For Health Professionals

Our health professional classes combine didactic presentations and experiential learning. Topics include:

  • Self Care and Stress Management for Health Professionals
  • Mind Body Medicine- Behavioral Approaches to Prevention and Treatment
  • Spirituality in Health Care- Professional Applications and Personal Implications
  • A Practical Overview of Integrative Medicine for Health Professionals
  • Human Health and the Global Environment — A Medical, Public Health and Moral Imperative

Our programs help you:

  • Improve job satisfaction
  • Increase personal health and happiness
  • Explore and nurture the meaning and values of your work
  • Reconnect with the values that led you into a health professions career
  • Prevent and treat burnout
  • Heal compassion fatigue
  • Replace self-neglect with self care
  • Manage stress and its impact on personal and professional life
  • Learn self care approaches to manage your own symptoms of disease, disability and substance abuse
  • Enhance your interpersonal relationships
  • Develop skills to use yourself and teach your patients to use day-to-day at work and home
  • Explore ways to bring spirituality into your personal and professional life
  • Recognize the connections between human biological rhythms and the cycles of nature
  • Live more in harmony with the natural world


Additional online resources for Mind Body Medicine and Integrative Medicine

Center for Mind Body Medicine
Professional trainings in the personal and professional application of evidence based mind body medicine as well as research in traumatized populations

Institute of Medicine
IOM recently convened a Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public. IOM has also produced reports on recommended changes in resident physician lifestyles entitled Resident Duty Hours- Enhancing Sleep, Supervision and Safety

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
NCCIH at National Institutes of Health (NIH) has created extensive  fact sheets with references for health professionals and the public. NCCIH is the global leader in evidence-based information on complementary and integrative approaches

Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine Working Groups on Clinical Care, Education and Research and has proposed a set of Core Competencies in Integrative Medicine for Medical School Curricula

Harvard Medical School’s Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
Clinical programs for patients and professional training programs for health professionals

U of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society
Extensively researched Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, offers professional trainings and medical student electives

2008 PBS Documentary The New Medicine
An excellent overview of Mind Body Medicine and Integrative Medicine as practiced and researched at major US medical schools