Before Dr. Batson began treating patients for Psychophysiologic Disorders, she endured a 10-year battle with excruciating symptoms of her own.

Listen to Dr. Batson’s interview on “Like Mind, Like Body” – a podcast by the Curable, the app for Psychophysiologic Disorders – to hear her story.

Alicia Bond Batson, MD, on Curable Podcast "Like Mind Like Body"


  • The pain is always real. The problem is it’s not recognized sufficiently that emotional phenomenon can actually bring on pain.–John Sarno, MD

  • The lotus flower grows through mud. The thicker and deeper the mud, the more beautiful the lotus blooms.–Buddhist Wisdom

  • When you live in fear, anything can trigger it. Your unconscious mind is going to choose something that it can sell you on, something believable, to bring you to a state of fear. Do not buy into the fear. Feel the fear and do it anyway.–Alan Gordon, LCSW

  • We must say to suffering, "I will not let you go until you bless me."–Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

  • The human animal is a unique being endowed with an instinctual capacity to heal and the intellectual spirit to harness this innate capacity.–Peter Levine

  • The mind doesn’t know the difference between fantasy and reality, between emotional injury and physical injury, or between what happened in the distant past and what is happening now.–Alan Gordon, LCSW

  • May you have the commitment to heal what has hurt you, to allow it to come close to you, and in the end, become one with you.–Gaelic Blessing