The International Integrative Mental Health Conference (IIMHC) - A Chinese Medicine based event

Welcome to the inaugural launch of the month long online conference on Mental Health and Emotional Empowerment. This is a Chinese medicine based event with the theme of the month being - ‘Emotional Trauma’

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Learn from World-Class Practitioners

Our speakers are key persons of influence leading the field in the area of emotional health and mental wellbeing

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Latest & Cutting-Edge Integrative Education

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Learn classical, integrative and the latest insights and knowledge on all things mental health and emotional wellbeing

welcome to The International Integrative Mental Health Conference (IIMHC)

Welcome to IIMHC

Welcome to the IIMHC. The inaugural launch of a month-long online symposium on mental health and emotional empowerment. An event catered for health professionals who are interested in learning, refining and understanding the depth of the human psyche and the principles of human behaviour and self-development. A place that gathers industry leaders from different cultures and walks of life sharing their wisdom, clinical experience and integrative knowledge and whom are at the forefront of both classical and modern understanding of mental health, emotional trauma and personal empowerment. There is a strong focus on integrative work bridging the gap between classical and modern view on mental health and emotions.


Welcome To IIMHC Sohial Farzam

Sohial Farzam, Founder

“Introduction and Welcome - Video Recording sent to all registrants”

Friday 1st Oct 2021 at 8:00am AEST (Thursday 30th Sept 2021 at 6pm EST)

Lonny Jarrett Speeker week 1

Lonny Jarrett

“The Wholeness in our Wounds: Healing and the Authentic Self”.

Sunday 3rd Oct 2021 at 8am AEST (Saturday 2nd Oct 2021 at 5pm EST)

Brooklyn Simmons Speeker week 1

Brandt Stickley

“Differentiating Spiritual Emergency from Mental Health Crisis”

Saturday 2nd Oct 2021 at 8am AEST (Friday 1st Oct 2021 at 6pm EST)


DR Tianjun Wang Speaker week 2

Wang Tianjun

“Scalp Acupuncture for Emotional Trauma”

Wednesday 6th Oct 2021 at 7pm AEST (Wednesday 6th Oct 2021 at 9am London Time)

Randine Lewis Speaker week 2

Randine Lewis

“Working with the trauma of fertility - how unfulfilled desires can stagnate the qi and close off the heart.”

Saturday 9th October 2021 at 8am AEST (Friday 8th Oct 2021 at 5pm EST)

Lorie Dechar speaker week 2

Lorie Dechar

“Acupuncture at the Edge: Supporting Psycho-emotional Resilience at a Time of Planetary Crisis"

Sunday 10th October 2021 at 8am AEST (Saturday 9th October at 5pm EST)


Rebecca Avern speaker week 3

Rebecca Avern

“The impact of emotional trauma on children and how acupuncture can help”.

Wednesday 13th Oct 2021 at 7pm AEST (Wednesday 13th Oct 2021 at 9am London Time

Ross Rosen speaker week 3

Ross Rosen

“Existential Crises: Heart Shock and Trauma as a Potential for Evolution ”.

Saturday 16th Oct 2021 at 8am (Friday 15th October at 5pm EST)

Ivan Zavala speaker week 3

Ivan Zavala

“The Breakdown of the 5 Spirits...An Analysis Through The Pulse”

Sunday 17th Oct 2021 at 10am AEST (Saturday 16th Oct 2021 at 7pm EST, 12am London Time)


Jonathan Shubs speaker week 4

Jonathan Shubs

“The Harmony in the natural fluctuations of emotional expression”

Wednesday 20th Oct 2021 at 7pm AEST (Wed 20/10 at 4am EST, 9am London Time)

Heiner Fruehauf speaker week 4

Heiner Fruehauf

“All Disease Comes from the Heart: Emotional Archetypes and Emotional Release Modalities in Chinese Medicine”

Saturday 23rd Oct 2021 at 8am (Frid 22/10/21 at 5pm EST, 2pm PST)

Sohial Farzam speaker week 4

Sohial Farzam

“The 8 Extraordinary Vessels and their Impact on Behaviour in Emotional Trauma”

Sunday 24th Oct 2021 at 8am AEST, Sat 23/10/21 at 5pm EST, 2pm PST)

BONUS...LIVE ROUND TABLE SESSION Sunday 31st Oct 2021 at 11:30AM AEST


Heiner Fruehauf

Lorie Dechar

Lonny Jarrett

and last but certainly not least...

With Special Guest Speaker

Ross Rosen Special Guest

Ross Rosen

Dr. Gabor Mate

Gabor Maté (pronounced GAH-bor MAH-tay) is a retired physician who, after 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience, worked for over a decade in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side with patients challenged by drug addiction and mental illness. The bestselling author of four books published in twenty-seven languages, Gabor is an internationally renowned speaker highly sought after for his expertise on addiction, trauma, childhood development, and the relationship of stress and illness. His book on addiction received the Hubert Evans Prize for literary non-fiction. For his groundbreaking medical work and writing he has been awarded the Order of Canada, his country’s highest civilian distinction, and the Civic Merit Award from his hometown, Vancouver. His books include In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction; When the Body Says No; The Cost of Hidden Stress; Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder; and (with Gordon Neufeld) Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers. To learn more, join his e-news here:


Title of Presentation

“The Hungry Ghost: A Bio-Psychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism”

Date of Presentation

Sunday 31st Oct 2021 at 7:30am AEST, (Sat 30/10/21 at 1:30pm PST, 4:30pm EST)