Shoshana Silverman

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Writing Sample: Brochure August 12, 2005

Filed under: Uncategorized — Shoshana Belisle @ 1:34 am

cchh_brochure1 Copy included in the general brochure for the Continuum Center for Health and Healing


Welcome to the Continuum Center for Health and Healing. Like many other women and men, you may be seeking a new experience in healthcare and medicine – one which supports your health holistically. As a patient at the Center, you can take advantage of the new evolution in healthcare, which combines modern medicine with traditional and expanded healing approaches. This system empowers you to take an active role in your health and considers the many factors that influence your well-being. At the Center, you are encouraged to pursue optimal wellness in all areas of your life.


• Since opening its doors in 2000, the Center has become one of the country’s most prominent and comprehensive academic health centers devoted to Integrative Healthcare – a field which blends modern and traditional healing approaches. The Center’s directors are all respected leaders in this growing field.

• Patients experience a subtle yet meaningful shift simply by entering the Center’s unique healing environment, which features feng shui-inspired green design, a welcoming “living” space and educational resource area.

• The thorough intake assessment that patients complete provides practitioners with valuable information to understand each person’s health from a holistic perspective.

• Providers work collaboratively to offer integrative treatment that best meets each patient’s needs. This is facilitated by a secure and up-to-date electronic medical records system.

• The Center offers a full array of clinical programs, progressive professional training initiatives, innovative online information and forward-thinking research studies.

• The Center is the administrative hub of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center. Launched in 2007, the Department is dedicated to bringing holistic care to hospital inpatients.


Providers at the Center include physicians as well as practitioners of diverse healing traditions and modalities. Practicing from an integrative perspective means weaving together an understanding of the complexities of each person’s physical, emotional, spiritual, psychosocial, genetic and environmental health influences. Practitioners often collaborate in creating individualized healthcare strategies. Working from a patient-centered perspective, they look for the root cause of each person’s problems, and then focus on optimal wellness, not just symptom management…