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Featured Infinity Author of the Week: Kathy Gruver

Posted by Sherrie Wilkolaski on Tue, Jul 16, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

Congratulations Kathy Gruver! You're Infinity Publishing's Author of the Week!

Kathy Gruver is an award-winning author and the host of the national TV show based on her first book, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet. She has earned her PhD in Natural Health and has authored two books on stress:  Body/Mind Therapies for the Bodyworker and, just published, Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Therapies. She has studied mind/body medicine at the famed Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School and pursued further education at The National Institutes of Health. Gruver has been featured as an expert in numerous publications including, Ladies Home Journal, Massage and Bodyworks Magazine, and Massage Magazine. She has written dozens of health and wellness articles and contributing posts. Dr. Gruver has appeared as a guest expert on over 100 radio and TV shows including NPR, CBS Radio, and Lifetime Television, and has done dozens of educational lectures around the country. She has also served as an expert witness for massage negligence and ethics cases.

A recent winner of NAWBO’s Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards and nominee for the Gutsy Gal Awards, Kathy maintains a massage and natural health practice in Santa Barbara, Calif., also offering phone and email health consultations. She has also produced an instructional massage DVD, Therapeutic Massage at Home; Learn to Rub People the RIGHT Way™ and is a practitioner with over 20 years of experience. Her book, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet, was selected as a winner of the Beverly Hills Book Awards 2013, finalist for the Indie Excellence Awards, and was recently turned into a national talk show. More information can be found at  and

Not only has Kathy just completed her 150th radio interview but she has also just signed with LA based publicist, Flo Selfman, who will be working with Kathy to get her more TV, radio and large publication exposure. 

Here is a look at some of her other media coverage and articles:

CBS Boston

Revolution in Media

On Health & Healing

Check out some of the incredible book reviews she has received:

Kathy Gruver is her practical best as she tackles our culture of stress, its repercussions and how we each can reclaim our personal health to create a culture of wellness in our own lives. The steps Dr. Gruver introduces to engage more fully in healthy conversations with ourselves is a simple yet powerful tome; one that will be a well-thumbed addition to my library.
-Darya Bronston, Inventor of the CoreFitnessRoller and
 The CoreBody Reformer, Founder and CEO of Annovium Products 
This book emphasizes once again the important role of mind-body medicine as a tool in a number of conditions, first and foremost stress. It helps understand a variety of important factors in the healing process, such as the doctor-patient relationship, the positive therapeutic alliance, the power of words, attitudes and behaviors of health professionals. It reminds us that the patient must be both cured and cared for.
-Fabrizio Benedetti, University of Turin Medical School, Author of Placebo Effects
An enjoyable and applicable treatise on the many different techniques and methodologies in use today, and is punctuated throughout with her signature style of insight, humor and examples. This is a must-have encyclopedia for anyone wishing to understand and apply mind and body healing.
-Steven Brynoff, Traditional Naturopath

Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Therapies discusses the history of the stress response andkathy gruver how it affects us today. Kathy teaches readers practical tips for decreasing the body’s reaction to stress and how you can use simple techniques to increase your health by lessening your tension.

This book is a treasure trove of easy methods you can do at home and also gives a multitude of choices of professional therapies you can incorporate into your life. Learn how reiki, massage, sound and color healing, gemstones, aromatherapy, NET, hypnosis, BEST and so much more can save your life from stress.

Come November, Kathy will be boarding My Holistic Cruise to present Five Easy Mind/Body Therapies that Conquer Stress. This fun, interactive workshop is perfect for practitioners who become more effective on the job and pass these techniques along to clients and patients as well. Dr. Gruver will provide you with the tools you need to be happier and healthier – even under stressful circumstances.  Learn five simple techniques to calm your mind and conquer stress!

ISBN: 0-7414-9619-4 (Paperback)
Price: $16.95
Pages: 215
Genre: SELF-HELP / General

Have you read Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Therapies? How do you deal with stress? Comment below!


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