Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Mindfulness groups offered in Cincinnati

Dr. Richard Sears will be offering an 8-week course in mindfulness at Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio. The classes will be offered Monday nights at 6pm, from October 5 through November 23. The content is based upon MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction), developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, and MBCT (mindfulness-based cognitive therapy), developed by Zindel Segal and others. For more information, visit http://www.psych-insights.com/mindfulness.htm.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Drs. Marrie and Rando join advisory board

Two distinguished psychologists have just joined our advisory board: Dr. Stella Marrie and Dr. Robert Rando.
Stella Marrie, Psy.D., is a Professor of Liberal Studies at the Union Institute and University. She is chair of the Bachelor of Arts concentration in Psychology and Human Development and teaches interdisciplinary studies in the areas of psychology, religion and spirituality. She is a Zen Buddhist student and practitioner in the Soto Zen tradition.
Robert A. Rando, Ph.D. is the Director of Counseling and Wellness Services at Wright State University where he is also an Associate Professor in the School of Professional Psychology. He has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and integrates mindfulness into his martial arts and clinical practice.

For more about our advisory board members, visit http://www.myunion.edu/ccmm/advisory-board.html.