Brain Health & Emotional Wellness

Helping practitioners discover the root causes of mental illness from a scientific, holistic, and functional perspective

with Nicholas Hundley, MS, CNS

Recent Articles


Precise Treatment Requires Understanding Root Causes

MindWhale’s mission is to help healthcare and mental health providers address the root causes of mental illness and help their clients enjoy a more productive, rewarding, and happy life, whether they have a diagnosed mental illness or not.

The information here is delivered from a scientific and holistic perspective. The concepts are compiled in a way not easily found anywhere else. Scientific studies are pieced together to form advanced theories of brain imbalance providers can use to deliver precise interventions that support the health of clients’ brains.

A Healthy Brain is a Happy Brain

When root cause contributors to mental health are taken into consideration, the resulting improvements in mood, cognition, productivity, happiness, and relationship success are substantial. A healthy brain is a happy brain.

With the vast amount of scientific data accumulating daily, it is difficult to implement the latest scientific discoveries in areas such as brain science, nutrition, immunology, and hormones.

Interdisciplinary Philosophy of Mental Health

Brain health and emotional wellness depend on a foundation of biological, psychological, and relational health. The main author of this blog, Nicholas Hundley, is a nutritional biochemist trained in integrative and functional medicine concepts. The concepts discussed here include depression, anxiety, ADHD, autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, and other mental illness.

Therapy is an essential ingredient of emotional healing. The success of therapy requires a healthy, functioning brain that can integrate new psychological processes. Otherwise, therapy just won’t “stick.” An individual suffering from a physically sick brain doesn’t just need talk therapy: they need their physical issues addressed.


This information is not medical advice and should not be used to diagnose, prevent, cure, or treat any disease. Always consult with your healthcare provider about your health concerns.