Center for Integrative Therapy

Our team of specialists can help you focus on wellness throughout your journey of health. Focusing on wellness improves the quality of life and helps us live longer.

The Center for Integrative Therapy offers a variety of services for those who seek wellness options in their life. The Center also offers patients wellness opportunities to complement their current treatment plan for health needs such as:

  • Cancer Care/Pain Management
  • Women's Care

The Center for Integrative Therapy focuses on the quality of life of our patients and clients by offering:

  • Biofeedback
  • Exercise Programs within our comprehensive Health & Fitness Center, including aquatic classes
  • Group Therapy
  • Guided Imagery
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Nutrition and Cooking Classes
  • Pain Management
  • Strength Assessment
  • Stress Assessment
  • Stress Management
  • Weight Loss Clinic

Our Team

Gazala Parvin, MD

Gazala Parvin, MD

Our team of specialists can help our patients and clients focus on wellness throughout their journey of health. Focusing on wellness improves the quality of life and helps us live longer. Studies have shown that managing stress improves the quality of life for cancer patients. In one particular study, conducted by Alastair J. Cunningham, Ph.D., senior scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute, the results showed people who worked the hardest at transforming themselves psychologically lived at least three times longer than predicted. Our team includes:

  • Integrative Medicine Consultant
  • Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Psychologist
  • Registered Dietician
  • Yoga Instructor

Gazala Parvin, MD, is the medical director for integrative medicine at the Center for Integrative Therapy. She is Board Certified in family medicine and completed her fellowship in integrative medicine in 2007 under Andrew Weil, MD. Dr. Parvin specializes in women’s health issues and the prevention and management of chronic illness including cancer. She offers an integrative assessment and gives recommendations on the use of herbs, nutrition and dietary supplements.

The specialists at the Center for Integrative Therapy treat each patient as a whole person – including body, mind and spirit. The team seeks the best of all approaches, whether it is a complement to conventional treatment, or a more natural and less invasive care plan whenever possible. Our team advocates health promotion and illness prevention.


  • Aerobics
  • Low-impact aerobics
  • Aquatic exercise
  • Meditation
  • Nia
  • Osteocize
  • Osteo-pump
  • Pilates
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga
  • Chair Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga

Memberships and package prices are available. Most services are not currently covered by insurance plans. Ask us how we can help you navigate your integrative therapy costs for services. For information, or to join the Center for Integrative Therapy program, call (816) 276-7500.

Contact Information

Center for Integrative Therapy

Center for Integrative Therapy
Research Medical Center Brookside Campus
6675 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 276-7500
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