • Wellness benefits of energetic practices like Qi Gong
  • How to feel empowered in your health & happiness
  • Redefining feminism, dissolving a broken system & envisioning a new system 
  • How to allow things to fall apart, while focusing on our own personal healing
  • The future and expansion of energy medicine & ancient technologies

Kelly Brogan, is a Manhattan-based holistic women’s health psychiatrist, author of the NY Times Bestselling book,A Mind of Your Own, and co-editor of the landmark textbook,Integrative Therapies for Depression. She completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at NYU Medical Center after graduating from Cornell University Medical College, and has a B.S. from MIT in Systems Neuroscience. She is board certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and integrative holistic medicine, and is specialized in a root-cause resolution approach to psychiatric syndromes and symptoms.

Dr. Brogan is on the board of GreenMedInfo, Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation, Functional Medicine University, Pathways to Family Wellness, NYS Perinatal Association, Mindd Foundation, SXSW Wellness, and the peer-reviewed, indexed journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. She is Medical Director for Fearless Parent and a founding member of Health Freedom Action. She is a certified KRI Kundalini Yoga teacher and a mother of two.

Like This Episode?

Check out Unpacking the Mystery with Dr. Kelly Brogan 


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Happy listening, 

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