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Help your child thrive.

Children and teens are experiencing an unprecedented wave of adversity. And, when your child struggles with anxiety, depression, or ADHD, it can be difficult to know how to help.

That’s why we’re bringing parents an opportunity to learn about the mind-body-heart approaches that have been shown to support child mental health.

Discover simple ways to nurture your child’s resilience 


Presented by nationally-recognized leaders in the field of natural mental health, NMH Resilient Kids Summit empowers you with the safe, affordable, evidence-based strategies that can help your child thrive.

There are no live dates to plug into your calendar. Simply watch the sessions whenever they fit into your busy schedule.

Thanks to the generous support of the Minneapolis Foundation, each workshop is just $25—with proceeds benefiting Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health, PrairieCare, and the YWCA.

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Check out our free virtual panel discussions

Professional comedian, Andrew Heaton, leads our panel of experts through insightful, energizing discussions about how you can nurture whole family mental health in the age of COVID.


Tim Culbert, MD  |  Henry Emmons, MD  |  Anastasia Ristau, PhD  |  Omkar Sawardekar, MSW, LICSW


Improving Family Health and Wellness

Learn how you can nurture whole family mental health in the age of COVID-19.




Bounce Back from Disappointment & Difficulty

Support kids struggling with loss—and restore resilience in the face of the pandemic, racial inequality, and civil unrest.



Meet your NMH Resilient Kids Summit leaders


Tim Culbert, MD

A pioneering integrative pediatrician, Tim has created programs for Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and PrairieCare Medical Group. He’s also written several books for children and practitioners, including Integrative Pediatrics.

Henry Emmons, MD

A highly sought-after integrative mental health speaker and consultant, Henry has developed programs for the University of Minnesota and Allina Health. He’s also the author of four highly acclaimed books, including The Chemistry of Joy.

Anastasia Sullwold Ristau, PhD

A licensed psychologist, Anastasia oversees all PrairieCare programs and psychologists as the system’s Director of Psychotherapeutics. She also works directly with children, teens, and their parents through the PrairieCare’s Center for Integrative Mental Health.

Kevin Harrington, PhD

A licensed psychologist, Kevin has delivered resilience training with a focus on mind-body skills, nationally and internationally, to healthcare providers, schools, and families for more than 25 years.

Omkar Sawardekar, MSW, LICSW

A licensed therapist and organizational consultant with a focus on trauma, mental health, diversity, and inclusion, Omkar guides organizations in implementing approaches centered in mindfulness, intercultural-competence, and which are trauma-informed.

Carolyn Denton, MA, LN

A licensed nutritionist and respected integrative nutrition expert, Carolyn has helped patients improve their mental and physical health through mindful eating for more than 25 years. She is also the co-author of The Chemistry of Joy.

Kathy Flaminio, LGSW, MSW, E-RYT 200

A licensed social worker and certified yoga instructor, Kathy teaches yoga-based sequences for self-regulation, focus, and well-being. She’s also a Teen Resiliency Program co-author; an integrative skill-based model that supports teens with anxiety, depression, and other stress-related conditions.

Lynda Richtsmeier Cyr, PhD

An integrative clinical psychologist, consultant, and clinical director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), Lynda has successfully developed and implemented mind-body programs around the world. She’s also helped children and teens develop resiliency skills for more than 25 years.

Aimee Prasek, PhD

An integrative therapies researcher and educator, Aimee bridges the mental health and tech divide, delivering effective digital health programs that effectively reduce chronic stress, anxiety, and depression.


Join us for NMH Resilient Kids Summit — and build out your parenting skill set

When you do, you'll walk away with the actionable mind-body-heart approaches that can improve your child's wellbeing.

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Parents, just like you, trust in our integrative approach.

“Through his deep experience and study of western and eastern medicine practices, Dr. Culbert has developed a revolutionary integrative medicine practice aimed at providing adolescents with tailored treatment plans grounded in mindfulness, self-care, rest, diet, natural, as well as prescribed medications, and resiliency to manage anxiety and depression. We are eternally grateful to Dr. Culbert for his work with our son in empowering him with concrete tools to manage his anxiety which will aid him throughout his lifetime."


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