Our Partners and Collaborators

The Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital: One of the world’s premier research centers devoted to development and application of advanced biomedical imaging technologies, with a mission to advance imaging in healthcare through technology development, translational research and education. Home to roughly 100 faculty researchers and more than 200 affiliated and visiting faculty, postdoctoral research fellows and graduate students, who use advanced imaging technologies to investigate a broad range of biologically and medically important questions.

Brazilian Worker Center: Located in Allston, MA, an organization that represents, supports, and organizes the Brazilian and wider immigrant community to defend and advocate for their rights, as workers and immigrant residents of the state and nation. 

CHA Health Equity Research Lab: Part of the Cambridge Health Alliance system, the Health Equity Research Lab's mission is to promote equity in health care to identify and reduce health care disparities in underserved populations by developing and rigorously evaluating clinical and policy interventions, leveraging community assets, and mobilizing system transformation.




The Center for Mindful Self-Compassion: Provides information about Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), an 8-week program designed to cultivate self-compassion skills for daily life. Founded in 2012 by Kristin Neff, PhD and Christopher K. Germer, PhD, the center is a place where people can learn about self-compassion, find out where to train in MSC, continue to practice MSC skills, and explore how to teach MSC to others.

Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy: A non-profit organization dedicated to the education and training of mental health professionals in the integration of mindfulness meditation and psychotherapy. Educational programs sponsored by IMP are designed to foster the investigation of mindfulness for enhancing the therapy relationship, clinical interventions, and the well-being of the therapist.

Massachusetts Alliance for Portuguese Speakers (MAPS): A private, non-profit, community-based organization committed to improving the lives of Portuguese-speaking individuals and families from Massachusetts and helping them become contributing, active participants in American society while maintaining strong ethnic identity and a sense of community.

Mente Aberta – Mindfulness Brasil: An organization implementing mindfulness-based interventions in public policies and particularly in SUS (the Brazilian National Health System) aiming to promote integrative health, quality of life and striving to empower both individuals and communities. Focused on promoting a healthier, collaborative, and fair society through mindfulness-based programs and practices. 

Universidad de Zaragoza: The University of Zaragoza has great prestige in Spain and internationally.  The university offers a Master's in Mindfulness program for clinical and research investigation, based in scientific evidence and practice.