The following integrative medicine resources have been collected by The Whole Child Center for informational and educational purposes only. The Whole Child Center does not specifically endorse any information, advice or product featured on any web site listed or within any book or print resource listed.


Appetite for Life: The Thumbs-Up, No-Yucks Guide to Getting Your Kid to Be a Great Eater (Antine), 2012
Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child (Worwood), 2000
The Autism Revolution: Whole-Body Strategies for Making Life All It Can Be (Herbert), 2013
“Be the Boss of Your Body” series, (Culbert), various titles through Free Spirit Press
Choices in Healing (Lerner), 1996
Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence (Goleman, Bennett, Barlow), 2012
Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting (Kabat-Zinn), 1998
Feeding Baby Green (Greene), 2009
Fire Child, Water Child: How Understanding the Five Types of ADHD Can Help You Improve Your Child’s Self-Esteem and Attention, (Cowan), 2012
Green Baby (Marriott), 2008
Growing Up Green (Imus), 2008
Guided Imagery for Healing Children and Teens (Curran), 2001
Healthy Child, Whole Child: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Alternative Medicine to Keep Your Kids Healthy (Ditchek and Greenfield), 2001
Honoring the Medicine: The Essential Guide to Native American Healing (Cohen), 2003
How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success (Lythcott-Haims), 2015
Integrative Pediatrics (Culbert and Olness), 2009
Kitchen Table Wisdom (Remen), 1997
Last Child in the Woods (Louv), 2008
Mental Health, Naturally (Kemper), 2010
Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America (Whorton), 2002
Parenting the Whole Child, (Shannon), 2014
Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children (Thich Nhat Hanh), 2011
Raising Baby Green (Greene), 2007
Raising Healthy Children in a Toxic World (Landrigan), 2001
Simple Food for Busy Families: The Whole Life Nutrition Approach (Bessinger, Yablon-Brenner), 2009
Reiki: A Comprehensive Guide (Miles), 2008
Smart by Nature: Educating for Sustainability (Stone), 2009
The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting (Tsabary), 2016
The Gifts of Imperfection (Brown), 2010
The Holistic Pediatrician, 20th Anniversary Revised Edition (Kemper), 2016
Treatment Alternatives for Children (Rosen, Cohen), 2012
YogaKids: Educating The Whole Child Through Yoga (Wenig), 2003
Yoga for Children (Flynn), 2013


Advances in Mind-Body Medicine
Alternative & Complementary Therapies
Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
Environmental Health Perspectives
Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing
Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal
Global Advances in Health and Medicine


Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health
Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Integrative Medicine
American Holistic Nursing Association
Institute for Functional Medicine
Integrative Practitioner
International Pediatric Integrative Medicine Network (IPIM Network)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Specific Topics

Asian Medicine (e.g., Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda)

Ayurvedic Institute
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Council of Colleges of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (CCAOM)
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Kripalu School of Ayurveda


NCI Office of Cancer CAM


American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
ACA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics
Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE)
ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE)
World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC)

Energy Medicine/Reiki

Reiki in Medicine (Pamela Miles)

Environmental Health

The Center for Ecoliteracy
Center for Health, Environment & Justice
The Collaborative on Health and the Environment
The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center
Environmental Working Group
Environmental Health News
The Green Guide (National Geographic)
Health Care Without Harm
Healthy Child Healthy World
The National Environmental Education & Training Foundation
U.S. EPA: Protecting Children’s Environmental Health
Children and Nature Network

Herbs/Dietary Supplements

American Botanical Council
Consumer Labs
Herb Research Foundation
Longwood Herbal Task Force
National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
Natural Standard


Center for Education and Development of Homeopathy (CEDH)
National Center for Homeopathy

Massage Therapy

American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
Integrative Touch for Kids
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
University of Miami Touch Research Institute

Medical Home

AAP National Center of Medical Home Initiatives for Children with Special Needs

Mind Body Medicine

Academy for Guided Imagery
American Society for Clinical Hypnosis
Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
Biofeedback Certification Institute of America
Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
Center for Mind-Body Medicine
Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society
Mindfulness for Teens


American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
American Naturopathic Medical Association


PCRM Vegetarian Diets for Children Fact Sheet
The Vegetarian Resource Group
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Resource Center


International Association of Yoga Therapists
Kula for Karma
Yoga Journal – Yoga for Kids