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Unstuck: Your Guide To The Seven-Stage Journey Out Of Depression

Airs Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 10 a.m. on KPBS TV

Credit: KPBS

Above: Dr. James Gordon live in the KPBS studio for the taping of "Unstuck."

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James S. Gordon, MD, a Harvard educated psychiatrist, is a world–renowned expert in using mind–body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma. Get updates on Dr. James Gordon's work.

"UNSTUCK" is hosted by Dr. James Gordon, a Harvard educated psychiatrist and one of the world’s leading experts in mind-body medicine. Dr. Gordon is a Clinical Professor at Georgetown Medical School and the Director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, DC. For ten years, he was a research psychiatrist at the National Institute of Mental Health and he also served as Chairman of the White House Commission on Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Policy.

The "UNSTUCK" television program will take viewers on a seven-step journey to a healthier and happier life. It will help people who are suffering from anxiety, stress and low-grade dissatisfaction with their lives as well as the millions of Americans who are diagnosed with clinical depression.

Dr. Gordon has helped thousands of patients over the past 35 years and developed his "UNSTUCK" approach by working closely with the great physicians and researchers of our time. He has also studied with traditional healers from India, Tibet, Africa, China and the Americas. His "UNSTUCK" approach marries modern science with the perennial wisdom of the world’s great psychological and spiritual traditions.

Viewers will learn specific strategies that can help them reduce their stress and improve their moods. They will change their attitudes, their biology, their relationships and their lives in profound and enriching ways. Dr. Gordon will explain a variety of mental, physical and emotional techniques including:

• Clinically tested experiments with words, images, drawings, movement and yoga that help mobilize your body.

• Detailed, practical plans for using food and supplements to balance your physical and mental functioning.

• Simple, effective meditations that can enhance the biology of your brain and body.

• Ways to make the world’s spiritual wisdom and practices a part of your healing journey.

"UNSTUCK" will help viewers feel more optimistic and energetic and far more in control of their lives.

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Preview: UNSTUCK With Dr. James Gordon

Dr. James Gordon, a Harvard-educated psychiatrist and one of the world's leading experts in mind-body medicine, takes viewers on a seven-step journey to a healthier and happier life in his new PBS special "UNSTUCK." Marrying modern science with the wisdom of the world's great psychological and spiritual traditions, Dr. Gordon's "unstuck" approach will help people who are suffering from anxiety, stress and low-grade dissatisfaction with their lives, as well as the millions of Americans diagnosed with clinical depression.

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