Mental attitudes and emotions are important elements in overall health and should be considered when treating illness and disease. Bastyr counselors focus on the connections between emotional, spiritual and physical health. They offer support for those dealing with work-related stress, relationship issues, life transitions and health problems, particularly chronic health problems.
Dr. Armand supervises counseling students in Team Care at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. She also works at her own private practice as a transpersonal psychologist, clinical mental health counselor, and yoga therapist.
Dr. Clay, chair of the Bastyr University Department of Counseling and Health Psychology, has significant experience as a licensed psychologist, teacher and university leader. She is a clinical supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
As a long-time student of tai chi and Eastern philosophy, Dr. Davis follows the path of lifelong learning with a beginner's mind. Dr. Davis works with students and clients in similar ways, treating each experience as individual, ephemeral and sacred.
Dr. Farmer is a clinical supervisor for counseling at Bastyr Center for Natural Health and is the director of clinical training for the Master of Science in Nutrition and Clinical Health Psychology program.
Dr. Rosen's clinical interests include the application of cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based interventions for treatment of anxiety, depression, habit disorders, stress-related conditions and optimal performance.
Dr. Smith's clinical interests include psychosynthesis, spiritual psychologies, anxiety, depression, meditation, career counseling and life-purpose work.