What you'll learn

  • Identify the three main components of meditation—concentration, mindfulness, and acceptance—and know when to apply each in clinical settings
  • Discuss the mechanisms of action in meditation that appear to underlie positive therapeutic change, such as metacognitive awareness, emotion regulation, and self-compassion
  • Articulate the empirical support for mindfulness, acceptance, and compassion-based treatments
  • Evaluate new research findings on the neurobiological effects of meditation
  • See course registration page for additional learning objectives

Course description

This is accredited, livestreamed course offered by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is part of the 32nd Annual Summer Seminar series.

Select the Take Course button to view additional information on the course registration page.

Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions.

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Medical School

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