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
  • Identify common mechanisms in psychological disorders and how mindfulness and compassion practices can alter them
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Course description

This is an accredited, livestreamed course with faculty from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. This course is targeted to health professionals in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social work, counseling, medicine, pediatrics and surgery.

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Course outline

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Associated Schools

  • Harvard Medical School

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