I'll be giving a 90-minute public lecture with my colleagues Willoughby Britton, PhD, Jared Lindahl, PhD. We'll review the findings from the Varieties of Contemplative Experience project, a project which aims to improve our understanding of the range of experiences, both positive and negative, associated with the practice of meditation. The lecture will include detailed descriptions of meditation-related challenges, how often they occur, how long they last, potential risk factors, and different ways these experiences are interpreted.
A 2-Day Training for Mindfulness/Meditation Teachers
Following our public lecture on Friday night, I'll be teaching this 2-day training with my colleagues Willoughby Britton, PhD, Jared Lindahl, PhD.
- Informed consent
- Screening and monitoring of participants in Mindfulness-Based Interventions
- Understanding the biological and psychological mechanisms adverse reactions in meditation
- Managing meditation-related difficulties using trauma-sensitive, culturally-informed person-centered approaches
This ticket includes access to the public lecture.
Bringing Mindfulness Practices & Social-Emotional Learning to Children Grades K-12
I'll be one of many speakers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn and Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, at Omega's annual Mindfulness & Education Conference. We'll explore the latest on mindfulness, contemplative education, and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in schools.
Foundational Competencies for Working Skillfully with Meditation-Related Challenges
With Willoughby Britton, PhD, Jared Lindahl, PhD, and David Treleaven, PhD
Day 1: Meditation-Related Difficulties: Research Overview
Day 2: Foundational Knowledge and Skills
Day 3: Management