Sumedha Khanna

When Dr. Sumedha Khanna, an OB GYN physician, was still practicing medicine, she valued having a conversation with her patients and getting to know them. When she retired, she was lucky enough to find a physician who would do the same for her. Her physician’s considerate care eventually influenced her approach to daily living and also affected her consulting work with senior women at her women’s health center, Healing Well, and with her senior women’s group, “Sisters of the Third Journey.” Her physician was Dr. Ellen Barnett, founder of Imagine YOU, a health...

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Claudia Leiva – Educator to Imagine YOU

More than 30 years ago, a teenaged Claudia Leiva and her family moved to the United States from El Salvador. While this move to a completely new country was a difficult adjustment, it helped shape her constant awareness of people’s backgrounds and cultural differences. It showed her that effectively reaching out to someone relies on acknowledging and embracing these differences. This comes naturally to Leiva in her work as an Imagine YOU workshop leader. Imagine YOU workshops encourage participants to be involved in improving their health by digging beneath a medical ...

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IMCF Receives Red Cross Wildfire Recovery Grant

  We are grateful to be recent grant recipients of the American Red Cross 2017 California Wildfires Recovery Program. Grant funds will be used to provide Imagine You Resilience and Client Navigation Training to 40 California H.O.P.E. Sonoma Crisis Counselors. This Imagine YOU training will provide important and necessary tools that will help fire impacted individuals across Sonoma County and beyond, to move forward in their long and difficult recovery journey. With our training, and our strong community partnership with the Crisis Counselors, fire ...

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IMCF Awarded Grant to Aid Wildfire Recovery 

IMCF Awarded Grant by Community Foundation of Mendocino County to Aid in Community Recovery after the Wildfires. SANTA ROSA, CA - On January 29, 2019, The Integrative Medical Clinic Foundation (IMCF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals achieve their best health and life through their Imagine YOU® program, has received support provided by the Redwood Valley and Santa Rosa Community Recovery Fund, a corporate-advised fund of the Community Foundation of Mendocino County. The fund will support IMCF’s project to help youth and seniors impacted by ...

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Imagine YOU Training 2019 Save the Date and Join Us!

Imagine YOU Training coming in January 2019! Join your colleagues and increase your skills. Click on these links to download the informational flyer and training registration form. Call us at 707-284-9225 to answer any questions. Thank you. Training program flyerpdf Training Reg. Form Jan 2019  

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Wildfire recovery depends on mental health and wellness


Northbay Wildfire Recovery

Helping with the Northbay Wildfire Recovery Imagine YOU Northbay wildfire recovery efforts launched by grant from the Redwood Credit Union Northbay Fire Fund. In Sonoma County the Redwood Credit Union North Bay Fire Relief Fund recently awarded Imagine YOU a grant that has enabled us to put on a leader training program on April 19 & May 3, 2018 in Santa Rosa. The Imagine YOU Leader program focusses on resilience training for professional staff from social service, health, and other organizations making a difference in the Northbay. Many use Imagine YOU in ...

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Resilience. Support. Engagement….Save the Date

Resilience. Support. Engagement. Save the date NOW for the upcoming Imagine what matters to YOU Training on March 3, 2018. Program materials now also in Spanish! Join our community! Imagine what matters to YOU helps people build personal resilience and supports and engages them in creating their best health and life. With this training you will gain the skills needed facilitate a 45-60 minute Imagine YOU group workshop and work one-to-one with individuals using the Imagine what matters to YOU method. Imagine YOU is a powerful tool for resilience-building ...

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Your tax deductible contribution is needed!

There is still time before the end of the year, to support our work with first and second responders, and the underserved in our community who have been affected by the firestorms of October 2017. Help us help everyone in the community get back on their feet. Click on the Donate button on our homepage before midnight on December 31, 2017 to make your tax deductible contribution. And if you are 70 1/2 or older,  this is the LAST YEAR to use your mandatory IRA distribution as a tax deduction. Please consider us in your philanthropic giving.   In ...

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Resiliency in our community

Dear Community Partners, In the wake of the devastating firestorm, we are reaching out to you to let you know about a free resiliency skills resource we can make immediately available to you, and your staff. We have a health wellbeing program called Imagine what matters to YOU. It offers people the opportunity to step back, regroup, take a moment to acknowledge where they are, and envision what is next (tomorrow, next week, next month, next year) for themselves. Since it’s inception 2000 people across the socio-economic spectrum in Sonoma County have participa...

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