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Counteracting the Harmful Effects of Stress Through the Use of the Relaxation Response & Resilience

Mar 20, 2015 09:00am -
Mar 20, 2015 4:30 pm

Event Description

Master Series in Clinical Practice

Jointly sponsored by The Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Major Teaching Hospital of Harvard Medical School; Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.

The Master Series affords the chance to spend a complete day with leaders in our field to consider the unique perspective each speaker brings to the challenging dilemmas in both theory and practice. We hope that you will consider joining us for the entire series at a reduced tuition or choose the programs most relevant to your own practice.


Herbert Benson, MD and Ann Webster, PhD, instructors

Mind Body Medicine recognizes the interaction between stress and physical, psychological, social, behavioral, cultural and spiritual issues in illness. Therapists need to understand this biopsychosocial model, its terminology, and the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of mind body techniques. This workshop will provide a comprehensive review of how mind body interactions impact physiologic resilience and how they work synergistically within the intricate medium of the stress system to sustain health. The program, which is both didactic and experiential, will describe the foundation of mind body medicine, research advances, and the role of stress in illness. It will provide a “tool kit” of techniques for preventing illnesses, maximizing health, and treating a wide variety of patients and conditions.

Program Code: MS72

6 CE/CME Credits  MFT

Location: at MSPP, Newton

 


Herbert Benson, M.D., is the Director Emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (BHI), and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Benson is the author or co-author of more than 200 scientific publications and 12 books. Dr. Benson is a pioneer in mind body medicine, one of the first Western physicians to bring spirituality and healing into medicine. In his 40+ year career, he has defined the relaxation response and continues to lead teaching and research into its efficacy in counteracting the harmful effects of stress. The recipient of numerous national and international awards, Dr. Benson lectures widely about mind body medicine. Dr. Benson’s research extends from the laboratory to the clinic to Asian field expeditions. His work serves as a bridge between medicine and religion, East and West, mind and body, and belief and science.

Ann Webster, Ph.D., is a scientist and a health psychologist at the Benson-Hen­ry Institute for Mind/Body Medicine, an associate psychologist in Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She directs the Mind/ Body Cancer Program, Mind/Body HIV/ AIDS Program, Healthy Lifestyles, and Mind/Body Medicine for Successful Aging. For 27 years she has lectured on mind/body health and conducted workshops for corporations, hospitals and universities worldwide. She was a major contributor to “The Wellness Book” and director of “21st Century Medicine” on Brookline Access TV.

 


Register for multiple programs at the same time and save!

Use the appropriate discount code (below) during checkout to receive proper discount.

Note: We suggest that you write down the appropriate discount code noted in red so that you have it available during the registration checkout process.

Cost per program

1 program

2 programs*

3 programs*

Doctoral Level Professionals

$225 each

$195 each
MS-2DS15

$185 each
MS-3DS15

Master’s Level Professionals

$195 each

$175 each
MS-2MS15

$165 each
MS-3MS15

Fellows, Interns, Students,
Unemployed & Retired Professionals

$115 each

$100 each
MS-2SS15

$85 each
MS-3SS15

*Only for Master Series attendees who register for multiple dates at the same time.


Event Type:Continuing Education Program
Category:Master Series (Clinical)
Early registration ends on May 27, 2014.
Regular registration starts on May 28, 2014 and ends on Mar 09, 2015.
Late registration starts on Mar 10, 2015.

 

 

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