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"…one of the most profitable and beneficial trainings I have experienced in over 35 years of professional life. The collective work is well-researched and enthusiastically shared…well worth the time, effort, and money."Luis J. Rodriguez, PhD, CEAP
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Mind/Body Medical Institute courses offered in conjunction with the Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education (DCE) are consistently among the highest rated of all the Harvard Medical School DCE offerings. They are held in Boston unless noted otherwise.

Upcoming Courses

Clinical Training in Mind/Body Medicine
6/19/2006 - 6/23/2006
9/13/2006 - 9/17/2006
The course provides instruction and experience in the practice of the foundational elements of mind/body medicine - relaxation response, cognitive/behavioral strategies, movement, nutrition, and belief - both for integration into individual practice and as a basis for establishment of a mind/body clinical program.



Spirituality and Healing in Medicine: The Enhanced Importance of the Integration of Mind/Body Practices and Prayer
12/10/2006 - 12/11/2006
The course will highlight the remarkable finding that more than 50% of Americans utilize prayer and mind/body practices and offer ways to integrate them properly with modern pharmaceutical and surgical care. The scientific data and spirituality perspectives on the use of prayer and the relaxation response will be presented and future empirical research in this area will be identified.



Mind/Body Training in Positive Psychology
5/21/2006 - 5/24/2006
This advanced skills training course outlines a mind/body spirit approach to cognitive restructuring, emphasizing techniques and strategies to increase patients' humor, optimism, and ability to cope with trauma and suffering.



One Day in Mind Body Medicine
11/3/2006 - 11/3/2006
One day in the Mind/Body Medicine is an introduction to the principles of mind/body medicine, with an emphasis on its efficacy in treating medical symptoms and improving disease management.



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To register for a course, call 617.384.8600 or visit cme.med.harvard.edu
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Herbert Benson, MD President,
Mind Body Medical Institute and
Mind Body Medical Institute Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School.