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Dr. Calderón is board certified in psychiatry and addiction medicine, with an additional certification in mind-body medicine. He offers a number of services and programs through Mindful Psychiatry, and through the Mindful Living Program. He also hosts a weekly radio show, Whole Body Mental Health Radio on New Orleans WHIV FM at 102.3 or whivfm.org.
Mindful Psychiatry is an integrative psychiatric practice that uses modern biomedicine, psychotherapy, and mind-body practices to treat psychiatric conditions and addictions, to promote wellness, and to reduce stress. Through Mindful Psychiatry, Dr. Calderón seeks to help people heal, recover, and live to their fullest potential. He offers individual and group psychotherapy for general psychiatry and addictions, medication management, including Suboxone and other substance abuse treatments, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), functional medicine and other physiological screenings, clinical and forensic evaluations, and professional consultations on addiction medicine, with services in English and Spanish.
Through the Mindful Living Program©, Dr. Calderón also offers wellness and stress reduction groups, educational and professional training workshops, and corporate wellness consultations.
Every Wednesday at 7pm CDT, Dr. Calderón hosts Whole Body Mental Health Radio, with co-host William Arendell, LCSW, a show that aims to broaden the discussion about mental health. Each week features a conversation with a thought-provoking guest speaker, with topics ranging from genetics and the gut-brain connection, to psychology and psychotherapy, recovery trends, pharmacology, mind-body-medicine, mindfulness, community health, public policy, cross-cultural psychiatry, managed care, and the environment. WHIV radio is dedicated to human rights, social justice, and public health.
Mindful living involves us all. In the caring for others, we care for ourselves, as we are all interconnected and depend on one another. Mindful Psychiatry supports our community through donations and public service.
Great news! As of July 2017, we are excited to welcome frequent guest speaker, William Arendell, LCSW, as a new host of Whole Body Mental Health Radio! Check out his website at http://www.arenhealth.com.
William Arendell started working with children with Attention Deficit Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder using neurofeedback and biofeedback in 1996 at the Institute for Neurobiofeedback and Barclay Family Care in Michigan. Will developed a reputation for being able to work with more difficult children, many with severe emotional problems, and adults experiencing difficulty with insomnia, depression and stress. During this time he also worked as a social worker for the Open Door in downtown Detroit with homeless who were afflicted with addiction. Will conducted a study with Oakland University and the Institute for Inner Resources which was the first to use neurofeedback to treat those afflicted with heroin and crack addiction. Will completed his masters in Social Work at Arizona State University while living part time in New Orleans. In 2005, Will came to live full-time in New Orleans before being displaced to Boston by Hurricane Katrina. While in Boston, Will worked at Women’s Hope, an addiction treatment center for women, and also conducted stress reduction workshops for hospitals and mental health workers. In January 2006, Will returned to New Orleans and took a position at Bridge House, one of the largest residential treatment centers in Louisiana. He enjoyed helping rebuild the clinical program at the treatment center after Hurricane Katrina and became their clinical director. Will left Bridge House and once again began to work with children with severe behavioral problems alongside teachers and adults having difficulties with anxiety and sleep. Will currently works in private practice in New Orleans. Will also conducts training for beginners and advanced students who want to learn stage hypnosis.