Daniel Kalish, D.C., is a pioneer, having developed his own clinical model of functional medicine, which he now teaches to health care practitioners. The Kalish Method training seminar, a mentorship program in functional medicine, is a webinar-based training program founded on over eighteen years of clinical results from working with thousands of patients. Dr. Kalish teaches a logical sequence of therapeutic programs using the best lab tests available and focuses on how to communicate effectively with patients to correct chronic health conditions, and, importantly, how to build a thriving practice. Dr. Kalish was recently invited to participate in the One Mind For Research group by the Honorable Patrick Kennedy. The first One Mind For Research conference in Boston in 2011 was a gathering of the top 200 neuroscientists in the United States, coming together to form a unified front to promote research on brain disorders. For ten years Dr. Kalish directed The Natural Path Clinic in Del Mar, California, where he coordinated a team of medical doctors, nutritionists, chiropractors, and acupuncturists. Dr. Kalish now maintains an active international phone consultation practice. In his private practice, Dr. Kalish has developed nutritional programs for a varied group of patients, over 8,000 in all, ranging from Olympic athletes to new moms. His programs are highly effective across a broad population with a variety of health complaints. Dr. Kalish received his B.A. in Physiological Psychology from Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio. He studied at the University of London and conducted research with biochemist Dr. Robin Monroe at Cambridge University. He also worked with renowned psychiatrist Dr. R.D. Lang utilizing drug-free treatments for schizophrenics. Dr. Kalish spent two years in monastic training in Asia. He lived at a Zen monastery in Japan, where he studied organic farming, Zen meditation, and the art of Zen archery under Harada Roshi. He also lived in a forest monastery in Thailand studying meditation and the transcription of Buddhist texts for Vipassana master Achan Buddadasa. He is a certified Alexander Technique teacher and trained for two years with Marion Rosen, founder of Rosen Method Bodywork.