The Mind Body Studio is a wellness and health education service of John A. Patterson MD, MSPH, FAAFP, ABIHM located in Lexington, KY. This is John’s second career after years of family medicine in Irvine KY (Estill County).
Dr. Patterson offers experiential consultations and classes for persons with stress-related chronic conditions and burnout prevention for health professionals, teachers, businesses, faith communities and non-profits- emphasizing a mindfulness-based approach to promoting resilience, managing stress, preventing burnout and cultivating compassion
Journal writing is a simple, inexpensive, convenient form of self-care. Research shows that emotionally expressive journal writing can lower high blood pressure, reduce arthritis pain, asthma severity and cancer pain, promote wound healing and enhance immune function in HIV/AIDS.