This university is designed to give tools to people to aid in restoring them back to a baseline they feel comfortable with that helps integrate them back to a healthy life style. 

Learning to Cook Healthy

Learning to Cook Healthy

These are recorded sessions with a registered dietitian that is going over how to cook with keeping health and wellness in your stomach. 

VISN 9 Basics in Clinical Hypnosis

VISN 9 Basics in Clinical Hypnosis

An eight-week skill based clinical hypnotherapy education program designed to support the VHA clinician within a healthcare team who works with patients from various services. The Basic Hypnotherapy Skills Course is solely online and meets the basic requirements of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis for beginning level training.  This knowledge-based course teaches clinicians brief, but effective evidenced based hypnotherapy interventions that can be integrated with other modalities.

The course is presented in a way that motivates leaners, maintains their attention, is relevant to their professional goals, and includes hands-on experiences to apply the skills there are learning.  The training sessions are broken down into short, engaging 20-minute segments, provide exercises that appeal to a variety of learning styles and follow-up with 1.5 hour live webinars.


Battlefield Acupuncture

Battlefield Acupuncture

The purpose of this course is to train physicians and healthcare providers the technique of battlefield acupuncture (BFA). BFA is a single, limited ear acupuncture technique developed as an effective pain relief with minimal adverse effects. BFA is a rapid, safe, portable, accessible method for pain relief and is deployable in all medical environments. BFA does not replace standard medical care for war-related injuries but offers an alternative for pain relief for acute or chronic conditions that may reduce the need for opioid medications. The outcome of this training is to promote optimal care delivery to Veterans by providing safe alternatives in the management of pain

Hypnosis for Weight Management

Hypnosis for Weight Management

Hypnosis, also referred to as hypnotherapy or hypnotic suggestion, is a trance-like state in which you have heightened focus and concentration.

Guided Imagery

Guided Imagery

Guided imagery is a focused practice that involves each of the five senses to ignite positive healing messages throughout the mind and body

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

Progressive muscle relaxation is based upon the simple practice of tensing, or tightening, one muscle group at a time followed by a relaxation phase with release of the tension

HeartMath® Resilience Advantage™ Course

HeartMath® Resilience Advantage™ Course

Still in Development


The Resilience Advantage course teaches practical day-to-day applications that elevate our life experience, adding heart qualities of care, courage, focus, gratitude, dignity and kindness. These same tools provide much needed emotional and mental strength required when facing defeat, resignation, fear, anxiety, frustration and others of today’s challenges.


Guidelines for Better Sleep

Guidelines for Better Sleep

Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, reduced muscle activity and inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles during rapid eye movement sleep, and reduced interactions with surroundings.

Self Massage for Tension and Stress Relief

Self Massage for Tension and Stress Relief

Massage is the manipulation of the body's soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutrition the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth