Oct
11
6:00 pm18:00

Mindful Self-Compassion Course

  • CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion

Open to all in the community, MSC brings together mindfulness and self-compassion to comprise a state of warm, connected presence during difficult moments in our lives. Mindfulness is the first step—turning with loving awareness toward difficult experience (thoughts, emotions, and sensations).  Self-compassion comes next—bringing loving awareness to ourselves. Register and learn more  

Oct
29
Oct 30

Compassion in Practice Conference

  • Westin Copley Hotel

Compassion in Practice Conference: Achieving Better Outcomes by Maximizing Communication, Relationships and Resilience
Date: October 29-30, 2017

Featured Speakers: Paul Bloom PhD, David DeSteno PhD, Chris Germer PhD and Tania Singer PhD 

Register and learn more

Open to: physicians, nurses, chaplains, educators, and other healthcare professionals who wish to learn about recent research advances that directly translate into practical strategies to build compassion competence.


Jul
12
6:00 pm18:00

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 8-Week Course

  • CHA Center for Mindfulness & Compassion

8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course: Through this 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, participants learn tools to foster mindfulness, reduce stress, enhance resiliency, and bring attention to engage with the challenges of everyday life. In this course, participants are given resources and weekly home practices to engage with between course meetings. Click here to learn more and register.

Jun
2
Jun 3

Mindfulness and Biofeedback for Resilience and Self-regulation Workshop

  • Harvard SOCH (Student Organization Center at Hilles)

Mindfulness and Biofeedback for Resilience and Self-regulation: 2 day workshop. Join clinical psychologist Inna Khazan in learning to integrate mindfulness and biofeedback in improving overall health and well-being. Workshop is open to all in the community, particularly those interested in growing their understanding of mindfulness and biofeedback. Open to all in the community, particularly those interested in growing and applying understanding of mindfulness and biofeedback. Register and learn more.

May
22
12:00 pm12:00

CHA Mindful Lunch

  • CHA Center for Mindfulness & Compassion

Mindful Lunches: Cambridge Health Alliance staff, employees, trainees and volunteers are welcome for a Mindful Lunch at no cost to enjoy lunch, build community across disciplines and deepen understanding of mindfulness through discussion and experiential exercises. Lunch will be provided with option to bring own food, vegetarian options available. Open to: All CHA Staff, volunteers, employees Register and learn more

May
4
May 6

MBCT Teacher Training

MBCT Teacher Training: For mental health professionals who have an established meditation practice and are supporting clients with chronic depression, looking to expand and/or deepen their work with MBCT and mindfulness-based approaches for supporting clients that suffer with chronic depression and unhappiness. This course qualifies as the MBCT: 5-Day Professional Training for the Prevention of Depression Relapse, Phase 1 training towards further teacher certification through UCSD. Register and learn more

Apr
26
6:00 pm18:00

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

  • Center for Mindfulness & Compassion

MBSR 8-Week Course: This world-renowned program has been completed by over 30,000 people world-wide. Through this 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, participants learn tools to foster mindfulness, reduce stress, enhance resiliency, and bring attention to engage with the challenges of everyday life. In this course, participants are given resources and weekly home practices to engage with between course meetings. Includes Orientation, 8 weeks of Wednesday Courses, a Saturday Retreat. All levels of experience with mindfulness and meditation are welcome. Register and learn more

Apr
24
6:00 pm18:00

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Course

Open to all in the community, MSC brings together mindfulness and self-compassion to comprise a state of warm, connected presence during difficult moments in our lives. Mindfulness is the first step—turning with loving awareness toward difficult experience (thoughts, emotions, and sensations).  Self-compassion comes next—bringing loving awareness to ourselves. Register and learn more  

Apr
22
9:30 am09:30

Mindful Self-Compassion for Pain Workshop Practical Tools for Alleviating Pain

  • Center for Mindfulness & Compassion

Join Chris Germer, PhD and Susan Pollak MTS EdD, for a day of self-compassion for alleviating chronic pain. You do not need any experience with mindfulness or self-compassion to attend. All you need is an open mind and a sincere wish to live your life more fully. Participants will have freedom to take care of themselves - sitting, standing or reclining at any time during the program - mats, cushions and chairs will be available. Register and learn more

Apr
14
Apr 15

CBCT® Workshop

  • Center for Mindfulness & Compassion

Open to all in the community, especially those looking to cultivate compassion in their lives and work, CBCT® (Cognitively-Based Compassion Training) is a meditation-based practice with the primary aim of helping to sustain a genuine compassionate responsiveness while buffering against negative effects of empathetic fatigue and burnout. Register and learn more  

Feb
27
12:00 pm12:00

Mindful Lunch for CHA Staff

  • Center for Mindfulness & Compassion

Open to all Cambridge Health Alliance staff, employees, trainees and volunteers. Join Mindful Lunch at no cost to enjoy lunch, build community across disciplines and deepen understanding of mindfulness through discussion and experiential exercises. Lunch will be provided with option to bring own food, vegetarian options available. Register here

Feb
3
12:00 pm12:00

CHA Community 15 Minute Sit

  • 26 Central Street Somerville, MA, 02143 United States

Drop-in Mindfulness & Compassion Sitting: An opportunity to care for yourself and be in quiet community. Free and open to all CHA staff members, trainees, volunteers and patients. Every Monday and Friday at the CMC community Room (except holidays or when events are being held in the community room) 12:00 - 12:15 pm. No RSVP necessary, we welcome you to email us at cmc@challiance.org if you have any questions.