April’s Plugged In Speaker with Dr. Lawrence Rosen spoke on the underlying psychological factors and strategies that promote resilience and themes that should resonate with each of us as we enter year two of the SARS CoV-2 pandemic. We examined why and how building inner resilience is the key to emotional and physical well-being.
Lawrence Rosen, MD is an integrative pediatrician and founder of the Whole Child Center. (https://wholechildcenter.org) He is the co-author of “Treatment Alternatives for Children,” an evidence-informed guide for parents interested in natural solutions for common childhood ailments. Dr. Rosen is appointed as Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University. Additionally, he is a founding member and former Chair of the AAP Section on Integrative Medicine, and he received the AAP’s Pioneer in Integrative Medicine award in 2015. A graduate of New York Medical College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he completed his residency and chief residency in pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Rosen received his yoga teacher certification under the guidance of Ben Wisch and Denise DeLuca and teaches yoga and meditation to medical students. He serves as Senior Advisor and Chair of the Health Advisory Board for WholeHealthED, a nonprofit devoted to bringing whole health learning to U.S. schools. Most importantly, he is happily married to the love of his life and the proud father of two amazing young adults.
- Dr. Rosen’s websites – wholechildcenter.org, lawrencerosenmd.com
- Recommended Books – Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn; Frank Sileo has written many children’s books on difficult issues.
- Other websites mentioned – k12.wholehealth.org (Kids teaching kids on how to be healthy.), NowPow.com (connecting to resources in your community)
- New York Times article he mentioned on Risk and Kids during COVID – https://www.nytimes.com/