MICAH offers ministries for body, mind and spirit including contemplative and silent prayer, meditation, spirituality, spiritual direction, and retreat center.  The Family Practice and Integrative Medicine Center also offers holistic health and healing services including integrative, complimentary, alternative, and natural medicine, replacement therapy, natural healing, natural menopause, bio-identical hormones, and replacement therapy.

Our Services & Programs

Year-long Health and Spirituality Program

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For more informaiton or to register please contact Trey at trey.crxpres@midconetwork.com or (218) 280-4917.

 

Fequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the Health and Spirituality Program?
  2. How do I know if this is for me?
  3. What sort of issues do people bring to the Health and Spirituality Program?
  4. What is integrative medicine?
  5. Is the Health and Spirituality Program only for Christians?
  6. How much time is required for the program?
  7. Do all the meetings take place in Crookston?
  8. Are there any activities that are specifically required as part of the program?
  9. What if I'm only interested in the Add On services?
  10. Will you be my new doctor? Does this program replace my regular doctor?
  11. Do I have to alter anything about my current medical treatment to participate in this program?
  12. Are regular doctor visits at your clinic included in the cost of the program?
  13. Do you provide other retreats and/or programs?
  14. Can I make monthly payments?
  15. What is MICAH?

What is the Health and Spirituality Program?

This is a yearlong comprehensive healing program dedicated to helping you pay attention to your complete self. You will be given specific tools, individualized direction, and helpful encouragement from an experienced and diverse staff that genuinely cares about you and your quality of life.

The Health and Spirituality Program is an investment toward becoming the person you were created to be.

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How do I know if this is for me?

Your age, sex, and occupation doesn't matter. Your religious background, health history, and education doesn't matter. It doesn't matter if you're married, single, or divorced. It doesn't matter whether you're mostly interested in health, spiritual matters, or relationships.

This program is for you if. . .

  • you're wanting to improve the quality of your life.
  • you're willing to make the effort for change.
  • you're ready to accept direction and encouragement from our staff.
  • you're able to embrace the truth that healing is not a quick fix but a patient and mindful life-long journey.
  • you live anywhere on this planet.

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What sort of issues do people bring to the Health and Spirituality Program?

We work with a wide range of issues.  Anything that you think has to do with your health is appropriate for the program.  This could range from chronic illness issues, to wanting to develop a richer prayer life, to weight issues, to issues of work effectiveness.

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What is integrative medicine?

Integrative medicine focuses on the patient as a whole addressing all factors that affect health (mind, body, spirit, and lifestyle). With integrative medicine patient and practitioner partner to seek health and healing making use of all appropriate therapies, both conventional and natural.

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Is the Health and Spirituality Program only for Christians?

The program is for anyone no matter what your beliefs.

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How much time is required for the program?  

The only ‘required’ time is the 12 monthly meetings.  These are an hour to an hour and a half long.  Any other time you put into the program is of your own choosing.

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Do all the meetings take place in Crookston?  

We encourage face-to-face meetings.  However, the only one that must be in person is the initial consultation meeting that occurs after you’ve filled out our questionnaire.  Future meetings can be arranged by phone or Skype.

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Are there any required activities that are part of the program? 

No.  Your health and spirituality program is personally tailored to your needs and interests.  There are no predetermined activities.

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What if I'm only interested in the Add On services?

All Add Ons are available whether or not you are in the yearlong program. Keep in mind that Spiritual Direction is the only Add On available over the phone.

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Will you be my new doctor?

Does this program replace my regular doctor? No and no. We are not your primary care doctor or provider. We will help you organize your health care and help guide you in getting good medical care that you are comfortable with. We will make specific suggestions of natural therapies to integrate with your conventional medical care.

Do I have to alter anything about my current medical treatment to participate in this program?

No.  We work with you only on the issues that you wish to work on with us.  If you are happy with your current conventional care, it is quite likely that we would never even discuss this with you.

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Are regular doctor visits at your clinic included in the cost of the program?

No.  If medical visits to the clinic are desired, these would charged separately through the clinic. 

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Do you provide other retreats and/or programs?

We provide a variety of prayer, youth, leadership, and service oriented retreats. Retreats typically last anywhere from one weekend to five days and can be as long as one month. All retreats are flexible, tailor made, and are available throughout the year for individuals and groups of all sizes. See our retreat page for more information or contact us at (218) 280-4917.

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Can I make monthly payments?

At this point we are not able to set up payment plans. Complete payment is due at time of service. Learn more about program costs >>

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What is MICAH?

MICAH stands for Minnesota Institute of Contemplation and Healing. MICAH creates, supports, and develops programs and environments for the practice and study of spiritual formation and leadership, healing and the arts. As a contemplative Christian undertaking, MICAH provides a sacred space within which we seek to create a life with God.
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