Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAC, is regarded as a leading expert in natural treatments for mental health. Dr. Peter Bongiorno is co-director of InnerSource Natural Health and Acupuncture, a premier Northeast naturopathic clinic, with thriving practices in New York City and Long Island. Specializing in emotional and mental health, Dr. Bongiorno researched at the National Institute of Health, in the National Institute of Mental Health’s department of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, and Yale’s department of pharmacology before training at Bastyr University in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture. He is president of the NY Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Dr. Bongiorno lectures extensively to both physicians and the public about integrative and natural medicine care. He is a major contributor to the Textbook of Natural Medicine (Elsevier), in 2010 he authored Healing Depression (CCNM press), the first comprehensive textbook designed to teach physicians the science and art of natural medicine for mood support. He has authored How Come They’re Happy and I’m Not (Red Wheel/Conari Press), Holistic Solutions for Anxiety and Depression (Norton) and Put Anxiety Behind You: The Complete Drug Free Program (Red Wheel/Conari Press).