|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.
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.
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.
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.
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.