Workshops and Trainings
CMC brings the principles of mindfulness and compassion into the heart of our communities by offering programs at our center and working in collaboration with local organizations, schools, agencies, and individuals from our communities. See details below for upcoming mindfulness and compassion-based workshops and events.
Monthly Lecture Series
Monthly Mindfulness and Compassion Lecture Series: offered through collaboration by the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, Center for Mindfulness and Compassion of Cambridge Health Alliance, and David S. Rosenthal Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard University Health Services
Dates: First Monday of the Month, Evenings, September 2017 through June 2018 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: alternating locations: CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion, 26 Central St, 2nd floor, Somerville, MA 02143 and Harvard University Bock Room, 6th floor, Smith Campus Center, 75 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Open to: All - 2 Continuing Education Credit Hours available for each lecture.
Science of Mindfulness and Compassion Symposium
Science of Mindfulness and Compassion Symposium: First annual Symposium including 8 insightful presentations on current research, discussion and mindfulness practice dedicated to the scientific evidence and innovations in the fields of mindfulness and compassion research. Keynote Speaker: Tania Singer, PhD and Featured Speakers: Chris Germer, PhD, Ron Siegel PsyD, Gaelle Desbordes, PhD, John Denniger, MD PhD, Sara Lazar, PhD, Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD and Willoughby Britton, PhD
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017, 12:30 - 5:00 pm
Location: Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA
Open to: All - 4 Continuing Education Credit Hours available for Social Workers, Psychologists and Nurses
The December meeting of the Boston-Area Healthcare Provider Quarterly Mindfulness Group will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 7-8:30 PM at the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion 2nd Floor Community Room.
This group is intended to provide support for sustainable practice in a community of healthcare providers, including mental health clinicians, nurses, physicians' assistants, and physicians, who are interested in making mindfulness a part of their everyday lives. This group is focused on individual well-being, though benefits may extend to patient care. Beginners and advanced practitioners are welcome.
Date: Monday, December 4, 2017 from 7-8:30 PM
Location: Center for Mindfulness and Compassion 26 Central Street, Somerville, MA 2nd Floor Community Room
Boston-Area Healthcare Provider Quarterly Mindfulness Group
Please check back for more information about upcoming professional trainings. For a list of past Professional Trainings offered through our center, please visit our Programs Overview page.