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Mind Body Therapies

For Treating clincal cONDITIONS

Research shows that meditation affects the brain and peripheral nervous system, immune function, metabolic and hormonal balance, cognitive function, quality of life, reduces stress and improves our quality of sleep.

Mind-Body Therapies: Clinical Applications

"Awareness leads to empowerment. Empowerment leads to healthier living." - Dr. Deborah Norris

This 8-hour continuing education workshop for is primarily didactic, introducing both scientific method, and research findings on the clinical outcomes of meditation, yoga and related mind-body practices. Research outcomes and theoretical frameworks suggesting both mechanisms of action and potential active ingredients of the practices are explored.


Deborah Norris, Ph.D. – Founder of The Mindfulness Center™, based in Washington, D.C., & author of In the Flow: Bridging the Science and Practice of Mindfulness, and Editor-in-Chief of Dr Norris is Psychologist-in-Residence and Director of the Psychobiology of Healing Program at American University, and past professor at Georgetown University Medical School.

In this seminar, Dr. Deborah Norris will lead you on an exploration of the scientific evidence-basis behind the clinical applications of mind-body practices. Dr. Norris reviews the mechanisms of action, including neurological, biochemical, energetic, and other basis for the therapeutic potential of mind-body practices.

· Explore the scientific evidence-basis for using meditation in the therapeutic setting.

· Learn how yoga is helping veteran’s recover from stress, PTSD, and to sleep better and improve quality of life.

· Learn how meditation is improving academic, emotional and social skills for students in schools.

· Discover how mind-body practices are reducing pain, improving quality of life, and increasing rates of survival for patients with cancer, heart disease and other conditions.

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