A Peaceful Mind: Mindfulness and Compassion-based Interventions
As our world becomes busier and more interconnected, people's lives take different trajectories towards new futures. This socio-cultural shift also affects our well being. But has our way of understanding individual health and wellness also shifted to adapt to the changes we see in ourselves and others?
- Student profile ⇒ Current BA, current MA, Professionals
- Housing dates ⇒ 29 June afternoon - 23 July morning 2018
- Academic dates ⇒ 1 July - 20 July 2018
- Academic Director ⇒ Dr. Maja Wrzesien
Why join this programme?
This summer programme explores Emotion Regulation and contemplative practices such as mindfulness and compassion-based interventions across education, clinical, and organizational structures to develop new strategies and approaches to health and wellness. Mental health conditions in youth and adults are an expanding and global concern. Numerous mental health conditions are significantly related to poor capacity of Emotion Regulation. Thus, learning adaptive Emotion Regulation strategies has strong potential in promoting psychological well-being, providing tools for youths to live healthy adult lives. Fees include participation in the International Conference on Mindfulness in Amsterdam 10-13 July, 2018.
- 6 EC, 3 weken