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In the same way an athlete builds strength by lifting weights or a pianist builds skills by practicing scales, mindfulness builds skills to support purposefully attending to our own thoughts, emotions and sensations with a gentle curiosity.
Four 75 minute sessions cover the following:
- The difference between stress and suffering
- How negative thoughts create suffering
- Why negative thoughts are so compelling
- How awareness protects us from negative thoughts
- How awareness enhances happiness
- The evidence that mindfulness changes the brain
- Practical skills for reducing stress and enhancing happiness
Teacher: Mark Levine M.D.
Dr. Levine is a board certified psychiatrist and founder of Community Psychiatry, a psychiatry practice with 50 offices, 80 psychiatrists and 150 therapists throughout Northern and Southern California. For over 20 years Community Psychiatry has assured access to mental health services by accepting patients’ insurance as payment in full.
He completed his residency in psychiatry at California Pacific Medical Center in 1981 and received his MBA in 1999 from the University of Michigan.
He teaches and supervises a wide variety of mindfulness based programs for medical staff, clinicians and patients. As part of this endeavor, in 2015 he established Mind to Mindful, a non-profit clinical and teaching organization that collaborates with researchers at Harvard University, UC Davis, and the Sutter Health system to promote mindfulness training in the medical community.
For more than thirty years, Dr. Levine has worked in both clinical and corporate settings teaching people how to reduce stress and enhance well-being. As a physician consultant to researchers from Harvard University, Dr. Levine is studying the benefits of mindfulness training for reducing stress and enhancing happiness.
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