Patient Care

Yale Adult and Pediatric Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine services are available at the Yale Adult and Pediatric Integrative Medicine Clinic. Integrative Medicine is the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing. At Yale Adult and Pediatric Integrative Medicine, we combine mainstream medicine with complementary therapies that are safe and effective.

Clinical Services include integrative medicine evaluations, naturopathic medicine, evaluation of dietary supplements, nutritional counseling, exercise/fitness/weight loss, and expert guidance regarding complementary and alternative therapies for a variety of conditions. The clinic is directed by Ather Ali, ND, MPH, MHS.

Yale Adult and Pediatric Integrative Medicine is a practice of the Yale Medical Group and is located at 1 Long Wharf Drive, 5th Floor in New Haven, Connecticut.

Appointments can be made by calling 203 785 4081. 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is a comprehensive 8-week course in the practice and theory of mindfulness. MBSR is a widely-studied, evidence-based intervention that has shown to be helpful in reducing stress levels as well as specific clinical symptoms such as anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. The course meets for two hours per week and includes a half-day retreat on a weekend. Participants receive a binder of educational materials and four guided home practices. This course is offered throughout the year at the Yale Stress Center. Call 203-737-3398 for more information or go to