WELCOME TO THE BRESLER CENTER

 

The Bresler Center was established in 1989 by Dr. David Bresler, the founder and former Executive Director of the UCLA Pain Control Unit. Dr. Bresler was one of the first American scientists to seriously investigate and validate complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) during his tenure as Associate Clinical Professor in the UCLA Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and the UCLA Department of Psychology. As a result, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy for Pain Management, and was appointed by President Clinton as a White House Commissioner on CAM Health Care Policy.

Dr. Bresler has served on the editorial staff of eight professional journals and is listed in several editions of Who’s Who and The Best Doctors In America. His numerous radio and TV appearances have made him a well-known authority in the field of mind/body medicine, and he’s been featured or interviewed in many popular magazines, including Time, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, People, US, and Prevention. For more information about Dr. Bresler, please click here.

The Bresler Center provides state-of-the-art patient care under Dr. Bresler’s direct supervision, utilizing a variety of mind/body medicine approaches, including acupuncture, psychotherapy, EMDR, interactive guided imagery℠, biofeedback and relaxation training, therapeutic massage, transcranial stimulation and electrotherapy, medication management, as well as nutritional and herbal therapies (see Services). Our staff works closely with patients and their family members, and has exceptional success in treating chronic pain, addiction, trauma, anxiety and stress, depression, and chronic fatigue when all other approaches have failed (see What We Treat).

Dr. Bresler is an outstanding diagnostician and with his vast experience in evaluating a wide variety of pain, stress, and trauma related symptoms, he is often able to diagnose and treat problems when other health care practitioners have been unsuccessful. Dr. Bresler and our staff members also conduct clinical research and teach a variety of courses for both health care professionals and the public.

Three Cooling Teas To Combat Summer Heat

As summer moves on and the warmer days continue, you will find yourself seeking ways to beat the heat. Herbal teas are a great way to cool both the mind and body. Cooling herbal teas can alleviate symptoms of excess heat and have you feeling your absolute best during these heat-intensive summer days. Check out these three herbal teas that will ensure you stay cool:

Mint, Elderflower and

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The Healing Power of Negative Ions

Negative ions may sound like something unhealthy, but in fact, recent studies suggest breathing air rich in negative ions can have a very positive effect on a person, both physically and mentally.

There are numerous health benefits to inhaling negative ions.  Once negative ions are inhaled and enter the bloodstream, they produce biochemical reactions that can increase the chemical serotonin, which helps manage stress

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Phonophoresis for Joint and Muscle Pain

Phonophoresis is a form of treatment that uses ultrasound waves to help pass a topical medicine or herbal remedy through the skin and into the injured body part. It is commonly used to reduce inflammation in a muscle, tendon, ligament or other soft tissue in the body. While inflammation is the natural healing process that occurs after an injury, it

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